Scotland Region: Local Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UNISON Scotland Organising Team.
Glasgow Office
Starting salary
£27,787 per annum
Closing date
12 December 2018
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term Contract up to December 2019 (subject to one months notice)

About this job

Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure and UNISON is actively campaigning for services and jobs.

You will bring your experience and skills to assist us to recruit, organise and drive forward campaigning work within the designated area across the region. To undertake this role you must be a committed trade unionist with proven organising, campaigning, administrative skills and excellent IT and communication skills.

Ability to travel will be a requirement of all posts and you must live within reasonable distance of location that the post is based.

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”).

Please send 3 completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Forms to Mike J Kirby, Scottish Secretary, UNISON, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 6RX.

The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Successful candidates will be notified early January 2019.

Interviews will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 17 January 2019.


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.