Northern Ireland – Team Support Worker

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UNISON is Britain’s biggest trade union, with more than 1.3 million members. Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and in the essential utilities
Northern Ireland
UNISON Regional Office – Belfast
Starting salary
£32,535 (pending pay award)
Closing date
5 April 2024
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

The Northern Ireland Region is seeking a Team Support Worker.

Applications from candidates with a good understanding and experience of working with finance and personnel matters are sought.

The role will include the provision of administrative support to a number of staff, lay member committees and more generally for the Region. Candidates must have a good knowledge of committee administration, general office practice and procedures and experience of working with finance and data systems. Duties include inputting and extracting data from membership and other data systems, processing financial data and invoices and generating reports, agenda preparation and committee administration and drafting and producing communications.

You should have good telephone and communication skills and be able to deal with complaints and other issues in a sensitive and positive manner. You will also need to be able to work in a team environment.

Candidates should also have excellent administrative, secretarial, communication and ICT skills to succeed, in addition to having the confidence to work on your own initiative, and as part of a team.

An understanding of Trade Unions and their objectives would be an advantage, but not essential.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, complete the general application form, disability, and recruitment monitoring forms. Please also see the job description and person specification.

Completed applications should be returned by email to quoting the reference number “R5/43 Team Support Worker” in the subject line of the email.

Completed application forms must be returned by Friday 5 April 2024 at 4pm.

We anticipate interviews to be held week commencing 15 April 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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