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Code: BH/22/0101 Introduction to Apprenticeships - Bite-Size sessions (for Managers)

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes for all ages that provide opportunities for existing staff to acquire new skills, knowledge and behaviours in their existing roles or enable new apprentices to be recruited in the council.  

The Government has implemented a number of reforms; to increase quality and quantity of apprenticeships. The reforms include new employer driven Apprenticeship Standards, Public Sector Targets and an Apprenticeship Levy.

This bite-size session will be an opportunity for managers to;

  • meet the Apprenticeship Team,
  • explore opportunities and issues,
  • ask questions and gain a better understanding of new apprenticeship landscape
  • understand the 20% off job training gudance
  • understand your role in supporting the apprenticeship strategy
  • cover some of The Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) rules that the council are governed by
  • support you in your journey in recruiting an apprentice or supporting existing staff.  
     

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1 13 September 2022 13:30 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1162 Microsoft Teams Introduction Training

This virtual training session covers the important features in Microsoft Teams to help you to communicate and collaborate effectively using teams and channels. It is run by members of the Connecting You training team.
As part of the session, attendees will join the Welcome to Microsoft Teams at BHCC teams. This is a space where you can find useful information, test the functionality in Teams and ask questions.

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1 13 September 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0987 Children’s Homes Regulations & Standards (EVENT FULL)

This course provides staff and managers with a chance to break down the Children's Home Regulations and Standards and review all practice. We focus on capturing the evidence Ofsted require, honestly critique areas of excellence and weakness with the view to improve practice going forward. For homes that are currently 'Outstanding', we will help to identify ways to maintain your rating.

The course aims to empower staff and managers by identifying the good work that takes place daily and by showing the gaps that need to be filled in order to improve good practice and staff retention through better understanding of what is required from them.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 09:30 - 15:30 55 Drove Road Map

Code: BH/22/0261 Customer Care over theTelephone - online (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)

A half-day online outline programme on telephone skills training, which will focus on dealing with angry and challenging customers.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 09:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1167 Microsoft Teams Owners Training

This course covers the essential features in Microsoft Teams required for managing your team, such as managing team settings, membership and communications. The course will train you to create, manage, maintain and close your collaborative workspaces effectively and securely. 
 
Course contents 

  • Overview of Teams 
  • Creating a team 
  • Managing and maintaining your team 
  • Managing Files 
  • Closing your team 
  • Q&A 

Note: This course is designed for intermediate users of Microsoft Teams. Please attend the Introduction to Microsoft Teams training before attending the session. You will only need to attend this course if you manage a team.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0200 NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC)

NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) is a package of care arranged and funded by the NHS. This supports care outside of hospital for individuals who are assessed as presenting with a primary health need rather than primary social care needs. The course looks at the CHC assessment process, key principles and eligibility criteria in order to develop a basic understanding of CHC.
 
This course is mandatory for all HASC staff undertaking Care Act assessments.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0961 Rape and the Legal System

This training day has been designed to develop participants’ knowledge and understanding of our legal system and what may arise when someone has reported crimes of a sexual nature to the police. The session will offer participants the opportunity to explore the criminal justice journey, as well as begin to consider the barriers which many groups may face when interacting with this system. At Survivors' Network we offer specialist independent support to survivors throughout the criminal justice process, so are able to offer unique, trauma-informed insights to what can be unfamiliar and sometimes seemingly complex processes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 10:00 - 13:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0629 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.  Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids. 

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 .  The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course. 

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course. 

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

This course is mandatory for people providing care and support in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services who must complete the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness initially, then the Safer People Awareness Update annually thereafter.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/22/0359 Safer Working at Height

VERY IMPORTANT – it is essential that you and your manager read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.

This course provides essential training for those people who, as part of their role, need to carry out short duration work at height,using basic access equipment such as ladders and stepladders. This course is also recommended for those that manage or supervise staff that undertake work at height.
 
This training is not suitable for those who routinely access significant heights over 3 metres, or for those who use more specialised equipment.

Clothing and Footwear - there is a practical element to this course so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear e.g. (loose clothing and closed, flat shoes or trainers)

Refresher training is recommended every 3 years.  

If you are engaged in the assembly, use, inspection and dismantling of mobile scaffold towers, then you must attend PASMA training. PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association) is the nationally recognised body for mobile access towers safety and training. Courses must be run by accredited training centres and instructors.

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1 14 September 2022 13:30 - 17:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/0302 Supporting Trans and Gender Exploring Children and Young People

In this course you will get an insight into the lives of trans and gender questioning young people, as well as gaining information on trans identities more generally.  

The course aims to increase people's confidence in supporting young trans people to develop a strong sense of identity in the face of multiple marginalisation. You will learn practical ways to make our services more safe and inclusive by exploring creative ways to challenge transphobia.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map