This course is only available to UNISON members.
The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Relations Act (ERA) recertification. If you have been a trade union rep for more than 5 years, you must undertake this course to gain reaccreditation and retain your role in the union as a workplace rep or on seconded release.
On the refresher course you will learn about current protocols in the union when representing members, updates in legal cases, how to organise around issues in the workplace to lessen the amount of individual casework required and identify national and local challenges impacting on branches. It will also look at developing new skills and supporting new activists.
Tutor: Fidelma Carolan and John Patrick Clayton
Tutor's organisation: UNISON
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Organising to Win
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
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