This course is for Adult Social Care Managers and Senior Staff who may be “caused to” carry out a Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiry. This includes Provider Services in the local authority, private and voluntary sector. It is also relevant to others who may be “caused to” enquire eg. Occupational Therapists and Care Managers who work for BHCC.
This course looks at your role and responsibilities as a senior person in your organisation, and explores good practice in relation to planning and implementing a safeguarding enquiry. It includes recognising what abuse and neglect is, and what you can do to prevent it, as well as clarifying what a safeguarding concern is and applying the 3 key tests. It also looks at safeguarding requirements with reference to legislation and local procedures, including the Care Act and Making Safeguarding Personal.
This course is aimed at council hostel services. It will consider the benefits of adopting a psychologically informed ethos when supporting people experiencing homelessness by providing an overview of psychologically informed approaches, the ways these have been implemented in other areas and the evidence base for interventions.Essential Information
This training is mandatory for frontline children's social work teams where staff are working alone during the course of their work. A lone worker is defined as:
‘A worker whose activities involve a large percentage of their working time operating in situations without the benefit of interaction with other workers or without supervision’.
This bespoke training aims to increase personal safety awareness. It also covers the procedures required to ensure that personal safety issues at work are addressed.Essential Information
This update is for staff who have attended the safeguarding adults basic awareness training in the last 3 years and need a refresher.
The course is a reminder of 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. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults.Essential Information
This full day course will build on the Responding to First Disclosures course and will increase knowledge and understanding of the physical, emotional and psychological responses to rape and sexual abuse. The session will include understanding ways to support a person who has experienced rape or sexual assault. The session will also include information on historic rape and sexual abuse.Essential Information
Thinking of starting an Apprenticeship, not sure if it’s for you?
Did you know Apprenticeship programmes are available for all ages and available at all levels from Level 2 up to Degree and Masters Level 7?
The Apprenticeship Team are running sessions for all management and staff interested in starting an apprenticeship and want to know more. Book a place through the gateway and the apprentcieship team will send you a time to drop in.
Book onto a drop in session near you!
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to make suitable and sufficient assessments of all manual handling operations and to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to the lowest level reasonably practicable. This course will provide assessors with an annual update on the information and skills to undertake assessments of manual handling needs. This course is aimed at staff who have completed the Safer People Handling Risk Assessor refresher course or the full course ('safer people handling risk assessor') within the last 12 months.
Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.Essential Information
This training is highly recommended for lone workers and other staff that deal with the public and potentially confrontational situations at work.
Violence and aggression at work is one of the highest causes of reported incidents. This course aims to increase your awareness of personal safety risks and different ways of controlling them.
Topics covered include: forms of violence and aggression and tolerance levels, potential triggers, early warning signs, personal safety tips and methods to diffuse/calm confrontational situations.
Information will also be provided on procedures and systems to manage personal safety issues at work and the support services available for staff affected by violence and aggression at work.Essential Information
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 consent.Essential Information
People who are transgender are significantly more likely to experience difficulties with accommodation, worklessness and be subjected to hate crime. This course will give you an insight into the experience of people who are transgender and increase your confidence and knowledge of working with people who are transgender.Essential Information