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 1Wednesday 11 March 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 11 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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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 1Wednesday 11 March 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
Session 2Thursday 12 March 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 11 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


Session 2
Thursday 12 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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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 1Monday 16 March 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 16 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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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 1Monday 16 March 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideCowdray Room
Session 2Tuesday 17 March 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideCowdray Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 16 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Cowdray Room


Session 2
Tuesday 17 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Cowdray Room


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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 17 March 202009:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
Session 2Wednesday 18 March 202009:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 17 March 2020

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


Session 2
Wednesday 18 March 2020

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Working Together To Safeguard Children  
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 1Tuesday 17 March 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 17 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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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 20 March 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 20 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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The Secrets of Self Harm  
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 20 March 202010:00 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 20 March 2020

10:00 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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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 23 March 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 23 March 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


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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 1Monday 23 March 202009:30 - 12:30Bognor Regis Fire Station - Lecture RoomTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 23 March 2020

09:30 - 12:30

Bognor Regis Fire Station - Lecture Room

TBA


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