UNISON Centre: Assistant National Officer

Applications for this job are now closed

The role of the Assistant National Officer is to assist in the development of policy advice to UNISON's lay member structure, support negotiating initiatives with employers, and to participate in campaigning activities.
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Starting salary
£43,073 per annum incl London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
29 August 2019
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

UNISON is the lead union in the NHS with almost 500,000 members across a broad range of occupations. We have a vacancy for an Assistant National Officer in our busy health team and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual well-versed in committee administration, organising and campaign techniques.

You will play your part in delivering our key negotiating and campaigning objectives. And you’ll provide policy and organising support for our national committees and forums. You will also provide advice to our network of regional staff and local health branches.

If you’re keen to use your research, writing and analytical skills to benefit UNISON members working in health, we’d like to hear from you.


How to apply

Please send three completed application forms along with the recruitment and monitoring form to health@unison.co.uk or post  hard copies to: Hanna Najeme, Health Service Group, UNISON, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY quoting the post ref: BNE/AR1.

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 5pm on Thursday 29 August 2019.

Interviews will be held on 18-19 September 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.