North West region – Area Organiser (Maternity cover)

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UNISON, Britain’s leading public service trade union, is looking to appoint a Temporary Area Organisers for the North West Region.
North West
Starting salary
£42,390 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
25 February 2021
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
10 months (subject to one months' notice)

About this job

You need to be an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation. The successful candidates 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 UNISONs policies and objectives.

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

This post is to cover maternity leave and therefore may end sooner than the 10 months.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form and monitoring forms (under “Documents”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please note that only the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 25 February 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 4/5 March 2021

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams 11/12 March 2021

Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring, email to quoting the ref: R6/140T by Thursday 25 February 2021



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.