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THE RIGHT START: Writing Basic Business Plans

This training is currently funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

THE RIGHT START: Adult Safeguarding Awareness

This training is currently funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

Professional Services

For some projects, challenges, opportunities or issues, there is nothing like having a personal support programme to advise, guide and sometimes cajole you through to successful completion.

Support Staffordshire offers one-to-one support on a bespoke basis; either as fixed surgery sessions hour by hour or as part of a longer term piece of consultancy support over a prolonged but defined period. Our team have specialist skills which enables them to work with organisations at a more in-depth level.  

THE RIGHT START: Income Generation and Funding

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

Befriending Skills

Half Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at staff and volunteers who are providing a befriending service to anyone in the community and wish to gain further knowledge and skills.   It is also suitable for managers and supporting staff.

Overview:

Befriending requires specific skills in order to build professional relationships that are successful and don’t become dependent.  This course aims to teach techniques that will enable befrienders to effectively carry out their roles.

Befriending Skills

Half Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at staff and volunteers who are providing a befriending service to anyone in the community and wish to gain further knowledge and skills.   It is also suitable for managers and supporting staff.

Overview:

Befriending requires specific skills in order to build professional relationships that are successful and don’t become dependent.  This course aims to teach techniques that will enable befrienders to effectively carry out their roles.

Support and Supervision of Staff

One Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at those who are new to supporting or supervising staff or who would like to refresh their skills.

Overview:

Effective support and supervision of staff involves using many skills.  This course aims to equip new and existing line managers with all the tools they need.  The course will cover the role of supervising, holding one to one meetings including appraisals, how to listen well to staff and provide feedback, how to motivate and dealing with poor performance.

THE RIGHT START: Writing Good Policies and Procedures

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

Evaluation and Impact

One Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at project officers and managers who need to monitor the work of their organisation and evaluate its impact.

Overview:

In a world of ever decreasing funding, funders are looking to ensure that every penny they give is effective.  They want an organisation to demonstrate real impact in line with their own objectives.   Organisation also want to ensure that their work is making an impact and by evaluating this further funding may be attracted.