Strategic Organising Unit: Assistant Organiser (SOU) x2

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The post holder will be based in the National Strategic Organising Unit (SOU), reporting to an SOU National Organiser, and will work alongside regional colleagues
UNISON Centre, London NW1 or a Regional Centre (by agreement).
Starting salary
£32,535 per annum plus £6,335 London Weighting (where applicable and pending pay award)
Closing date
5 April 2024
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term Contract until 30 September 2024

About this job

The primary purpose of the role will be to support the planning and delivery of successful workplace and remote organising activity in line with the Unison “Organising to Win” strategy. SOU activity is constantly evaluated to ensure best practice and key lessons are captured and shared with the wider union.

 Work will be “field” based, in and around member workplaces. Activity is generally within teams, but there will be some lone working. Some desk bound administrative support of the wider team will also be required.

 Although the Strategic Organising Unit is based at the UNISON Centre, the post holder may be located within their nearest UNISON Region, and will work across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland as required.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the general application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please note that only the General Application Form will be accepted.

Please send a copy of the completed application form to quoting the post Ref: ORE/33T, ORE/37T by no later than Friday 5th April 2024 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held either on 2nd or 3rd of May 2024


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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