UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

A UNISON survey of Edinburgh Council's Health and Social Care workers has concluded that they feel 'Overworked, over-pressured, unsupported and ...
Residential Care Charter

Adopt the Residential Care Charter

Commissioning authorities and employers are being urged to adopt UNISON's Residential Care Charter. Residential care workers across the UK came ...
Standing up for public services

Budget: We don’t get to say ‘no cuts’ in the consultation

UNISON response to Edinburgh budget proposals: The prospect of £140m of cuts over the next five years, added to the ...
Social Work

Social Work

UNISON represents over 3,000 Social Work staff in the City of Edinburgh Council and a range of voluntary and independent ...
Time to Care

Social Care in Edinburgh – UNISON response

UNISON response to council leader’s statement regarding social care provision in Edinburgh. UNISON City of Edinburgh is relieved that the ...
Edinburgh Health and Social Care Inspection response

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Inspection response

Many of the issues raised in the inspection published today mirror issues raised by UNISON over recent months and years, ...
thumbnail of Mental health survey October 2016

Survey – Mental Health Issues in the Practice Teams. October 2016

Health & Social Care Departmental sickness figures had been presented to the trade unions for the previous few years, and ...
Proud to be in UNISON

Health and Social Care organisational review

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE ORGANISATIONAL REVIEW As you may know by now, the Health & Social Care department is undergoing ...
Social Work manifesto

Supervision and Workload Management

This updated paper by social work practitioners in UNISON Scotland’s Social Work Issues Group is co-written by UNISON Edinburgh's John ...
Proud to be in UNISON

UNISON Statement on Edinburgh Social Work Staffing Inquiry

UNISON welcomes the conclusions of the internal staffing inquiry that no member of staff should face disciplinary action as a ...