Ensuring that children and young people in Brighton & Hove are protected effectively from sexual harm and violent exploitation is a priority for Brighton & Hove LSCB.
Day One of our two training courses on exploitation looks at different ways that children & young people may be exploited by those who have power over them by virtue of their age, gender, intellect, physical strength and/or economic or other resources. Violence, coercion and intimidation commonly occur in exploitation, and these situations are often characterised by the child or young person’s limited availability of choice resulting from their social/economic and/or emotional vulnerability
This course is facilitated by The Wise Project, and there will be a strong focus on Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), how to identify this abuse, and disrupt the exploitation. You will also look at the emerging threat of Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and County Lines activity, as well as considering what may make a young person vulnerable to exploitation into radicalisation. These different forms of exploitation can be linked, and you will be encouraged to think about the wider experiences of the child, including the nuances behind a vulnerable children being both potential perpetrators of crimes and victims of exploitation.
This training is provided by the Local Children's Safeguarding Board (LSCB)Essential Information
This is a half-day training and information session for Business Support Officers who work in Children’s Social Work Services. It will look at some of the legislation and guidance around statutory children’s social work, and put into context different tiers of children’s social work intervention: children in need; child protection; looked after children; care proceedings.Essential Information
This course is designed to give you guidelines and essential skills to help you write clear and effective agendas and minutes for meetings. More than that, this workshop will explore the ways in which you can become a more effective meetings administrator, and support your Chair more productively.
The course will cover:
VERY IMPORTANT – it is essential that you and your manager read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.
This Certificate in Food Safety is only for kitchen staff and those with a main role working in a kitchen and handling food in children's and adult 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.
Improving Customer Experience is everyone’s responsibility which in turn will increase customer satisfaction. We all need to be aware of all key initiatives that are underway in our organisation and how we could play our part in this. These currently include – Customer Promise, Customer Experience Vision, One Council approach, Equalities implications, learning from customer feedback.
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;
Manager Network: 17th May, 10:00-12:00: IDAHOBiT - the international day against homo, bi and transphobia.
Examining our evidence and learning how to create better experiences for Bisexual staff at B&HCC.
IDAHOBiT was created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics.
The date of 17 May was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organisation’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.
IDAHOBiT on 17 May is now celebrated in more than 130 countries, including 37 where same-sex acts are illegal. Thousands of initiatives, big and small, are reported throughout the planet across the world. B&HCC will be holding a special session of the Managers Network with the aim raising awareness of the experiences of our bisexual colleagues and of Bi and poly communities across the city.
Hosted & curated by your peers, with guest speaker Marcus Morgan.
The Manager Network meetings are online sessions, lasting up to 120 minutes; introduced and facilitated by your management peers. Each standalone session covers a different topic relevant to managers to help you develop and offer a chance to get together, albeit virtually.
It's a great chance to get away from emails and day to day work to reflect on your own management practice.
All managers (and aspiring managers) are welcome, and you don’t need to have attended any of the previous sessions to be able to come to this one.
This course is for people working in Adult Social Care who may be “caused to” carry out a Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiry by the Local Authority. This includes all Adult Provider Services in the local authority & the Private and Voluntary sector. It is also relevant to others who may be “caused to” enquire for example, Occupational Therapists and Care Managers who work for the Local Authority.
This is a virtual, interactive small group course where your questions and input are welcome.
Our aim is to learn together, share our knowledge and skills to ensure that we feel equipped to look into a situation where someone may have experienced abuse or neglect. To plan what we need to do to reduce risks in our service and help the person at the centre of the enquiry to understand what happened and what steps we have taken in order that they have the outcome they hope for.
This course looks at:
· your role and responsibilities in relation to undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries at the request of the Local Authority. We will look at the nature of requests from the Local Authority Causing you to Enquire and what guidance you can expect to receive from the Local Authority.
· Exploring good practice in relation to involving the person (& or their representative) who may have experienced abuse or neglect, ensuring that their views, wishes and outcomes are at the centre of the Enquiry.
· We will identify and discuss how to apply good practice principles in relation to Making Safeguarding Personal, Professional Curiosity and the six principles of: Empowerment, Protection, Prevention, Participation, Partnership and Accountability.
· Planning and conducting an enquiry taking into account the Nature, Scope and Purpose of the Enquiry which the Social Worker/Lead Enquiry Officer will have outlined.
· You will be reminded of your responsibilities if you are an Employer in relation to DBS reporting and identifying of People working in a position of trust (PIPOT)
· You will have the opportunity to think through how you will structure the Summary of your Enquiry so that this is accessible to those who will read it.