All Training courses

Training of relevance to third sector organisations in Leeds from various providers. Note the quality of training is the responsibility of the providers. Providers can upload relevant courses via their Doing Good Leeds account.

Professional Boundaries

9 January at 9:30am to 12:30am, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Professional Boundaries in the workplace.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Examine our own views, concerns and expectations in relation to professional boundaries Understanding the meaning of ‘Professional Boundaries’ Recognising the importance of professional boundaries Recognising the importance of professional boundaries Adopting clear working practices that establish professional boundaries
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Safeguarding of Adults Level 1

9 January at 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course looks at the potential causes and indicators of abuse and fulfilling your duty to pass on any disclosures or allegations, the feedback you can expect after making an alert.  How to address any immediate safety or protection needs of the alleged adult at risk, the recording of the incident in your workplace.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Look at personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk Establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support Understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers who do not have a supervisory or management role but have a duty to pass on safeguarding concerns appropriately.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Leeds City Council, NHS CCGs and other public sector purchasers of goods and services have moved from awarding only grants to more formal service level agreements and contracts.  This is part of the commissioning process which involves the assessment of a community’s needs and buying in organisations to provide services to meet those needs.  Within the commissioning process commissioners are keen to explore new ways for those public agencies and the service providers to achieve better outcomes for local communities.

This session will help voluntary and community groups to understand the commissioning processes in Leeds, who the key commissioners are, help you decide if contracting for services is for you and the next steps you should take.ONLY AVAILABLE TO LEEDS BASED GROUPS AND LEEDS BASED 3RD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS.

Please note as this course is a free course if you book a place and are unable to attend for any reason (i.e. illness, or other circumstances) and cannot send another colleague in your place, please let us know as soon as possible.   If you give us less than 14 days’ notice you will be charged a £10 non attendance fee.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Understand the commissioning process (including the commissioning cycle). Know where to find funding opportunities through commissioning e.g. grants and contracts. Clarify jargon around commissioning. Know the pros and cons relating to commissioning. Know if contracts are right for your organisation and what you want to deliver. Where to find information, help and support.
Suitable for Any voluntary or community sector organisation new to, or looking to consider, funding through commissioning opportunities as a way of supporting their work; and for staff who are new to commissioning.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This half day training is for people who may have the ability to identify levels of vulnerability of children and young people, either directly, through work with their families / carers or through the setting in which they work.

This is seen as a minimum requirement for all people working within settings which work with or have regular contact with children and young people. It is recommended that people undertake Refresher Training every 3 years.

Venue Stringer House
34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Gain knowledge of child abuse and neglect including signs and indicators. Learn about the impact of abuse on child development. Understand interagency working to identify, assess and meet the needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns. Learn what to do in response to concerns. Look at this are in depth using local learning from serious case reviews.
Suitable for This is seen as a minimum requirement for all people working within settings which work with or have regular contact with children and young people. It is recommended that people undertake Refresher Training every 3 years.
How to book https://www.vcconnectsystem.org.uk/VALeedsWebsite/CourseRegAndBookingAuth/Login.aspx?CourseID=863
Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essential Subscriber £60

DIY Accounts in Excel

16 January at 10:00am to 1:00pm, 2018
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided. Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation. This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.
Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds, LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will help you to: Be shown the structure of the linked spreadsheet. Set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet. Review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0

Risk Assessment

18 January at 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Risk Assessing and will include a range of tools that will support workers when assessing risk.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Give an understanding of the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation. Promote awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hazard. Promote understanding of the 5 steps of carrying out a risk assessment. Give an understanding of different control measures and how these might be implemented. Understand the importance of risk assessments and current applicable legislation. Understand what constitutes a hazard.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Food Hygiene Awareness

18 January at 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course will provide all staff with the recommended 3 year refresher in Food Hygiene.

Please note there is an extra £12 charge for an Accredited Certificate on top of the standard course fee.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the legal requirements and relevant documentation Learn about contamination of food and how to control it Gain knowledge of bacteriology, cross contamination and personal hygiene Learn about cleaning and disinfection Personal hygiene Causes of food poisoning
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Safeguarding of Adults Level 2

23 January at 9:30am to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course looks at the initial alert and the decision making process in deciding to make a referral, taking into consideration consent and capacity of the alleged vulnerable adult, keeping them at the centre of the decision making process. How and who to refer to and the different types of response you could expect.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Know how to deal with concerns and refer appropriately. Personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk Know what to look out for. To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support. To understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role who will have the responsibility for dealing with concerns and referring appropriately.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Advanced Health & Wellbeing Training Programme

