About this job
Please note – we are advertising for one permanent (R3/111) and one 12 month fixed local organiser (R3/112T)
UNISON is the UK’s largest trade union with over 1.3 million members, with almost 130,000 in the Greater London Region. Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and essential utilities.
Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but are actively campaigning for services and jobs.
The Greater London Region is currently recruiting for 1 permanent and 1 fixed term Local Organiser to work with our branches to co-ordinate and lead the union’s organising agenda across the region.
The successful candidates will bring their experience and skills in one to one communications, recruitment, organising and campaigning. To undertake this role you will need to be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of the Trade Union and Labour movement and UNISON in particular. Previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a TU branch or within a similar organisation would also be desirable.
To apply for this opportunity, please download a pack from the right hand side (please download and complete the Area Organiser or Local Organiser Application Form) and see Job Description and Person Specification below.
UNISON activists applying for the fixed term post as a secondment opportunity must ensure in advance that they have confirmed arrangements and agreement from their employer.
How to apply
The closing date for applications is 17:00 Friday 6 October 2017.
Interview Dates: Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 October 2017.
Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Forms to email@example.com quoting the relevant reference number(s).
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.