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Code: BH/21/1948 PQS programme for social work supervisors (by invitation only)

The Post Qualifying Standards for supervisors of social workers in adults services are the initiative of the Chief Social Worker, Lynn Romeo and were developed by DoHSC.

Brighton & Hove City, Portsmouth City and West Sussex County Councils have come together to commission this innovative and collaborative joint pilot programme lead by supervision specialist Dr Lisa Bostock at the University of Bedfordshire.

The programme will create a space for supervisors to further develop and enhance reflective supervision skills whilst learning alongside supervisors from other organisations.

Supervisors invited to join this 12 month programme will be provided with regular formal development sessions and reflective practice groups and also receive one-to-one mentoring to develop and evidence supervision practice that meets the PQS.

At the end of the programme supervisors will submit a portfolio of evidence to their line manager for review and assessment against the PQS before being passed to the BHCC PQS Moderation Panel for ratification.

Taught session dates: 

20th January 2022: 09.30 to 12.00

24th February 2022: 09.30 to 12.00

31st March 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

28th April 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

26th May 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

30th June 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

28th July 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

22nd September 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

20th October 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

24th November 2022: 09.30 to 11.00

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 January 2022 10:30 - 12:00 Online Learning Session Map
2 24 February 2022 09:30 - 12:00 Online Learning Session Map
3 31 March 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
4 28 April 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
5 26 May 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
6 30 June 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
7 28 July 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
8 22 September 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
9 20 October 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map
10 24 November 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Online Learning Session Map

Code: BH/22/0339 An Introduction to Induction, Supervision and Performance Development Plans / Appraisals for Supervisors (EVENT FULL)

This course is for managers / supervisors who want to learn more about inducting new staff effectively. It is also for those who are currently supervising or new to supervising and would like to know more about how supervision works in practice.  It is an opportunity to increase your knowledge, skills and competence in delivering effective induction and supervision.

As the Care Certificate was introduced 7 years ago and is now embedded in Adult Social Care it will no longer be covered in the induction part of this course. Instead, general induction will be covered. 

For those of you who do the Care Certificate as part of your workplace induction, there are a number of documents attached that will provide support for you in inducting new staff, whether they are new to adult social care or have adult social care experience and / or a social care qualification. 

This course is delivered across two virtual teams sessions.  

Please note: - This course is for in-house providers and the independent voluntary sector only.
If you are a Social Worker you may find the two links below useful: - 

Achieving Effective Supervision

The role and functions of supervision

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 June 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 21 June 2022 13:30 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0893 Round Table Discussion: Acquired Brain Injury

This is the final session in the series of events provided by the Sussex Acquired Brain Injury Forum (SABIF).

The event will bring together members of the SABIF with leaders, managers and commissioners in adult social with an interest and role in developing services to adults with an acquired brain injury in Brighton & Hove.

The event will be facilitated by Francis Lacy Scott, chair of the SABIF and involve professionals from specialist services.

This event is aimed at people in Brighton & Hove City Council's Healh & Adult Social Care directorate with a strategic, leadership, management role, or with a string professional interest in developing services for adults with an acquired brain injury including:

- Principal Social Worker

- Commissioners

- Heads of Service

- General Managers

- Operations Managers

- Colleagues with a string professional interest

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 July 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/22/0865 Optional Supervision Follow Up Session For Adult Social Care Managers / Supervisors - Teams

To provide an opportunity for managers/supervisors who have recently attended the An Introduction to Induction, Supervision and Performance Development Plans / Appraisals for Supervisors training course in the past 6 months to come together to discuss and share recent experiences in supervising staff.   In this session there will be an opportunity to practise coaching in pairs as well as taking a look at the head, heart and hands approach.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 July 2022 10:30 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0379 Person Centred Risk & Restrictive Practices for Lead Staff

This course is for senior staff and staff with responsibility for leading good practice. It is now in two halves and this is the second half of the training -  please see special instructions below.

Working with risk and supporting service users with complex needs to live their chosen lifestyles can feel difficult. Getting the balance right in respecting individual rights whilst also fulfilling our duty of care is important. Following robust procedures can help us in getting the balance right for service users.

