Young Members’ Officer Training

19 June 2021 9:30am–4:30pm

Online

This training is aimed at all new and existing Young Members’ Officers who would like to build their confidence and develop their skills within the role. This course will cover; What is a Young Members’ Officer? The importance of organising young workers Strategies for recruiting and organising young workers Issues affecting young workers and organising […]

Branch Secretary Training

26 June 2021 9:30am–4:30pm

Online

This training is aimed at all new and untrained Branch Secretaries. This course will cover; The UNISON branch Key responsibilities The branch leader in a future union A Case Management System in the branch Tackling issues To reserve your space, please email educationse@unison.co.uk with your membership number Outcome

Branch Chair Training

27 June 2021 9:30am–4:30pm

Online

This training is aimed at all new and untrained Branch Chairs. This course will cover; The role of the Chair How to prepare effectively for meetings Effective agenda setting Facilitating meetings Understanding the rules of debate and voting To reserve your space, please email educationse@unison.co.uk with your membership number Download the flyer here! Outcome

Young Members Forum

29 June 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

ERA Refresher Training

6 July 2021

Online event

By law, all workplace representatives are required to undertake training at least once every five years to keep up to date and maintain their ERA certification. The refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. Much like a face to face course, […]

LGBT+ Members and Mental Health – Celebrating International Non-Binary Day

14 July 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online webinar

This workshop is open to all members in the South East. What is mental health? What is its relationship to the workplace? Why is this an LGBT+ issue? What does the latest TUC research say? What about bogus employer led programmes? How can UNISON help? To reserve a space, please email your membership number to membereducationse@unison.co.uk. […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

19 July 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 19 July 2021 to Friday 27 August 2021. The course is a combination of fixed tutorial times and independent flexible working. There will be 5 hours of work a week (for every week of the 6 week course), inclusive of the tutorial times. There are a number […]

Know your Rights: Social Care

29 July 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

This workshop is open to all UNISON members working in social care. The workshop will discuss your rights at work, listen to your concerns and offer advice on issues affecting you in the workplace. To reserve a space, please email your membership number to membereducationse@unison.co.uk. Introduction by Gavin Edwards, UNISON National Officer for Social Care. Your […]

Unconscious Bias Workshop

3 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

In this workshop you will learn about what unconscious bias actually is and how our brains process information. Why does unconscious bias happen and where does it come from? What are the effects and impact of unconscious bias on individuals in society and in the workplace? How can we address our own and other people’s […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

6 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 15 October 2021. The course is a combination of fixed tutorial times and independent flexible working. There will be 5 hours of work a week (for every week of the 6 week course), inclusive of the tutorial times. There are a number […]

Young Members Forum

7 September 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

Mental Health Awareness

10 September 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

This webinar is open to all members in the South East. Topics include: What is good Mental Health? The links between good Wellbeing habits and Mental Health, Stress and the workplace Assessing the impact of COVID-19 Enquiries and applications should be sent to membereducationse@unison.co.uk Outcome

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

13 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 13 September 2021 to Monday 18 October 2021. As the course involves group work and discussion, you will be expected to attend webinar based tutorials at fixed times. There are a number of other criteria which you must be able to commit to before embarking on the […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

13 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

This workshop is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on policies, pay, change management, and conditions. It will help participants to: develop and practice negotiating skills be more effective team negotiators understand the process of negotiating be familiar with different styles […]

ERA Refresher Training

14 September 2021

Online event

By law, all workplace representatives are required to undertake training at least once every five years to keep up to date and maintain their ERA certification. The refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. Much like a face to face course, […]