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Code: SGC/20/0508 Anxiety & Depression - Awareness

This will be delivered via Zoom and hosted by Suzanne Pearson. You will be sent a Zoom invite nearer the time.

South Glos Council employees must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

This half day course is aimed at people working in a variety of settings and will provide information and greater understanding about anxiety and depression and the evidenced-based strategies and services that can help promote wellbeing.

Target Audience: Managers, staff, volunteers, carers and others from a wide range of services and backgrounds with an interest in promoting wellbeing and addressing anxiety and/or depression in the workplace, in service provision and in the wider community. Bookings are welcomed from statutory, voluntary and private sector agencies and individuals.

Approach: The workshop will consist of a mixture of factual presentation, small group work and large group discussion within agreed ground rules of confidentiality and respecting each other’s points of view. There will be comprehensive handouts available on completion. 

The standard charge for this course is £20. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.X

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1 08 July 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0551 Children's Services - Good Practice Workshop (Council staff and Foster Carers only) (Cancelled)

These workshops are for South Glos Council Integrated Childrens Services staff and Foster Carers only, i.e. who come into contact with young people and families. This includes managers who have responsibility for supervision, policy and decision-making.
The aim is to build good practice across children and young people's services, both challenging and supporting front line practitioners to be clear about what good practice looks like. There will be a focus on examples of good practice and support to staff to self evaluate their own practice against these examples. The aim is for everyone to share and learn from the things that went well, not so well, and what people would do differently to improve things.

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1 08 July 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/116 Having Difficult Conversations (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at managers who want to improve how they manage difficult conversations with members of their team. The content is primarily focused on maintaining good levels of performance within teams, but can be used to support other conversations such as those when managing change. This day will provide a range of tools and techniques that will help you be more confident in difficult situations. The standard charge for this course is £70 per day but for council employees there is no charge.

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1 08 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/1059 Remote Recruitment (SGC Staff Only)

As the recruiting manager you’re at the centre of the process, driving the process to recruit the best person to meet your job needs. You have the insight and knowledge of how the role fits into the overall team, and what is needed to effectively perform this. This webinar will give you an understanding of good the skills required in remote recruitment and selection. It will include advert writing, candidate attraction, using CVs in selection and the council’s new recruitment system. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss how remote recruitment differs from face to face recruitment in terms of shortlisting and interviewing and gain advice on your own recruitment practices. We will also cover unconscious bias and how to promote equality within recruitment.

Please note; There is important pre-course work with activities to work through before you attend this webinar, this should take approximately 90 minute. Details of which will be in the joining instructions. Please read these thoroughly and get in touch with the course tutor if you have any questions.

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1 08 July 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/1105 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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1 08 July 2020 10:00 - 11:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1131 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (LC)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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1 08 July 2020 13:00 - 14:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1108 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only.

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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1 08 July 2020 14:30 - 15:30 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1123 Wellbeing Coaching- South Glos staff only

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 July 2020 15:00 - 16:00 Skype/Telephone Map