Northern Region: x3 Local Fighting Fund Organisers

Applications for this job are now closed

This post is the first level organising post in UNISON. The postholder will focus on recruiting new members.
Starting salary
£28,343 per annum, including an Annual Subsistence Allowance of £2791
Closing date
20 September 2019
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
12 months fixed term contract

About this job

The successful candidates will bring their experience and skills to the role. They will be assisting branches to recruit, map membership density, develop new activists, organise and drive forward our campaigning work in branches and across the region.

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.

The location for these posts vary. One post will be assigned to Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Health covering Carlisle, one assigned to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys which covers the south of the region and the other post will be assigned to South Tyneside and Sunderland.

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 send three copies of completed application forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Forms to: Reception, UNISON Northern, 140-150 Pilgrim St., Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6TH. Alternatively please e-mail quoting ref: R4/FF30/31/32

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 20th 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.