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
ICTU Seminar Series
The occurrence of outbreaks of infection in community settings varies greatly. In many outbreak situations or where there is increased potential for spread, it is necessary for further action to be taken. This workshop will explore the general principles Care Assistants and Domestic/Cleaning staff should use in assisting with the effective management of infection outbreaks in community nursing and residential homes.
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