South East Region – Area Organiser (Fixed Term)

UNISON South East Region are currently recruiting for a temporary Area Organiser.
South East
Starting salary
£39,457 per annum plus £2,933 Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
10 December 2021
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
12 Months

About this job

You need to be 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, 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 and an understanding of UNISON’s objectives would be beneficial.

You will be required to live within reasonable travelling distance of the area you are asked to cover.

How to apply

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

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

Please email the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to quoting the job ref number R9/95T

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Friday 10th December 2021

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 18th January 2022.



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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