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Further Representational Skills Course

Date
10 – 11 February 2020
Location
Brighton Regional Office

This course is aimed at existing UNISON Stewards and is designed to follow on from the 5 day Organising Stewards course. The course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the 5 day course. This course will cover: Process for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case Recap on sources if information […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

ERA Refresher Training

Date
27 – 28 February 2020
Location
Guildford Regional Office

This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

Date
3 – 7 February 2020
Location
Brighton Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Stewards Course Part 1

Date
22 – 24 January 2020
Location
Reading Business Centre, Fountain House, 2 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Stewards Course Part 1 and 2

Date
27 – 31 January 2020
Location
Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. As a steward, you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Stewards Course Part 1

Location
Reading Business Centre, Fountain House, 2 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced UNISON stewards. It is part 1 of a stewards initial training and will help equip stewards with organising skills. for those who would like to go on and develop their representation skills, part 2 of the stewards training is recommended. As a steward, you are […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

ERA Refresher Training

Date
20 – 21 January 2020
Location
Southampton City College

This refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. UNISON South East Training Application Form   Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Meet the new Lifelong Learning team in Southampton District Branch

Helen Capstick, ULR at Solent University I have been a member of UNISON since 2011 but have become more active in recent years when I took on the role of Union Learning Representative (ULR) at Solent University. I became a ULR as I wanted to use my skills to develop more informal learning sessions for […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

ULR Carol Wilkinson talks helping members overcome barriers to learning

How long have you been a member of UNISON? I  became a UNISON member 14 years ago when I started working in my daughters’ school as both teaching assistant and midday supervisor, when I moved to EDF Energy I transferred my membership and I was able to be more involved with helping our members within […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Hampshire branch delivers on Challenging Behaviour in Schools

For some time, Hampshire UNISON has been raising the subject of challenging and often violent behaviour towards school support staff across the county. A branch-wide survey was undertaken in 2017 which discovered that violent behaviour and challenging behaviour in schools was on the rise. School support staff work in incredibly challenging conditions, many of them […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Funding for our Future: a new learning grant scheme for UNISON South East low paid women members and activists

UNISON is a union of women, over 1 million of them working across the public and private sectors delivering quality public services. Our women members are in all professions, catering assistants, nurses, midday supervisors, librarians, cleaners, social workers and cooks amongst a wide variety of jobs. A large proportion of our women members are low […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

ULR Emma Nand talks about making positive changes for her colleagues in the workplace

  How long have you been a member of UNISON? I joined as soon as I started work, aged 17, so about 15 years ago. I first started my working career in the NHS as a nursery nurse at the Southampton General Hospital, and then four years ago I transferred my membership over when I […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Using learning activities for recruitment and retention in Grovember

A number of branches in the South East used UNISON’s member learning opportunities as a way to recruit new members and engage with existing members. Activists from Hampshire Local Government Branch offered members and potential members the opportunity to develop their professional skills and build their confidence, with a ‘Power to be you’ taster session. […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON and Thinking Schools Academy Trust:  Working Together for Wellbeing

UNISON South East was delighted last month to organise two inspirational CPD day’s for over 250 people at the Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT). With separate days at Portsmouth and Medway, this was a fantastic opportunity to bring together school support staff from across the trust’s 14 different schools. UNISON organisers delivered interactive, wellbeing-focused workshops […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Activist Spotlight | Jenny Ford Life Long Learning Coordinator

Jenny Ford, Lifelong learning Coordinator and Joint Branch Secretary, Portsmouth Health branch. Facilities manager for Solent NHS Trust, based at St James’s Hospital in Portsmouth. How long have you been a UNISON member? Gosh I can’t remember! I think around 18 years! How long have you been involved in member learning? The same amount of […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.