Branch Post: Bedfordshire Resource Centre Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed


There has never been a more important time to protect our members. Are you a people person with good listening and problem solving skills? Do you possess the determination to make a difference to people’s lives?
Location
covering Bedfordshire County
Starting salary
£35,743 per annum
Closing date
21 September 2017
Hours
35
Contract type
Full time, permanent
Reference
BRC/1

About this job

A number of UNISON’s Bedfordshire Branches, working together, are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to help grow our organisation and take part in this exciting opportunity in the new Bedfordshire Resource Centre.

The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able to develop recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns, train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation.

You will have excellent presentation skills 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.

You will need to be able to travel within Bedfordshire County for meetings/training as required. You may be required to travel outside the County for training purposes.

How to apply

For more information and to apply please email Amanda Tickner a.tickner@unison.co.uk quoting reference: BRC/1.

Closing date for applications is 21st September 2017

 

Interviews will be held at the UNISON office, Bury St Edmunds on Friday 6 October 2017.

Reasonable travel expenses will be paid.

About UNISON

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.