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Code: BH/19/0198 DSE Assessor (Morning Session) - for council employees and schools ONLY

This course focuses on the hazards associated with the use of display screen equipment (DSE) and the need for suitable (DSE) risk assessments in line with the Display Screen Equipment  Regulations 1992 and Council Policy.
 
This course aims to equip participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to carry out DSE risk assessments and be a point of contact for queries.

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1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall - Revs and Bens Training Room (1st Flr) Map

Code: BH/19/0524 Food Safety Level 2 Award (This Event For Drove Road Staff Only)

This Certificate in Food Safety is only for kitchen staff and those with a main role working in a kitchen and handling food in adults and children's services. Adult social care staff who may handle food as part of their role should apply for Food Safety, Nutrition & Hydration.

This programme will ensure that food handlers meet the training requirements of the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 2013 and are fully conversant with the practical procedures and methods of applying food hygiene in the workplace.

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1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0834 Foster Carers Conference

This celebratory event has been designed to thank Foster Carers for the incredible difference they make to Brighton & Hove's vulnerable children and young people. The conference is aimed at all Foster Carers of Brighton & Hove children, whether through Brighton & Hove City Council, Independent Agency or Family and Friends. Also, Supervising Social Workers, Fostering Support Officers and Families, Children and Learning Management.

Foster Carer Marketplace
Throughout the day, the Gap Solutions Lounge will be available to all Foster Carers and their guests as a space to rest, recuperate, relax and find out more about the ways in which Brighton & Hove City Council can offer support.

Invite a guest

We know that the support and encouragement of friends and family is so important. For this reason we would like to invite Foster Carers to bring along a friend or family member to be part of the celebration. Foster Carers may invite one person per fostering household.

Please e-mail fostering@brighton-hove.gov.uk to confirm the name of your guest by 18 April 2019.

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1 09 May 2019 09:00 - 17:00 AMEX - Mayo Wynne Baxter Lounge Map

Code: BH/18/1650 LSCB - Safeguarding Children 2: Assessment Referral & Investigation

This second of the core courses, is aimed specifically at increasing the understanding, of all categories of abuse, around making assessments, and making appropriate quality referrals, thus preventing further harm/abuse. It will increase your knowledge of how agencies investigate jointly, and provide a better awareness of the purpose of a child protection investigation, how it can be conducted and how this may vary dependant of the type of harm. It should also help clarify your role as an individual and that of the other professionals involved. It is recommended that this training is undertaken by anyone new to a safeguarding role, and that it is completed in conjunction with the other core programme modules, prior to undertaking any specialised course.

This training is provided by the Local Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB)

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1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/19/0874 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.

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1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/19/0170 Safer Handling of Children - Basic Awareness

This course is suitable for Children’s Services and CVS practitioners and carers whose role involves lifting and handling of children and must be completed before undertaking any handling of children in the workplace.
 
If you require a refresher course in safer handling please book on ‘Safer Handling of
Children - Refresher’ which needs to be undertaken within 12 months of completing this awareness course.


The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 came into force in January 1993. This legislation places a duty on employers to implement measures to reduce the risks to the staff who are required to undertake manual handling tasks. This course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/0517 Care Standards and the Care Quality Commission all staff

This course will help services to meet the quality requirements of the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety. It will also support staff to understand the importance of their own role in working with the CQC as well as the role of managers and other staff.
The course will cover the role of the Care Quality Commission and their methods of working, Essential Standards of Quality and Safety, CQC Regulations and Review methods, Quality Risk Profiles and Notifications and the importance of the provider’s own Quality Assessments. It will look at a variety of quality assurance methods and how these methods of feedback should be used to assist quality improvement.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 May 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/0844 Court Work Skills (for ASYEs)

This course is mandatory for newly qualified social workers and is also suitable for Children’s Services practitioners who are responsible for safeguarding children including social workers, health visitors and social work resource officers.

In order to make decisions regarding the steps that should be taken to secure the safety and well-being of a particular child, practitioners need a sound understanding of the law as it pertains to children, particularly that which governs the Family Courts. This course offers an introduction to the main principles, orders and legal processes that relate to children including the Children Act 1989 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Communicating effectively within this context is also crucial and this course provides an opportunity to practice oral evidence giving in a safe and supportive environment.

Priority booking is being given to Newly Qualified Social Workers as this course is mandatory for their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

You are welcome to book onto this date, but you will only receive confirmation of a place if there is capacity. You will be notified by email if you have been successful.

The next date, which is open to non-ASYEs, will take place on 7th June 2019.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 3 (Learning Centre) Map

Code: BH/19/0962 Emergency First Aid - For Shared Lives Carers Only

This course, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 May 2019 10:00 - 14:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 17 May 2019 10:00 - 14:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0340 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map