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June 2022

Managing Stress

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

All aspects of managing stress to support staff mental wellbeing be examined at this online session.In this session, Natasha Gordon (EAS Manager – GCVS) will cover all aspects of managing stress including supporting staff wellbeing, encouraging physical exercise, risk assessing and identifying stressors.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does take a…

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An Introduction to Health & Safety in the Workplace

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Covers legal and moral requirements for workplaces and the duties of employers to staff and others affected by their work.Training Course SummaryThe basics of general office health and safety are covered by this introductory course.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety and/or line management responsibilities.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does…

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Support & Supervision

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Covering all aspects of supporting and supervising staff during normal, challenging times and lockdownIn this session, Natasha Gordon, People & Safety Services Manager, will cover the challenges of supporting and supervising staff who work from home, onsite or out and about in the community.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does take a…

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Fire Safety Awareness

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fire safety awareness trainingTraining Course SummaryFire safety remains one of the most important topics with the risk to life and property severe should the worst happen. This course discusses the fire safety basics and best practice.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process…

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Absence & Attendance

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Covering all aspects of absence and attendance, sick leave and pay and how to support underlying health conditions.In this session, Natasha Gordon, HR Service Manager, will cover the challenges of managing absence and attendance for remote and onsite staff, short term, long term and regular absences.We will also look at how to ensure staff use annual leave.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before…

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DSE Assessing for Temporary Workplaces

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Display screen equipment risk assessment trainingTraining Course SummaryTo support good physical health and posture and to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury or strain, this course will teach delegates how to carry out a DSE Assessment of various workstations.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities. Anyone who uses DSE and/or assesses DSE within the workplace or temporary workplace such as at home.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note…

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Manual Handling and Working at Height

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Protect workers from the risks associated with manual handling and working at height in the workplace.Training Course SummaryWhether moving a box of paper or a table, protection from musculoskeletal injury can only be assured when everyone involved knows how to move and handle items correctly. In addition we will cover the hazards and risks of working at height, mitigating liability and protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of those who do work at height.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety,…

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July 2022

Managing Hybrid Working

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session will support line managers to have a better understanding of the changing work practices.This session will support line managers to have a better understanding of the changing work practices we are all finding ourselves in due to the pandemic. We will discuss how to manage hybrid working including time in the office and at home as well as working patterns and performance.Non-GCVS Members - £45 per delegateGCVS Members - £30 per delegate (discount code GCVSHR1)(Delegate information will be…

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Slips, Trips & Falls

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Keeping Your Staff Safe From HazardsTraining Course SummaryThis course will provide information to organisations on how to reduce the risks of Slips, Trips and Falls in workplace. It will also provide information to organisations on how to meet their legal and moral obligations.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does take a…

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Legionella and Water Systems

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Legionella training is an essential and mandatory component of any Legionella control management programme.Training Course SummaryIf your building was closed or had reduced occupancy during the pandemic, water system stagnation can occur due to lack of use, increasing the risks of Legionnaires' disease. This course will provide advice and guidance on the risks from legionella and information on how to control the risks.It will help organisations and those with the responsibility for the control of premises to know what their…

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Basics of Employment

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For those new to roles with line management responsibilities such as supervisors, team leaders and managers.This session is aimed at those who are new to roles with line management responsibilities such as supervisors, team leaders and managers. This course will introduce you to the basic knowledge and information you need to start you on the journey of supporting staff.Non-GCVS /HR Service Members - £45 per delegateGCVS /HR Service Members - £30 per delegate (discount code GCVSHR1)(Delegate information will be checked…

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Discipline & Grievance

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ensuring a fair, transparent and consistent approach to the application of the disciplinary procedure and how to deal with grievances.This session will cover the importance of applying the disciplinary procedure fairly including investigating, formal meetings and appeals. We will also discuss how to deal with any grievance received.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple…

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Loneworking and Occupational Driving

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about the risks of Lone Working and of Occupational DrivingTraining Course SummaryProtecting everyone when loneworking is vital and a legal requirement. This course covers all aspects of loneworking, assessing hazards and risks and ensuring health, safety and wellbeing. We will also cover understanding and managing the main risks associated with occupational driving. The risk of vicarious liability for employers can be very costly. All aspects of those who drive on behalf of an organisation, whether staff or volunteer, is…

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August 2022

Data Protection including GDPR at Home

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

All aspects of Data Protection including complying with GDPR in the office and at home will be examined in this online session.In this session, we will cover all aspects managing and comply with data protection, specifically looking at homeworkers and loneworkers having access to personal and sensitive data outwith the office.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a…

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Fire Safety Awareness

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fire safety awareness trainingTraining Course SummaryFire safety remains one of the most important topics with the risk to life and property severe should the worst happen. This course discusses the fire safety basics and best practice.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process…

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