24 January to Wednesday 31 January, 2018
Provided by Public Health, Leeds City Council
Description An opportunity to inform and enhance your public health skills and competencies, in order to better understand and deliver the challenging public health agenda This course has been designed to build on and enhance existing practice in tackling health inequalities and improving health and wellbeing within the Leeds population.      The course will run for half a day, once a month, over an eight-month period and participants are expected to attend a minimum of six out of seven workshops plus the Masterclass (a demonstration of learning) to receive a completion certificate. The dates and topics for the next round of training are: 24 January 2018 - Public Health: Past, present and future 21 February 2018 - Partnership working 28 March 2018 - How to understand and interpret data 25 April 2018 - Working with communities 23 May 2018 - How to effect change 20 June 2018 - How to measure outcomes 11 July 2018 - Increasing effectiveness 05 September 2018 - Masterclass – A celebration of participants’ learning
 
Venue Technorth
Technorth 9 Harrogate Road Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes
Suitable for The programme is open to all those whose work involves improving the health and wellbeing of people and communities.
How to book Please email phforall@leeds.gov.uk to request an application form. Expressions of interest will be accepted until the deadline of 01/12/17, after which places will be confirmed.
Cost £80
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

To provide a support and supervision process for those organisations that have volunteers to manage. This course will look at two key theories relating to the supervision process and help you to incorporate them into practice .We will also look at examples of good practice.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand how to support your volunteers Explore the reasons that organisations provide supervision to their volunteers Understand the key elements of effective supervision Analyse the different methods of supervision group and one to one
Suitable for Anyone wanting to gain supervision skills for volunteer management.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Management Skills for New Managers 2 day course

6 February at 9:30am to Tuesday 13 February at 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Making the move into management can be a demanding and anxious time. This two day course introduces the main elements of the management role and the skills you need to draw on to be successful.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the feelings you face and have to deal with in being a new manager: for instance, not being 'friends' any more Deal with the most common issues around difficult people and difficult situations Implement formal procedures of supervision and appraisal Use models for planning, organising, decision-making and communicating
Suitable for This course provides new managers with a foundation of knowledge and skills.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Leeds City Council, NHS CCGs and other public sector bodies are keen to contract with third sector organisations to provide services through the commissioning process which involves the assessment of a community’s needs and buying in organisations to provide services to meet those needs. THERE WILL BE INPUT FROM A LEEDS CITY COUNCIL COMMISSIONER AT THIS SESSION.

This session will help organisations bid for contracts.  It will ensure organisations know what they need to have in place in order to be eligible to apply and help them understand how to complete a successful PQQ and tender.  A commissioner from LCC will give support and advice during the session.

Please note as this course is a free course if you book a place and are unable to attend for any reason (i.e. illness, or other circumstances) and cannot send another colleague in your place, please let us know as soon as possible.   If you give us less than 14 days’ notice you will be charged a £10 non attendance fee.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the commissioning process (including the commissioning cycle). Check your organisation is ready to bid and identify any risks. Guide you through completing a PQQ and tender – looking at answers to key questions. Understand what commissioners look for in a successful bid and how they are scored. Where to find information, help and support – and get feedback on your draft tenders.
Suitable for Any voluntary or community sector organisation planning to bid, or in the process of bidding, for a contract from a public sector provider, and for staff who are new to bidding for contracts.
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Cost FREE

Public Speaking Workshop

15 February at 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2018
Provided by Fall into Place Theatre
Description
This three hour public speaking workshop will use drama techniques to develop public speaking skills and confidence.
 
It is a safe and relaxed environment in which to practise public speaking and develop skills using drama and performance techniques.

For a more detailed break down of the workshop, please contact Sarah: sarah.fallintoplace@gmail.com
 
Any profit earned from our workshops goes back into our community drama projects. Read more about us on our website: www.fallintoplace.co.uk
Venue HEART Centre
Bennet Road Headingley LS6 3HN
Learning outcomes - Identifying common issues with public speaking and how to overcome them - Outline the key elements of crafting a short speech -Practise using tone of voice and using this for maximum impact -Identify and practise storytelling as a great tool to engage your audience -Practise a prepared short speech -Practise an improvised short speech
Suitable for This workshop is suitable for: -people who want to gain confidence when public speaking, speaking in groups or during meetings -people who want to develop their public speaking skills -people who want to learn new tools to be engaging and have impact upon an audience -people who are experienced and wish to learn a new perspective on delivery from a performance and drama angle. The workshop is aimed at adults 18+. Please get in touch if you have a younger group who would benefit from this training, as we do offer bespoke training too. We aim to be as accessible as possible, please let us know if you have any particular learning requirements and we will do our best to accommodate you.
How to book Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/public-speaking-skills-workshop-12-day-tickets-38102838616 Contact Sarah on 07341254967 or fipdrama@gmail.com for more details.
Cost £48.38 per person (all inclusive) There is a 10% discount for clubs and charities or group bookings of 6+ people.

