Supporting Reps Wellbeing (For workplace Stewards)

7 March 2024 10:00am–3:00pm

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

IN PERSON at UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre

As a union representative you will be dealing with lots of workplace issues and cases that can be stressful and pressurized. Due to the busy nature of the representative role, you often don’t have much time to reflect on your own wellbeing. It is important to maintain good mental wellbeing so you can effectively help support the members you represent. This course will assist you in your role by introducing you to some tools and resources that can help support you, other union reps and the workers you represent.

Course objectives: at the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Understand factors that affect representatives wellbeing
  • Use the stress container model
  • Identify ways to support your mental health during industrial action
  • Consider practical steps to support representatives wellbeing
  • Support the wellbeing of other representatives and members.

Please note there is a £15 per head branch charge for this course

Application Details

To apply for a place please register your interest via your MyUnison account by logging in here: and then clicking on ‘UNISON Courses’.

Instructions for how to do so can be downloaded here: Registering your interest in a course online.

If you have any difficulty creating or accessing a MyUNISON account, please get in touch with UNISONdirect for assistance on 0800 0857 857 or via their online form at

If you have any further queries about this course, please get in touch with the West Midlands Education Team by emailing or calling 0121 685 3104.