General Secretary’s Office Administrative Assistant

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As part of a friendly and hardworking team, the role will be to support the General Secretariat including the General Secretary and Assistant General Secretary team.
Region
Greater London
Location
UNISON Centre
Starting salary
£33,860 per annum including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
4 December 2019
Hours
35
Contract type
Full time, permanent
Reference
GS/10

About this job

UNISON is Britain’s biggest trade union, with more than 1.3 million members. Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and in the essential utilities. We’re a modern, progressive organisation, committed to improving the working lives of our staff as well as our members. You can expect to work in a supportive and rewarding environment where your contribution will be valued, and to enjoy excellent benefits.

As part of a friendly and hardworking team, the role will be to support the General Secretariat including the General Secretary and Assistant General Secretary team. Reporting to the Head of the General Secretary’s office, the postholder will be responsible for the administrative management of procedures and processes relating to the governance and management of UNISON.  Excellent communication skills will enable the successful applicant to liaise with all internal and external functions of the union.

The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with independent and government bodies, MPs and the media, as well as European network co-ordination at national and international level; establish and maintain comprehensive information systems to plan and record UNISON’s governance. This opportunity is diverse and interesting, and will make the most of your ability to manage and prioritise to meet deadlines as well as your discretion and tact.

How to apply

An application form can be obtained by visiting www.unison.org.uk/jobs.  Please send 3 copies of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to Human Resources Department, UNISON, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY quoting ref: GS/10. 

Completed application forms must be received by no later than Wednesday 4 December 2019 at 12pm.

Interviews dates to be confirmed

About UNISON

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.

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