UNISON Scotland jobs: Clerk/RMS (Fixed Term contract up to 3 months) – closing date 28 Jun 2017


Clerk/RMS (Fixed Term contract up to 3 months)
Ref: R7/139T – based in Edinburgh
35 hours per week
Starting salary: £23,562 per annum (pro rata)

This is a varied role. Responsibilities include:

  • Dealing with all types of queries from members via telephone and written communications
  • The upkeep of our computerised membership system
  • Checking, coding, inputting and amending
  • Producing regular reports
  • Potentially assisting in delivery of training & learning support with branches
  • Assessing basic IT needs and solutions
  • First Line Support for membership application and simple technical issues
  • Reception duties
  • Taking meeting room bookings and generating invoices
  • Organising large bulk mailings
  • Maintaining office petty cash and writing cheques

Working as part of our Membership Team, experience of working with computer based systems required along with a good telephone manner, accuracy and working to deadlines. Training will be provided on our systems.

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:

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

See also Recruitment and Disability Forms on the UK site.

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the General application form (or under ‘Resources’ on post ad page on the UK site)

Please note ONLY the General application form will be accepted.

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 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 quoting ref: R7/139T.

The closing date for applications: Wednesday 28 June 2017

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 10 July 2017.

UNISON is committed to equality and justice – our members include men and women of all ages, black and ethnic minority groups, disabled people, gay men and lesbians. We want our staff to reflect the diversity of our membership, and all applications will be considered on merit.




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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