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Caring for Children with a Learning Disability

Fostering a child or young person is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you can do.  It is a way of providing a family life for children who cannot live with their own parents.

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Full details of the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Working with other organisations - Sharing your contact details

Southampton City Council works in partnership with many other organisations across the city to enable, encourage and assist young people into education, employment and training. These organisations provide specialist individual support and tailored programmes to help young people access opportunities such as college course, apprenticeships, training…

Housing after leaving prison

If you are over 18 and have just left prison, your Probation Officer will be able to give you advice about what housing is available to you. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company also runs three hostels in Fareham, Portsmouth and Southampton, mostly taking people…

Moving on to Adoption (2 day course)

This 2 day course will cover the following main areas:  Adoption and the legal framework, court orders, PLO process. To give a clear understanding of the process for a child being adopted. Preparation of the child. To give a clear understanding of foster carers’ role…

Substance and Alcohol Misuse

The content of the training will include standard drug and alcohol awareness which incorporates; Classification and types of drugs. Effects of different drugs. Reasons people take substances. Signs to look for that indicate a person may be taking substances. Skills of engagement with the person…

Care Planning, the Courts, and the Role of the Social Worker

Have you ever felt confused by the court process, or the complexities of care planning? When thinking about the range of people who work with each looked after child, do you know who everyone is and what they do? Do you understand the role of…

Improving Sensory Processing in Children who have Experienced Trauma

Sensory Integration difficulties occur when sensory signals are either not detected or don't get organized into appropriate responses. This can happen when a child suffers trauma or abuse in early life, affecting the basic sensory processing pathways of the brain. This can affect not just…

Job vacancy, information and training bulletins

If you're looking for work or training, you might find the vacancy and information bulletins below useful to download. They are regularly updated with new local vacancies and training opportunities. Update schedule Publication Usually updated Job vacancies working with children Rolling programme Vacancy and information bulletin…

Providing for Children's Learning

click here to sign up to receive training updates. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requires all practitioners to use observation and assessment skills to inform planning.  This course explores the skills you need for effective planning. It will spend time reviewing examples of different types…

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