Caseworker/Organiser Fixed Term Opportunity for 24 Months

Applications for this job are now closed

Please note this is a Branch-employed post, not a UNISON employed post.
Maidstone, Kent Branch, South East Region
Starting salary
£35,922 per annum plus subsistence allowance of £2,669
Closing date
20 April 2018
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
24 month fixed term contract (subject to 6 months probationary period). Although the post is fixed term, this will be reviewed at the end of the first year and again before the end of the 24 month contract
Branch post

About this job

UNISON Kent Branch is the largest branch in the South East with over 7,000 members.  They are seeking to recruit a Caseworker/Organiser on a 24 month fixed term contract. You need to be an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our branch. 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, mentor and develop stewards undertake case work, advise, support and mentor stewards in representation and negotiation, particularly in the private, community and voluntary sector.

You will have excellent presentation skills and communication skills, both face-to-face and on paper.  A sound understanding of trade unions and their objectives is essential, along with a good understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience and skills in one to one and group communications, recruitment, organising and campaigning.

You will need to be able to travel across the County of Kent and attend meetings/training as required.

Applicants applying for this post as a secondment opportunity must ensure they have confirmed arrangements and agreement from their employer.


How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please contact the branch office on 03000 421019 or email for an application pack.  Closing date is 12 noon on 20 April 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 27 April 2018 and invited to attend an interview on 10 May 2018 in Maidstone. Please note that if you do not hear form us you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.


This vacancy is a branch post – it is not a UNISON employed post