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Welcome to a place where you can be active, engaged and inspired

TRAINING SPECIFIC TO THE LEAVING CARE SECTOR

The Leaving Care Training Hub is part of The Big Initiative which is a multi-agency collaboration bringing together expert practitioners to provide exceptional resources free of charge :

Welcome to a place where you can be active, engaged and inspired

The Leaving Care Training Hub

Children and Young People Life Skills Leaving Care
Children and Young People Life Skills Leaving Care

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Life skills are defined as psychosocial abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable children and young people to deal effectively with the challenges and demands of everyday life. It is key for young people within the looked after system to develop skills, opportunities, and gather information to help them live independently. The Social Care Training Hub have developed a programme which can be run over six sessions, dependent on the agency and young person’s need.

Session 1 – How to Manage my Money

  1. To understand the services that banks and building societies offer. Visit a bank manager, or have a scheduled appointment with a financial advisor
  2. To understand different types of payment for work, tax, national insurance, sick pay, holidays, trade unions, expenses, pension, and gross and net pay. Visit payroll office
  3. To be able to plan and maintain a housekeeping budget. Debts and savings
  4. To be able to manage daily food/household shopping. Manage supermarket deals and enticements. Build a basic store cupboard of essentials to save money
  5. To understand how to access services for advice and assistance, whether it is saving or debt management. Visit advice centres or workshops about managing financial difficulties

This course is specifically for employees who work within Leaving Care and is fully CPD accredited.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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