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Code: SGC/22/0364 The First Line Management Programme Sept 2022 - Feb 2023

This programme is for line managers only. 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 5.5 days over a seven month period with ten hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face and online training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. The topics included are personal development as a manager, leadership and communication, developing individuals and teams, managing employee performance, decision making and managing change, resources and stakeholder relationships. This six month First Line Management Programme provides participants the opportunity to go through the following topics with a cohort of council peers, rather than as standalone training days. The benefit of this can be enhanced networks and greater learning as reflection and improvement is an integrated part of the programme. Participants also benefit from a 360-degree feedback to inform their development and a MBTI psychometric profile.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600 (£680 if booked after 1st April 2022). South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £150 (£175 if booked after 1st April 2022) to cover costs.

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1 06 September 2022 09:30 - 11:30 Online Learning Map
2 05 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
3 08 November 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
4 07 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
5 17 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
6 22 February 2023 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/22/1146 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Debra Parsons)

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 06 September 2022 15:00 - 16:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/22/0757 Adults Mosaic Training - Advanced

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the 'Mosaic Training - Adults Intermediate' session **

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not receive Mosaic login details on Go-Live day if this course has not been completed **

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1 07 September 2022 13:30 - 17:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/22/0786 Adults Mosaic Training - Intermediate

** Users will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the relevant Me Learning modules **

Mosaic Training – Adult Intermediate
is designed to enable current AIS users to consolidate what they have learned through the Mosaic Me Learning, navigate around the system and to be competent with the basics that Mosaic has to offer.

This is an online course conducted virtually via Mocrosoft Teams, SharePoint and the Mosaic Training Database.

** Users will not be able to progress to ‘Mosaic Training – Adult Advanced’ until this course has been completed **

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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0268 Advanced Child Protection (previously known as Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection) (EVENT FULL)

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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 Introduction to Child Protection and Advanced Child Protection.


Requirements for training via Zoom:

  • 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.

Requirements for face-to-face training:
  • Participants must arrive on time and allow time for parking.
  • Participants should attend the full training day, participants should be rebook for a different date if they are unable to attend the full day.
  • Please print any handouts attached to this event and bring them along with you to the session.


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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0623 ASYE Academy - Assessors Workshop (Assessors Only)


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This workshop aims to go through why we have ASYE, what your role is as an assessor and to effectively support them. Once you are booked on please email Georgina.burgess@southglos.go.uk, so the pre-workshop handouts can be sent to you.

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1 07 September 2022 13:30 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/1037 Changes to Planning Legislation

To provide members with an update on recent and planned changes to National and Local planning legislation and policy.

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1 07 September 2022 14:00 - 15:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0329 Coaching Skills (EVENT FULL)

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The council promotes the use of a coaching style of management, which empowers staff to take responsibility for their own performance and work. The ability of managers to coach the performance and development of their staff is therefore considered a key skill.

The time invested in developing coaching skills can deliver some very positive outcomes, such as, delivering increased motivation, performance and removing barriers and blockers to progression. Coaching skills can change the way people think about your leadership and you can inspire confidence and self-belief in your team. You have an opportunity to motivate others in a positive and inspirational way. If you aren’t a manager, you can assist and support peers through this collaborative approach to tackling issues.

This interactive day will give you a greater understanding of how you can use this simple coaching tool to improve the performance of others. You’ll have a better understanding of what makes people tick and be able to use the techniques to build better relationships with others. Ultimately coaching empowers people to perform more effectively and through the tools and techniques you learn on this course you will also find that you become more effective too.

The standard charge for this course is £95 per day although for council employees this course is free to attend. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

The workshops will be held via MS Teams. We will email you with a link to join the online workshops in advance of the session. You will need to have access to an internet connection with a strong signal. If there are others using the same internet connection/bandwidth it may affect or interfere with the session. We encourage the use of a webcam if possible.

It is important that the whole group starts promptly at the scheduled time of the session. To help ensure that training is effective please click on the link to join the workshop at least five minutes in advance of the session, so that you are ready to begin on time.

Our tutors are highly experienced, and deliver our programmes with passion, pride and excellence. If you have any questions about this course work please contact emma.ford@southglos.gov.uk.

Participating in sessions

Participants are asked to embrace and abide by the following commitments:

• Maintain your focus on group learning and professional development
• Actively support peers
• Create a safe environment to encourage contribution and learning
• Participate constructively in the sessions
• Listen to encourage and welcome all views
• Respect each other’s values
• Maintain confidentiality in all matters

We embrace diversity and want to ensure that our sessions are fully inclusive for all. Please let us know any requirements or needs you have in relation to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation or caring responsibilities that may be relevant to your participation in the session.

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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0897 Epilepsy Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy.

Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course.

The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work.

The standard charge for this course is £95 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0286 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Essentials for Care Workers (EVENT FULL)

Please note if you are a Social Worker you should book onto the Professional version of this course.

This assessed training course provides Care Workers with the essential skills and knowledge to apply and comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 when carrying out their role. The MCA applies to every health and social care worker who is involved in the care, treatment or support of people who are unable to make all or some decisions themselves. Care Quality Commission Inspectors are increasingly asking care workers to explain their responsibilities under the MCA. The MCA provides legal protection from liability for carrying out care and treatment of people who lack capacity to consent, provided that care workers: Understand the principles of the MCA Have carried out a capacity assessment and reasonably believe that the person lacks capacity Reasonably believe the action they have taken is in the best interests of the person. How the training course works: Attend a workshop Submit brief evidence of how you have applied your learning in the workplace Receive feedback on your work which is shared with your employer Once you have achieved the required standard for compliance and good practice in line with the MCA code of practice you will be awarded a Mental Capacity Essentials Training Certificate.

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1 07 September 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map