Understanding Anxiety

5 March 2024 10:00am–12:00pm

Virtual training via MS Teams

This workshop provides an introduction to anxiety and explores what an anxiety disorder is; the general symptoms of anxiety and the different types of anxiety disorders.

To register your interest for this virtual workshop please add your details to the form below.

Making Equality Central to your Union Practice

6 March 2024 9:30am–4:00pm

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Canal Wharf, Leeds, LS11 5PS

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

Equality is written into our rule book and into our objectives and policies, but making equality part and parcel of everyday business is no small task. Making equality central to your union practice is a course that explores internal and external tools, which can support equality bargaining, negotiating, and representation. The course also looks at how to identify equality themes in organising and recruitment, as well as considering the different equality roles in UNISON and how you can utilise their support.

Branch charge: £30 per delegate

Digital & Social Media Awareness (for career development and job searching)

7 March 2024 10:00am–11:00am

Virtual training via MS Teams

This workshop delivered by the National Careers Service will help you understand the role of social media in career development and job search including how to build professional networks and how to use the internet and new technology to research, plan and enhance career prospects.

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

Manage your Well-Being

7 March 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm

Virtual training via MS Teams

Identify sources of stress and hindrances to your wellbeing. Plus consider a range of strategies for keeping stress at bay together with exploring how to make time and space to implement solutions.

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

Women’s Health

8 March 2024 10:00am–12:00pm

Virtual training via MS Teams

This session is aimed at women who are interested in building good habits to improve their overall health and wellbeing. Whatever stage you are at on your journey, we feel sure that you will benefit from joining us.

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

Black Women’s Event – Putting Yourself First [to be rescheduled]

16 March 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Canal Wharf, Leeds, LS11 5PS

Join us for a day dedicated to Black Women’s Self Care – Putting Yourself First. This in-person session is aimed at Black women. We will be joined by Calm & Centred for part of the day.

To book your place you will need to contact your branch for approval to attend. If you are unsure how to contact your branch, please use our branch finder tool – https://branches.unison.org.uk/

Neurodiversity Understood

18 March 2024 10:00am–11:00am

Virtual training via MS Teams

Neurodiversity is an umbrella term for autism, dyslexia, ADHD and dyspraxia. In attending this session you will gain a clear and practical understanding of Neurodiversity.

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

Interview Skills

19 March 2024 10:00am–11:00am

Virtual training via MS Teams

In attending this session you will recognise different types of Interviews you may encounter. Understand what the employer looks for in an interview and how to deconstruct interview questions.

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

Tame Your Inner Crtitic

21 March 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Virtual training via MS Teams

If you want to flourish in life then conquering your inner critic can be a powerful stepping stone. This session will look at ways to address your negative thoughts and create a kinder, more productive relationship with yourself.

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

Organising Steward Training – Leeds

18 – 22 March 2024

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Canal Wharf, Leeds, LS11 5PS

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch.

This face to face training 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.

This course will run on 18, 18, 20, 21, 22 March 2024.

This course is 30 hours learning in total.

Branch Charge: £150 per delegate