North West Region – Team Administrator

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To provide secretarial and administrative support either to a team of Regional Organising Staff or members of the regional Management Team
Starting salary
£28,343 p.a.
Closing date
15 August 2019
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

As one of the biggest and most influential trade unions, our work is vital to supporting UNISON members. The North West Region is looking for an experienced Team Administrator, who will have excellent communication skills, together with the ability to organise their own workload and to manage pressure and priorities whilst working accurately.

Working as part of a regional team you will need to be flexible and work well in the team. You will provide efficient and pivotal secretarial, clerical and administrative support, carrying out a wide range of duties including preparing correspondence, organising meetings and taking minutes, maintaining electronic calendars and working to deadlines, dealing with telephone enquiries and processing mail. You’ll also liaise with UNISON members, employers, solicitors and other external parties.

For this role, you do not have to have a trade union background, but you do need to have an understanding and sympathy with the aims and values of the trade union movement.

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 send completed application forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Forms to Delphene Conway, UNISON North West Regional Centre, Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN or email quoting the ref: R6/63

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 5pm Thursday 15 August 2019

Interviews are scheduled for 4 and 5 September 2019.

Please note that we are unable to contact those applicants who have not been short-listed for interview, therefore if you have not heard from us by 23 August 2019 please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.


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.