Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training.
This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.

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Code: ASC/20/519 Basic First Aid (Covid19 specific with no practical element) – certificate valid for one year (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.

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

  • You will be sent a First Aid manual and 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
  • After reading the First Aid manual, please complete the workbook and 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 Thursday after you receive the manual.   
  • Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about Basic First Aid.
  • 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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 June 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/205 Coaching for Managers - 2 Day Workshop (Cancelled)

This focussed programme aims to develop manager’s knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to fully integrate a coaching approach into the daily management of staff and projects in order to operate effectively, promote a culture of empowerment and engagement and to support creativity in a challenging business environment.
 
A coaching approach is increasingly well evidenced across the business community and public sector as an appropriate and successful leadership style, creating a ‘win-win’ effect, where staff are motivated and engaged, and work can be successfully devolved, freeing up valuable management time and resources.
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 01 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/523 Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering

This accredited online course is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of food hygiene and catering health and safety practices. It has been enhanced and adapted to cover your safety at work, and the safety of the client(s) that you prepare food for.

This is an online training course available between 1 June 2020 – 1 July 2020. 

Further information on how to access this course can be found in the Additional Information below

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 June 2020 09:00 - 23:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/361 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/279 End of Life Care for Managers and Senior Staff ONLY: Embedding End of Life Care Excellence within Residential Care Homes (1 day) and Advance Care Planning (1/2 day) (Cancelled)

A 1.5 day interactive session for managers/senior care home staff who are responsible for leading on best practice and for ensuring that excellence in end of life care and in advance care planning is embedded within their organisation. 

This training is aimed at Managers and Senior staff in care homes with responsibility for implementing best practice, staff training and/or completing person centred support/care plans.

You will explore the practical aspects of advance care planning including communication skills, timing and appropriateness of the conversations and how to document and share the information. 

Delegates are required to attend both the whole day End of Life Care and the half day Advanced Care Planning training to complete this course.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 June 2020 09:30 - 16:00 St Michael's Hospice Map
2 30 June 2020 09:30 - 13:00 St Michael's Hospice Map

Code: ESC/20/293 Report and Letter Writing for Business (Cancelled)

This course covers general report writing and letter writing skills. You will learn about the structure and layout of reports and letters as well as understand the development steps you will use to write a report or letter. The course also covers how to use the correct tone in report and letter writing as well as identifying common grammar, spelling and punctuation errors and finally takes a look at how to proofread your writing effectively.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/243 The Care Act: National Eligibility Criteria Adults and Carers (Cancelled)

This course is designed to explain the national eligibility criteria for both adults with care and support needs and informal carers. This course will give an opportunity to apply the national eligibility criteria to both an adult and carer and understand the difference between adult and carer eligibility.

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

Code: ESC/20/319 Creative Thinking and Continuous Improvement (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/426 LAS (Liquid Logic Adults) Safeguarding Adults


LAS Safeguarding Adults  is a half day of training for LAS users to familiarise themselves with the Liquid Logic Safeguarding recording. This course is designed to show you how to navigate and record a Safeguarding episode in LAS.

This course is for anyone who needs to record Safeguarding in LAS. You should have already attended LAS Search & View training.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Room 505 St.Mary's House Map

Code: ESC/20/399 LAS (Liquid Logic Adults) Search and View


LAS Search and View is a half day of training for East Sussex County Council users to familiarise themselves with the Adults Liquid Logic platform. This course is designed to show you how to navigate Liquid Logic, find clients and view case data and includes viewing scanned images held within ECaseFile

This course is for anyone joining an ESCC team that uses LAS whether to view client data or input data into the system

As a new staff member your manager must request that a Liquid Logic account is created for you before attending this course. When the account is created you will receive an e-mail invitation to book onto this course. Existing users are welcome to book if they wish to refresh their skills.

You must complete this training in order to be able to access the LIVE system. The trainer will activate your account on attendance.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Room 505 St.Mary's House Map