In light of continuing Government advice regarding the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) and social distancing, the majority of our face to face courses remain cancelled. Alternatively, we are pleased to offer an increasing range of online and virtual courses. Please see individual courses for details.

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Code: ASC/20/588 AMHP Mandatory Legal Update: Sessions 1 and 2

THIS COURSE IS FOR AMHPS WHO NEED TO DO THIS AS PART OF THEIR MANDATORY ANNUAL LEGAL UPDATE

Session 1:Overview of legal framework for admission and treatment of under 18s, including relevant provision of the Children Act (CA) 1989 and the MCA 2005

Session 2: Assessing capacity and competence; parental responsibility and the scope of parental responsibility

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/391 Developing Personal Resilience and Wellbeing (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for front line staff wishing to enhance their resilience.

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

Code: ESC/20/231 First Aid at Work (3 Day) (EVENT FULL) (Cancelled)

The First Aid at Work course, covered over 3 days, will qualify you as a First Aider and will enable you to deal with an accident or injury in the workplace. It will qualify you to diagnose a variety of possible illnesses and injuries and will enable you to assess the need to seek further medical attention.

At the end of the course there is a written exam and trainees must demonstrate the skills and knowledge learnt during the course, when there will be some hands on floor work. Trainees will receive a certificate at the end of the course and the qualification lasts for three years.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 08 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 09 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/387 Managing Medicines for Care Workers (Cancelled)

This 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 medicine 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 09 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/390 Mental Health First Aid (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at Assessment and Care Management staff to help workers identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses.

The MHFA Standard course is split up into 4 sections:

•What is mental health?

•Suicide

•Anxiety and depression

•Psychosis

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 10 September 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/662 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID-19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF. TRAINING WILL BE DELIVERED VIA A SKYPE MEETING AND YOU WILL BE SENT AN INVITE TO IT A COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE IT IS DUE. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN IT IS
AVAILABLE. Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate.


This course provides delegates with knowledge of safe moving and handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with restricted mobility issues, i.e. those who need hoisting or are cared for in bed. During the COVID 19 restrictions, This is covered in an additional 2 hour skype training session called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs. 

Due to the practical nature of moving and handling of people, it is recommended when accessible, candidates complete the face to face training available through East Sussex. 

The course covers:

  •  A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of objects and people 
  •  Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by mplementing safe handling principles
  •  The importance of good sitting posture
  •  Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing techniques
  •  Techniques to assist someone getting in and out of a bed.

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/664 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID-19 INTERIM TRAIING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF. TRAINING WILL BE DELIVERED VIA A SKYPE MEETING AND YOU WILL BE SENT AN INVITE TO IT A
COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE IT IS DUE. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE. Please look out for an email to complete the session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate via the learning portal.

NOTE: This course temporarily replaces the half day face to face Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers. The 2 hour foundation level course replaces the previous 1 Day Moving and Handling of People (Residential & Domiciliary) and refresher training.

It is recommended the foundation course is completed before attending this restricted mobility course.

This course is for care givers who assist and provide personal care for those clients with limited mobility, i.e. clients who are non weight bearing, hoisted or spend prolonged periods in bed.

The course covers the following.

  • The course reflects back on health and safety and care legislation relevant to moving and handling of people with complex needs
  • Via videos we demonstrate a variety of equipment, including hoists and slings, stand aids and insitu slide sheets.
  • Via We discuss various techniques for fitting slings with and without slide sheets
  • We cover the effects that immobility has on the body, in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc and the importance of ensuring
  • clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
  • We discuss the needs of clients who have restricted mobility within bed or who may need to spend prolonged periods within the bed, covering equipment and techniques to assist with rolling, repositioning in bed, techniques to fit slings clients who have limited ability or are unable to be rolled

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/389 Safeguarding Adults: Refresher (Cancelled)

This half day refresher workshop is aimed at staff who work with adults with care and support needs, 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 09 September 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/615 Website & Intranet CMS Training - remote training, via Microsoft Teams (EVENT FULL)

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.

Please note - this is a remote learning session which will be completed using Microsoft Teams.

We recommend that you check
• firstly that you have Microsoft Teams available on the device you intend to use
• that both the video and audio settings are available on that device
• that you complete the session in a place with as little likelihood of interruption as possible, and with minimal background noise

 

You will also have to complete the Writing for the Web Training

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 September 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Remote Corporate Training Map