Award Level 3 in Education and Training (PTLLS) - Six Day Course

19 February at 9:30am to Monday 26 March at 4:15pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Accreditation CERTA

This is the 'gateway' national qualification for new teachers of adult learners, previously known as 'PTLLS'. The content covers the role, responsibilities and boundaries of the teacher in the 'lifelong learning' sector, so that they are able to create effective and stimulating opportunities for learning through high quality teaching that enables the development and progression of all learners. 6 full days in class, with a further 80 hours of coursework to be completed in your own time.

The course starts at 9.30 am but you need to arrive by 9.15 am. Please enquire for cost of course and below are the dates for the course:-

19 Feb 2018 from 09:30 to 16:15
26 Feb 2018 from 09:30 to 16:15
05 Mar 2018 from 09:30 to 16:15
12 Mar 2018 from 09:30 to 16:15
19 Mar 2018 from 09:30 to 16:15
26 Mar 2018 from 09:30 to 16:15

 

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand own roles, responsibilities and boundaries of their role in relation to teaching. Understand appropriate teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area. Demonstrate session planning skills. Understand how to deliver inclusive sessions which motivate learners. Understand the use of different assessment methods and the need for record keeping.
Suitable for New teachers / trainers / tutors, people who intend to deliver training as part of their job role, and teachers who do not currently have a qualification.
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Cost Please enquire for course cost

COSHH & RIDDOR

20 February at 9:30am to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course aims to provide a more in depth understanding of COSHH & RIDDOR.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes To explain the legislation requirements in relation to COSHH and how to identify and protect yourself from potentially hazardous substances To explain RIDDOR , how it is relevant in the workplace and the legislation requirements for reporting to the HSE
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Risk Assessment

20 February at 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Risk Assessing and will include a range of tools that will support workers when assessing risk.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Give an understanding of the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation. Promote awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hazard. Promote understanding of the 5 steps of carrying out a risk assessment. Give an understanding of different control measures and how these might be implemented. Understand the importance of risk assessments and current applicable legislation. Understand what constitutes a hazard.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

DIY Accounts in Excel

21 February at 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided. Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation. This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.
Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds, LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will help you to: Be shown the structure of the linked spreadsheet. Set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet. Review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

The course will explain our Volunteering Toolkit - how to create and develop a volunteering programme, including managing the volunteers you currently have.

You will explore this area of work using our Volunteering Toolkit, which is a step by step guide on how to do this.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Identify the processes needed for starting a new volunteering programme. Develop your small volunteering programme and ways you can expand this. Work through our Volunteering Toolkit - a free step by step guide on improving or implementing a volunteer management programme. Learn how to recruit and retain volunteers for your organisation.
Suitable for This course is aimed at those who are considering starting a volunteering programme and implementing this into their organisation. or anyone that has a small volunteering programme and are considering expanding this.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Food Hygiene Awareness

28 February at 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course will provide all staff with the recommended 3 year refresher in Food Hygiene.

Please note there is an extra £12 charge for an Accredited Certificate on top of the standard course fee.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Causes of food poisoning Legal requirements and relevant documentation Contamination of food and how to control it Bacteriology Cross contamination Cleaning and disinfection Personal hygiene
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by
Description

Leeds City Council, NHS CCGs and other public sector bodies are keen to contract with third sector organisations to provide services through the commissioning process which involves the assessment of a community’s needs and buying in organisations to provide services to meet these needs.  This session run by WYCAS is a follow up session to Commissioning – Bidding for Contracts delivered by VAL which supports third sector groups to complete tenders.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Pricing up a service. Working out direct costs, overheads and costs per beneficiary/service. Completing Service Cost Analysis Forms and Pricing Schedules. Demonstrating financial capacity and controls.
Suitable for Suitable for any voluntary or community sector organisation planning, or in the process of bidding for a contract from a public sector provider, and for staff who are new to bidding for contracts.
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Cost FREE

Safeguarding of Adults Level 1

6 March at 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course looks at the potential causes and indicators of abuse and fulfilling your duty to pass on any disclosures or allegations, the feedback you can expect after making an alert.  How to address any immediate safety or protection needs of the alleged adult at risk, the recording of the incident in your workplace.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Look at personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk Establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support Understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert
Suitable for
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Confidentiality & Record Keeping

6 March at 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course aims to provide a more in depth understanding of confidentiality and record keeping. Providing information on the importance of accurate and true record keeping. It will also Identify the duties of a all staff in relation to confidentiality.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes To explore confidentiality and information sharing To discuss staffs ‘Duty of Care’ in relation to service users information To establish a shared understanding of best working practice when record keeping
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Stress Relief Workshop

8 March at 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2018
Provided by Fall into Place Theatre
Description Our stress relief workshop aims to provide information about stress in a workplace environment. We will look at how people respond to stress differently, coping mechanisms and how to support each other as a team to reduce stress.

