Local organiser, Reading

Applications for this job are now closed

South east
Starting salary
Pro rata
Closing date
27 September 2017
17.5 (job share)
Contract type
Part time, fixed term
Contract length
Until April 2020

About this job

UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our growing organisation.

The successful candidates will bring their experience and skills to recruit new members and develop new activists.  Working with and supporting the Team to organise and drive forward our campaigning work within branches.

To undertake this role you must have good communication and interpersonal skills, excellent administrative, IT and organisational skills and a good understanding and knowledge of the trade union movement.

You will need to be able to travel mainly across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire for this post based in our Reading Office.

How to apply

For more information and to apply, please download a pack below and see job brief, job description and person specification below. Or send an A4 SAE to Caroline Butler, Team Support Worker, UNISON South East, Ranger House, 1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford GU1 4UL

Please send 3 copies of the completed application form along with the recruitment and disability form to Caroline Butler, Team Support Worker, UNISON South East, Ranger House, 1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford GU1 4UL.

Please note that ONLY the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 27 September 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified 2nd October 2017 and invited to attend an interview on either Monday 9th October in UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London or Friday 13th October 2017, in Ranger House, Guildford.

No email requests for application packs will be acknowledged.


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.