About this job
You will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Regional Organising staff, providing services direct to our members, regions and branches. You’ll develop knowledge of issues and UNISON policy and procedures to enable you to answer a wide range of enquiries from members and activists.
Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential as is the ability to organise your own workload. You will be an experienced team player who can work quickly and accurately to meet tight deadlines.
You will need excellent IT skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. You will be required to regularly use a case management system including a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. You will be required to regularly use a case management system so database administration would be preferred. Training on UNISON systems will be provided.
You do not have to have a Trade Union background, but you do need to have the sound understanding of 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”). See the job brief, job description and person specification (under “Documents”)
Please send 3 copies of the completed application forms along with the Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to Shirley Wren, UNISON South West, 2 Tangier Central, Castle Street, Taunton TA1 4AS or alternatively email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref R10/51.
Please note that ONLY the General application form will be accepted.
The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 25th October 2019
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a presentation and Interview on Thursday 21st November 2019 at our Wareham office.
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.