UNISON Scotland jobs: Area Organiser (Edinburgh – 21 hrs – fixed term) – closing date 8 Mar 2017

UNISON JobsUNISON SCOTTISH REGION

Area Organiser (21hrs – fixed term up to 12 months)
Ref: R7/140T – based in Edinburgh
Starting salary: £38,208 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance (pro rata)

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UNISON Scotland Organising Team.  Our public services are under major threat.  Our members are working under extreme pressure and UNISON is actively campaigning for services and jobs.

You will bring your experience and skills to assist us to recruit, organise and drive forward campaigning work within the designated area across the region.  To undertake this role you must be a committed trade unionist with proven organising, campaigning, administrative skills and excellent IT and communication skills.

Ability to travel will be a requirement of all posts and you must live within reasonable distance of location that the post is based.

To apply for this opportunity, please download from the resources below.

This post is also online at our UK site jobs page www.unison.org.uk/about/jobs/

The post ad page on the UK site is here:
https://www.unison.org.uk/about/jobs/2017/02/area-organiser-scottish-region/

See job description and person specification for Area Organiser here (or under “Documents” on post ad page on the UK site).

See also Recruitment and Disability Forms on the UK site.

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.

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form  (this link is also under “Resources” on post ad page on the UK site). Alternatively send an A4 self-addressed envelope (no stamp required but please ensure correct postage on covering envelope) to: Margaret Boag, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow G2 6RX

Please note that ONLY the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

Please send three copies of completed application forms along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to Mike Kirby, Scottish Secretary, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow G2 6RX or email m.boag@unison.co.uk quoting ref: R7/140T,

The closing date for applications will be 12 Noon on Wednesday 8 March 2017

Interview Selection: Friday 24 March 2017

 

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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UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with more than 1.3 million members working in the public services, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ 1,200 staff, approximately 370 at our national centre in Euston, central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

The Scottish Region has a working membership of 152,000 people, 100 members of staff, 75 branches and approximately 5,300 lay activists.

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