South East Region – Team Support Worker (Fixed Term)

Applications for this job are now closed

This role will provide the full range of administrative, clerical, secretarial and IT support to the Team based in the Guildford Regional Office
Starting salary
£28,343 per annum
Closing date
12 July 2019
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
12 months

About this job

The South East Region is seeking to recruit a Team Support Worker to work in our busy Guildford office for 12 months. The post is temporary while an accommodation review is undertaken.

Applications from candidates with a good understanding and experience of working with finance are sought. The role will include the provision of administrative support to a number of staff, lay member committees and more generally for the Region. Candidates must have a good knowledge of committee administration, general office practice and procedures and experience of working with finance and data systems. Duties include inputting and extracting data from membership and other data systems, processing financial data and invoices and generating reports, agenda preparation and committee administration and drafting and producing communications.

You must also have good telephone and communication skills and be able to deal with complaints and other issues in a sensitive and positive manner. You will also need to be able to work in a team environment.

It goes without saying that you will need excellent administrative, secretarial, communication and ICT 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 form to: Miriam Butson / Caroline Butler, UNISON South East, Ground Floor, Ranger House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4UL.

if you have any queries please contact the office on 01483 406534.

Please note no email requests for application forms will be acknowledged

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 12 July 2019.

It is planned that interviews will be held on Monday 22 July 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.

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