National Careers – Interview Skills

9 March 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

To register your interest for this course please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

We have partnered with the Careers Service to offer several workshops. This workshop will cover the following topics:

Recognise different types of Interview you may encounter
Understand what the employers looks for in an interview and deconstructing interview questions

Women’s Lives Workshop

10 March 2021

Virtual Training via Zoom (x 3 Wednesdays, 6pm - 8pm)

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

This is an opportunity to experience some of the learning techniques within the Women’s Lives course. In this taster workshop run over 3 weekly evening sessions, we will:
• Consider some aspects of women’s life experiences
• Discuss women we admire and why
• Explore poems by female writers and discuss the issues raised
• Produce a short text about your life experience as a woman in today’s society

Strategies for Stress: Looking after Your Wellbeing

10 March 2021 10:30am–11:30am

Virtual Training via Zoom

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

This workshop offers tips on how to support your wellbeing.
At the end of this session, you will be able to:
Identify sources of stress and hindrances to your wellbeing
Consider a range of solutions to these problems
Plan how to make time / space to implement these solutions
Identify organisations and activities that can help with wellbeing

Strategies for Stress: Looking after Your Wellbeing

11 March 2021 10:30am–11:30am

Virtual Training via Zoom

To book your place, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

This workshop offers tips on how to support your wellbeing. At the end of this session, you will be able to:

Identify sources of stress and hindrances to your wellbeing
Consider a range of solutions to these problems
Plan how to make time / space to implement these solutions
Identify organisations and activities that can help with wellbeing

Organising Steward Virtual Training (Fully booked)

22 February – 22 March 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Mondays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

This course looks at what the roles of the steward are and gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out these roles, for example recruiting members and involving them in the union and how to work with members to tackle problems at work.

• Recruiting members
• Keeping members informed
• How to raise issues in UNISON
• Proportionality and fair representation
• Interviewing members
• Understanding your grievance and disciplinary procedures.

Confidence Building (Power to be You)

22 – 23 March 2021

Virtual Training via Zoom (10am - 1pm)

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

This workshop will:
• Help to improve self-esteem
• Explore what confidence looks like
• Provide ideas and tips for addressing your own confidence
• Help you to speak with confidence

Health & Safety Representatives Virtual Training (Fully booked)

23 February – 23 March 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Tuesdays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

This course is essential for new Health and Safety Representatives, or for those Health and Safety Representatives who have more experience but who haven’t yet had the chance to go on this course.

• What is the job and rights of a Health and Safety Representative?
• How do you interview a member? How do you start to prepare a case?
• How do you carry out a Health and Safety inspection?

Organising Steward Virtual Training (Fully booked)

24 February – 24 March 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Wednesdays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

This course looks at what the roles of the steward are and gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out these roles, for example recruiting members and involving them in the union and how to work with members to tackle problems at work.

• Recruiting members
• Keeping members informed
• How to raise issues in UNISON
• Proportionality and fair representation
• Interviewing members
• Understanding your grievance and disciplinary procedures.

Confidence Building (Bitesize)

29 March 2021 10:30am–11:30am

Virtual Training via Zoom

To book your place for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

This ‘bitesize’ workshop aims to help improve self-esteem and provide ideas and tips for addressing your own confidence.

Health & Safety Representatives Virtual Training (Fully booked)

13 April – 11 May 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Tuesdays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

This course is essential for new Health and Safety Representatives, or for those Health and Safety Representatives who have more experience but who haven’t yet had the chance to go on this course.

• What is the job and rights of a Health and Safety Representative?
• How do you interview a member? How do you start to prepare a case?
• How do you carry out a Health and Safety inspection?