North West region – Area Organiser

UNISON, Britain’s leading public service trade union, is looking to appoint an Area Organiser for the North West Region.
Region
North West
Location
Manchester
Starting salary
£21,195 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
13 May 2021
Hours
17.5
Contract type
Part time, permanent
Reference
R6/148

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.

How to apply

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

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

The closing date for applications is 13 May 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 20 May 2021

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams 27 May 2021

Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring, email to northwest.recruitment@unison.co.uk quoting the ref: R6/148 by Thursday 13 May 2021

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.

Disability Confident Committed
Mindful employer

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