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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Child Protection Awareness  
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 1Tuesday 28 November 201709:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 28 November 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


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Equality and Inclusion (EVENT FULL)  
This one day workshop is for all staff. It explores what is meant by equality and diversity and supplements the Treating People as Individuals policy. It invites you to consider your responsiblities when working with customers to promote equality of opportunity.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 28 November 201709:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 28 November 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Food Safety - Level 2 (Royal Society for Public Health) (EVENT FULL)  
This accredited one day course is for everyone who prepares and/or serves food or cooks with customers in training kitchens & kitchenettes. It provides you with an in-depth knowledge on food safety and updated legislation Please Note: You must bring Photo I.D for the trainer to check. If you do not have photo I.D, you will be turned away and you won’t be able to take the examination. Acceptable forms of Photo I.D. are - Company name badges/railcards/driving licences/passports etc. Email confirmation to confirm identity from managers will not be accepted and I.D has to be the origina ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 28 November 201709:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 6 - Pevensey
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 28 November 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 6 - Pevensey


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Sexual Abuse: Caring for Children and Young People Who Have Been Sexually Abused (EVENT FULL)  
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 1Thursday 30 November 201710:00 - 14:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
Session 2Friday 1 December 201710:00 - 14:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 30 November 2017

10:00 - 14:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


Session 2
Friday 1 December 2017

10:00 - 14:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


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Autism - Intermediate 2 (EVENT FULL)  
This is a one day course for staff providing day to day support and care to people on the autistic spectrum. You must complete the Introduction to Autism online learning course and 'Autism - Intermediate 1' course before attending this course.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 4 December 201709:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 4 December 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


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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 1Tuesday 5 December 201709:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 5 December 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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Food Safety Level 2 (Royal Society for Public Health) WSCC Staff only (EVENT FULL)  
This accredited one day course is for everyone who prepares and/or serves food or cooks with customers in training kitchens & kitchenettes. It provides you with an in-depth knowledge on food safety and updated legislation. This course is for West Sussex County Council employees who work with customers in care establishments. Please Note: You must bring Photo I.D for the trainer to check. If you do not have photo I.D, you will be turned away and you won’t be able to take the examination. Acceptable forms of Photo I.D. are - Company name badges/railcards/driving licences/passports et ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 6 December 201709:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 6 December 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Child Protection Awareness  
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 1Thursday 7 December 201709:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 7 December 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


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Understanding Autism 3: Sensory Functioning  
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 1Thursday 7 December 201709:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 7 December 2017

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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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 8 December 201710:00 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 8 December 2017

10:00 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


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