Eastern Region: Area Organiser

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Full time permanent post working with members and branches in Hertfordshire
eastern region
Chelmsford - working with members and branches in Hertfordshire
Starting salary
£38,591 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
23 February 2018
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

You need to be an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation. The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able to develop and deliver recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns in our branches, train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation.

To undertake this role you must be a committed trade unionist with proven organising and campaigning skills and have excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and face-to-face.  You will also need a sound understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives.

You will need to be able to travel within the region and to UNISON Centre in London for meetings/training as required.

How to apply

For more information and to apply please visit unison.org.uk/jobs. Completed applications as well as Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms should be returned to Amanda Tickner, Head of Corporate Services, UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford CM1 1NH quoting reference: R1/77 or by email to a.tickner@unison.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February 2018 at 5pm.

The interviews will be held in Chelmsford on Tuesday 6th March 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.