Regional Young Members Weekend (Bristol)

1 – 3 November 2019

Bristol

Our Regional Young Members weekend is designed by young members for young members. It’s a residential weekend of workshops, speakers and training events and is open to all UNISON Young Members who want to develop their skills and knowledge in campaigning and organising around the issues they face. There has never been a more important […]

Communicating with Members (Truro)

22 October 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

22 October 2019 1:00am–1:00am

Exeter

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

The Organising Steward (Exeter)

19 September – 17 October 2019

Exeter

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. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

The Organising Steward (Truro)

19 September – 17 October 2019

Truro

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. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

Equality Matters (Exeter)

15 October 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

Exeter

This course covers UNISON’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of its members and an introduction to equality legislation. It is designed to raise awareness of potential discrimination in the workplace.

The Organising Steward (Wareham)

17 September – 15 October 2019

Wareham

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. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

16 September – 14 October 2019

Bristol

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. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

Mental Health Awareness (Bristol)

3 – 4 October 2019

Bristol

Who is it for? The two-day course is aimed at Stewards, Health & Safety Reps, Equalities Reps and Branch Officers, to help them deal with the increasingly common situation of employees who are diagnosed with mental health issues. What will I learn? The course aims to help Reps to: outline some commonly held preconceptions about […]

Public Speaking & Speech Writing (Taunton)

26 – 27 September 2019

Taunton

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and deliver effective speeches. This course will be a mixture of theory, practice and will involve analysing and understanding lessons from speeches from history – from Martin Luther King Jr. via Tony Benn to Michelle Obama. The course […]

South West Health and Safety Forum

25 September 2019 1:00am–1:00am

Jurys Inn, Exeter, EX1 2BD

The South West Regional Health and Safety Committee invites you to the 2019 South West Health and Safety Forum. The event is part seminar, part workshop and you can choose two workshops from the list below. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis upon receipt of the registration form and fee […]

Regional Women’s Conference & AGM 2019

21 September 2019 11:00am–5:30pm

Taunton

Come along and meet other women members from around the region. The event is open to all UNISON women members, especially those who haven’t attended this event before and young members in particular. Lunch and refreshments included and childcare available upon request. Speakers Lynn Henderson, PCS – Step Aside Brother Julie Brodie and Ines Lage, […]

Introduction to Bargaining (Exeter)

12 September 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

Exeter

The course focuses on talking to employers as an essential part of the steward’s role and stresses the importance of preparation and practice.

Confidence for Young Women Members (Taunton)

5 – 6 September 2019

Taunton

A two day training course aiming at young women members (26 and under) who want to become more active in UNISON and or improve their confidence in different situations. This course will: boost your self-esteem by looking at your own strengths and areas of development practice assertiveness skills encourage positive thinking increase your confidence to […]

Writing Effective Motions (Exeter)

5 September 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and move effective motions. The course will help activists to: understand how an effective motions is constructed understand UNISON’s rules on motions and UNISON’s structures practice writing motions that effectively deliver on their contents develop the confidence to […]