Eastern Region – BSOF Local Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for fairer workplaces.
Chelmsford or Bury St Edmunds Regional Office
Starting salary
£34,162 per annum plus £3,366 Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
17 April 2024
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term up to 24 months

About this job

Our public services are under major threat.  Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for fairer workplaces.  We are looking for a new local organiser to work in long term projects recruiting new members, motivating them to take an active role in our campaigns, and identifying new activists.  Until the end of 2024, these projects will be within NHS employers.

The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills in one-to-one communications, recruitment, organising and campaigning. Previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a trade union or community organisation would also be desirable. You will also need to demonstrate and knowledge of trade unionism and our union’s values.

You will need to be prepared to travel within the region as required including to our regional offices in Bury St Edmunds and Chelmsford and to London on an occasional basis for training or other purposes.

How to apply

For further information and to apply, please visit www.unison.org.uk/jobs for an application pack (please download the ‘General Application Form’ only this form will be accepted).

Please send your completed application forms by email to recruitment.eastern@unison.co.uk, quoting the job reference: R1/BSOF112T

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 5pm on Wednesday 17th April.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30th April in Bury St Edmunds.


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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