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Code: SGC/20/1104 Remote Recruitment (SGC Staff Only)

As the recruiting manager you’re at the centre of the process, driving the process to recruit the best person to meet your job needs. You have the insight and knowledge of how the role fits into the overall team, and what is needed to effectively perform this. This webinar will give you an understanding of good the skills required in remote recruitment and selection. It will include advert writing, candidate attraction, using CVs in selection and the council’s new recruitment system. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss how remote recruitment differs from face to face recruitment in terms of shortlisting and interviewing and gain advice on your own recruitment practices. We will also cover unconscious bias and how to promote equality within recruitment.

Please note; There is important pre-course work with activities to work through before you attend this webinar, this should take approximately 90 minute. Details of which will be in the joining instructions. Please read these thoroughly and get in touch with the course tutor if you have any questions.

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1 30 July 2020 10:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/0973 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (EF) (Cancelled)

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 31 July 2020 11:00 - 12:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1162 Connect 5 Live-Online Module 2: Changing the Conversation on Mental Wellbeing

Connect 5 is an accredited, evidence based workforce training programme. It is an incremental, three-module programme, escalating skills through each session. Participants can choose to take Module 1 only, Module 1 & 2, or Module 1, 2 & 3.

Connect 5 aims to improve population mental wellbeing by changing the way we have conversations about mental health. It provides a collaborative prevention toolkit that promotes psychological knowledge and the development of skills which empower people to take proactive steps to build resilience and look after themselves.

Connect 5 takes the position that we don’t need to be mental health specialists to support those who are experiencing emotional and mental health problems. It underpins the principles of Making Every Contact Count, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Five Ways to Wellbeing.

The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health.
Connect 5 Live Online is an interactive, virtual classroom training course conducted via Zoom.

Please note: Prior to the event, you will be sent an email with course materials and an invitation link to join the Zoom training.

Pre-requisite: Connect 5 Mini or Connect 5 Live-Online Module 1

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1 03 August 2020 12:45 - 16:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/1119 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 August 2020 11:00 - 12:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1112 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emma Ford)

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 August 2020 14:00 - 15:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1160 Why And How? Attachment and Emotional Health For Young People Looked After

Core Skills 6: This is a training course for Foster Carers and Adopters that will build on your knowledge and understanding of attachment. Training includes:- Introduction to attachment theory, its significance in normal infant development The impact of attachment experiences on brain development The impact of trauma on child development Different attachment styles The meaning behind children's behavior, understanding and responding to complex emotions and behaviours such as the need to be in control, pervasive shame and extreme anger Interventions in managing family atmosphere The impact of children's behaviour on parents and carers. Looking after yourself and your emotions. This course will help you to understand, survive and facilitate change in the behaviours of the children you care for.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 August 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Webinar: Zoom Map
2 10 August 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Webinar: Zoom Map
3 17 August 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/1070 Child Protection Update (Zoom Webinar)

THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM - YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR ZOOM INVITE SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOUR ZOOM LICENSE.

PLEASE FIND THE JOINING INSTRUCTIONS AND PRE-COURSE WORK ATTACHED TO THIS EVENT. YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS BEFORE ATTENDING.

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 Zoom invitation to you.

This pilot 2 hour webinar is delivered on behalf of the South Gloucestershire Children's Partnership.

Participants should be only those who have already completed an Advanced-level of Child Protection training within statutory or setting-related timescales, and who now need to maintain this level of training.

Also, it will be necessary for participants to have completed distance learning provided, prior to the webinar.

Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of safeguarding with experience of statutory and local child protection responsibilities and procedures.


Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgment 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.

The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.


The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.

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1 04 August 2020 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/1084 Mental Health First Aid - Adults (Online)

You must provide a postal address, as well as your e-mail address, in order to register for this course which is delivered via the MHFA England Online Learning Hub.  Please e-mail these details to sharon.hall@southglos.gov.uk who will forward to our contact at Bristol Mind so they can register you.

The programme consists of 4 x instructor-led live sessions and 4 x individual learning sessions. You must complete all of these in order to receive your certificate. You cannot swap between programmes.


The MHFA online course is delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub which is an integrated learning platform. Learners will be able to access, interact with, and complete their learning modules for both their individual learning and instructor-led live sessions. Once a learner is confirmed as a delegate on their course they will receive an invitation with a link to the Online Learning Hub as well as login details. The delegates will be able to access the course materials via the Online Learning Hub from once the course is fully set and delegates registered, until a month after the course has completed.

They will also have access to the printed Adult MHFA Manual, Workbook and ALGEE card to refer to at any time, including before, during, and after the course. The MHFA England Online Learning Hub works best when learners use Google Chrome as their internet browser. However, the hub can be used on Firefox and Edge, provided they are the most up to date versions of these browsers. The Online Learning Hub is compatible with Apple Mac, although not yet with Safari (coming soon). To ensure the best learning experience, MHFA England do not currently recommend connecting via tablet/iPad. Delegates will be invited to join the live sessions approximately 15min before the Instructor Member starts the course. During this time, the instructor will make introductions and take delegates through what they need to do to get settled, including ensuring the technology is working correctly.
 
If a delegate has an accessibility requirement - any accessibility needs are captured when the delegate registers for a course and this will be shared with their Instructor Member. The instructor will then contact the delegate ahead of the course to chat through and agree any adjustments that will support their learning experience.

COSTS:  £160 for those outside South Glos

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 August 2020 10:30 - 12:15 Online Learning Map
2 07 August 2020 10:30 - 13:00 Online Learning Map
3 10 August 2020 10:30 - 12:30 Online Learning Map
4 14 August 2020 10:30 - 12:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/20/1144 Wellbeing Coaching for Frontline 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 August 2020 19:00 - 20:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/20/1163 Connect 5 Live-Online Module 2: Changing the Conversation on Mental Wellbeing

Connect 5 is an accredited, evidence based workforce training programme. It is an incremental, three-module programme, escalating skills through each session. Participants can choose to take Module 1 only, Module 1 & 2, or Module 1, 2 & 3.

Connect 5 aims to improve population mental wellbeing by changing the way we have conversations about mental health. It provides a collaborative prevention toolkit that promotes psychological knowledge and the development of skills which empower people to take proactive steps to build resilience and look after themselves.

Connect 5 takes the position that we don’t need to be mental health specialists to support those who are experiencing emotional and mental health problems. It underpins the principles of Making Every Contact Count, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Five Ways to Wellbeing.

The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health.
Connect 5 Live Online is an interactive, virtual classroom training course conducted via Zoom.

Please note: Prior to the event, you will be sent an email with course materials and an invitation link to join the Zoom training.

Pre-requisite: Connect 5 Mini or Connect 5 Live-Online Module 1

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 August 2020 08:45 - 12:00 Webinar: Zoom Map