This course is only available to UNISON members.
POSTPONED – Branch Welfare Officer Training
UNISON’s There for you charity provides essential support for members who are experiencing financial difficulties. This is a 2 day course to provide new Welfare officers with the knowledge and skills to enable members to access this support. It will include understanding the UNISON welfare charity structure and staff responsibility, as well as how to complete the required paperwork. it also explores issues such as confidentiality and active listening.
Tutors: Marjorie Trimble & Angela Boorman
Tutor: Marjorie Trimble & Angela Boorman
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
In this tutorial, the participants will have the opportunity to:
|Friday 21 February||Building Confidence for Women||Belfast - UNISON Office|
|Friday 1 May||Building Confidence for Women||Omagh - tbc|
|Friday 11 September||Building Confidence for Women||Newry - tbc|
|Friday 4 December||Building Confidence for Women||Portadown - Seagoe Hotel|
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
Bargaining and Equality
Over the past number of years UNISON has been supporting members to access the Open University pre-reg nursing initiative through the provision of the K101 health and social care module and our workshop programme.
This workshop will help members prepare for the OU pre-reg nursing interview which is very competitive. It will help applicants identify relevant skills and convey them in an interview setting.Please only book a place if you have been shortlisted for interview.
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