UNISON Northern Ireland

Events

Wound Care – Assessment and Management

Monday 23 September 2019

UNISON Belfast

This is a one day workshop which will cover a range of topics around wound care including wound aetiology and healing, factors affecting wound healing, wound infection, wound pain, assessment and management principles.  It is part of the Tissue Viability Leading Change Competency Based Learning Programme which has been developed with the Huddersfield University.  It will be delivered by Tissue Viability Nurse Urgo Medical.

Food Allergies

Monday 23 September 2019

Food Allergies

6-9pm Mon 23 Sept UNISON Belfast

Mindfulness - Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Monday 23 September 2019

UNISON Belfast

Dignity – Putting It at the Heart of Health & Social Care

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Newry

Addiction - Substance Misuse Awareness (session 1)

Wednesday 25 September 2019

UNISON Derry  (open to all)

This course is run over two evenings.  

Whether you are interested in substance misuse as a parent/guardian or because of work (paid or unpaid) with young people and/or those dealing with addiction, this workshop will provide an overview of drugs – types, categories, effects, links to other issues, criminal implications, impact on users and family, risk taking and support services.    It will be delivered by Ascert.  

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 

6-9pm

Mon 14 & Tues 15 Oct in Enniskillen;

Dealing with Grievances and Disciplinaries

Thursday 26 September 2019 to Friday 27 September 2019

UNISON Belfast 

Addiction - Substance Misuse Awareness (session 2)

Thursday 26 September 2019

UNISON Derry

This course is run over two evenings.  

Whether you are interested in substance misuse as a parent/guardian or because of work (paid or unpaid) with young people and/or those dealing with addiction, this workshop will provide an overview of drugs – types, categories, effects, links to other issues, criminal implications, impact on users and family, risk taking and support services.    It will be delivered by Ascert.  

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 

6-9pm

Mon 14 & Tues 15 Oct in Enniskillen;

Health & Safety (Day 1-3)

Monday 30 September 2019 to Wednesday 2 October 2019

UNISON Belfast 

Being a Health & Safety Rep entitles you to paid time off for union duties.   All stewards are asked to complete Health & Safety training to enable you to support members in the workplace and to secure time off to do so.   This is particularly important for those in the private/voluntary sector.  

Addiction - Understanding Prescription/Over The Counter Drugs Misuse

Monday 30 September 2019

Broughshane (open to all)

This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available.   It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents.  It will be delivered by Ascert.

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 

6-9pm Tues 5 Nov in Dungannon

Employment Anti-Discrimination Law

Friday 4 October 2019

UNISON Belfast 

Legislation is in place to protect members across a range of grounds.  This one day workshop will provide information on the various laws which protect people on the grounds of disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation and age.   Using cases it will enable participants to better understand when discrimination occurs directly and indirectly.   This includes understanding how groups of members can be discriminated against by employers e.g. equal pay and what you can do.  The tutor is Thompsons Solicitors.

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