Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) and Childminders

Approved Provider List Briefing

Description
The Approved Provider List (APL) is a register of selected childminders and settings who can provide short term/ad hoc support to children in a range of circumstances.
Impact Statement
  • Children may come to you on a Together for Twos placement or via a referral from Children’s Services – this is called targeted childcare.

  • All children coming through these referral routes will be vulnerable children and many will have additional challenges to face at home.

  • Therefore the providers we place these children with must be offering a Good or Outstanding provision in Greenwich.





Audience

Registered Childminders with a Good or above Ofsted Grade


Date
12th September 2019 (6:30pm - 8:30pm)
The Gallery
Venue
The Woolwich Centre
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
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Paediatric 1st Aid

Description
Dynamo Concise will provide the Level 3 course in partnership with Highfield (the awarding body). Their aim is to deliver top quality training services in Paediatric First Aid
Impact Statement
  • Aims and principles of first aid.
  • Prevention of cross-infection during first aid procedures.
  • Basic life support (CPR).
  • Management of the unconscious casualty.
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked.
  • How to deal with burns, poisoning and eye injuries.
  • Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illnesses, including fractures, dislocation, head injuries, epilepsy and diabetes.
  • Managing asthma attacks and choking.
  • Legal aspects of first aid at work – record keeping and use of equipment
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
17th September 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
18th September 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, Celebrations, 59 Lion Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8NW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your certificate
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
21st September 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
28th September 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, Celebrations, 59 Lion Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8NW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your certificate
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
12th October 2019 (8:45am - 3:30am)
19th October 2019 (8:45am - 3:30am)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, Celebrations, 59 Lion Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8NW
Tutors
dynamo
Cost
£45
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Date
16th October 2019 (8:45am - 3:30am)
17th October 2019 (8:45am - 3:30am)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, Celebrations, 59 Lion Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8NW
Tutors
dynamo
Cost
£45
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Introduction to Safeguarding Level 1

Description
This is an essential course for all practitioners working with children. All early years practitioners have an important role to play in identifying concerns, sharing information and taking prompt action in order to ensure that children receive the right help at the right time.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • recognise that safeguarding is everyone's responsibility
  • understand the safeguarding continuum and the importance of early interventions
  • recognise the indicators of abuse and neglect
  • know what action to take locally and feel confident to challenge others if there is insufficient change for the child
  • understand the impact of negative parental behaviours on child development
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
21st September 2019 (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
£45
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Intermediate Safeguarding Level 2

Description
This is an essential course for childminders, room leaders, managers and Designated Safeguarding Leads. This course builds on the knowledge and explores complex issues around Safeguarding and Child Protection.



Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will



  • have explored ways of working with complex family situations
  • have increased awareness of specialist safeguarding issues such as domestic violence, FGM and substance misuse.
  • consider Serious Case Reviews in depth
  • recognise need for professional curiosity, proactive partnership working and ways of developing confidence in staff to be alert to the risks surrounding children.
  • know what makes a good quality referral to social care
  • update your knowledge of recent policy and legislative changes
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
21st September 2019 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
£45
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Managing Challenging Behaviour

Description
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand basic behavioural theory and how to use ABC’s to identify triggers and consequences of children’s behaviour.
  • understand the links between children’s feelings and behaviour
  • be confident in using a range of strategies to prevent children’s behaviour escalating within a setting
  • understand the importance of building positive relationships and working in partnership with parents
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
28th September 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Purple parenting
Cost
£45
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Getting it Right

Description
This course is a must for newly registered providers or those expecting an Ofsted inspection. The course focuses on supporting providers to achieve best practice and to deliver high quality experiences and positive outcomes for all children.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • improve the quality of your practice
  • be Ofsted ready!
  • ensure that children in your care receive the best learning, development and well-being outcomes
  • explore and test out your understanding of the EYFS
  • network with other providers and share best practice
  • develop good working partnerships with Royal Greenwich
Audience

Newly registered PVIs and Childminders


Date
5th October 2019 (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
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Support and Supervision

Description
In recent Ofsted reports there has been mention of the gap in support and supervision for staff.

Regular team meetings, 121s, appraisals and inductions are key to ensuring good, effective communication between staff and managers.

It also provides an opportunity for staff to identify any training gaps, to confidentially raise any concerns and to offer guidance within the role.






Impact Statement
This training will look at the following:


  • The role of 121s and ways to implement them
  • Styles of 121s
  • The role of team meetings
  • Conducting an appraisal
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Managing expectations and balancing staff needs
This training will be interactive and an opportunity to share best practice and common issues.

Audience

PVI's and Childminder


Date
5th October 2019 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
£45
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Designated Safeguarding Person Lead Level 3

Description
This course builds on Level 1 and 2 and will cover the role and responsibilities of the designated person, context, process and procedures, thresholds for intervention, how to respond to concerns and how to make your setting safer. It provides an update on the most recent legislation changes that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • recognise need for collaborative work with other agencies to identify, assess and meet needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns
  • have awareness of impact of parenting issues, such as domestic abuse, substance misuse on parenting capacity.
  • recognise importance of family history and functioning in assessing risk
  • be able to work with children and family members to address safeguarding issues as appropriate
  • identify and address lack of co-operation /superficial compliance within the context of their role
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
12th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:15pm)
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall, Room 4
Tutors
Daphne Mckenna
Cost
£90
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Advanced Managing Challenging Behaviour

Description
The 3 hour training session will enhance practitioners knowledge and skills to further understand and manage challenging behaviour.

To Further develop skills in recognising and assessing challenging behaviour, and making individualised


Impact Statement
By the end of the training participants will be able to:

  • Understand Theory of Mind, stages of emotional development and anxiety and how these link to children’s behaviour.
  • To be confident in using a range of strategies to break cycles of negative behaviour for children and reduce behaviour imitation in the setting.
  • Explore approaches that support children to resolve their own issues, through listening and reflection.
Audience

PVI's and Chilmdinders who have previously attended Managing challenging behaviour


Date
2nd November 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
Must have previosuly attended managing challenging behaviour
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Purple Parenting
Cost
£45
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Welcome to Royal Greenwich- Early Years & Childcare Induction

Description
This course is essential if you are a registered provider in Royal Greenwich. This is an opportunity to meet the Early Years team, understand the requirements as set out locally and network with other providers
Impact Statement

By the end of the course, you will

  • be familiar with the Service Level Agreement and partnership working with Royal Greenwich
  • understand the legislative and statutory requirements with which you need to comply to deliver early years or childcare
  • be clear about approval, funding arrangements and payments process for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
  • know how to register and use the Early Years Provider Hub
  • understand how GDPR affects you
Audience

Newly registered providers


Date
16th November 2019 (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
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Observation, Planning and Assessment

Description
This course is suitable for all practitioners working with under 5s and is most appropriate to practitioners new to EYFS, practitioners who less confident or experienced or where it is identified as an area of development.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • know the Planning Cycle - how to use observations, planning and assessment to meet children’s needs
  • have suggested formats, how to evaluate planning and assessment formats and ways of explaining why you are doing what you are doing.
  • develop your skills in observing children and look at writing useful observations – what to include and how to assess what this tells you.
  • track learning using observations to build up a picture of a child and to assess what stage of development a child has reached.
  • focus on the EYFS guidance and how to use it including ‘Development Matters’, ‘Early Years Outcomes’ and other non-statutory guidance to support our understanding of child development.

Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
16th November 2019 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Team
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register