All profits made from this workshops go back into our community theatre projects. Read more about this on our website: www.fallintoplace.co.uk

Venue HEART Centre
Bennett Road Headingley Leeds LS6 3HN
Learning outcomes By the end of the workshop you will: - have identified different triggers of stress - have identified how stress can affect the body and mind - have observed the different ways people cope with stress - have identified and practised 2 coping mechanisms for stress - have practised supporting another team member with a stressful scenario -have identified the ways in which a team can provide a supportive environment to reduce stress
Suitable for This workshop is aimed at people who: - may be experiencing heavy workloads and have intense periods - would like to know more about stress and how it affects our bodies and behaviours - would ike to know how to support others who are experiencing stress -would like to learn some techniques for dealing with stress This training is aimed at 18+. If you have a group with particular learning needs, please let us know. We do offer bespoke training, and will do our best to accommodate you.
How to book Eventbrite page: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stress-relief-workshop-12-day-tickets-38104137501 Or contact Sarah: 07341254967 fipdrama@gmail.com
Cost £48.38 (all inclusive)Please note we offer a 10% discount for not for profit organisations and group bookings of +6 people.

Challenging Behaviour

12 March at 9:30am to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course is designed to support staff who deal with potentially disruptive and assaultive behaviours. It enables staff to understand what factors may increase or decrease the likelihood of anger and aggression occurring in work settings. It will consider some strategies and good practice in relation to managing potential angry and aggressive situations

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Raising awareness of non-verbal communication and it’s effects on the anxiety level of an individual Identifying different stages of defensive behaviour Organising staff members thinking about escalating behaviours in crisis situations Helping staff develop strategies to safely and effectively respond to the behaviours being exhibited
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in direct delivery of services who encounter aggressive and potentially violent situations
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Professional Boundaries

16 March at 9:30am to 12:30pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Professional Boundaries in the workplace.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Examine our own views, concerns and expectations in relation to professional boundaries Understanding the meaning of ‘Professional Boundaries’ Recognising the importance of professional boundaries Adopting clear working practices that establish professional boundaries
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
How to book
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Health and Safety

16 March at 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description
  This is a half day session that will aim to provide a more in-depth understanding of Health and Safety in relation to the workplace.
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Provide a more in-depth understanding of Health and Safety in relation to the workplace. Staff and Mangers roles in relation to Health & Safety. COSHH. Fire procedures in Adult Social Care establishments. Personal safety and lone working. Share information on the importance of accurate and up to date Risk Assessments.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Coaching Skills to Support Development

21 March at 9:30am to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

We are all aware of the value of effective supervision – those one-to-one meetings that focus on reviewing the performance of staff members and setting developmental goals. To use that valuable time most efficiently, adopt a coaching approach to achieve better communication, co-operation and improvement in performance. Effective coaching increases self-awareness and reduces conflict, leading to enhanced performance from staff members who take responsibility for their own developing competence and confidence. This is a very practical introduction to coaching skills for team leaders and managers.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Know when coaching is appropriate in the workplace. Establish and build an enabling relationship. Challenge limiting beliefs and agree realistic and effective coaching objectives. Understand the power of different questions and when to use them. Practise coaching using GROW and Constructive Feedback.
Suitable for Team Leaders, Managers and Trustees who are responsible for developing the competence of staff members through supervision.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £60 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £75

DIY Accounts in Excel

22 March at 10:00am to 1:00pm, 2018
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided. Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation. This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.
Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds, LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will help you to: Be shown the structure of the linked spreadsheet. Set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet. Review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0

Safeguarding of Adults Level 2

11 April at 9:30am to 4:00pm, 2018
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course looks at the initial alert and the decision making process in deciding to make a referral, taking into consideration consent and capacity of the alleged vulnerable adult, keeping them at the centre of the decision making process. How and who to refer to and the different types of response you could expect.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Know how to deal with concerns and refer appropriately. Personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk Know what to look out for. To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support. To understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role who will have the responsibility for dealing with concerns and referring appropriately.
How to book
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £60 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £75
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

To provide a support and supervision process for those organisations that have volunteers to manage. This course will look at two key theories relating to the supervision process and help you to incorporate them into practice .We will also look at examples of good practice.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand how to support your volunteers Explore the reasons that organisations provide supervision to their volunteers Understand the key elements of effective supervision Analyse the different methods of supervision group and one to o
Suitable for Anyone wanting to gain supervision skills for volunteer management
How to book
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60