West Midlands Region – 2 x Temporary Area Organisers

The West Midlands region is currently recruiting 2 Temporary Area Organisers.
West Midlands
Starting salary
£39,457 per annum + £2,933 Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
12 December 2021
35 hours a week
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Up to 6 months
R12/80T, R12/99T

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 West Midlands Region is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to help us grow our 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 West Midlands 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 (under “Documents”) Please also see job description and person specification.

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

Completed applications and the Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms should be returned by email to: w3@unison.co.uk or post to: HR, UNISON West Midlands Region, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham B3 2PA quoting reference: R12/80T, R12/99T.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 12 December 2021.

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 13 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.

Disability Confident Committed
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