South West Region – Clerk

The South West region are looking for one permanent, part time Clerk in the Taunton office.
South West
Starting salary
£9,117.60 per annum
Closing date
10 November 2021
Contract type
Part time, permanent

About this job

You will provide comprehensive clerical support to the teams working within the Taunton Regional Office. You will develop knowledge of issues and UNISON policy and procedures to enable you to deal with a wide range of enquiries from members and activists and support the varied work of each team on a day to day basis.

Excellent communication and a wide range of clerical skills and experience are essential as is the ability to organise your workload. You will be experienced in supporting teams and be able to work quickly and accurately on a range of different projects in order to meet their various deadlines.

You will need a good working knowledge of Office 365, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. You will be required to regularly access and add basic information to a case management and membership system. Training on UNISON systems will be provided.

You do not have to have a Trade Union background, but you do need to have the sound understanding of the aims and values of the Trade Union movement.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity please download and complete the General application form. See also job description and person specification (under “Documents”)

Please note that only the General application form will be accepted.

Please send your completed application form to Shirley Wren at quoting R10/92

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 10th November 2021

Interviews will be held online via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 25th or Friday 26th November 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.

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