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Code: SGC/20/0526 Anxiety in 5-11yr olds (EVENT FULL) (Cancelled)

A 3 hour workshop for people working in schools and Universal Children’s Services working with 5-11 year olds on recognising and helping children with anxiety. Looks at what is anxiety and an understanding of anxiety. The different types of anxiety. How children are affected by anxious parents?

If you want to discuss if this module is relevant to your work and the level you require please contact Sara Melia on sara.melia@southglos.gov.uk

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1 04 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0621 ASIST Suicide Prevention Course - 2 day course

Applied Suicide Prevention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two day course that prepares caregivers including those in professional roles to provide suicide life-assisting, first aid intervention. ASIST teaches Pathways for Assisting Life (PAL), which is a practical guide to undertaking suicide interventions. The training will enable participants to develop confidence and skills through observation and supervised simulation (role play and skills practice) in small groups. During the course you will have an opportunity to explore personal or professional experiences of suicide and space and support to focus on how your experiences with suicide impact on your beliefs and attitudes about using suicide first aid. It is anticipated that everyone taking part in the course will do so with the intention of becoming a registered ASIST Caregiver.

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1 04 May 2020 08:45 - 16:45 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 05 May 2020 08:45 - 16:45 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/1379 Contract Management Training - Social Care version (Local Authority staff only: Sth Glos, N Somerset, B&NES)

This one-day interactive training course provides excellent foundation knowledge and awareness of how to manage contracts with external providers successfully in order to extract better value-for-money and deliver the desired commercial outcomes. Competence in this area is equally about how to manage intelligently, knowing when to consult with professional colleagues especially when undertaking complex processes such as contractual change, recognising the key drivers that will improve supplier performance and understanding the role and importance of robust contract governance.

The course is ideal for individuals who have accountability for managing third party service providers within the council (including budget holders, contract managers, relationship managers, service delivery managers and procurement practitioners), as well as those that are relatively new to the procurement function.

Please note there is £100 recharge for South Glos employees to attend this course.

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1 04 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Castlewood Map

Code: SGC/20/396 Manual Handling - Refresher (Afternoon)

This half day course is an annual refresher for individuals working in adult social care settings where they have responsibilities for moving people. This course will enable you to build on your existing knowledge and practice. Delegates will be expected to demonstrate how they move people and share knowledge through working on scenarios. This course is designed to be a refresher for anyone working in adult social care with responsibilities for moving people and attendees. Delegates from partner agencies will need to evidence that they have attended a manual handling course in the previous 18 months. Please make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear as there is a practical aspect to this training.

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1 04 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/20/391 Manual Handling - Refresher (Morning)

This half day course is an annual refresher for individuals working in adult social care settings where they have responsibilities for moving people. This course will enable you to build on your existing knowledge and practice. Delegates will be expected to demonstrate how they move people and share knowledge through working on scenarios This course is designed to be a refresher for anyone working in adult social care with responsibilities for moving people and attendees. Delegates from partner agencies will need to evidence that they have attended a manual handling course in the previous 18 months. Please make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear as there is a practical aspect to this training.

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1 04 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Acorn Health & Safety Ltd Map

Code: SGC/20/268 Childminder Network (cf)

This network is for Ofsted registered childminders in South Gloucestershire, both new to the role and experienced, who would like to join with other childminders to explore focused topics to gain further understanding of this in practice.

This is an opportunity for Ofsted registered childminders in South Gloucestershire to join together in professional conversation about practice and new initiatives to gain deeper understanding of what is needed to enhance your provision and meet requirements. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored which will enable you to dispel any myths or misunderstandings.

Come and join this supportive group in discussion and meet new colleagues.

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1 05 May 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/1380 Contract Management Training (Local Authority staff only: Sth Glos, N Somerset, B&NES) (EVENT FULL)

This one-day interactive training course provides excellent foundation knowledge and awareness of how to manage contracts with external providers successfully in order to extract better value-for-money and deliver the desired commercial outcomes. Competence in this area is equally about how to manage intelligently, knowing when to consult with professional colleagues especially when undertaking complex processes such as contractual change, recognising the key drivers that will improve supplier performance and understanding the role and importance of robust contract governance.

The course is ideal for individuals who have accountability for managing third party service providers within the council (including budget holders, contract managers, relationship managers, service delivery managers and procurement practitioners), as well as those that are relatively new to the procurement function.

Please note there is £100 recharge for South Glos employees to attend this course.

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1 05 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 The Stable, Weston Super Mare Map

Code: SGC/20/328 The Write Way

How will this course help me? Our course will take you through the practical steps of writing clear and concise records and writing sequential, powerful and rewarding reports ° whether they are briefing notes, chronologies, summaries, assessments, care plans, safeguarding investigation reports or court reports. We will show you how to tackle your writing with clarity and confidence. You will understand the importance of: ° defining your purpose; ° organising your evidence; ° thinking and structure; ° writing analytically; and ° presentation. We will also highlight the seven deadly sins of social care writing and recording and show you how to avoid them. The standard charge for this course is £80. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 05 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/977 Understanding your role in supporting children and families with Early Help

This ½ day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Partnership Support Team and is targeted at professionals working directly with children and families. Recognising when families need early support is everyone’s responsibility and this multi-agency course aims to give professionals the opportunity to understand more about Early Help and how early intervention can help to improve outcomes for children and their families. This course will also cover basic information about the Early Help/ SAFeh assessment and the processes and procedures for making a referral to South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services.

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1 05 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/269 Childminder Network (cf)

This network is for Ofsted registered childminders in South Gloucestershire, both new to the role and experienced, who would like to join with other childminders to explore focused topics to gain further understanding of this in practice.

This is an opportunity for Ofsted registered childminders in South Gloucestershire to join together in professional conversation about practice and new initiatives to gain deeper understanding of what is needed to enhance your provision and meet requirements. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored which will enable you to dispel any myths or misunderstandings.

Come and join this supportive group in discussion and meet new colleagues.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map