New Year, Self Care! Blue Monday: Mental Health & Wellbeing

14 January 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: This webinar aims to help attendees to identify sources of stress and hindrances to your wellbeing, consider a range of solutions to these problems and plan how to make time/space to implement these solutions. If you would like to register to attend please email membereducationse@unison.co.uk with your membership number. Outcome

Digital branch AGMs – tools & tips

12 January 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online event

Get help with running your branch AGM online. In 2021, most UNISON branches will be running their AGM online for the first time ever. This briefing will help branch chairs understand how to navigate chairing online meetings, and give tips and tools to AGM organisers to make everything run smoothly. If you’re a branch chair, […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

11 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 11 January 2021 to Friday 19 February 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 […]

New Year, Self Care! Dry January: Dealing with alcohol and other addictive substances

7 January 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: Dry January is the UK’s one month booze free challenge that helps millions re set their relationship with alcohol every year. This webinar aims to support members who wish to stay alcohol free in January and possibly beyond. We will also look at the impact of smoking and taking non-prescription drugs. If […]

Education Update

5 January 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online webinar

This update is open to all activists with an interest in learning and education.  Hosting the event is Sam Raymond – Regional Education Officer , Vicki Gibbs – Equalities and Education/Area Organiser and  Abbey Dunn – Regional Learning and Development Organiser.  Discussion points; Online courses for 2021 Branch Officer training Union Learning Rep training Union […]

Changing Workplaces: Becoming Active in Health & Safety

17 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

This webinar is for all UNISON members who would like to know more about the Health and Safety representative role within UNISON. COVID-19 has prompted huge changes in the way workplaces operate and Health and Safety reps have played a key part in protecting UNISON members throughout the pandemic. We will discuss the importance of […]

Coping With Christmas and Beyond

8 December 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

Christmas takes its toll on our mental health and wellbeing every year, and this year it could be exceptionally difficult for many UNISON members. All UNISON members are all invited to sign up for our online webinar from 12 – 1 on Tuesday 8 December, where we will consider: What makes Christmas so Stressful? Christmas […]

Power to be you

3 December 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. This webinar will allow attendees to find out more about building confidence, speaking skills and find out more about the education opportunities […]

Working with HIV webinar

1 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Online

A webinar for all activists on World AIDS Day. What will this webinar cover?  What is HIV/ AIDS? Health, safety and training Fighting discrimination Impact of employer policies Representing members with HIV This webinar is being run jointly for all activists in South East and South West region. It is free to attend, to apply […]

Mental Health & Wellbeing

27 November 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

  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

Digital Skills

26 November 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. A webinar to explore how the internet and computers can aid in our everyday life. We will signpost to organisations that offer […]

Transgender Remembrance Day

20 November 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

Online course

Transgender Remembrance Day is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. This year, UNISON South East’s LGBT+ committee is organising a two hour online training event aimed at supporting activists representing trans members in the workplace. We will look […]

POSTPONED: Local Government Autumn Conference

13 – 14 November 2020

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Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  UNISON represents people employed in all areas of public services, and in the region we organise our members into six service groups (SGs). There is a SG committee for each and they coordinate campaigning and organising in their respective employers and workplaces. The […]

Facing change and managing stress

12 November 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

UNISON South East have created a webinar series, ’Time for change’ that hope to offer members information and support on a variety of topics that have become a concern since the coronavirus pandemic. This webinar will cover stress management and ways to overcome change both in the workplace and at home. If you would like […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course (starting 9 November)

9 November 2020

This online course will be spread between Monday 9 November 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020. 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 […]