UNISON Centre – Policy Officer

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 the union.
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Starting salary
£52,566 per annum incl. London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
5 November 2021
Contract type
Part time, permanent

About this job

UNISON is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to join our Policy team where you’ll play a key part in formulating and developing UNISON policy, giving guidance and advice to UNISON’s National Executive Council, the Policy Development and Campaigns Committee, regions and branches. The post involves co-ordinating/working in project teams and organising campaigns across the union as well as collecting, analysing and disseminating information. You will also act as a representative of UNISON to governmental departments and other external bodies.

With experience in initiating or organising campaigns, you will be a natural communicator with excellent presentation skills. You should have a good understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives, together with knowledge of labour market issues.

How to apply

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

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

Please send a copy of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to Belinda Dowling, policy@unison.co.uk quoting ref: CCP/29.

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 12pm on Friday 5th November 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 22nd 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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