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Code: SGC/20/144 Introduction to First Line Management May 21 - Nov 21

This management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. This blended online programme will be delivered as a series 6.5 days over a seven month period supported with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including online training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447), Deb Parsons (01454 868273) and Sharon Johnson (01454 863089). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma, Deb, or Sharon.


Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £150 to cover costs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 May 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Online Learning Map
2 09 June 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
3 14 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
4 13 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
5 17 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
6 08 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0182 Women in Leadership

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles. Women in Leadership builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. 

This three day programme will provide participants with an opportunity to focus on your personal and professional goals and give ongoing support to achieve them. The workshop is fun and interactive, and considers themes such as self-awareness, personal impact and influence, and leadership styles As an online course it will contain a mixture of discussions and self-study as well as essential pre-course work. It is written so people at all stages of their careers can benefit from it.

This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders and covers self-leadership, personal impact and influence as a leader and inspirational women and leadership.
 
Please note: This is a women only programme.

This course is free to South Gloucestershire Council staff.  For all external delegates there is a charge of £300.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 24 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 07 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1046 Introduction to First Line Management Oct 21 - March 22

This management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. This blended online programme will be delivered as a series 6.5 days over a seven month period supported with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including online training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447), Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb.

By accepting a place on this course you are confirming that your manager has approved your attendance and your team will be recharged the course fee.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £150 to cover costs.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 October 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Online Learning Map
2 02 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
3 15 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
4 18 January 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
5 16 February 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map
6 22 March 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/1153 Light Touch NVR for Foster Carers

We are running a pilot Non-violence resistant training (NVR) ‘light’ course for foster carers across 6 weeks from November to January
Non-violence resistant is a therapeutic approach to reducing the instances of aggressive and/or violent behaviour from children and young people towards their carers.
We want to offer an introduction to the principles which underpin NVR and to support carers in making sense of aggressive/violent behaviour their children and young people display.
Each week we will go through an NVR principle and corresponding techniques which may help to reduce escalations of aggression and violence in the home.
By the end of the training, we hope to have provided you with the tools to make sense of why aggression and violence can occur and escalate from young people towards their carers. We also aim to provide you with techniques to reduce escalation of aggression and techniques to facilitate the ‘resistance’ of violence in the home.

o Week 1: Wednesday 3rd November 10am-12pm, introduce and gain an understanding of NVR
o Week 2: Wednesday 10th November 10am-12pm, what does it involve - summary
o Week 3: Wednesday 24th November 10am-12pm, introduction to escalation patterns
o Week 4, Wednesday 1st December 10am-12pm, the concept and relevance of parental parents to support our young people to make good choice,
o Week 5, Wednesday 8st December 10am-12pm, the concept of supporters and the circle of concern
o Week 6, Wednesday 12th Jan 10am-12pm, to identify and prioritise behaviours of concern and the concept of reparation acts


For more information please contact either Erin Waites at Thinking Aloud (erin.waites@nhs.net) or Sandra and Tracey (TherapeuticParentingPathwayProject@southglos.gov.uk)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 November 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 10 November 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 24 November 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
4 01 December 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
5 08 December 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
6 12 January 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0183 Women in Leadership

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles. Women in Leadership builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. 

This three day programme will provide participants with an opportunity to focus on your personal and professional goals and give ongoing support to achieve them. The workshop is fun and interactive, and considers themes such as self-awareness, personal impact and influence, and leadership styles As an online course it will contain a mixture of discussions and self-study as well as essential pre-course work. It is written so people at all stages of their careers can benefit from it.

This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders and covers self-leadership, personal impact and influence as a leader and inspirational women and leadership.
 
Please note: This is a women only programme.

This course is free to South Gloucestershire Council staff.  For all external delegates there is a charge of £300.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 16 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 01 March 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/1273 Youth Mental Health First Aid – 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 MentalHealth@southglos.gov.uk who will register you and ensure your resources are sent out.

(We will use the information you provide to us only in relation to this course whilst complying with the established lawful conditions of explicit consent. In order to provide the service you require we will share your information with Mental Health First Aid England to enable them to send you the course materials required for this training. We will retain your information up to a year after the course to ensure your materials are received, then it will be destroyed securely.
The Council’s general Privacy Information can be found here http://www.southglos.gov.uk/privacy)

This is an accessible and flexible online format of the popular ‘face-to-face’ Youth MHFA Two Day course. Learners who complete the course will be certified as Youth Mental Health First Aiders and will receive an e-certificate on completion.

The course is a blend of individual learning and 4 live sessions all of which must be completed for your e-certificate to be issued. Online learning is via MHFA’s Online Learning Hub. Once you are registered, you will be issued with a login code so you can assess the Hub.

You will need a laptop or computer with a web cam and mic for the live sessions and ability to log on to an external platform which is likely to be Zoom. South Glos Council employees will need approval to use an external platform prior to the course starting.

Attendance at all four live sessions is expected.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
2 02 December 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
3 06 December 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
4 09 December 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0550 Epilepsy Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy.

Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course.

The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work.

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2021 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/21/0722 Introduction to the Care Act

This will be delivered via MS Teams.  You will be sent an invite nearer the time. Test your knowledge on Community Care Inform before you attend your training! https://adults.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/ (SGC employees only)

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 TEAMS invitation to you directly.

Who it's for:  Social Care and OT Practitioners working directly with people in need of care and support.

The course gives an understanding of the Care Act 2014, its principles and duties.
Content includes:
• an overview of the Care Act and its implications
• an outline of the wellbeing principle and duty
• general and specific duties under the Care Act
• how to prevent, delay or reduce care needs with information and advice
• a look at independent advocacy
• safeguarding adults
• assessments of needs, carers assessments and eligibility determination
• an individual’s journey through the reform system.

The standard charge for this course is £80. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 07 December 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 08 December 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/21/0898 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map
2 07 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1188 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2021 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Zoom Map