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 legislat ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 20 February 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 20 February 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 1Wednesday 20 February 201910:00 - 17:00Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 20 February 2019

10:00 - 17:00

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC Care Establishments - Adults and Childrens) (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 1Thursday 21 February 201909:30 - 12:30Worthing Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 21 February 2019

09:30 - 12:30

Worthing Fire Station

TBA


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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 1Tuesday 26 February 201909:30 - 12:30Worthing Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 26 February 2019

09:30 - 12:30

Worthing Fire Station

TBA


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Understanding Autism 3: Exploring Sensory Awareness  
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 26 February 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 26 February 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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Effective Communication with Children (EVENT FULL)  
This two day course is for Level 3 foster carers, residential staff, Think Family and newly qualified social workers. It is designed for all professionals working with children, young people and their families in a social care setting. Many young people may experience difficulties engaging with professionals and others in expressing their emotions in a readily understandable manner. This course provides the opportunity for you to try out a range of methods in enabling children to communicate in many different ways and to consider how you might engage with them. Please Note: Ple ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 27 February 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
Session 2Thursday 28 February 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 27 February 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


Session 2
Thursday 28 February 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


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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 28 February 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 28 February 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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Internet and Mobile Safety for Adults (EVENT FULL)  
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 1Thursday 28 February 201909:30 - 15:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 28 February 2019

09:30 - 15:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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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 5 March 201909:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
Session 2Wednesday 6 March 201909:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseConference Room 4
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 5 March 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


Session 2
Wednesday 6 March 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Conference Room 4


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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 1Wednesday 6 March 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 5 - Lewes
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 6 March 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 5 - Lewes


Event ClosedFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document