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Essential Learning and Development

Welcome

Essential learning supports our workforce to fulfil their job role and responsibilities which comply with organisational policies and procedures as well as legislative requirements.

Essential learning will enhance the confidence, skills and knowledge of staff and managers within their roles and could include learning opportunities in Handling and Moving, Adult Support and Protection and Child Protection.

The learning and development team will work with you to define what Essential learning is for your service where we will explore the development and delivery of learning opportunities with the appropriate teams and individuals who are experts in that area of practice.

Manual Handling

Two Day Basic Induction Course

Name of the session

Manual Handling Two Day Basic Induction Course

Description of course

Welcome to Manual Handling Two Day Basic Induction

“Keeping people safer in their work, lives and communities”

This is an essential part of your learning and will be delivered over two full days.

The two day course is for anyone who has not undertaken manual handling before or in more than two years and wished to keep themselves and others safe that they support.  All aspects of manual handling are covered and everyone who attends will be encouraged to get involved through a range of conversations, demonstrations on safe and efficient techniques and manoeuvres. We will have practical sessions on how to use current equipment such as wheelchairs, hoists, stand aids, slings, glide sheets and lots more. We hope the course will encourage everyone to think and promote safer ways of working while looking after their own health and those of others either in work, life or the community.

So all we ask is you come along and get involved.       

Who is it for?

This is essential learning is for everyone.

What will I learn?

This session will aim to support you in:

  • To have awareness and understanding of current legislative framework and the importance of the law and how this impacts on your daily working practice, in life and community care.
  • To have understanding of safe and efficient movement in relation to your own health, those who you are caring for and work colleagues within the community care sector. 
  • To enable knowledge, confidence, guidance and practical skills of how to use all relevant equipment which is used within Perth & Kinross.   

Where is the session

All Manual Handling Training is held at the Learning and Development Training Suite, Beechgrove House.

How to book

 Manual Handling Eventbrite

Annual Refresher

Name of the session

Manual Handling Annual Refresher

Description of course

Welcome to Manual Handling Annual Refresher

“Keeping people safer in their work, lives and communities”

This is an essential part of your learning and will be delivered over a full day.

The refresher course encourages you to revisit and reflect on your current practice through creative activities.  We encourage you to get involved in conversations and demonstration on various techniques to keep you and others safe. We will enable you to practise on a range of interesting and different manual handling equipment, whilst building on your confidence and skills.

So all we ask is you come along and get involved.       

Who is it for?

This is essential learning is for everyone.

What will I learn?

This session will aim to support you in:

  • To have an awareness of current legislative framework and the importance of why we work within them and how this impacts on your daily working practice, in life and community care.
  • To keep everyone up to date with any changes to current practice, techniques and usage of new equipment.
  • To have an understanding of safe and efficient movement in relation to your own personal care, those who you are caring for and work colleagues within the community care sector.
  • To have the knowledge, confidence and practical skills of how to use all relevant equipment hoists etc that are used within Perth & Kinross

 Where is the session

All Manual Handling Training is held at the Learning and Development Training Suite, Beechgrove House.

How to book

 Manual Handling Eventbrite

 

Child Protection

ECS Learning hub

http://www.ecslearninghub.org.uk/

In the ECS Learning Hub, we aim to provide ECS employees and our multi-agency partners with information and access to professional learning opportunities and training resources to assist their personal and professional development and growth.

Adult Support and Protection

Adult Support and Protection

Name of the session

Basic Awareness – Adult Support and Protection

Up to date description of course

Welcome to Basic Awareness – Adult Support and Protection learning opportunity.
This is an interactive 3 ½ hour workshop that will require your full participation.  We will use activities, videos and presentation material to introduce you to a basic awareness of adult support and protection. 

Who is it for?

This learning opportunity is open to everyone!

What will I learn?

This session will aim to support you in:

  • Discussions about what adult protection is
  • How to recognise harm
  • To become clearer about your own role and responsibilities in recognising and responding to concerns
  • Become familiar with the ‘Perth and Kinross Multi-Agency Guidelines’
  • Increasing your confidence and ability to recognise and refer appropriately

Where is the session

Various locations across all localities

How to book

Adult Support and Protection on Eventbrite

 

For more information on Adult Support & Protection, please click here 

 

Corporate Induction

Perth and Kinross Council have a Corporate Induction and you can find the details here -  http://eric/employmentinfo/StartingMovingandLeaving/Induction/default.aspx   

As part of this PKC employees will find current essential e-Learning here: http://eric/employmentinfo/StartingMovingandLeaving/Induction/pkcessentials/default.aspx

 

 

Health and Safety

The Councils Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team deliver a suite of health and safety related courses which are delivered to PKC employees and PKC Registered Partner Providers/Charities with the exception of our IOSH Managing Safely Course which incurs a fee and is publically available.

The types of courses delivered are as follows:

  • Risk assessment based e.g. General, Manual Handling, Display Screen Equipment (DSE), Control of Substances (COSHH).
  • Basic principles of Health and Safety.
  • Health and Safety Awareness e.g. Fire Safety Management, Asbestos, Lone Working, Basic Violence & Aggression, Working at Height / Ladder Safety, Electrical Safety, Incident Reporting & Investigation, Kinetic Lifting & Handling.
  • First Aid – Emergency 1 Day, 2 Day Refreshers, 3 Day First Aid at Work, Outdoor First Aid, Defibrillator.

For course outlines, dates and how to book please use the following link: PKC Internal H&S Training