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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Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 - Royal Society for Public Health - WSCC Staff Only (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 1Tuesday 18 June 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 18 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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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 19 June 201910:00 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 5 - Lewes
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 19 June 2019

10:00 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 5 - Lewes


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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 1Thursday 20 June 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 20 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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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 1Friday 21 June 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 1
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 21 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 1


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Understanding Autism: 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 individuals who may have sensory processing difficulties. 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 communicat ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 24 June 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 24 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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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. Please Note: Staff in WSCC - please see the
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 26 June 201909:30 - 12:30Bognor Regis Fire Station - Lecture RoomTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 26 June 2019

09:30 - 12:30

Bognor Regis Fire Station - Lecture Room

TBA


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Behaviour Management and Physical Intervention - Team-Teach  
This one day course is recommended for staff or Foster Carers who primarily work alone in low risk environments. 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 1Thursday 27 June 201909:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 27 June 2019

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


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Autism - Intermediate 1 (EVENT FULL)  
This is a one day course for staff providing day to day support and care to people on the autistic spectrum. It will provide you with an opportunity to build on your existing knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 1 July 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 1 July 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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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 1Monday 1 July 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideGoodwood Room
Session 2Tuesday 2 July 201909:00 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideGoodwood Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 1 July 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Goodwood Room


Session 2
Tuesday 2 July 2019

09:00 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Goodwood Room


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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 1Thursday 4 July 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideGoodwood Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 4 July 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Goodwood Room


Event ClosedFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document