Cymru/Wales – Area Organiser (Full-time, Fixed Term)

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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?
Starting salary
£45,266 per annum plus £3,366 Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
29 April 2024
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term until 30 September 2024

About this job

UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our region develop a strong and sustainable network of branch officers and representatives as well as establish an excellent casework and representation system.

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 the region,

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 and a good knowledge of employment law.

You will need to be able to travel to and within the Cymru Wales region / London for meetings/training as required.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area Organiser application form (under “Documents”).  See job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please note that ONLY the Area/Local Organiser application form will be accepted. Please also complete the Recruitment and Disability monitoring form.

Once completed, please email applications to , quoting ref: R11/64T.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 29th April 2024.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th/16th 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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