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Code: SGC/20/1132 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 15 July 2020 13:00 - 14:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1124 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 15 July 2020 15:00 - 16:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/0519 Introduction to the Care Act (Cancelled)

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 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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

Code: SGC/20/1006 Principles of Strength-based Practice

CURRENTLY DELIVERED AS A WEBINAR - you will be sent an invite to join

This training is specifically for practitioners in South Glos Council's adult social care division, i.e. Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Social Work Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Senior Practitioners etc.

Strength based approaches are not new in Adult Social Care. You will be familiar with this term and will be able to identify aspects of it in your current practice. Our starting point will be recognising the practice strengths and professional curiosity you already apply in South Gloucestershire in your work with adults and carers and enabling you to share ideas and tools with your colleagues. A strength-based approach is as much about how professionals think and feel about their role, and the individuals they work with, as it is about using new and/or different tools. It requires finding ways to share both power and responsibility with people to promote wellbeing. During the session you will have the chance to explore what this means for you and your colleagues in the challenging climate within which you are working.
Aim: To enable delegates to gain a consistent set of underpinning knowledge and to further develop skills and confidence in applying a strength-based approach in practice

Charges: This course is currently free.

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1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/0460 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (AM) (EVENT FULL)

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board. 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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1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0461 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (PM)

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board. 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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1 16 July 2020 01:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/1232 Resilience Lab – Train the Trainer - (2 Day training) (Cancelled)

Resilience Lab offers psycho-educational workshops developed around the evidence-based principles of Positive Psychology. All the sessions work towards equipping young people with a toolkit of strategies to help them not just cope, but overcome challenges they face in life. Sessions are based on five different themes: Pressure Proof, Making Friends with Stress, Thinking Traps, Stronger and Reach Out.

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1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 17 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0699 Risk Assessment (Bitesize) for Managers - South Glos employees only


Bitesize is the appropriate word here for such a large subject! This 1½ hour session will cover managers’ duties, what a risk assessment is, break down how to do a risk assessment and there will be opportunity to have a go a producing one. This will be delivered in the form of Powerpoint presentation, video clips & practical session.

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1 16 July 2020 14:00 - 15:30 Badminton Road 2009 Map

Code: SGC/20/0574 Strength-Based Practice: An Introduction (AM) (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at council staff working to support adult social care services in South Gloucestershire - particularly staff working in customer services, brokerage, business support, housing services and commissioning teams - as well as related agencies in the health and voluntary/independent sectors.

Strength based approaches are not new in Adult Social Care. The aim of this 3-hour workshop is to enable delegates to gain a consistent set of underpinning knowledge and to consider ways to apply a strength-based approach in their own role, as well as being aware of how the approach is being used more widely by social care practitioners in operational teams.

You may already be familiar with the term and be able to identify aspects of it in you and your team's current practice. We will share ideas and experiences, and during the session you will have the chance to explore what it means for you and your colleagues.

Charges: This course is currently free.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0575 Strength-Based Practice: An Introduction (PM) (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at council staff working to support adult social care services in South Gloucestershire - particularly staff working in customer services, brokerage, business support, housing services and commissioning teams - as well as related agencies in the health and voluntary/independent sectors.

Strength based approaches are not new in Adult Social Care. The aim of this 3-hour workshop is to enable delegates to gain a consistent set of underpinning knowledge and to consider ways to apply a strength-based approach in their own role, as well as being aware of how the approach is being used more widely by social care practitioners in operational teams.

You may already be familiar with the term and be able to identify aspects of it in you and your team's current practice. We will share ideas and experiences, and during the session you will have the chance to explore what it means for you and your colleagues.

Charges: This course is currently free.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 July 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map