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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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 3 June 201914:00 - 17:00Worthing Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 3 June 2019

14:00 - 17:00

Worthing Fire Station

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 1Tuesday 4 June 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallCommittee Room 1
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 4 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Committee Room 1


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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 5 June 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 5 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Promoting Positive Mental Health in Children in Care (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course for those working with Children will support you in identifying behaviour as an expression of psychological distress and help you to explore ways of working that enable children and adults to develop coping strategies.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 6 June 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 6 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 5 - Lewes


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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 1Tuesday 11 June 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary House - Conference Room 4TBA
Session 2Wednesday 12 June 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary House - Conference Room 4TBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 11 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House - Conference Room 4

TBA


Session 2
Wednesday 12 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House - Conference Room 4

TBA


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Equality and Inclusion (EVENT FULL)  
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 1Tuesday 11 June 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 11 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Paediatric First Aid (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 11 June 201909:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
Session 2Wednesday 12 June 201909:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 14
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 11 June 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


Session 2
Wednesday 12 June 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 14


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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 11 June 201909:30 - 16:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 11 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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Autism - Intermediate 2 (EVENT FULL)  
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 1Thursday 13 June 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseBoardroom
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 13 June 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Worthing - Centenary House

Boardroom


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