Secretary / Administrator

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A unique opportunity to join UNISONs Professional Services Unit. You will be supported in the role and have access to ongoing advice and guidance surrounding our specialist work.
UNISON Centre, NW1
Starting salary
£33,860 per annum including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
9 March 2020
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

UNISON is the leading union in Public Services supporting members working in Local Government, the NHS, the community and voluntary sector, education and children services.  We also support people in a range of private 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 Professional Services Unit, provides specialist representation to members who face allegations before their professional regulator up to an including attending legal hearings. The unit works across 8 of UK Health and Social Care Regulators in addition to those in the devolved nations. We provide professional advice to branches and regional staff on a case by case basis, in addition to supporting members throughout the regulatory stages. The Team Secretary/Administrator is an essential part of our team and will provide a range of clerical and administrative support duties across all areas of our work.  As part of our administrative team you will be the main point of contact, helping to prioritise more urgent matters which are time limited.

Skills/experience required:

  • team player with experience of working in a pressurised environment
  • good communication and time management skills
  • proven secretarial & administrative skills
  • experience of using office equipment/systems and a full range of IT packages
  • use of UNISONs RMS and the Case Management system is desirable or experience in equivalent systems
  • administration of committees/ meetings and seminars

How to apply

Please send 4 copies of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to Shelley Cole, Team Administrator, Professional Services Unit, UNISON, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY quoting ref: RMG/34

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 12pm on 9 March 2020

Interviews will be held on 16/17 March 2020 in London


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.