Health & Wellbeing

All voluntary organisations have a duty to keep the people they work with safe from harm. The field of safeguarding can feel ever more complex and with increasing public scrutiny and recent awareness of risks.  These courses introduce basics of safeguarding within a volunteer managers role and highlights effective health and wellbeing practice.

Courses include:

The session covers:

  • The importance of safeguarding in relation to health and social care services (or whatever service it applies to)
  • Overview of legislation relevant to safeguarding.
  • What is meant by safeguarding and protection
  • Types of harm – possible indicators/behaviours
  • Responding to concerns/whistleblowing
  • Safeguarding individuals and self

This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working with children.

Course Overview:

To increase your awareness and understanding of what safeguarding children means, in
order to increase your confidence to enable you to make a positive contribution towards
the process.

Course Aims:

  • Identify and discuss background and legislation within which children’s welfare is
    safeguarded and promoted and why it is important
  • Define safeguarding, maltreatment and vulnerable groups
  • Discuss what children need to support their safety and well being
  • Describe key indicators of abuse in line with current research
  • Define bullying and the potential effects on children and young people
  • Outline policies and procedures for managing bullying and how to support
    children and young people and their family
  • Outline policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people and
    how to share information within your work setting
  • Outline and demonstrate how to respond and report to allegations of abuse by
    colleagues, including whistleblowing
  • Define the importance of e-safety for children and young people

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.

Course Overview:

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.

Course Aims:

  • Personal values and beliefs that underpin safeguarding adults
  • 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

This Risk Assessment training course is designed to provide guidance on how to complete a suitable and sufficient risk assessment in the workplace. Risk assessments are a legal requirement for all types of workplaces.

The course will help you to understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm, so that they are confident in carrying out a risk assessment in your own organisation.

This CPD accredited session aims to increase knowledge around

  • the biology of HIV
  • transmission of HIV
  • treatment options
  • post exposure prophylaxis
  • pre-exposure prophylaxis

This CPD accredited session aims to increase knowledge around the signs, symptoms, transmission and treatment of

  • chlamydia
  • syphilis
  • HIV
  • gonorrhoea
  • trichomonas vaginalis
  • herpes
  • human papilloma virus

This CPD accredited session aims to increase knowledge around

  • the main types of FGM
  • the health implications of FGM
  • the reporting mechanisms for suspected FGM
  • the legal framework of FGM
  • where FGM may be practised

This CPD accredited session aims to increase knowledge around

  • trans terminology
  • the gender recognition act
  • the equality act
  • barriers for trans people in everyday life
  • how to become a trans ally

This CPD accredited session aims to increase knowledge around

  • the process of coming out
  • the equality act
  • the increased occurrence of mental health issues affecting LGBT+ people
  • the definitions of hate crimes and hate incidents
  • LGBT+ history

This session aims to highlight

  • the signs that someone has been trafficked
  • the impact on those who have been trafficked
  • what to do if you suspect someone has been trafficked

This workshop will look at:

  • What Mental Health is
  • How influences on wellbeing contribute to mental health
  • Impact of mental Health and how it effects not only person life’s but work life’s too
  • Impact of mental health and how if effects people
  • Language of Mental Health positive and negative works that are used to describe mental health
  • Stigma and Discrimination that is linked with mental health
  • Look at myths and fact of mental health
  • Look at all different illnesses that are linked to mental health

New to the Hull CVS training programme this handy workshop aims to help those of us who need a helping hand with confidence.

By the end of the session you will learn:

  • why confidence matters and how it works.
  • myths about confidence.
  • how having confidence takes work.
  • what to key steps and actions can be taken to build your confidence.

This is an ideal workshop if you are looking for some extra skills to give your confidence a boost.


Contact us:

Hull CVS
The Strand
75 Beverley Road

01482 324474