Caring for Adults

12 July 2024 9:30am–12:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

This virtual course is aimed at members who care for adults as part of their role.

Mental Health in Children and Young People Awareness

12 June 2024 9:30am–11:30am

Online - Via MS TEAMS

Mental Health in Children and Young People Awareness – This learning takes a look at the everyday challenges facing children and young people and the effect it can have on their mental health. Learn with Mind (Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing & Hounslow Mind)

Mental Health Awareness

16 May 2024 1:30pm–4:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place every year between 13 – 19th May. Learn with UNISON to be more aware about mental health.

Stress Awareness – Look after your wellbeing

25 April 2024 9:30am–12:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

This half day course looks at stress, which one of the main causes of illness in the modern world, and ways that you can cope with it.

The Organising Steward – Wareham / Dorchester

19 March – 24 April 2024

Wareham or Dorchester

The Organising Steward in person learning option in Wareham / Dorchester. The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON

Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

Webinar: Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

18 April 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

To find out the latest developments in the Government’s immigration policies and the support available for our migrant worker members, UNISON South West is running a briefing for members.

Conflict Management for Schools’ Workers (Conflict with Pupils)

28 February 2024 9:30am–12:00pm

Online - via zoom

This course will be of benefit to staff who are required to deal with angry, aggressive or challenging young people through the course of their work. Learn how to communicate effectively and how to apply practical strategies to de-escalate and resolve conflict.

Regional launch of the year of LGBT+ workers

24 February 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

Holiday Inn, Taunton

Come along to our regional launch event for UNISON’s year of LGBT+ workers, hosted by UNISON South West’s LGBT+ self-organised group.

Heart Unions Week

12 – 18 February 2024

Everywhere

Love is in the air as we celebrate Heart Unions Week. A chance to reflect on the important work of trade unions.

Loss & bereavement in children and young people awareness

14 February 2024 10:15am–12:45pm

Online - via zoom

This workshop is for UNISON members who work with children and young people who want to build greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief.

Regional Council

10 February 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

Holiday Inn, Taunton

The next South West Regional Council takes place on Saturday 10 February 2024. We have a packed agenda, see you there!

Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

Webinar: Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

7 February 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

To find out the latest developments in the Government’s immigration policies and the support available for our migrant worker members, UNISON South West is running two briefings.

Understanding Employment Tribunals

11 December 2023 9:30am–12:30pm

ONLINE

Understanding Employment Tribunals. Recently UNISON won an historical legal victory challenging the government’s introduction of fees for employment tribunal.

The Organising Steward 2023 – Taunton- In Person -New date added!

3 November – 8 December 2023

Taunton

The Organising Steward in person learning option in TAUNTON this November. The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON

Understanding Redundancies & TUPE

7 December 2023 9:30am–12:30pm

ONLINE

Learn more about understanding the law around redundancies and TUPE ( Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) )