Unison Centre – Fixed Term Administrator – Equality Unit

We are looking for someone with initiative, excellent communication and administrative skills, and IT experience and expertise to work in UNISON’s Equality Unit.
Unison Centre
Starting salary
£34,162 plus £6,652 London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
19 June 2024
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Until 30 September 2024.

About this job

The Equality Unit provides policy advice and guidance on equality matters to the union. We campaign nationally on equality issues and support UNISON’s self-organised groups – women, Black, disabled and LGBT+ members, the young members forum and retired members group. The Administrator will provide a range of administrative support across all areas of the unit.

Skills/experience required:

  • team player with experience of showing initiative and multi-tasking in a pressurised environment
  • good communication and time management skills
  • proven admininstrative and secretarial skills
  • experience and expertise in using office equipment/systems and a full range of IT and digital packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • social media skills
  • administration of committees/meetings and seminars

This role is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a administrative/secretary role who also wants to play a dynamic role in a campaigning organisation.

How to apply

Please send a copy of the completed general application form along with a copy of the recruitment and disability form to H.Recruitment@unison.co.uk quoting the ref no: BNE/70T.

Completed application forms must be received by no later than Wednesday 19th June 2024 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held at UNISON Centre in London on Thursday 11th July 2024 and will include a skills test.


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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