Yorkshire and Humberside region – 4 x Area Organisers

The Yorkshire and Humberside region are currently recruiting 4 permanent area organisers.
Yorkshire and Humberside
Regionally based
Starting salary
£42,390 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
2 June 2021
Contract type
Full time, permanent
R13/33, R13/105, R13/110, R13/119

About this job

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 region 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 recruitment/disability monitoring forms (under “Documents”). Please also see the job brief, job description and person specification.

Please note that only the area and local organiser application form will be accepted.

Please send a copy of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form by email to Y&h.personnel@unison.co.uk quoting ref: R13/33, R13/105, R13/110, R13/119.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 2nd June.

It is planned that interviews will be held in Leeds on 14th/15th June (but may be subject to change).


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
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