About this job
UNISON is the UK’s largest trade union with over 1.3 million members. In Northern Ireland our members work in health & social services, education and housing, the private sector delivering public services, and in the community & voluntary sector.
Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs. We are seeking 11 Local Fighting Fund Organisers to work with our branches to develop the campaign.
The posts are based throughout Northern Ireland and are attached to Health, Education and Community & Voluntary branches.
You will bring your experience and skills to assist branches to recruit, organise and drive forward organising and campaigning work in designated areas across the region. To undertake this role you must be a committed Trade Unionist with proven organising, campaigning, administrative and excellent IT skills.
The posts will entail daily travel and you will need to have your own transport.
How to apply
To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the area and Local Organiser application form (under “Resources”) Please note that ONLY the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.
Alternatively you can send an A4 SAE to Michele Bradford, UNISON Northern Ireland, Galway House, 165 York Street, Belfast BT15 1AL.
Please send 3 copies of completed application forms together with NI Equality Monitoring Form to Michele Bradford at the UNISON Northern Ireland, Galway House, 165 York Street, Belfast BT15 1AL. Quoting ref:R5/FF Various
Please note no email requests for application forms will be acknowledged.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 15 November 2017 @ 12 noon.
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.