This pathway is for all staff working in Early Help. The pathway provides an overview of the Learning and Development opportunities available to you during your first three years in post. Each role in Early Help has its own individual training pathway your line manager will provide your with a copy of the pathway relevant to your role.
 
To book a place on these events follow the links or to see available dates and locations, all events are also listed at the bottom of this page.
 
 
Induction and Online Learning Modules – Week One
Local/Team Induction
West Sussex County Council Induction (WSCC) - Welcome Modules
Office Safety
Corporate Health and Safety Induction
Manual Handling
Protecting Information
Acceptable use policy for using IT Facilities


All Staff then follow an Early Help core pathway based on whether their role involves holding a caseload or not.

Compliance Training
The courses highlighted in red above constitute the Early Help compliance courses. All staff must undertake these courses and ensure that they complete the appropriate refresher every 3 years. Staff above Grade 10 must also complete Safer Recruitment training.


6 Months – 36 Months
Each role in the Early Help workforce has its own individualised training & development pathway. Each pathway outlines the Mandatory and Optional training for each role. You should embark on completing the pathway over the next 2.5 years - completing the mandatory training first.


Refresher Training
You will be required to refresh your Safeguarding and any First Aid training every three Years. In addition West Sussex county council requires all staff to undertake Mandatory Annual Refresher Training.
 
 
 
 
 
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Implementing Early Help Plans Online - Parts 1 & 2 (EVENT FULL)  
This two-hour online, interactive, webinar is for anyone who provides support to children, young people, and families and who will be using the Early Help model. This event is made up of two parts, both of which you will need to undertake to successfully complete this course.
  • Part 1: Complete individual pre-session course work.
  • Part 2: Attend this two-hour, online, interactive, webinar via Skype.
  • Booking onto the Event When you book on to this event, you will be sent a confirmation email from learninganddev ...
    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Wednesday 22 July 202010:00 - 12:00Online LearningTBA
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Wednesday 22 July 2020

    10:00 - 12:00

    Online Learning

    TBA


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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 27 July 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseFestival
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Monday 27 July 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Worthing - Centenary House

    Festival


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document
    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 1Tuesday 11 August 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 1
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Tuesday 11 August 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Chichester - County Hall

    Committee Room 1


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    Thresholds Workshop  
    This half day workshop is available to anyone who works with children and families in any capacity. It will introduce you to Early Help/Think Family work and describe the use of the West Sussex Thresholds in identifying the best response to the needs of children and families.
    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Tuesday 1 September 202009:30 - 13:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Tuesday 1 September 2020

    09:30 - 13:30

    Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

    Room 2 - Bodiam


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 4 attached documents
    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 21 September 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Monday 21 September 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

    Room 2 - Bodiam


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document
    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 1Monday 28 September 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Monday 28 September 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Chichester - County Hall

    Learning Loft - 306


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document
    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 1Thursday 1 October 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseFestival
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Thursday 1 October 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Worthing - Centenary House

    Festival


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document
    Thresholds Workshop  
    This half day workshop is available to anyone who works with children and families in any capacity. It will introduce you to Early Help/Think Family work and describe the use of the West Sussex Thresholds in identifying the best response to the needs of children and families.
    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Tuesday 6 October 202009:30 - 13:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Tuesday 6 October 2020

    09:30 - 13:30

    Worthing - Centenary House

    Millenium


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    Signs of Safety and Wellbeing Day 1  
    Signs of Safety is an assessment and case planning framework using strengths based approach through working in partnership with families to develop best outcomes for children and young people. The aim of this course is to provide practitioners with an introduction to Signs of Safety Framework allowing them to gain skills and knowledge to use this approach in practice. This one day course if for practitioners who work with children and families in need of early help and who contribute to assessing, planning and reviewing children and young people’s needs through an Early Help Plan. Th ...
    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Thursday 8 October 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseFestival
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Thursday 8 October 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Worthing - Centenary House

    Festival


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 2 attached documents
    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 1Tuesday 13 October 202009:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 2
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Tuesday 13 October 2020

    09:30 - 16:30

    Chichester - County Hall

    Committee Room 2


    Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document