Secretary / Administrator

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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.
UNISON Centre, NW1
Starting salary
£33,860 per annum including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
27 March 2020
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Maternity Cover up to January 2021

About this job

The Business, Community and Environment Section deals with the membership covered by the Community and Voluntary Service Group, the Energy Service Group, the Water Environment and Transport (WET) Service Group and, the Private Contractors Unit. In addition, the section also incorporates the Bargaining Support, Pensions and Health & Safety Units, which provide information and support services across all areas of the union. The Team Secretary/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 in a pressurised environment
  • good communication and time management skills
  • proven secretarial skills
  • experience of using office equipment/systems and a full range of IT packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • administration of committees/ meetings and seminars

How to apply

Please send 3 copies of the completed application form to Sandra Jean-Baptiste, Business Community & Environment Section, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY or alternatively email it to, quoting the ref no: BNE/12T.

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 12pm on Friday 27 March 2020.

Interviews will be held at UNISON Centre at the above address in London on Wednesday 15 April 2020 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.