Brighton & Hove City Council has made a commitment to becoming an anti-racist council.
As a predominantly white council we must recognise what we don’t know, what we don’t experience and see. We need to openly discuss the language we use and understand what different words mean to different people.
To support this, we want to educate staff on white privilege, language and structural racism, As a starting point, we are offering this training for staff.
This anti-racism session has been designed to:
This training is aimed at foster carers of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC), to enable them to better understand their role in meeting the child's physical, emotional and sexual health needs. It will also look at how to promote healthy relationships and the role of Children in Care health team.Essential Information
This course looks at the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to adults, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. This course is aimed at customer facing staff who support adults.
If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults Update instead.Essential Information
Strengths Based Approach
Building partnerships where people’s experiences and ideas can be heard and contribute to the development of social care is at the heart of our vision for strengths based practice. We are developing an approach that appreciates people’s interests, skills and knowledge and creates hopeful futures.
Please join us If you would like to experience:
· The chance to affirm and enhance your knowledge of Strength based approaches
· An opportunity to think and reflect on your work
· A sharing of experience and generating of new ideas
· A warm supportive environment where you can be curious and try things out
These virtual sessions have been created to encompass exploitation in it's many forms.
They are being run as a set of four events.
Session One - Child Sexual Exploitation
Session Two - Child Criminal Exploitation
Session Three - Consent, Sex and Young People.
Session Four - Supporting Young People who have experienced Exploitation.
Brighton & Hove is comprised of a diverse community with a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. It is crucial that practitioners are skilled and competent in engaging with families from different cultural backgrounds, to work in an anti-discriminatory way and ensure that issues of race and culture are integrated into assessment and decision-making.
Please note that after the first morning session with the facilitator, you will be expected to complete a short practical exercise in the afternoon either on your own or in small groups. You will then get the opportunity to review this with the facilitator, in the morning on the second day.
Who is this course for?
The Annual First Aid Refresher course is primarily aimed at delegates who are qualified in First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work.
Please note: there is a specific refresher course for Paediatric First Aiders.
Attending an Annual First Aid Refresher course is not a legal requirement for those who are qualified in either First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work, but is ‘strongly recommended’ by the HSE.
This training is for:
How are delegates assessed?
There are no formal practical or theory assessments. The trainer will carry out on-going assessment to assess the learners’ knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.
The Annual First Aid Refresher does not lead to a qualification and is not certificated.
IMPORTANT: the first aid training programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 pandemic and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are provided in the attached guidance document. Please ensure that this is read and understood before applying and attending this course. Delegates can also request a copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course
Please note: Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates will be a mix of staff from different workplaces.
Most hoarded properties are ‘cleared out’ by cleaning teams. This leads to greater distress and more intense hoarding activity. Clients with hoarding disorder need understanding and empathy in order to help them to develop new behaviours to cope with their excess belongings. This course gives an overview of the condition and draws on the experiences of the practitioner/trainer in developing skills to work with people who hoard.
This course is aimed at housing staff and social workers, and takes into consideration the knowledge and skills statement for social workers.
To support recruiting managers with their recruitment & selection, we have arranged some online sessions for any questions managers may have, and any support that may be needed.
This online session is an opportunity for recruiting managers to attend if they have any questions or require further support from having completed the Recruiting Virtually eLearning course.
You must have completed the Recruiting Virtually eLearning before virtually attending this follow up session.
The session will be facilitated via Microsoft Teams by Norma Williams and Catriona Matthews Learning & Development Consultants from HR & OD
At a career crossroads? Unsure what your next career step will be? Current role not bringing out the best in you?
This programme blends self-learning and an online workshop to give you a ‘Career MOT’ that can set you up for future success. It starts with a self-directed workbook that helps you review your career to date and map out what will energise and enthuse you in the future. The on-line workshop helps you to build and elaborate on this and identify some of the key actions to help make your plan a reality
EXTRA DATE ADDED - the course will run again in June due to high demand.