A restrictive practice is any practice which could be construed as potentially restricting a person’s rights of choice, self determination, privacy, freedom/freedom of movement. Under the Care Act restrictive practices may need agreement by a social worker, and at times necessitate Deprivation of Liberty applications.

This course will assist participants to demonstrate they have complied with all CQC and legal requirements, and that alternatives to restrictive practices have been appropriately considered. It will help people promote & evidence good risk assessment and restrictive practices procedures, to ensure that people are not unnecessarily restricted in our desire to manage risks. 
 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 July 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 15 July 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0525 Staying Focused with the Bullet Journal for Social Work Staff (Microsoft Teams)

This practical 1 day workshop and follow up e-learning module offers social workers and social care staff an opportunity to begin developing a reflective to-do list system to help manage competing priorities in challenging and busy social care settings. It is suitable for those carrying caseloads, supervisors and managers and also considers the role of Bullet Journalling in supporting critical thinking and safeguarding. The course is taught using a typical social work caseload as an example. We will use an adaptation of the Bullet Journal, a notebook based system, to explore the latest thinking on effective systems and habits which support focus and work-life balance. The workshop day will include live MS Teams Teaching, some self-guided learning exercises using a dedicated course website for part of the day, and individual support to set up your personalised journal in a 1:1 MS Teams Call.

Part 2 - Staying Focused Follow Up e-learning - Approximately one month after the workshop, participants will be emailed follow-up supporting resources and a link to access Part 2 of the course, 'Staying Focused e-learning module - Monthly Migration and Reflection'. This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete and involves working on your live Bullet Journal to move into the new month, guided by video lessons.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0891 Accessible Information

The course is delivered by members and supporters of a local learning disability advocacy project, Speak Out.

The course aims to increase your confidence and to dispel the myth that providing accessible information is the province of specialists. You will have the opportunity to hear what helps and what doesn’t help in producing accessible information.

Using readily available resources you will try your hand at improving the accessibility of your written material. Whilst the focus of this course is producing written information that is accessible for people with learning disabilities the tips and techniques you will learn will help you to produce materials accessible to other groups.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 October 2022 10:00 - 15:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/0903 Older people as Self-Funders: lived experience from participative research

This course is for social workers and assessment staff who have contact with older people.
The course draws on recen,  participative research with older people conducted in Brighton and Hove, Solihull and Lincolnshire, and helps to examine some of the myths that are most commonly made about self-funders.

 The course will increase awareness and understanding of self-funders expriences, and their relevance to social work practice and to the wider health and social care economy.

The course will also provide access to co-produced resources which can be used easily in a variety of settings to support self-funders in their care journey.

Links are made with the Capabilities Statement for Social Workers in England who work with Older People and the course will contribute to evidence based practice and CPD.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 October 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0944 Older people as Self-Funders: lived experience from participative research

This course is for social workers and assessment staff who have contact with older people.
The course draws on recen,  participative research with older people conducted in Brighton and Hove, Solihull and Lincolnshire, and helps to examine some of the myths that are most commonly made about self-funders.

 The course will increase awareness and understanding of self-funders expriences, and their relevance to social work practice and to the wider health and social care economy.

The course will also provide access to co-produced resources which can be used easily in a variety of settings to support self-funders in their care journey.

Links are made with the Capabilities Statement for Social Workers in England who work with Older People and the course will contribute to evidence based practice and CPD.

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

Code: BH/22/0401 Person Centred Risk & Restrictive Practices for Lead Staff

This course is for senior staff and staff with responsibility for leading good practice. It is now in two halves and this is the second half of the training -  please see special instructions below.

Working with risk and supporting service users with complex needs to live their chosen lifestyles can feel difficult. Getting the balance right in respecting individual rights whilst also fulfilling our duty of care is important. Following robust procedures can help us in getting the balance right for service users.

A restrictive practice is any practice which could be construed as potentially restricting a person’s rights of choice, self determination, privacy, freedom/freedom of movement. Under the Care Act restrictive practices may need agreement by a social worker, and at times necessitate Deprivation of Liberty applications.

This course will assist participants to demonstrate they have complied with all CQC and legal requirements, and that alternatives to restrictive practices have been appropriately considered. It will help people promote & evidence good risk assessment and restrictive practices procedures, to ensure that people are not unnecessarily restricted in our desire to manage risks. 
 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 17 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map