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Code: ESC/20/19 Creative Thinking and Continuous Improvement

This one day workshop has been developed to give managers and staff the tools, techniques and time to practice the skills in order to be more efficient, think of new ideas, and eliminate waste, using creative thinking techniques.

 

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1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/15 Fundamentals of Food Hygiene Refresher

This refresher course is for staff who have already obtained the Royal Society for Public Health Level 2 Food Safety in Catering qualification, and should be undertaken 3 years after qualifying.

 

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1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 13:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/144 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level

This one day course provides delegates with knowledge of safe Moving and Handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may encounter and need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with minimal mobility, i.e. those who need hoisting or are bed-bound. This is covered in an additional half day course called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs, that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed.

The course covers:

  • A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of people
  • Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by implementing safe handling principles
  • The importance of good sitting posture
  • Risk assessment and moving and handling plans
  • Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing and walking techniques
  • Techniques and equipment to assist someone getting in and out of a bed
  • Basic ability testing in a chair
  • Familiarisation of a range of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, turn tables, handling belts, assisted standing equipment, wheelchairs including getting it into a car safely
  • Assistance with dressing and dressing aids.

For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flip-flops or open toed shoes.

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1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ESC/20/5 Being Your Best Knowing Your Worth

We can often be our worst saboteurs, not recognising that the language and behaviours we use can send out unhelpful messages about our confidence and sense of worth. At times of change and uncertainty, it is important we remain confident and send positive messages about our skills and knowledge and what we can offer to new or existing employers and customers.
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 March 2020 13:00 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/145 Moving & Handling & Risk Assessment of People: Train the Trainer

This is a course for moving and handling trainers who directly train staff in safe moving and handling of people techniques and how to complete moving and handling of people risk assessments.

The course is an in-depth 4 day course, spread over 2-5 weeks.  Please note: not all days will necessarily be the same day of the week.

This course is specifically for the moving and handling training of people, NOT LOADS. 

For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate.  Footwear should be flat/low heel and closed in toes.  No flip-flops or open toe sandals.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 March 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map
2 04 March 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map
3 10 March 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map
4 13 March 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/72 Safeguarding Adults: Refresher (EVENT FULL)

This half day refresher workshop is aimed at staff who work with adults with care and support needs, and who need to know the basics of safeguarding, legal responsibilities and good practice. It is designed to update knowledge and skills of staff who have already completed the introductory level 1 Safeguarding Awareness course in line with the Care Act 2014 and the Sussex Multi Agency Policy and Procedures.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 March 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/15 Administrators Development Programme (Cancelled)

This highly participative course will consist of some input from the facilitator, group discussions and practical exercises. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on what they have learnt and to draw up action plans to put it in to practice back in the workplace.

 

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1 04 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/60 Improving Financial Management - Budget Monitoring

Sound financial management is ever more crucial as we face the growing challenge of delivering services with reduced funding.

To help meet the challenges, we are offering 2 classroom based courses that will help you to understand the financial environment we work in and equip you with the knowledge and skills to make sound financial decisions.

We all have a responsibility to make the most of every pound and the decisions we make every day impact on value for money for our residents.

 

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1 04 March 2020 09:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/402 Managing Medicines for Care Workers

The course covers the safe administration of medicines within social care settings.

The first part of the course will cover the knowledge required to administer medicines and refers to medicines legislation, professional standards and guidance.

The second part of the day covers the basic practical skills required in order to be assessed as competent to administer medicines under the good practice guidance.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/19/498 Sharepoint 2013 (EVENT FULL)


SharePoint is a half day of training for East Sussex County Council users to familiarise themselves with the SharePoint platform.
This course is for anyone joining an ESCC team that uses Sharepoint libraries to store team information and who has not used Sharepoint before. The course will also cover managing your own Onedrive site used for storing personal documentation.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 March 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Room 505 St.Mary's House Map