East Midlands Region – Temporary Area Organiser

The East Midlands region is currently recruiting a Temporary Area Organiser.
East Midlands
Starting salary
£39,457 per annum + £2,933 Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
5 December 2021
35 hours a week
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Up to 8 months

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 East Midlands region and to London for meetings/training as required.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Organiser application form, disability and recruitment monitoring forms (under “Documents”).  Please also see the job description and person specification.

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

Completed applications should be returned to Karen Hall by email to Eastmidlands.recruitment@unison.co.uk quoting the reference number R2/34T in the heading.

Completed application forms must be returned by Sunday, 5 December 2021 at 23:59 pm.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 19 January 2022 at the UNISON Regional Offices in Nottingham.


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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