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Compulsory adult Safeguarding training for all South Gloucestershire Breakthrough Mentors.
The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users.
The course will cover how to recognise Safeguarding concerns, local policies and procedures, and how to raise Safeguarding concerns.
This half day workshop is aimed at adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies) The course includes trainer presentation, discussion, and a short multiple-choice assessment at the end to check the information has been retained by participants. Relevant handouts/paperwork will be provided by the facilitator Claire Boyd, North Bristol Trust. Please note this training is held at Southmead Hospital (Learning & Research building in the Science Quarter).Essential Information
This one-day interactive training course provides excellent foundation knowledge and awareness of how to manage contracts with external providers successfully in order to extract better value-for-money and deliver the desired commercial outcomes. Competence in this area is equally about how to manage intelligently, knowing when to consult with professional colleagues especially when undertaking complex processes such as contractual change, recognising the key drivers that will improve supplier performance and understanding the role and importance of robust contract governance.
The course is ideal for individuals who have accountability for managing third party service providers within the council (including budget holders, contract managers, relationship managers, service delivery managers and procurement practitioners), as well as those that are relatively new to the procurement function.
Please note there is £100 recharge for South Glos employees to attend this course.
Fathers and domestic violence: ideas and reflections on best practice
This session will be a lively, interactive session that will focus on working with fathers where there are concerns about domestic violence.
The workshop is led by Dr Jon Symonds. Jon is a Lecturer in Social Work with Children and Families based at the University of Bristol, where he teaches on the social work programme and researches fatherhood and social work practice.
He is a registered social worker and worked for fifteen years in social care and social work settings in both statutory and non-statutory sectors.
Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. Mental Health First Aid does not teach people to be therapists. However, it does teach people how to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, how to provide initial help and how to guide a person towards appropriate help. The course is aimed at anyone with an interest in promoting positive emotional and mental health. This course is currently free to everyone.Essential Information