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Code: BH/22/0439 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be deprived of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

This training is mandatory for provider staff in HASC.

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1 10 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0430 Mental Capacity Act Briefing

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services.

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1 23 November 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0440 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be deprived of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

This training is mandatory for provider staff in HASC.

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1 13 December 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0902 AMHP PG Dip Approved Mental Health Practice

Applications are invited to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional January – June 2023

The prospective applicants must be:

·        Employed by B&HCC and,

·        Social Work England registered social worker, or,

·        Registered mental health or learning disability nurse with the NMC, or,

·        HCPC registered Occupational Therapist, or,

·        BPS registered Psychologist.

You will need the support from your line manager to apply, in the knowledge this is a 5-6 month full time course with a 40 day placement in the dedicated AMHP team.

On successful passing of the course you will be considered for approval (warranting) under the Mental Health Act 1983 to carry out the roles and responsibilities of an AMHP on behalf of Brighton & Hove City Council.

There is an annual market supplement payable to warranted AMHPs who undertake 30 days on the AMHP rota each year (pro rata days and payment for part-timers). In addition you will need to undertake a minimum of 18 hours (3 days) AMHP related training to comply with the Regulations every year.

To apply please click on 'request a place' and complete and return the AMHP application form which can be found in the 'attached documents' by 5th August 2022. Application forms to be returned to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

Brighton & Hove City Council will interview applicants prior to selecting the applicant(s) who will be put forward to the University of Brighton for their round of interviews (dates TBC late August/early Sept)

Additionally prospective applicants  are invited to contact the AMHP Practice Manager, James Parlett for an informal discussion: james.parlett2@spft.nhs.uk 

Please see attached application forms for further details. Please submit application form to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk

The University are running an introductory session for potential applicants. This will take place via Microsoft Teams on the afternoon of Monday 20 June 2022: 2:30pm-4pm. During this session they will provide information about the course and discuss some of the things people might consider before applying. Previous cohorts say they have found this very useful in terms of preparing for both the interview and the course. If people would like to attend this session, please could they email Lianne Finlay: l.finlay@brighton.ac.uk for a link to the session.

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1 16 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/22/0431 Mental Capacity Act Briefing

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services.

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1 16 January 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0441 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be deprived of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

This training is mandatory for provider staff in HASC.

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1 25 January 2023 13:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0432 Mental Capacity Act Briefing

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services.

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1 07 February 2023 13:00 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0494 Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Executive Capacity

This is a specialist course for practitioners who already have a good working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and who are regularly working with complex cases and situations. This may include social workers, some O.Ts, and staff in provider services who regularly work with complex issues. Links to further reading and resources will be provided in a handbook which accompanies this course.

It will offer the opportunity to explore the distinction between decisional and executive capacity, and factors that may impact such as Acquired brain injury, substance misuse, coercive control, and trauma.  It will include consideration of some models and methods that have been used to improve understanding and assessment of executive capacity. It will explore how to work within one’s own limitations, escalate concerns where there are areas of uncertainty and seek multi agency relationships and input.

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1 01 March 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map
2 02 March 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0062 Court Room Skills

This is a half day session delivered by the Orbis Legal Team, informed by a deep experience of working with adult social care practitioners in Brighton & Hove. The session is aimed at Brighton & Hove City Council staff in HASC who wish to enhance their skills and confidence of giving testimony in court. 

It is planned that this training will be delivered face to face. If you are interested in a place please apply to register your interest. Places will only be confirmed once a date for the training has been arranged, this is likely in early summer 2022.

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1 TBA 09:30 - 13:00 Venue to be confirmed Map

Code: BH/21/1817 Preparing for Court Work

This is half day session will be delivered by the Orbis Legal Team, informed by a deep experience of working with adult social care practitioners in Brighton & Hove. The session is aimed at Brighton & Hove City Council staff in HASC who wish to enhance their knowledge and understanding of how to work with the legal system in England. 
 

It is planned that this training will be delivered face to face. If you are interested in a place please apply to register your interest. Places will only be confirmed once a date for the training has been arranged, this is likely in early summer 2022.

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1 TBA 09:30 - 13:00 Venue to be confirmed Map