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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Paediatric First Aid + Adult Life Support (EVENT FULL)  
This two day course is for West Sussex County Council employees who work in Children's Residential Services. It is suitable if you work within Children's services where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols for children and young people is necessary. Ofsted advise that if you look after young people and children up until puberty you should have the Paediatric training and above that Adult First Aid training.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 20 November 201809:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
Session 2Wednesday 21 November 201809:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 20 November 2018

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


Session 2
Wednesday 21 November 2018

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


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Working Together To Safeguard Children  
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 1Tuesday 20 November 201809:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 20 November 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 - Royal Society for Public Health (EVENT FULL)  
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 legisl ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 21 November 201809:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 21 November 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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Child Protection Awareness (EVENT FULL)  
This full day course is designed for all staff who have infrequent or irregular contact with children, young people, parents or carers who may become aware of possible child abuse or neglect. This is an introductory course to children's safeguarding, to enable staff to be more alert to children's safety and welfare and know how to act on any concerns. This is not a refresher course for staff who have already completed safeguarding training. It will look at current definitions of child abuse and neglect and consider signs and indicators of abuse and neglect. It will outline the current le ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 23 November 201809:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 23 November 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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Understanding Autism 3: Exploring Sensory Awareness (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for anyone who works with children or adults who exhibit autistic behaviours. Many children and adults with autistic spectrum disorders experience diminished or heightened sensitivity to sensory stimuli. This course explores the main sensory processes and the impact on the individual if they are functioning usually. This knowledge can then be applied in designing an assessment which can produce an individual Sensory Profile for each child or adult and how to integrate the results of this assessment into the person's everyday life to improve communication, socialisa ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 27 November 201809:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 27 November 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC and PVI Care Establishments) (EVENT FULL)  
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 28 November 201809:30 - 12:30Horsham Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 28 November 2018

09:30 - 12:30

Horsham Fire Station

TBA


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Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 – Royal Society for Public Health (for Children's Residential Staff (EVENT FULL)  
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 legisl ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 28 November 201809:30 - 16:30Worthing Rugby ClubTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 28 November 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing Rugby Club

TBA


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Internet and Mobile Safety for Adults  
This one day course for Carers and Social Care staff involved with the care of children and young people will inform you of the risk of exploitation posed to children and young people through the use of information technology. This version of this course is intented for Adults only and is not suitable for children and young people.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 28 November 201809:30 - 15:00Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 28 November 2018

09:30 - 15:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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Equality and Inclusion  
This one day workshop is for all staff. It explores what is meant by equality and inclusion. It invites you to consider your responsiblities when working with customers to promote equality of opportunity.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Friday 30 November 201809:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 30 November 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Sexual Abuse: Caring for Children and Young People Who Have Been Sexually Abused (Cancelled)  
This two day course is for all professional child care staff and Foster Carers Level 1 pathway. It addresses identification of sexual abuse, how that impacts on child development and offers strategies to manage sexualised behaviour.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 3 December 201810:00 - 14:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
Session 2Tuesday 4 December 201810:00 - 14:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 3 December 2018

10:00 - 14:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


Session 2
Tuesday 4 December 2018

10:00 - 14:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


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