West Midlands Region – Local Organiser

The West Midlands Region is currently recruiting a permanent Local Organiser to work with our branches to co-ordinate and lead the unions organising agenda across the region.
West Midlands
Starting salary
£29,778 per annum plus £2,933 Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
7 November 2021
Contract type
Full time, permanent

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 enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals 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.

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 monitoring forms and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

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

The completed application form as well as recruitment and disability monitoring forms should be returned by email to W3@unison.co.uk  quoting reference R12/90.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 7 November 2021 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held in via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday 23 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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