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Code: SGC/21/0703 Coaching and mentoring group supervision (afternoon session)

These sessions are for the members of the South Gloucestershire Coaching and Mentoring Service only. We ask that all members attend two sessions of group supervision per year. Please see full details below for more information.

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What is coaching supervision?

Coaching supervision is the practice of reflecting upon your work as a coach, usually with a trained supervisor in either a 1:1 or group basis. It is often emphasised as ‘SUPER-vision' providing you with an enhanced ability to see your work from multiple perspectives. If not viewed like this coach supervision could be misconstrued as a more managerial practice by someone with more power than yourself 'checking' that you are 'doing it right'. Far from this, the relationship is more of one of equals, where the supervisor and coach (supervisee) sit 'side by side' in a safe, non-judgemental space getting curious about the your work as a coach. Through this process you gain insight into yourself, the client and the work you do together. Regular coaching supervision will enable the coach to explore these areas and in doing so improve their coaching effectiveness and ensure best value for coachees. Coaching supervision is an essential part of a coach’s ongoing learning and development.

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1 10 November 2021 14:00 - 16:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0702 Coaching and mentoring group supervision (morning session)

These sessions are for the members of the South Gloucestershire Coaching and Mentoring Service only. We ask that all members attend two sessions of group supervision per year. Please see full details below for more information.

Full details:

What is coaching supervision?

Coaching supervision is the practice of reflecting upon your work as a coach, usually with a trained supervisor in either a 1:1 or group basis. It is often emphasised as ‘SUPER-vision' providing you with an enhanced ability to see your work from multiple perspectives. If not viewed like this coach supervision could be misconstrued as a more managerial practice by someone with more power than yourself 'checking' that you are 'doing it right'. Far from this, the relationship is more of one of equals, where the supervisor and coach (supervisee) sit 'side by side' in a safe, non-judgemental space getting curious about the your work as a coach. Through this process you gain insight into yourself, the client and the work you do together. Regular coaching supervision will enable the coach to explore these areas and in doing so improve their coaching effectiveness and ensure best value for coachees. Coaching supervision is an essential part of a coach’s ongoing learning and development.

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1 10 November 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0251 Effective Multi-Agency Working In Adult Safeguarding (previously known as Managing Good Practice)

REMINDER - YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR HANDOUTS AND MS TEAMS INVITE FROM HELEN HOLLY THE TRAINER VIA EMAIL SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.


YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND THE "RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS" (previously ALERTER) COURSE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP.

Safeguarding Adults is a high priority aspect of the social/healthcare task. The role of a manager/practitioner in ensuring that staff respond appropriately to a safeguarding concern is vital. These staff also need to be confident about their own responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to concerns about a person’s safety. This 1-day course will assist managers/supervisors, Social Workers/OTs and other practitioners including in healthcare be clear about their role, how Making Safeguarding Personal impacts on it, and how to make decisions about what to do next.

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 10 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1156 Language Champion Meeting (INVITE ONLY)

You have been identified as a setting with a language lead / language champion.

We would like to invite the language champion to join us for a session to explore what it means to be a language champion in your setting and how this benefits the children.

The initial session we would like to explore;

? The role of the language champion in your setting
? Any training the language champion attended
? Assessment tools –if you use them, which ones and how they are used?
? Discussion around language interventions.

The aim of this will be for you to share ideas with other language champions including ideas, resources and challenges faced.

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1 10 November 2021 18:30 - 19:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0282 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Essentials for Care Workers (EVENT FULL)

PLEASE NOTE THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM.



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 10 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0958 Promoting Positive Mental Health – a half day course to improve skills, confidence and knowledge

Course: Promoting Positive Mental Health – a half day course to improve skills, confidence and knowledge.

Sign up and play your part in improving mental wellbeing in South Gloucestershire.

What will the half day mental health awareness course cover?
Course aims:

We all have mental health. This half day course aims to raise general awareness about mental health and provides some guidance for promoting wellbeing and responding supportively when a person experiences mental health difficulties.

There will be up to date information on local South Gloucestershire services.

Online courses are delivered via Zoom. Information about this online platform will be sent out with the Zoom link.

Course Duration: 3 hrs

Trainer: Suzanne Pearson

Trainer background:
Suzanne is a mental health practitioner and community trainer and has been delivering the ‘Promoting Positive Mental Health’ 90 min session in South Glos. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aid (Adult and Youth) Instructor.

Who should attend: Members of the public, volunteers and any professional who comes into contact with the public.

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1 10 November 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1286 Remote Recruitment (ICS Managers Only)

Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting

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 10 November 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1096 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emily Loveday)

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 10 November 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/1240 Children’s – Mosaic Intermediate

** You will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the relevant Me-Learning module**

During this session you'll get the opportunity to practice what was covered in the online 'Me-Learning' by logging into the Mosaic Training Database and completing a series of tasks which will be explained to you in short video demonstrations. The tasks will include recording basic person details and updating running records.

This is a self-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams, the CAH Learning Portal and the Mosaic Training Database.
** You will not be able to progress to ‘Children’s – Mosaic Advanced’ until this course has been completed**

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1 11 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1274 Direct Payments Training

IMPORTANT:  To complete your registration for this session we need you to complete the ‘Learning needs summary’ as well as the pre course work outlined in the attached document.  

The meeting will open at 9.00am, so that you can join the meeting in time to check that the technology is working prior to a 9.30am prompt start.

Around 6 weeks after the session you will get the opportunity to reflect on your learning and will be sent a short questionnaire to complete. This is in the same format as the unstructured CPD log for Social Work England. Therefore in reflecting on your learning, you will also have content ready to paste into your CPD log for SWE!

The session will focus on Direct payments and our statutory duty to provide Direct Payments under the Care Act 2014. We will consider the benefits of a direct payment for adults, carers, professionals and the Local Authority as well as the challenges that may be experienced. A direct payment recipient will tell you about how it helps them to live a good life. We will explore the role of the Support Agencies and the logistics of setting up a direct payment. Denise Swain will be available to answer any questions that you have about setting up the finances.

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1 11 November 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map