About this job
As one of the biggest and most influential trade unions, our work is vital to supporting UNISON members.
Working as part of a regional team you will need to be flexible and work well in the team. You will provide efficient and pivotal secretarial, clerical and administrative support, carrying out a wide range of duties including preparing correspondence, organising meetings and taking minutes, maintaining electronic calendars and working to deadlines, the ability to touch type at speed (50 wpm or above) with precision and accuracy, dealing with telephone enquiries and processing mail. You’ll also liaise with UNISON members, employers, solicitors and other external parties.
For this role, you do not have to have a trade union background, but you do need to have an understanding and sympathy with 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 and monitoring forms (under “Documents”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).
The closing date for applications is 9 December 2021
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 11 January 2022
Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams 17/18 January 2022
Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring, email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the ref: R6/137 R6/150 by Thursday, 9 December 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.