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Code: ESC/21/296 First Aid at Work (full certificate)

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.

FAW or EFAW certificates that expired after 16 March 2020 can remain valid until 31 October 2020 or 6 months from date of expiry, whichever is later. All requalification training for these certificates should be completed by 31 March 2021. If you do not requalify before 31st March 2021, you will need to take the full 3 day First Aid course to requalify as a First Aider.  

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 June 2021 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map
2 22 June 2021 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map
3 23 June 2021 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map

Code: CWA409AB Holding Difficult Conversations with Families - Workshop (Virtual) (EVENT FULL)

This is a live interactive virtual classroom, delivered via Zoom.

These new format courses will support staff who work directly with families to be more confident and capable when holding difficult conversations. This will now be delivered as a live interactive virtual classroom via Zoom. Now split over two half day sessions instead of one full day. Important. Please see "Additional Information" for joining instructions.

Participants will be introduced to a new set of practice principles that have been designed by East Sussex practitioners and consider how to integrate holding difficult conversations with families with Solution Focus and Motivational Interviewing techniques.

All registered participants are required to watch this 16 minute introductory video from the trainer Phil Jones in advance of participating in this workshop.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Classroom Map
2 30 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Classroom Map

Code: ESC/21/79 ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching Fast Track

PLEASE NOTE - this is now delivered remotely via MS Teams over four half day sessions. See Additional Information below for detailed times and dates.

Have you learnt coaching skills through our one day Coaching Skills (previously An Introduction to Coaching) or the two day Coaching for Managers course? Would you like to improve your skills and gain more practice?

If so the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching could be for you. This course is designed to give you an in depth knowledge of coaching skills and of the tools you can use in your coaching practice. You will also be required to complete 12 hours of supervised coaching to practically apply the tools and skills. Completion of this course will qualify you to become a member of the workplace coaching pool and we will be able to refer potential "coachees" from across the organisation to you.

Typically it can take between six months and one year to complete the course.

By attending our 2-day Coaching for Managers programme, managers will have covered some of the knowledge element of the Level 3 coaching programme and a considerable amount of the skills element.

Therefore all managers who have completed the 2-day programme or the 1 day Coaching Skills are invited to fast track through the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching.

As part of this course you will be required to find a "coachee" to practice your skills with. Before starting please identify someone that you can either work with yourself, or that you can swap with another person in the group.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 02 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
3 22 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
4 23 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/21/243 Legionella Awareness and the Management of Hot & Cold Water Systems

On completion of the course, learners will have an understanding of Legionnaire’s Disease and why it is important to manage their hot and cold water systems.

The course will also provide information on the current legislative requirements to enable compliance.


Course content

  • Legionella – what is it?
  • Legislation
  • Policy
  • Scenarios
  • Monitoring and inspection requirements
  • Risk Assessment Survey
  • Training procedure
  • Water sampling
  • Questions

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 June 2021 09:00 - 12:00 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ASC/21/392 Mental Health First Aid delivered remotely via MS Teams

This course is for Adult Social Care staff who want to train as Mental Health First Aiders to support their colleagues in the workplace.

The course will teach you practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues and help you gain confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.

On completion you will be a certified Mental Health First Aider.

This course is a blend of live training sessions and self-learning activities which must be completed before the live training sessions in order to become an accredited Mental Health First Aider.

The guidance from MHFA England indicates the following pre-course self-learning durations:

Pre day one:

  • Session 1: 1 hour
  • Session 2: 2 hours

Pre day 2:

  • Session 3: 2 hours
  • Session 4: 2 hours

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

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent close to the day/time of the event. See additional information below for more information about the pre-course self learning and registration with MHFA England.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

Please read the attached document – Attending online training- before joining the course

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Distance Learning Map
2 23 June 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/21/90 Project Management (EVENT FULL)

This course will be delivered across 5 sessions, via Microsoft Teams, and will introduce delegates to the core skills they require to manage change and deliver projects. 

