About this job
About this Job
The role will include the provision of administrative support to a number of staff, lay member committees and more generally for the team. Candidates must have a good knowledge of general office practice and procedures as duties will involve committee administration including agenda preparation and taking of action notes.
You will be required to produce flyers, newsletters and other publicity and information, as directed, using Microsoft office applications and other technology. Having accurate keyboard and IT skills are an essential requirement for this role as is knowledge and experience of data systems.
It goes without saying that you will need excellent administrative, secretarial, communication and IT skills to succeed, in addition to having the confidence to work on your own initiative, and as part of a team.
An understanding of trade unions and their objectives would be an advantage.
How to apply
To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the general application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).
Please note that only the General Application Form will be accepted.
Please send FOUR copies of completed application form and ONE copy of the Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to:
Human Resources Department, UNISON East Midlands Region, Vivian Avenue, Nottingham, NG5 1AF (quoting ref: R2/92).
Closing date for applications is 5:00 p.m. – Thursday, 21 February 2019
Short listed candidates will be notified by Monday, 18 March 2019
Interviews are scheduled for Monday, 25 March 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.