Mental Health Awareness

9 March 2020 9:00am–5:00pm

UNISON Northern , 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Please note, this course is being run by our partner, Bridges to Learning. This training course focuses on raising awareness and understanding of the most common mental health disorders. You will also look at some of the myths surrounding mental illness. In addition to learning how to recognise early signs and symptoms, delegates receive practical […]

3 Day Union Learning Representatives

10 March 2020 9:00am–5:00pm

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

10, 17, 24 March (3 consecutive Tuesdays) This course has been customised for union members who wish to become Learning Reps. The course will enable them to: develop their skills and knowledge about the role of union learning representative understand union learning agenda and strategy consult with work colleagues and identify their learning needs work […]

Understanding Your Flexible Retirement Options in Local Government

19 March 2020 9:00am–5:00pm

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

What is Flexible Retirement? Flexible retirement enables employees (over 55) to continue working in some reduced capacity (e.g. part time) while at the same time drawing some of their pension benefits. You don’t need to retire and return to work – you negotiate flexible retirement while remaining employed. This course aims to: Help you understand […]

Menopause Awareness

23 March 2020 9:00am–5:00pm

UNISON Northern , 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

Please note, this course is being run by our partner, Bridges to Learning. Menopause is a natural part of aging there are 3.5 million women workers over the age of 50 in the UK. This is an interactive training session that will look at what the menopause is and explore the symptoms. It will also […]