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UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our growing organisation.
Greater London
Greater London Region (Congress House, London WC1B 3LS)
Starting salary
£25,771 per annum incl. London Weighting
Pro rata
Closing date
2 May 2017
21 hours per week (Tuesday-Thursday)
Contract type
Part time, fixed term
Contract length
Maternity cover - approximately 12 months (subject to one month’s notice)

About this job

You will be providing essential support services to UNISON’s membership and Regional staff. In addition to general administrative duties, you will be dealing with internal and external post; providing reception duties and assisting with the Regional administrative procedures. You will have contact with all levels of National, Regional and Branch staff as well as members and external organisations including suppliers.

Whilst office experience and knowledge of standard office equipment is essential, you must also have good telephone and communication skills and be able to deal with complaints and other issues in a sensitive and positive manner. You will also need to be able to work in a team environment.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the General application form (under “Resources”)

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

See job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Completed application forms must be returned to Regional Resources, UNISON, 1st Floor, Greater Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS or email to:

Closing date for applications is 5pm Tuesday 2 May 2017

The interviews will be held on 25 & 26 May 2017.


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.