Eastern Region – Fixed Term Local Organiser up to 3 March 2019 (maternity leave cover)

Applications for this job are now closed


There has never been a more important time to protect our members in the public services and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful voice. Are you a people person with good listening and problem solving skills?
Region
eastern region
Location
Bedfordshire
Starting salary
£27,109 per annum
Closing date
20 June 2018
Hours
35
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
3 March 2019 suject to one month's notice
Reference
R1/75T

About this job

There has never been a more important time to protect our members in the public services and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful voice. Are you a people person with good listening and problem solving skills? Do you possess the determination to make a difference to people’s lives?

UNISON Eastern Region is looking for a temporary Local Organiser to support its organising agenda while the current post holder is providing maternity leave cover in another region in UNISON.  The successful candidate will recruit new members and work with regional organising teams, mapping membership density and campaigning to develop new activists. To undertake this role you will need to demonstrate an understanding of the trade union movement and previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a similar organisation would be an advantage.

The role will be working with UNISON branches in the Bedfordshire team and will be based in Bury St Edmunds. You will need to be prepared to travel within the region as required including to our regional office in Chelmsford and also to London on an occasional basis for training or other purposes.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the area and local 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 R1/75T.

Applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 20th June 2018.

Interview dates to be confirmed

About UNISON

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.

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