Yorkshire and Humberside Region: Head of Corporate Services

Applications for this job are now closed

The Yorkshire and Humberside region is currently recruiting a Head of Corporate Services.
Starting salary
£37,713 per annum
Closing date
12 November 2015
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

We are looking for a committed and resourceful individual who is able to assist the regional management team to deliver UNISON’s Objective of “Developing an efficient and effective union.”

You will be working under the direction of the Regional Secretary and will be responsible for all aspects of Corporate Services within the Yorkshire & Humberside Region, including;

  • Strategic development
  • Staff management
  • Finance & Administration
  • IT Systems
  • Branch Support
  • Conference Administration

The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able to develop and deliver a range of financial and administrative functions within the region, you should have excellent organisational and communication skills, both face-to-face and on paper.

A sound understanding of trade unions and their objectives is essential along with a good understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives would be an advantage

How to apply

Please download and complete the general application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please note that only the general application form will be accepted.

Completed applications as well as recruitment and disability monitoring forms should be returned to Joanne Turnbull, UNISON, Commerce House, Wade Lane, Leeds LS2 8NJ or by email to Y&h.personnel@unison.co.uk quoting reference R13/08.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 12 November 2015.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in Leeds on Tuesday 24 November 2015.


UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

UNISON is a dynamic, progressive union, committed to equality. We encourage men and women of all ages, Black and minority ethnic groups, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to work with us.