South East Region – 3 x Area Organisers

Applications for this job are now closed


UNISON is the UK’s leading public sector trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public services, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ 1200 staff, approximately 370 at our national centre in Euston, central London and the remainder in our twelve regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.
Region
South East
Location
Surrey, Sussex or Hampshire
Starting salary
£42,390 including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
26 February 2021
Hours
35
Contract type
Full time, permanent
Reference
R9/95, R9/78, R9/37

About this job

The South East region is currently recruiting 3 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 South East region 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 Caroline Butler by email to caroline.butler@unison.co.uk quoting the reference number R9/95, R9/78 and R9/37.

Completed application forms must be returned by 12pm on 26th February 2021.

Interviews will take place on the 9th and 10th March 2021 online via Microsoft Teams.

About UNISON

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.

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