Edinburgh – Area Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

This post is key in supporting Regional Organisers to establish organising frameworks in the Region.
Starting salary
£40,347 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
22 July 2019
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UNISON Scotland Organising Team. 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 Local/Area Organiser application form (under “Resources”)

See job description and person specification (under “Documents”)

Please note that ONLY the Area/Local Organiser application forms will be accepted

Please send three copies of completed application forms along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to Mike Kirby, Scottish Secretary, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow G2 6RX quoting relevant reference number.

The closing date for applications will be 12 Noon on Monday, 22 July 2019.

Successful candidates will be notified by 1 August 2019

Interview Selection: Thursday 8 August 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.