Local organisers: One fixed term and one permanent

Applications for this job are now closed

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?
Closing date
October 20, 2017
Contract type
Full time

About this job

1 x permanent local organiser – full time 35 hours per week

Beds, Herts and Cambs area team

Ref: R1/63


1 x temporary local organiser – full time 35 hours per week

Fixed term until 30th June 2018

Norfolk and Suffolk area team

Ref: R1/67T

UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our growing organisation. To undertake this role you will need to demonstrate an understanding of the trade union movement and previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a similar organisation would be an advantage.

Both posts are based at our regional office in Bury St Edmunds.  The permanent local organiser post holder R1/63 will be working in Cambridgeshire and the post holder for R1/67T will work across Norfolk and Suffolk.

All post holders will need to be prepared to travel within the Eastern region as required including to the regional office in Chelmsford and to London on an occasional basis for training or other purposes.

How to apply

For more information and to how apply visit our national website


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.