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eLearning: Getting it right: owning the Recruitment process

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop will support our leaders and managers to prepare and run a successful recruitment campaign. This workshop will ensure that all our hiring managers are aware of the AfC processes and how to attract candidates. This session is one of th ...
Course Code: BSS 20/078

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eLearning: Its ok to talk: managing sickness sympathetically

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop is focussed on supporting our leaders and managers to develop the best possible techniques to confidently manage sickness & absenteeism in the workplace. We know that failing to manage absenteeism and sickness at work is an expensive ...
Course Code: BSS 20/079

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eLearning: The first 90 days: taking control of Induction and probation

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop will support our leaders and managers to prepare an effective welcome for new members of staff and ensure that the first 90 days in post are valuable and purposeful. This session is one of the three mandatory events that AfC leaders ...
Course Code: BSS 20/080

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eLearning: Unconscious Bias (Cancelled)

Biases are inclinations that people hold towards a particular idea, individual, group or belief. They can cause us to act favourably or unfavourably towards groups of people based on characteristics that we perceive them to possess. Unconscious bias is not intentional but it can affect everyday decisions and interactions.

At Achieving for Children, we are committed to valuing difference and diversity in our workforce and in the children and families we work with, so that their identities are promoted and their individual needs can be met.

This elearning course gives a clear insight into ...
Course Code: EDU 20/368

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eLearning: Infection Control and Prevention

Germs are everywhere – while they’re often harmless, they can be deadly. So, we need to understand what we can do to prevent them from spreading as much as we can. In this course, we explore how different types of germs can affect us when in our bodies, and how we can keep ourselves safe, including having good hand hygiene, and using the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

This elearning course is essential for all practitioners working with children, young people and their families, whether new to post or to refresh their knowledge and understanding.

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Course Code: SFVSS 21/010

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eLearning: Reducing Parental Conflicts

Practitioners or agencies that have contact with parents either directly, or by working with their children, play an important role in identifying and supporting the reduction of parental conflict.

The Reducing Parental Conflict Programme has been designed to upskill practitioners in supporting parents to reduce conflict within their relationship, whether they are together or separated. In turn, they can then improve outcomes for their children. Whether new to your role, with less experience or a very experienced practitioner, regularly encountering parental conflict situations, learners wi ...
Course Code: EDU 21/292

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eLearning: Cultural Awareness

Culture can describe beliefs, behaviours and traits of an ethnic, social or age demographic. The cultural background of any individual will impact on how they interact with others.

A number of recent Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) have highlighted that professionals working with families may benefit from being upskilled in their knowledge and understanding of working with families from different cultural backgrounds. Learning from these reviews will feed into this course and in doing so the facilitator will aim to build on delegates' understanding of how cultural background will influence the ...
Course Code: EDU 21/984

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Managers Briefing: Getting to grips with the new recruitment system (EVENT FULL)

Achieving for Children (AfC) are currently in the process of making key changes to our HR services, these changes will take effect from 10 September 2021.

We are working with a new recruitment system: Hireserve. This will enable managers to coordinate the recruitment process more smoothly and efficiently.

This briefing is designed for hiring managers. It will take you through the life cycle of recruitment, exploring all the stages required whilst ensuring managers are confident of their roles.

These sessions will be delivered virtually, joining instructions will be emailed to conf ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1007

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Working with ADHD – Level 2

This course will build on content from the ‘Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ level 1 course. By the end of this course practitioners who are working directly with children and young people and/or their families will have the essential knowledge and understanding of ADHD, enabling them to work more effectively with those children and families. The course will particularly focus on supporting and managing ADHD in children and young people. Attendance at level 1 ADHD training is required before commencement of this course.

ADHD is thought to affect 3–9% of scho ...
Course Code: EDU 21/768

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Asbestos Awareness

All employers have a legal duty under the Control of Asbestos Regulations to ensure that anyone who could be exposed to asbestos during their work activities are adequately trained.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations require that training is undertaken regularly and this course offers training which enables candidates to identify asbestos containing materials, understand the associated dangers and how to respond should asbestos be identified.

According to data from the Health & Safety Executive “Asbestos still kills around 5000 workers each year, this is more than the number of peop ...
Course Code: EY 21/024

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