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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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Signs of Safety and Wellbeing Day 1 (EVENT FULL)  
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 12 November 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 5 - Lewes
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 12 November 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 5 - Lewes


Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list Full detailsPrint EventOpen document list 2 attached documents
Thresholds Online Webinar (EVENT FULL)  
This half day webinar 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 1Thursday 12 November 202009:30 - 11:00Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 12 November 2020

09:30 - 11:00

Online Learning

TBA


Event Full - Request a place on the reserve list Full detailsPrint EventOpen document list 3 attached documents
Domestic Abuse Awareness Webinar (EVENT FULL)  
This course has two parts. Part one is a self-led learning pack which will be emailed to you approximately ten days before the course. It will take approximately one hour to complete and must be completed before attending the Webinar. Part two is an interactive webinar which covers basic Domestic Abuse Awareness and is aimed at anyone working with young people, adults and families who may be experiencing or have experienced Domestic Abuse. During the webinar you will be part of a gr ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 17 November 202013:00 - 15:30Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 17 November 2020

13:00 - 15:30

Online Learning

TBA


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Child Protection Awareness (Cancelled)  
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 20 November 202009:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseFestival
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Friday 20 November 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Festival


Full detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document
Child Protection Awareness (Cancelled)  
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 3 December 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 3 December 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


Full detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document
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 3 December 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideCowdray Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 3 December 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Cowdray Room


Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 2 attached documents
Domestic Abuse Awareness Webinar (EVENT FULL)  
This course has two parts. Part one is a self-led learning pack which will be emailed to you approximately ten days before the course. It will take approximately one hour to complete and must be completed before attending the Webinar. Part two is an interactive webinar which covers basic Domestic Abuse Awareness and is aimed at anyone working with young people, adults and families who may be experiencing or have experienced Domestic Abuse. During the webinar you will be part of a gr ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 8 December 202013:00 - 15:30Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 8 December 2020

13:00 - 15:30

Online Learning

TBA


Event ClosedFull detailsPrint Event
Thresholds Online Webinar  
This half day webinar 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 1Wednesday 9 December 202009:30 - 11:00Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 9 December 2020

09:30 - 11:00

Online Learning

TBA


Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 3 attached documents
Child Protection Awareness (Cancelled)  
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 14 December 202009:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 14 December 2020

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Implementing Early Help Plans Online  
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 learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk and an Outlook calendar app ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 15 December 202010:00 - 12:00Online LearningTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 15 December 2020

10:00 - 12:00

Online Learning

TBA


Request a placeFull detailsPrint EventOpen document list 1 attached document