Eastern Region – Area Organiser

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You need to be an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation.
Starting salary
£38,591 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
26 June 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.

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.

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

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area Organiser application form (under ‘Resources’).  Please note that ONLY the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

See job description and person specification (under ‘Documents’).

The completed application form along with the Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Form should be sent to Amanda Tickner by email a.tickner@unison.co.uk or by post to Church Lane House, Church Lane,  Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1NH, quoting Ref R1/27.

Applications must be received by 5pm Tuesday 26th June 2018.

Interviews will be held in Chelmsford on Wednesday 4th July 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.