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This network is for Ofsted registered childminders in South Gloucestershire, both new to the role and experienced, who would like to join with other childminders to explore focused topics to gain further understanding of this in practice.
This is an opportunity for Ofsted registered childminders in South Gloucestershire to join together in professional conversation about practice and new initiatives to gain deeper understanding of what is needed to enhance your provision and meet requirements. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored which will enable you to dispel any myths or misunderstandings.
Come and join this supportive group in discussion and meet new colleagues.
This network is for SENCOs and Childminders.
These network sessions will provide childminders and setting SENCOs with:
· Up to date information about national and local initiatives regarding SEND.
· Opportunities to share professional discussions and dialogue on an identified topic or theme for the evening.
· Opportunities for practitioners to update their knowledge and share practice on SEND.
Each series of meeting will have a spotlight on a particular aspect of SEND. This may include a speaker and will provide practitioners with opportunities for professional discussion and dialogue. The focus of the meeting will be posted on the VLE one month prior to the meeting taking place.
This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy. Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course. The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptionsEssential Information
This is a mandatory training session for all Council Budget Holders.
Following a recent CIPFA review, a recommendation was made that all budget holders attend Finance training to recap the Council financial budget processes. Training has been split into a number of 3-hour modules:
Module 1 - Process Overviews, Roles & Responsibilities
Module 2 - System and Template Training
Module 3 - Departmental specific training including Capital Processes (Dates TBC)
Module 1 will cover the following:
Introduction to Council Finances
Local Government Funding
Budget Cycle process, including Budget Setting, Budget Monitoring and Year End
Roles & Responsibilities of Budget Holders and Finance Teams including Budget Cycle.
This 1-day course is specifically for all council-employed Adult Social Care practitioners: Social Workers, OTs, Social Work Assistants, OT Assistants; Senior Practitioners, Team & Service Managers.
It is a “core” internal training course which builds on and complements the existing multi-agency Safeguarding Adults training programmes that provide a foundation of knowledge and skills.
The course will enable all adult social care practitioners in South Glos Council to:
1. Update their understanding of the legal duties and principles in relation to safeguarding adults (e.g. within the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act).
2. Increase their confidence to work to national and local expectations and processes for safeguarding adults.
3. Refresh and refine their skills and knowledge around working with risk, effective decision-making and communication to promote confidence in adult safeguarding.
This two-day workshop is designed to familiarise and upskill Local Authority and partner nominated trainers to deliver the Reducing Parental Conflict (RPC), classroom-based training modules. This workshop will enable participants to deliver the complete programme of modules confidently and in line with the objectives of each module. It is advisable that delegates attend all Reducing Parental Conflict modules before attending this course.
This workshop is delivered by Michelle Hayes from Knowledgepool.
This ½ day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Partnership Support Team and is targeted at professionals working directly with children and families. Recognising when families need early support is everyone’s responsibility and this multi-agency course aims to give professionals the opportunity to understand more about Early Help and how early intervention can help to improve outcomes for children and their families. This course will also cover basic information about the Early Help/ SAFeh assessment and the processes and procedures for making a referral to South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services.Essential Information