Scotland Region: Local Fighting Fund Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

The Scottish Region is currently recruiting a Local Fighting Fund Organisers to work with our branches to co-ordinate and lead the union’s organising agenda across the region.
Starting salary
£31,134 per annum incl. Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
23 September 2019
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term up to 12 Months (subject to one months notice)
Ref: R7/LFFO1

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 these opportunities, please download and complete the Area Organiser or Local Organiser Application Form (under “Resources”) and see the Job Description and Person Specification (under “Documents”).

Please note ONLY the Area Organiser or Local Organiser Application form 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 or email quoting ref: R7/LFFO1 by no later than 5pm on Wednesday 25 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.