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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Autism - Intermediate 2  
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 1Thursday 10 October 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 3 - Hastings
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 10 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 3 - Hastings


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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 1Monday 14 October 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 14 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Promoting Positive Mental Health in Children in Care (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course for those working with Children will support you in identifying behaviour as an expression of psychological distress and help you to explore ways of working that enable children and adults to develop coping strategies.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 15 October 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - Edes HouseThe Norfolk Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 15 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - Edes House

The Norfolk 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. Please Note: Staff in WSCC - please see the
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 21 October 201909:30 - 12:30Horsham Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 21 October 2019

09:30 - 12:30

Horsham Fire Station

TBA


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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 inclusion. It invites you to consider your responsiblities when working with customers to promote equality of opportunity.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 22 October 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 22 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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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 1Thursday 24 October 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 24 October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

TBA


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Paediatric First Aid  
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 5 November 201909:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
Session 2Wednesday 6 November 201909:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 5 November 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


Session 2
Wednesday 6 November 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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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 1Thursday 7 November 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 7 November 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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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 1Thursday 7 November 201910:00 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 3 - Hastings
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 7 November 2019

10:00 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 3 - Hastings


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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 8 November 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 8 November 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


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