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BENEFITS

 

FREE benefits

Professional Updates & Resources

We provided regularly updated information and resources on our website regarding key developments within the health and social care (HSC) sector and relevant changes in legislation. 

Grievance and Disciplinary Support

We provide general guidance, support and accompaniment (where appropriate) during grievances and disciplinaries. (Comprehensive written submissions during these proceedings may require a fee.)

General Crisis Support

We provide support for non-employment concerns. If you are facing difficulties with housing, finances, disability or your own health and social care, we offer free advice and signposting. If you require advocacy support in any of these areas, we can help you to obtain relevant professional support at a reduced cost.

 

'Honest Conversation' Virtual Talks

These are opportunities to safely discuss issues of importance. Here, we share ideas about current trends in the HSC sector and discuss ways that we can promote self-advocacy and improve the professional experience. 

 

DISCOUNTED benefits

 

Agency for Employee Advocacy

This unique professional service unites you with an qualified and regulated legal representative, particularly experienced in the HSC sector, who will support you to during a range of proceedings. These include settlement agreements, and legal representation during NMC investigations/hearings and Employment Tribunal proceedings.  

Union members will be able to access this service for 10%off the usual fees. For more information, please visit the website at www.aeahsc.com.

CPD Training Workshops 

Our training workshops enrich your understanding of core principles which promote and undergird a positive HSC working experience, and facilitate your fulfilment of any CPD requirements for your licence and/or area of practice. These workshops are offered either online and in-person covering a variety of subjects which are relevant to the needs and interests of HSC workers. Members are invited to make suggestions for workshop topics. Attendees receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion.

HSC Mental Health Coaching 

We provide one-on-one mental health coaching to support our members facing the unique challenges of HSC workplace conditions from day-to-day. Our aim is to provide you with CBT tools and resources for mental and emotional resilience within the workplace, which is essential in view of the current HSC climate. We offer a safe space to confidentially address the personal and professional challenges of performing their role. Each session is for 75 minutes.

Union members will be able to access workshops and coaching for 15%off standard non-member fees.