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Code: SGC/19/293 PDPR Skills

Managers are responsible for the management of individual and team performance. This one day training course will explain the Council's Personal Development and Performance Review process. The workshop focuses on practising the skills to carry out effective meetings, understanding objective setting and making the PDPR process meaningful for all staff. Workforce Development.

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1 03 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/637 Children, Adults and Health Dept. Induction (EVENT FULL)

This is a 1-day overview for newly-appointed staff working in the council's Children, Adults & Health department. It aims to provide those staff with general information about the department, and is a complement to the ongoing workplace induction process that all new staff should receive from their line manager and team. Staff must also complete the six mandatory e-modules that all new council staff need to undertake, as set out in the guidance on MyHR.

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1 04 April 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/313 Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control

This is a half-day course delivered by Sarah Wigley, commissioned on behalf of the South Glos Safeguarding Adults Board. It is aimed at practitioners working in adult care services - across both statutory and IVP sectors - for whom it can act as an "intermediate"-level domestic violence and abuse course, e.g. to be completed before going on to do the Domestic Abuse: Advanced training and the Working with Perpetrators course (see LSCB training pathway). Children's services workforces may also find it helpful in terms of the particular focus on Coercive Control that this workshop covers.

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1 04 April 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/255 Don't Make A Drama Out Of A Complaint (Cancelled)

This extremely popular and entertaining workshop looks at complaints as a chance to reflect and improve on the service that we offer our customers. The standard charge for this course is £70 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 04 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/692 Strength-Based Practice: An Introduction (AM)

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.

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1 04 April 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/693 Strength-Based Practice: An Introduction (PM)

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.

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1 04 April 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Badminton Road 2001 Map

Code: SGC/19/561 Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection (EVENT FULL)

This one day training course 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 Inter Agency Child Protection and Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection.

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1 05 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/117 Basic Clinical Skills (EVENT FULL)

This half day workshop is aimed at adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies) The course includes trainer presentation, discussion, and a short multiple-choice assessment at the end to check the information has been retained by participants. Relevant handouts/paperwork will be provided by the facilitator Claire Boyd, North Bristol Trust. Please note this training is held at Southmead Hospital (Learning & Research building in the Science Quarter).

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1 08 April 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Southmead Hospital Map

Code: SGC/19/520 Manual Handling - Induction

This one day course provides adult social care staff who are responsible for moving people, with basic information and skills at an introductory level.The course is designed for anyone working in a care setting who are required to move people within their role. Please make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear as there is a practical aspect to this training.

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1 08 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/19/338 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (Prev Alerter)

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 08 April 2019 13:15 - 16:15 Kingswood Civic Centre Map