South West Region – Local Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

The South West region is currently recruiting a Local Organiser, which will be filled on a permanent basis.
South West
Starting salary
£31,134 including Fixed Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
6 April 2020
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills in assisting branches to recruit, map membership density, develop new activists, organise and drive forward our campaigning work in branches and across the region.

To undertake this role you must have good interpersonal and IT skills, excellent administrative and organisational skills and a good understanding and knowledge of the trade union movement.

You will be based in the Taunton office and will need to be able to travel within the region and also possibly to London for meetings/training as required.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity download and complete the local organiser application form (under ‘Resources’).  Please note that ONLY the Local Organiser application form will be accepted.  See job description and person specification here also.

Please note that applications should be sent to and not to the address previously advised. If you have already sent your application to us by post this will still be considered.

The closing date for applications will be 5pm on Monday 06 April 2020.

Successful candidates will be notified by Tuesday 14 April 2020.

Interviews will be held in Taunton on 28 – 29 April 2020.


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.