About this job
UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our organising objectives to recruit, support and train new workplace representatives, deliver our on our key equality campaigns and grow UNISON membership.
About this job
The Area Organiser is managed, supervised or mentored by a Regional Manager or Regional Organiser.
- Organising: Area organisers will work in and across branches to build recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns; train and develop stewards; support branch communications; develop “green field” sites or inactive branches and work where necessary to build organisation from scratch. They will also undertake casework under supervision, advising, supporting and mentoring branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation; providing help with case preparation and administration.
- Organisation of specific region wide campaigns and events; prepare information briefings to support organising or bargaining campaigns and support press and public relations work in the region.
- Representation: Area Organisers support Regional Organisers and local activists in collective negotiations, researching relevant agreements and employers, writing up claims and making presentations and engaging with employers as required.
How to apply
To apply for this opportunity please download Area and Local Organiser application form (under “Documents”)
The completed application form along with the Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Form should be sent to Claire Harvey by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the correct Ref: R9/84T & R9/95T.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 22nd February 2024
Interviews will be held on the 7/8 March 2024 in London.
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.