Northern Region: Local Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

The Northern Region is currently recruiting a permanent Local Organiser to work with our Branches to co-ordinate and lead the union’s organising agenda across the Region.
Starting salary
£27,109 per annum
Closing date
20 July 2018
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience and skills in one to one communications, recruitment, organising and campaigning. You will need to be able to travel within the Northern Region and to the Regional Offices (in Newcastle Upon Tyne and Middlesbrough) and possibly also to 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’).

Please send 3 copies of completed forms to: Reception, UNISON Northern, 140-150 Pilgrim St., Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6TH quoting ref: R4/83. Alternatively please e-mail

The closing date for completed applications is 12:00 noon on 20 July 2018.

Interviews will be held on 01 & 02 August.

Applicants who have been short listed will be notified by w/c 23 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.