This pathway is for all childcare staff working in residential care who are not Social Work qualified. The pathway will guide you through the Learning and Development opportunities available to you in your first two years in post.
 
To book a place on these events follow the links to see available dates and locations, all events are also listed at the bottom of this page.


Induction and Online Learning Modules – Week One
Corporate Induction and Residential Induction Process
Child Sexual Exploitation
Manual Handling
Medication Level 1
Infection Prevention and Control




 
 
  
Residential Staff Development
Second Year
These courses can be done at the manager’s discretion. The unit must have two members of staff who have been on the courses at any one time. Course groupings signifies sequence of attendance
Learning and Development Training Days
The Secrets of Self Harm 1
Mental Health First Aid 2
Substance Misuse Awareness 1
Sexual Health and Personal Relationships 1
Caring for Young People who have been Sexually Abused 2
Total Training Days 7
        
Disability Homes Staff Development 
Second Year
These courses can be done at the manager’s discretion. The unit must have two members of staff who have been on the courses at any one time. Course groupings signifies sequence of attendance
Learning and Development Training Days
Epilepsy Awareness 0.5
Autism - Intermediate 1  1
Autism - Intermediate 2 1
Understanding Autism 3 1
Makaton 2
Protecting Disabled Children 1
Total Training Days 6.5
 
 
 
 
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The Secrets of Self Harm (EVENT FULL)  
This one day workshop is for relevant staff to develop their understanding of issues related to Self Harm. Some people use self harming behaviour as a coping strategy when life gets unbearable. This interactive workshop, which includes group discussion and practical exercises provides an opportunity to explore personal stories of the intricacy of self harm.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 2 February 201810:00 - 17:00Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 2 February 2018

10:00 - 17:00

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Substance Misuse Awareness (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for staff in Children and Young People Services. It is designed to raise awareness of different drugs as well as giving you knowledge of services across West Sussex which support families and individuals with substance misuse problems.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 5 February 201809:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 5 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Behaviour Management and Physical Intervention (Team Teach)  
This 2 day course is a mandatory course for residential staff. It explores the development of the knowledge and skills required when implementing positive handling as part of a whole setting approach to behaviour management.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 7 February 201809:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
Session 2Thursday 8 February 201809:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 7 February 2018

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


Session 2
Thursday 8 February 2018

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


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Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC and PVI Care Establishments)  
This interactive, half-day workshop is for all Care Establishment staff and will provide you with an understanding of fire, how it starts and spreads and the most effective ways of extinguishing different types of fire. It will look at your role and responsibilities in the event of a fire. This workshop can be part of an induction programme or as a refresher to previous learning. PARKING As there is no 'on site' parking at any of the Fire Stations - please allow extra time to find a parking space. Horsham Fire Station - Access The front door of the Fire Station is opp ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 7 February 201809:30 - 12:30Lancing Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 7 February 2018

09:30 - 12:30

Lancing Fire Station

TBA


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Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2- Royal Society for Public Health (WSCC Staff only)  
This one day event will cover the principles of food hygiene for people who are food handlers. The event aims to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of; the importance of food hygiene, associated food safety hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems. These topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food. The event will provide you with an in-depth knowledge on food safety and updated legislat ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 7 February 201809:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 7 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC and PVI Care Establishments)  
This interactive, half-day workshop is for all Care Establishment staff and will provide you with an understanding of fire, how it starts and spreads and the most effective ways of extinguishing different types of fire. It will look at your role and responsibilities in the event of a fire. This workshop can be part of an induction programme or as a refresher to previous learning. PARKING As there is no 'on site' parking at any of the Fire Stations - please allow extra time to find a parking space. Horsham Fire Station - Access The front door of the Fire Station is opp ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 12 February 201809:30 - 12:30Shoreham Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 12 February 2018

09:30 - 12:30

Shoreham Fire Station

TBA


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The Secrets of Self Harm (EVENT FULL)  
This one day workshop is for relevant staff to develop their understanding of issues related to Self Harm. Some people use self harming behaviour as a coping strategy when life gets unbearable. This interactive workshop, which includes group discussion and practical exercises provides an opportunity to explore personal stories of the intricacy of self harm.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 14 February 201809:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 14 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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Signs of Safety  
This is a two day targeted course and is only available to managers and practitioners in Children's Social Care (including R&A, IFS, CDT's, CLA teams, FRT Over 10's, Integrated Services, Fostering and Residential) as well as Safeguarding Unit (CPA's and IRO's), FRT Under 10's and Think Family Teams who are working with children where there are concerns for their safety and wellbeing. It is the standard training module used to deliver the signs of safety approach to practitioners, supervisors and managers working with children and families where there are concerns about their safety and wel ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 15 February 201809:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
Session 2Friday 16 February 201809:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 15 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


Session 2
Friday 16 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


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Working Together To Safeguard Children (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 15 February 201809:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 15 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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HIV Hepatitis B and C Awareness (Blood Borne Virus) (EVENT FULL)  
This half day course is for all professional staff working with children, young people and their families and is a Level 1 pathway course for Foster Carers. It identifies the processes of HIV and Hepatitis B and C infection, transmission and strategies for infection control.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 21 February 201809:30 - 13:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 21 February 2018

09:30 - 13:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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