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Code: SGC/22/1262 Signs of Safety - Bitesize session - words and pictures

This bitesize session is for people working with children and families in South Gloucestershire to be able to explore and gain confidence in creating words and picture explanations for children and families.

Please note: All attendees must have already attended Signs of Safety Awareness session or Signs of Safety 2 day training to be able to attend this course.


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1 13 December 2022 09:30 - 11:00 Badminton Road G15 Map

Code: SGC/22/1217 Bitesize Safeguarding Briefings for Childminders: Digital Safety

This course is for registered Childminders.

These briefings will run virtually with the offer of Childminders attending up to 6 sessions. The briefings will give up to date information on safeguarding legislation in practice. Each briefing has a specific focus.

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1 14 December 2022 19:00 - 20:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/1093 Undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries - for South Glos practitioners (Qualified Social Workers & OTs, Senior Practitioners, Team Managers only)

This webinar is specifically for all council-employed Adult Social Care practitioners: Social Workers, OTs, Senior Practitioners, Team & Service Managers.
It is a “core” internal training course which builds on and complements the existing multi-agency Safeguarding Adults training programmes that provide a foundation of knowledge and skills.

The course will enable all adult social care practitioners in South Glos Council to:

1. Update their understanding of the legal duties and principles in relation to safeguarding adults (e.g. within the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act).

2. Increase their confidence to work to national and local expectations and processes for safeguarding adults.

3. Refresh and refine their skills and knowledge around working with risk, effective decision-making and communication to promote confidence in adult safeguarding.

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1 14 December 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0953 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emma Ford) (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 15 December 2022 10:30 - 11:30 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/22/1298 Equality and Diversity - (Development Hub Social Workers)


  • Equality and diversity definitions -  Ensuring a council-wide consistent understanding of equality and diversity and what this means for all employees and the authority as a whole.
  • Equality and diversity benefits Ensuring a consistent understanding of the intended outcomes of good equality and diversity practices.
  • Psychology of discrimination Ensuring employees have an essential underpinning knowledge of how to approach equalities in their work.
  • Legislation The Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty – what they mean for employees and the council.
  • SGC’s Values and Behaviours Framework Ensuring that staff understand that equalities is integral to the SGC values and behaviours framework.
  • Monitoring equalities Ensuring that employees know the importance of equalities monitoring and how to use monitoring information to deliver service improvements across the council.

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1 16 December 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0607 Getting That Job for South Glos employees only


This online session will help you to build the skills needed to perform well during the recruitment process. We will cover limiting beliefs (negative thinking) – how to manage them so that you can achieve your goals, skills self-assessment to identify and apply your transferable skills and experiences, key points to help you create a great CV, application forms and expression of interest letters, and interview preparation.

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer.

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1 16 December 2022 09:30 - 11:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/1310 Overview of the Place to Live Request and Approval Process


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Overview of the Place to Live Request and Approval Process:  Includes all types of placement including out of authority and unregulated

These bite size sessions are designed to provide you with an update on placement planning processes. This includes the new process that will be implemented in respect of authorisation to search for placements, matching process for placements and review of placements. In addition the training will cover the authorisation process for unregulated and unregistered placements. The sessions will be co-facilitated with IT so that you will be provided with guidance on completing the relevant steps on Mosaic.

The training is aimed at all social workers and managers who are involved in placing children in all types of placement provision to ensure that you are aware of the revised approval processes and forms that will be required in order to initiate placement searches and approvals to place children. You will be introduced to the new forms and revised processes in respect of children’s placement, ahead of implementation of the new policy.

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1 19 December 2022 15:00 - 17:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/1278 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Deb 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 19 December 2022 11:00 - 12:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/22/0123 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 20 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 21 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/23/0236 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Deb 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 03 January 2023 14:00 - 15:00 Skype/Telephone Map