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Code: BH/19/0481 Safer Lifting & Handling of Loads (EVENT FULL)

This course will help you to identify any manual handling issues within your area of work. You will be shown the correct way to move, lift and carry loads in order to reduce your risk of injury.  
 
The course will show you how to carry out a risk assessment for load handling activities and teach you about the anatomy of the body and the mechanics of the back and spine, with a practical session to suit the delegates.
 
Duration: 1 x half day session
Refresher? Recommended 3 yearly.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/1078 Safer People Handling Refresher Afternoon session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place)

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness training course or a Safer People Handling refresher course within the last 12 months. Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher event, you must complete the bascic awareness event.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 September 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/1077 Safer People Handling Refresher Morning session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place) (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness training course or a Safer People Handling refresher course within the last 12 months. Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher event, you must complete the bascic awareness event.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/0133 Dementia - Assessing Needs

This course is for social workers, care managers and occupational therapists involved in assessing the needs of people with dementia and their carers. Prior to attending this course you will already have an understanding of dementia and its psycho-social impact upon individuals.
 
This course will equip all those involved in assessing the needs of people living with dementia and their carers to undertake person-centred needs assessments.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0406 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, 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 09 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1133 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 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G89 Map

Code: BH/19/0229 People & Performance Management - 2 day course (EVENT FULL)

This course is specifically for Brighton & Hove City Council managers and staff who are moving into or aspiring to management roles in the near future at the council
 
This two day course will provide an opportunity for managers to discuss and debate the challenges they face in managing performance at Brighton & Hove City Council. Opportunities will be available to explore different approaches to managing performance and how to manage both effective performers and staff who are underperforming.

Part of the course will involve finding out about the HR policies and procedures you need to know and carry out to deliver your role effectively.


A central component of the course will be analysing our performance as managers by identifying our strengths and areas for development in our managerial roles.


This is a skills based course with plenty of opportunities to work in small groups, develop skills and receive peer feed-back.


The course will offer a variety of management tools to enable managers to develop their management practice.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map
2 10 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/18/1681 Positive Behaviour Support (3 day course) (EVENT FULL)

The positive behaviour support course aims to equip staff, parents and carers with the skills and knowledge to support adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour can challenge. This course is for Learning Disability Services who provide support to individuals who display high risk challenging behaviours.

This is an accredited course and your attendance is required on 3 days during a 4 week period.  Days 1,2 & 3 must be completed in order. 

The assessment and intervention workbook involves work between each day and must be completed appropriate to the needs of the individual that has been focused on for a certificate to be awarded. This course contains a multiple choice theory test on day 3 and presentations to the rest of the group.

If for any reason a delegate misses a day then they should attend the next available course to complete the day(s) missed within a 6 month period.

Please note: Priority places will be allocated to services who are signed up to the PBS Sussex model or services who support individuals who display the most complex, high risk challenging behaviours.

Places on this course are not allocated automatically.  To be considered for this course you need to add your reasons in the special requirements box as to why you need to attend this training course.  This information will be used in determining whether you get a place or not. 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 23 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 04 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0545 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/1159 Working with Members - Directors' Sessions (BY INVITATION ONLY)

An informal session with two Executive Directors supporting your underpinning knowledge and confidence working with Councillors, and within the political environment.  You'll have the opportunity to benefit from their own personal insights, successes and challenges and hear how they handle the political dimension to their roles.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2019 10:00 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G89 Map