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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/21/0721 Introduction to the Care Act (EVENT FULL)

This will be delivered via MS Teams.  You will be sent an invite nearer the time. Test your knowledge on Community Care Inform before you attend your training! https://adults.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/ (SGC employees only)

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

Who it's for:  Social Care and OT Practitioners working directly with people in need of care and support.

The course gives an understanding of the Care Act 2014, its principles and duties.
Content includes:
• an overview of the Care Act and its implications
• an outline of the wellbeing principle and duty
• general and specific duties under the Care Act
• how to prevent, delay or reduce care needs with information and advice
• a look at independent advocacy
• safeguarding adults
• assessments of needs, carers assessments and eligibility determination
• an individual’s journey through the reform system.

The standard charge for this course is £80. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 September 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 21 September 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 27 September 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1172 Introduction to EHAPS (Early Help Assessment and Plan

An introduction to EHAP as a tool to support children and families at an Early Help level.

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1 28 September 2021 09:00 - 10:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1173 Introduction to EHAPS (Early Help Assessment and Plan)

An introduction to EHAP as a tool to support children and families at an Early Help level.

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1 28 September 2021 16:00 - 17:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0888 Signs of Safety 2 Day Introduction

This training is for people who will be using the Signs of Safety approach in their day-to-day work with children, young people and their families or carers. It is also relevant for people who will be supervising others who are using the approach. The two day Signs of Safety Introduction training is provided by accredited external trainers and places are limited. Key Integrated Children's Services staff to attend are those who chair key meetings and who undertake statutory assessments gathering information from other agencies and where the outcome has a considerable impact on the life of a child/family.
Course Duration: Two days
Course Aims: This training provides practitioners and managers with the skills and knowledge to be able to start to use the Signs of Safety approach in their practice.

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1 28 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
2 29 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1174 Introduction to EHAPS (Early Help Assessment and Plan)

An introduction to EHAP as a tool to support children and families at an Early Help level.

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1 30 September 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1177 Introduction to EHAPS (Early Help Assessment and Plan).

An introduction to EHAP as a tool to support children and families at an Early Help level.

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1 30 September 2021 16:00 - 17:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0339 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD PROTECTION (EVENT FULL)


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 05 October 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1175 Introduction to EHAPS (Early Help Assessment and Plan)

An introduction to EHAP as a tool to support children and families at an Early Help level.

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1 05 October 2021 17:00 - 18:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0960 MECSH - Introduction to a new Health Visitor Programme - Training for foster carers (Cancelled)

Introduction to a new Health Visitor Programme

A session for foster carers

Fai Pope and Wendy Hollister, Health Visitors (HV),  are currently working on a project for HV’s to support foster carers with children under 5 and to share some of the new MECSH resources. As part of this project we are going to put on some training which will cover:

The role of the health visitor
What is the aim of this project?
What is MECSH and how it can help you?
Understand the resources and evidence behind them.
Understand the role of the health visitor in fostering?

We would love you to come along as this is a project and we would value your input to help shape your future service with us


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 October 2021 10:00 - 12:00 TBC Map