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Code: ASC/20/4 Induction to being a Personal Assistant

This course covers the knowledge base information of the Care Certificate. It is also a required course if you are applying to be an accredited PA by Support with Confidence (SWC) if you do not have a suitable qualification.

It is also open to people who are either employed as a PA or are thinking of taking on this role in the near future. If you wish to achieve the Care Certificate you will also need to undertake homework and be able to be assessed in your workplace by either volunteering to shadow one of our services or have agreement to be assessed in your workplace (as a PA).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 21 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 28 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/200 Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the workplace is a two day training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help their ESCC colleagues who may be experiencing a mental health issue. 

You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone whilst keeping yourself safe.

The course covers how to support someone to access the resources they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. This could include self-help books or websites, accessing therapy services through their GP or place of work, online self-referral, support groups, and more.

It is essential that your line manager is made aware of the following at the time of, and before approving, your application

What managers are agreeing to when approving their staff member’s attendance on this course:

  • To releasing your staff member for the two day training course and any post support sessions (approx. 2 sessions lasting a maximum of 3 hours each).
  • To releasing your staff member for related meetings (approximately 1 or 2 per year).
  • Allowing time to support colleagues when needed (often at short notice).

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 02 March 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/143 Posture and Seating: An Integral Component of Good Moving and Handling for Clients with Restricted Mobility

This course is aimed at those assessing and caring for adults with restricted mobility who struggle to re-adjust or move their position when seated.

This half day course covers:

  • Normal posture and how function relates to posture
  • Anatomy of the pelvis and spine
  • The effects that immobility has on the body, in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc
  • An awareness of postural issues and how to correct them or support them
  • The importance of ensuring that clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
  • Appropriate hoisting techniques into a chair
  • Ensuring the client's seat provides suitable support for them
  • Ensuring candidates are aware when to refer for a specialist OT seating assessment.

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 flipflops or open toe sandals.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2020 09:45 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ESC/20/14 Project Management Workshop

This 3-day interactive workshop will introduce delegates to the core skills they require to manage change and deliver projects. It is case-study based with attendees working in groups to deliver worked examples of the tools and techniques provided.

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 27 February 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 28 February 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/348 Website & Intranet CMS Training PM

This short course gives a general introduction on using Umbraco to update East Sussex County Council's external, public-facing website for residents and businesses: www.eastsussex.gov.uk 

It also covers some features on the staff intranet.

You will also have to do Writing for the Web Training.

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/347 Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web training – standards and conventions for writing online.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2020 10:00 - 13:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map