South Central Ambulance Service Branch Vacancy: Administrative Assistant

Applications for this job are now closed

Please note this is a Branch-employed post, not a UNISON employed post
South east
Working from your home address
Starting salary
Pro rata
Closing date
31 January 2018
15 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 3 hours per day
Contract type
Part time, permanent
Contract length
Part time, permanent position
Branch post

About this job

South Central Ambulance Service UNISON Health Branch is seeking an administrative assistant to support our branch of over 1700 members. The post-holder will be responsible for the full range of administrative duties. Members of the branch are people working in the ambulance sector providing emergency and patient transport services, along with the NHS111 service.

The post holder will provide administrative support to the branch officers and representatives and lay member committees. You must have a good knowledge of general office practice and procedures, data systems and committee administration. Duties include being a point of contact between members and the branch. You must have good telephone and interpersonal communication skills and be able to deal with members in a sensitive and positive manner.

Self motivated, you will be able to work with minimal supervision in addition to having the confidence to work on your own initiative, and as part of a team.

An understanding of trade unions and their objectives would be an advantage.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please follow the below link to see the advertisement, download and complete the application form and review the job description and person specification.

If you require any further information, please call Sarah O’Donoghue and leave a message on 07903 055830.

Closing date for application is 5pm on Wednesday 31 January 2018.


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.