Local Government Service Group – Administrator

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To provide a full range of administrative and secretarial support to the team of staff in a defined service group.
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Starting salary
£33,860 per annum including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
23 October 2019
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

UNISON is the leading union in local government, the NHS , community and voluntary sector, education and children services and a range of private and public sector employers where we negotiate pay and terms and conditions of employment, promote equality and diversity and recruit and organise members in those areas.

The Local Government, Police and Justice Section deals with UNISON’s work in councils, other local government employers, police forces and probation services. The Administrator will provide a range of clerical and administrative support duties across all areas of the section.

Skills/experience required:

  • team player with experience of working and multi-tasking in a pressurised environment
  • good communication and time management skills
  • proven admininstrative and secretarial skills
  • experience and expertise in using office equipment/systems and a full range of IT packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • administration of committees/meetings and seminars

This role is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a administrative/secretary role who also wants to play a dynamic role in a campaigning organisation

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 Helen Raymond, Local Government Section, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY or alternatively email them to h.raymond@unison.co.uk quoting the ref no: BNE/56.

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 12pm on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Interviews will be held at UNISON Centre at the above address in London on Wednesday 20 November 2019 and will include a skills test on Microsoft Office packages.


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.

Disability Confident Committed
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