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 (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 29 January 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 29 January 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

TBA


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Sexual Health and Personal Relationships  
This one day course is for Foster Carers and Social Workers. It explores the development of the knowledge and skills required to support young people to make informed decisions about relationships and to assess risks to their health and wellbeing.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 29 January 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 29 January 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Foundation Children and Families  
This four day course is part of the pathway for all non-social work qualified staff who work with children, young people and their families in a social care setting. The course covers core Induction Standards for West Sussex staff
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 3 February 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
Session 2Tuesday 4 February 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
Session 3Wednesday 5 February 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
Session 4Thursday 6 February 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 3 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


Session 2
Tuesday 4 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


Session 3
Wednesday 5 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


Session 4
Thursday 6 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


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Autism - Intermediate 1  
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 1Tuesday 4 February 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 4 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 2


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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 7 February 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 7 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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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 1Friday 7 February 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 7 February 2020

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 1Monday 10 February 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 1
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 10 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 1


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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 1Tuesday 11 February 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 11 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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Behaviour Management and Physical Intervention (Team Teach)  
This 2 day course is a mandatory course for residential staff. 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 1Tuesday 11 February 202009:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
Session 2Wednesday 12 February 202009:30 - 16:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 11 February 2020

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


Session 2
Wednesday 12 February 2020

09:30 - 16:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Main Conference Room


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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 12 February 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 12 February 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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