Wales Region: 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
Pro rata
Closing date
23 August 2019
21 per week
Contract type
Part time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term Contract up to 31 March 2020

About this job

There has never been a more important time to protect our members in the public services and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful voice. Are you a people person with good listening and problem solving skills? Do you possess the determination to make a difference to people’s lives?

UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our growing organisation.

The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able to develop and deliver recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns in our branches, The Area Organiser will train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation.

You will have excellent presentation skills and communication skills, both face-to-face and on paper.

A sound understanding of trade unions and their objectives is essential along with a good understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”). See the job brief, job description and person specification (under “Documents”)

Please note that ONLY the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

Please send 3 copies of the completed application as well as recruitment and disability monitoring forms to Donna Hutton, Regional Manager, UNISON 491 Abergele Road, Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay quoting the job reference number, R11/72

Completed application forms to be received by 12 noon on Friday 23 August 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on Monday 9th September 2019 in Cardiff.


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.