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Code: SGC/19/284 Introduction to First Line Management May 19 - Dec 19

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised 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. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb. If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma, Deb or Gary. Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 May 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 20 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 18 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 17 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 20 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 19 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/124 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only)

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role. Course details are on the website.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 03 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 29 November 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/245 Level 3 Award in Coordinating an Outdoor Curriculum (QCF) (£) (Cancelled)

Would you like to motivate and enthuse others to get outside the classroom? This course fits the needs of educational professionals and the EYFS and national curriculum. It focuses on developing practical hands-on skills and a range of activities and experiences to use outdoors, developing your outdoor space and grounds. 

Do you want to consider how to further develop the outdoor space, enhance the clubs that currently happen outdoors or build confidence to successfully cascade information and embed outdoor learning in your setting, taking a whole strategic approach to using outdoor environments for education and learning?

Become an outdoor ambassador 

This is a QCF accredited course through Cambium. You will have a workbook to hand in, in order to complete the course. This will take approximately nine months to complete.

Please bring a packed lunch as lunches will not be provided.

This course is aimed at anyone with an educational background wanting to develop outdoor teaching skills as a Curriculum Outdoor Coordinator. This course fits the needs of educational professionals in the EYFS and National Curriculum.

Entry requirements: You must be working in an educational establishment and have a current DBS check.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 04 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 05 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 02 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/125 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only) (EVENT FULL)

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role. Course details are on the website.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 06 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 03 December 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/442 Understanding the Context of Supporting People with Learning Disabilities (2 day)

This course is aimed at staff working in agencies in the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sector in South Gloucestershire, who are working with adults with learning disabilities, particularly (but not only) staff who are new to this area of work. DAY 1 This course has replaced Principles of Learning Disabilities Support. This unit introduces the principles that are fundamental in supporting people who have learning disabilities and it provides underpinning knowledge towards the relevant aspects of the Care Certificate. DAY 2 This unit has replaced "Your Role as a Learning Disabilities Worker". This unit introduces understanding of a learning disability worker’s job role and responsibilities, including an awareness of the roles of others and how to work in partnership with them.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 15 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/630 Managing Practice Learning

4 day course for prospective social work practice educators. Open to registered social workers with at least 2 years post qualifying experience who have agreed to take a student in the next six months. Please discuss with Sian Smith before enrolling. Cost £300. South Glos, Bristol and N. Somerset free of charge.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 01 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 16 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 30 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/911 ACE Ambassador Training

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are negative experiences in early life and childhood that can have an impact on health and wellbeing throughout life.
South Gloucestershire is committed to developing a co-ordinated and consistent ACE-informed approach, with a focus on recognition, prevention and early intervention and the cultural change that may be needed to support that. An ACE-informed approach is moving away from asking ‘what is wrong with you’ to asking ‘what happened to you’. It is more than just knowing about ACEs; it is using that knowledge to work together to:
- Prevent ACEs in future generations, including breaking the cycle within families
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of ACEs to enable appropriate early intervention to build resilience
- Recognise the impacts of ACEs already experienced in children and adults and help them to receive support
- Support and build resilience in communities, families and children who are at risk of exposure to ACEs

The ACE Ambassador Network includes professionals from across public sector agencies, VCSE organisations and communities, and experts by experience. As well as delivering ACE-awareness raising sessions, the network offers opportunities to share updates and best practice and to build professional relationships and support. We hope that this network will be the mechanism by which cultural change will occur.

This half day training session is for participants who have signed up to be ACE Ambassadors from a variety of settings and backgrounds. Participants will already have basic awareness of ACEs and their impacts across the life course. This session is aimed at managers or staff in any sector who work with adults or children and would like to know more about how to facilitate the culture change needed to become ACE-informed. This half-day course is FREE of charge. If you would like to find out more about joining the network but are unable to deliver training, please contact aces@southglos.gov.uk

Participants should have been identified within their organisations as ACE Ambassadors and have notified aces@southglos.gov.uk of their interest in the role prior to attending.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 June 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/743 Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection

This one day training course 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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Turnberries Map

Code: SGC/19/139 Committee Support Network (cf)

As an Officer of the Committee, do you fully understand the roles and responsibilities of a voluntary organisation? Do you know about the VLE and the information available to you? Are you confident that you can recruit replacements when your time as a Committee Officer is up?

This support network is an informal opportunity for Officers of the Committee to get together and network with others in a similar role, to learn from each other’s experiences, to discuss common issues, and to start to plan for future succession.

Managers and leaders of committee run settings: This network is essential for your committee members to attend.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 June 2019 19:00 - 20:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/403 Epilepsy Refresher (Morning) (EVENT FULL)

This half-day course is available to anyone who has previously attended the Epilepsy Awareness Training Day within the last 2 years. Joint Epilepsy Council recommends individuals named to administer rescue treatment to attend a refresher course within at least two years. Epilepsy Buccal Midazolam/ Rectal Diazepam instatus Epilepticus Refresher. The standard charge for this course is £40. 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 26 June 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map