Activist Summer School

12 – 16 August 2019

Cambridge Professional Development Centre, CB2 9NL

Our annual summer school is back for another year – this time with a staggering 16 courses on offer. Choose as many courses as you can cram in from: New Stewards Course 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 August, Health & Safety Reps 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 August, Dealing with Sickness/Absence in the […]

Summer School: Assertiveness for Women

13 – 15 August 2019

Cambridge Professional Development Centre, CB2 9NL

Having run Assertiveness for Women very successfully earlier in the year, we are pleased to be able to offer this externally facilitated course once again for our Activist Summer School. About This three day course has been specially designed for women members of UNISON Eastern Region and is one that is open to both women […]

Summer School: Supporting Learning and Progression at Work

15 August 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

This one-day workshop during our Activist Summer School is aimed at ULRs who would like to help fellow workers explore various opportunities to progress in their jobs and lives. About The course will explore and develop skills in active listening, building rapport and structuring a one to one conversation, as well as signposting and offering […]

Summer School: Menopause in the workplace

12 – 14 August 2019

Cambridge Professional Development Centre, CB2 9NL

During this year’s Activist Summer School we have a brand new for UNISON course designed to increase awareness of the menopause in the workplace, to look at why this is a trade union issue and what legislation, policy and practice can support women going through the menopause. About It will help develop skills to start […]

Bedfordshire Resource Centre Open Day

2 August 2019 10:30am–3:30pm

UNISON Bedfordshire Resource Centre, 24 Harpur Street, Bedford MK40 1LB

A year after opening its doors, the UNISON Bedfordshire Resource Centre is hosting an open day to further promote UNISON around the county. The day will include: Information stalls inside and one at the front of the shop with current UNISON campaigns and benefits of being in a trade union, Government pensions information sessions from […]

Stewards Recertification 25, 26 July 2019

25 – 26 July 2019

Inspire Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust, Gayton Road, King's Lynn, PE30 4ET

Application Form updated October 2018 (2) Outcome

Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System trade union engagement day

19 July 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

The Bury St Edmunds Sugar Beet Social Club, Hollow Road, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 7BB

All public-sector trade union activists and full-time officials in Suffolk and north-east Essex are invited to this exciting event on the future integrated care system (ICS) for the area. Unions in partnership with Suffolk and North East Essex ICS are bringing together ICS leaders to talk at this event. It will be a fantastic opportunity to: […]

New Stewards – 12, 13, 14 & 18, 19 June 2019 FULL WAITNG LIST APPLIES

12 – 29 June 2019

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

Application Form updated October 2018 (2) Outcome

Mentoring – 20, 21 June 2019

20 – 21 June 2019

Abbey Conference Centre, Bracondale, Norwich, NR1 2DD

Outcome

Stewards Recertification – 23, 24 May 2019

23 – 24 May 2019

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex

Outcome

UNISON ONE Weekend – 18, 19 May 2019 – Crowne Plaza Resort, Colchester

18 – 19 May 2019

Crowne Plaze Resort, Crown Plaza Hotel, Colchester Road, Essex, CM9 8HX

Please see the following Branch Officer Training Courses available: Branch Chair Branch Communications Branch Education Coordinator Branch Health and Safety Officer Branch Secretary Branch Self Organised Group Branch Treasurer ”New” Presentation and Media Skills Please see the following Workshops available: Tackling Racism & Fascism – a fight never won Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy A race […]

New Stewards – 1, 2, 3 & 15, 16 May 2019

1 – 16 May 2019

Abbey Conference Centre, Bracondale, Norwich, NR1 2DD

Application Form updated October 2018 (2) Outcome

Further Representation Skills – 1, 2 May 2019

1 – 2 May 2019

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chemsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

Outcome

Health and Safety Representatives – 3, 4, 5 & 29, 30 April 2019

3 – 30 April 2019

King's House, Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ

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FULL – WAITING LIST APPLIES Dealing with Difficult Situations – 30 April 2019 – UNISON Chelmsford Regional Office

30 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

We know our Activists have to deal with situations that very often are/become difficult and challenging for a whole host of reasons. So, we are pleased to be able to offer this externally facilitated one day course to those who want to develop skills and strategies for dealing with those situations, where they face anger, […]