This course is only available to UNISON members.
Dealing with Grievances and Disciplinaries with a focus on Sickness Absence
This two day course is a follow on to the Organising Stewards course and looks particularly at the how to support members involved in grievance and disciplinary processes. Day One will covers the policy elements of grievance and disciplinary procedures, how to ensure you have all the facts and can make the best case for your member. Day Two will deal particularly with Sickness Absence meetings including understanding processes around ill health retirement, defending members from unfair pressure to return to work and supporting those who do come back to work. It will also explore supporting a member at a stressful time, tactics and pitfalls as well as sources of help. If participants have already completed the Case Representation course, they can attend Day Two on Sickness Absence. The tutor is Fidelma Carolan, Regional Organiser (Day One) and Ray Rafferty. RVH Branch (Day Two)
This course will also run on
Thursday 28 & Friday 29 November – UNISON Derry
Tutor: Fidelma Carolan & Ray Rafferty
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Supporting Union Reps
Organising to Win
This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings. It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.
The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.
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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