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Code: SGC/20/144 Introduction to First Line Management May 21 - Nov 21

This management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. This blended online programme will be delivered as a series 6.5 days over a seven month period supported with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including online training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447), Deb Parsons (01454 868273) and Sharon Johnson (01454 863089). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma, Deb, or Sharon.


Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £150 to cover costs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 May 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Online Learning Map
2 09 June 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
3 14 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
4 13 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
5 17 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
6 08 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0180 Women in Leadership

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles. Women in Leadership builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. 

This three day programme will provide participants with an opportunity to focus on your personal and professional goals and give ongoing support to achieve them. The workshop is fun and interactive, and considers themes such as self-awareness, personal impact and influence, and leadership styles As an online course it will contain a mixture of discussions and self-study as well as essential pre-course work. It is written so people at all stages of their careers can benefit from it.

This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders and covers self-leadership, personal impact and influence as a leader and inspirational women and leadership.
 
Please note: This is a women only programme.

This course is free to South Gloucestershire Council staff.  For all external delegates there is a charge of £300.

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1 20 May 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 21 May 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 03 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0806 Promoting Positive Mental Health - a 90-minute course to improve skills & confidence

Course: Promoting Positive Mental Health - a 90-minute course to improve skills & confidence.

We all have mental health. This intro is the starting point and aims to raise awareness, so we can better look after ourselves and support others who may be struggling.

Course style: Interactive live zoom course.

Course Trainer: Suzanne is a local mental health practitioner and trainer. She has extensive experience of supporting individuals experiencing mental health difficulties and delivering community based mental health training.

Who should attend: Members of the public, volunteers and any professional who comes into contact with the public.

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1 03 August 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0915 Safeguarding Adults Awareness for Community Groups (Volunteers Only) AM Session

ZOOM INVITE AND HANDOUTS ARE ATTACHED.


Please note this session is for Community Group Volunteers only, if you work in a Social Care organisation or charity, please book on Raising Safeguarding Concerns training.

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy & Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of individuals who support adults at risk are aware of key issues of Safeguarding Adults.

This session will equip volunteers who support community groups within South Gloucestershire to identify what safeguarding adults is, how to recognise an adult at risk and what to do if abuse is disclosed or suspected.

This session can also be delivered ‘in house’ to your group either virtually via Zoom or Face to Face as Covid restrictions allow. For more information about this please email hrworkforcedevelopment@southglos.gov.uk or cfry@caringfootsteps.co.uk

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1 05 August 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0916 Safeguarding Adults Awareness for Community Groups (Volunteers Only) PM Session (Cancelled)

PLEASE NOTE THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM - INVITE WILL BE SENT SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.


Please note this session is for Community Group Volunteers only, if you work in a Social Care organisation or charity, please book on Raising Safeguarding Concerns training.

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy & Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of individuals who support adults at risk are aware of key issues of Safeguarding Adults.

This session will equip volunteers who support community groups within South Gloucestershire to identify what safeguarding adults is, how to recognise an adult at risk and what to do if abuse is disclosed or suspected.

This session can also be delivered ‘in house’ to your group either virtually via Zoom or Face to Face as Covid restrictions allow. For more information about this please email hrworkforcedevelopment@southglos.gov.uk or cfry@caringfootsteps.co.uk

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1 05 August 2021 13:00 - 15:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0934 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Debra Parsons) (EVENT FULL)

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 05 August 2021 10:30 - 11:30 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/0307 Advanced Child Protection Update (previously known as Child Protection Update) (EVENT FULL)

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR JOINING INSTRUCTIONS AND WORKBOOK ARE ATTACHED TO THIS EVENT ALONG WITH GUIDANCE ON HOW TO JOIN ZOOM MEETINGS. IF YOU ARE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL STAFF, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A ZOOM LICENSE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ZOOM PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. WE ASK THAT ALL USERS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO JOIN THIS EVENT ON THE DAY. 

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send the Zoom invitation to you.

This 2 hour webinar is delivered on behalf of the South Gloucestershire Children's Partnership.

Participants should be only those who have already completed an Advanced-level of Child Protection training within statutory or setting-related timescales, and who now need to maintain this level of training.

Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of safeguarding with experience of statutory and local child protection responsibilities and procedures.


Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgment and the ability to work together co-operatively.

Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families.

The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.


The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.

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1 09 August 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0510 Emergency First Aid (EVENT FULL)


As of 1st August, we are making changes to our first aid training in line with further guidance and awarding body advice. This will be the following:

All participants attending any of our First Aid training courses will be required to bring a 3 ply face mask, fabric masks / scarves will not be acceptable

This mask will be mandatory to wear for all practical elements of the training, but is optional for the theory portion of the course

This is a one day course for participants to develop the skills necessary to provide emergency first aid to someone who has an accident or suddenly becomes ill at work. Participants will be trained and assessed during the course in order to receive a certificate. Please note - you will be required to complete 3 practical assessments and a multiple choice test. You need to bring Photo ID eg passport, driving licence. If these are not available please bring your Work ID with photo If you require assistance with reading/writing please let the use know prior to the start of the course.

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1 09 August 2021 09:15 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/21/0336 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD PROTECTION (Previously known as Interagency Child Protection-course content unchanged) (EVENT FULL)

ATTACHED ARE YOUR HANDOUTS AND ZOOM INVITE/INSTRUCTIONS.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.

This 4 hour virtual inter-agency training session will cover: The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed What signs to look out for How ACE's impact families and children Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place The role of early help Appropriate information sharing Responding to allegations

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1 09 August 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0323 ADVANCED CHILD PROTECTION (Previously known as Advanced Interagency Child Protection- course content unchanged) (EVENT FULL)

THIS TRAINING WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM - HANDOUTS AND ZOOM INVITE ARE ATTACHED.


IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOS EMLOYEE YOU MUST CONTACT THE IT DEPARTMENT FOR YOUR ZOOM LICENSE.

A training package has been developed to temporarily replace and fulfil the aims and objectives of one day face to face Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection course.
The package includes a remote distance learning element supplemented by a 4 hour online trainer led session.
The training is organised by South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board Training Group and is targeted at all staff from all agencies who are working directly with children, or adults who are parents. Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgement and the ability to work together co-operatively. Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families. Please note it is recommended to leave a minimum of 3 months between attending Inter Agency Child Protection and Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection.


Requirements for training:

Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training.
Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session.
On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 August 2021 09:00 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map