Please see additional notes for timetable of sessions

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 10:00 - 15:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 23 June 2021 10:00 - 15:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
3 24 June 2021 10:00 - 15:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/21/318 Induction for ESCC Managers

Induction for ESCC Managers provides an opportunity to virtually meet Chief Officers and pick up on any queries relating to your new role as a Manager at ESCC. During the event you will 'meet' with managers from other departments in the Council making some useful contacts and establishing networks to help support you through the early months of your management career.

 

The training will be delivered via Microsoft teams. Delegates will receive a calendar invite in order to attend.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 09:15 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 24 June 2021 09:00 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/21/298 Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace - delivered remotely via MS Teams (EVENT FULL)

This is a blended learning approach and requires you to complete some pre-course work. A link to the online learning will be sent to you by the trainer nearer the time. The work must be completed in order to become a qualified and accredited Mental Health First Aider.

The guidance from MHFA England suggests the following pre course durations

Individual Learning Session 1 : 1 hr
Individual Learning Session 2 : 2 hr
Individual Learning Session 3 : 2 hr
Individual Learning Session 4 : 2 hr

This course is for ESCC employees to train as Mental Health First Aiders to support their colleagues in the workplace. Please ensure you read the attached ‘MHFA supporting guidance and commitments’ document and the information below carefully as this contains full information about the course and the MHFA scheme.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised two day accredited training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. There are four sessions to this course, 2 on each of 2 days, and allowing ample time for coffee/comfort breaks.

MHFA training won’t teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid, it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis. The MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured Instructor accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, who are trained to keep people safe and supported while they learn.

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.

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, plus 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).


What you are committing to:

  • Undertaking the accredited training and any additional training (where required) to acquire and maintain your MHFA certificate.
  • Becoming part of the pool of accredited MHFAers and providing mental health first aid within your workplace as needed, at your level of competence and training.
  • Being able to be called away from your normal duties at short notice if required.
  • Acting as a Mental Health Champion and partaking in ad-hoc wellbeing events (when required and dependent on needs of the service).
  • Partaking in post training support as required/directed.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 24 June 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ASC/21/361 REAP OT Reablement and Activity Analysis - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

NOTE: Delegates should have completed the Core Principles of Reablement Training before requesting their place on this course.

This training is aimed at ESCC JCR and Milton Grange staff only.


This training is delivered over 2 sessions, BOTH of which must be attended to complete the course.  THE DATES FOR THIS COURSE ARE 9th and 11th March 2021

The course is part of the QCF REAP and is completed by new JCR and DPS reablement support workers. The course aims to develop and enhance skills in applying reablement principles and techniques when working with older people in community and in-patient environments, following a recent reduction in physical ability.

The course is delivered via TEAMS. There are also various activities and case studies to engage the learner.

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

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent close to the day/time of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 10:30 - 13:30 Distance Learning Map
2 24 June 2021 10:30 - 13:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/21/620 Supervisors Development Programme - Covid19 Interim Training Programme (EVENT FULL)

The Supervisors Development Programme is open to all Practice Managers who supervise Social Workers and Resource Officers. It is a portfolio based programme of support and assessment against a national set of post qualification standards for social work supervisors.

(PQS) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/adult-social-work-post-qualifying-standards-knowledge-and-skills-statement
In the first phase the programme is open to all Practice Managers, and the second phase will extend the programme to all Senior Practitioners /Senior Resource Officers.

It is a flexible programme that recognises your current knowledge and skills and can be completed between 6-12 months depending on experience and previous achievements. Participating in the programme will support you to develop your knowledge, skills, and professional confidence in supervision. Critically reflective practice is a cornerstone of the standards and you will be offered monthly reflective group supervision throughout the course of the programme.

In addition, the programme includes 4 half-day workshops and individual mentor support. The content of the workshops include: leadership and performance management; critical reflection models; learning styles; models of supervision; change management; and equality and diversity. All 4 sessions must be attended to complete the training.

Important: This training is part of the COVID19 interim training programme and is suitable for new and existing staff.

It is recommended that new staff attend face to face training when available. This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.


Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

The link to join the  training will be sent one week before the day of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map
2 24 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map
3 30 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map
4 02 July 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map