About this job
The East Midlands region is currently recruiting 4 Area Organisers.
There has never been a more important time to protect our members in the public services and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful voice. Are you a people person with good listening and problem-solving skills? Do you possess the determination to make a difference to people’s lives?
UNISON is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation.
The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able to develop and deliver recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns in our branches, train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation.
You will have excellent presentation skills and communication skills, both face-to-face and on paper.
A sound understanding of trade unions and their objectives is essential along with a good understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives.
You will need to be able to travel within the East Midlands region and to London for meetings/training as required.
How to apply
To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Organiser application form, disability and recruitment monitoring forms (under “Documents”). Please also see the job description and person specification.
Please note that only the Organiser application form will be accepted.
Completed applications should be returned to Karen Hall by email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference numbers R2/96, R2/97, R2/98 and R2/99.
Completed application forms must be returned by 12pm on Friday, 26 February 2021.
Interviews will take place on 22 and 23 March 2021 online via Microsoft Teams.
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.