Lancashire Branch Vacancy: Area Organiser

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Lancashire Branch
Starting salary
£35,565 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
31 January 2018
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed term contract for up to 12 months
Branch post

About this job

Full time facilities have recently been withdrawn by Lancashire County Council and as a result the Branch is facing a challenge, particularly supporting members, who work for Associated Employers.

Lancashire Branch is seeking to recruit an experienced and committed Organiser and Case Worker to help the Branch to represent and organise members in Associated Employers.

The role may also include work in Further Education Colleges and Academy Schools.

The Branch membership is approximately 12,000 and members are spread in the following sectors:

Lancashire County Council, Schools, Academies, Further Education Colleges, Associated Employers

To undertake this role you must be a committed trade unionist with proven organising, representational, campaigning, ICT, communication and administrative skills.

Access to a car is an essential requirement of the post as you will be expected to visit members across the county. You must live within reasonable distance of the County.

How to apply


Please return your application for employment form, the recruitment monitoring form and the disability monitoring form to UNISON, Room A42, County Hall, Preston, PR1 0LD

or email

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 31 January 2018

Interviews will be scheduled to take place on 20 February 2018


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