OCTS Trainers

OCTS Trainers

Oxford Co-operative Training Scheme is a well-respected training platform  for staff working at the forefront of adult statutory and voluntary sector organisations who, are the first to engage with its service users.

Due to rising demand for our courses we are looking to expand our pool of trainers and would like to hear from you if you are able to deliver any of the following courses:

  • Confidence Engaging and Supporting your Clients On-Line,
  • Developing Emotional intelligence in the Workplace,
  • Mental Health First Aid,
  • Assertive Communication
  • Strengths Based Support Planning,
  • Managing Challenging Behaviours
  • Risk Assessment and Risk Management
  • Effective Time Management in Pressured Environments
  • Managerial Skills for Managers
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • De-escalation Skills

Courses run in throughout the year via online and face 2 face sessions.

Do you enjoy empowering people to be the best they can be?

We would love to hear from you.

For more information please contact  pearlineblackstock@homelessoxfordshire.uk

OCTS is part of Homeless Oxfordshire Ltd and is a not-for-profit organisation that provides transformative, quality, training.


All our trainers are highly qualified and  experienced  with a commitment to supporting the development of frontline service providers in the statutory public and third sector.   Our courses aim to help these services better understand and engage with the needs of  people accessing their services, particularly where they may present with challenging behaviours that make it difficult for them to benefit from their visit.

This terms trainers include:

Fiona Blyth,  (Working with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorders)

Lucy Grzeszak  (Modern Slavery and Sexual Exploitation)

Olivia  Hawkins  (Working with Self Harming Behaviours)

Milly Carmichael   (Working with Self Harming Behaviours)

Sophie  Keys (Universal Credit Training)

Lydia Guthrie (Attachment Based Practices)

Lydia Guthrie  (Trauma Informed Care and Support)

Collette Selwood (Restorative Approaches in the Workplace)

Debra Puleston (Assertive communication)

Marilyn Anderson (The Nature of Coercion & Control in Domestic  Relationships)

Sushila Dhall (Working Effectively with Asylum Seeking Minors)

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