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/20/604 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties – Covid19 Interim Training Programme

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.
You will be sent links to resources and a workbook via email, so it’s vital that you give us your correct email address if it differs from the one on your East Sussex Learning Portal user account
Workbooks are not to be shared between colleagues; each person who wishes to complete this training MUST book their own place on it. Workbooks returned to the trainer by delegates who have not booked a place will NOT be marked
After completing the workbook please return it (via an email with answers typed or completed in PDF, saved and returned) for marking to ann.holland@eastsussex.gov.uk by no later than the Friday after you receive the workbook.
Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about assisting clients with swallowing difficulties.
Ann will mark and return your workbook.
Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.
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 online.

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

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1 04 August 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/227 Conflict Resolution (Cancelled)

The main focus of this training is on providing participants with the skills to enable them to address workplace conflict and performance issues proactively.

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

Code: ESC/20/616 Conflict resolution (remote via MS Teams) (EVENT FULL)

This session will be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams. Once your place is confirmed please take note of the joining instructions under Additional Information (below).

At East Sussex Council, you work with the public, clients, suppliers and colleagues.

You give them the best services and information possible.

But sometimes, people do the wrong things and consequently there are occasional conflicts that need to be managed.

Many people don’t like handling conflict, because they don’t know how to do it.

We know that mismanaged conflict can be very costly.

Conflict situations need to be handled properly.

So, how can we best resolve conflicts; quickly, easy and without too much negative emotion?

 

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1 04 August 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ASC/20/556 Epilepsy Awareness Training - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

EPILEPSY AWARENESS

On the date of your Epilepsy Awareness training, you will receive an email from tania.hudson@eastsussex.gov.uk with a link to a recorded presentation and assessment.

The training and assessment is expected to take approximately 2 hours.

PROCESS:

Watch the 40 minute ESCC Epilepsy Awareness presentation and 20 minute Epilepsy Society film.

Please then follow the relevant video links in the assessment regarding Buccal Midazolam.

NOTE: THIS TRAINING DOES NOT INCLUDE BUCCAL MIDAZOLAM COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT

The assessment has additional links which may be useful to refer back to.

Please don’t hesitate to email Tania with any questions about safe handling of medication

Tania will mark and return your assessment ASAP

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.

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF AS AN AWARENESS SESSION.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.

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1 04 August 2020 09:30 - 12:30 E-Learning Training Map

Code: ASC/20/314 Mental Capacity Act for Assessors and Making Best Interest Decisions (Cancelled)

This course is designed for those who may need to complete Mental Capacity Act (MCA) assessments and make best interest decisions.   This is an advanced course - participants will have done a basic awareness course or suitable online training first.

Included in the afternoon session around best interests will be guidance for chairing best interest meetings – although this is an all day course if you only need the chairing best interest meeting part, please come for the PM session only which will start approx. 1.30. IF YOU WILL ONLY BE ATTENDING IN THE AFTERNOON, PLEASE ENSURE YOU ADVISE WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR BOOKING REQUEST.

 

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

Code: ESC/20/603 Mental Health Awareness for Managers (a remotely delivered course) (EVENT FULL)

A workshop that will enable delegates to positively support and manage staff who are experiencing mental ill health. The focus of the course will be on practical ways to manage and support positive mental wellbeing for all staff including employees who are experiencing stress and distress

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1 04 August 2020 09:30 - 12:00 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/20/442 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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1 04 August 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ASC/20/465 Autism - Intermediate Level: Understand how to Support Individuals with Autism (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for staff in adult social care services providing day to day support and care to people with autism. 
 
You must have completed the Higher Basic level training before attending this course.
 

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1 05 August 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/559 Epilepsy Awareness for Independent Care Sector and PAs - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

EPILEPSY AWARENESS

On the date of your Epilepsy Awareness training, you will receive an email from tania.hudson@eastsussex.gov.uk with a link to a recorded presentation and assessment.

The training and assessment is expected to take approximately 2 hours.

PROCESS:

Watch the 40 minute ESCC Epilepsy Awareness presentation and 20 minute Epilepsy Society film.

Please then follow the relevant video links in the assessment regarding Buccal Midazolam.

NOTE: THIS TRAINING DOES NOT INCLUDE BUCCAL MIDAZOLAM COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT

The assessment has additional links which may be useful to refer back to.

Please don’t hesitate to email Tania with any questions about safe handling of medication.

Tania will mark and return your assessment ASAP.

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.

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF AS AN AWARENESS SESSION.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.

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1 05 August 2020 09:30 - 12:30 E-Learning Training Map

Code: ASC/20/581 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level - Covid19 Interim Training Programme (EVENT FULL)

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE FAST TRACK DISTANCE LEARNING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS 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 (via Microsoft Teams) and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information. Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate Outlook calendar invite with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this invite will be sent close to the day/time of the event. Please read the attached document "Attending our online Training" before joining the course.

 

 

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1 05 August 2020 13:30 - 15:30 Distance Learning Map