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£40,347 per annum including annual subsistence allowance
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About this Role

There has never been a more important time to protect our members in 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?

UNISON South West is looking for an Area Organiser to join the Organising Team.

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 across the region, train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and/or regional activists. 

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.

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

You will be required to live within reasonable travelling distance of the area you are asked to cover.

Further information

A job description and person spec can be downloaded from the link below. 

To apply for this opportunity, please visit the UNISON website (link above) and download and complete the area and local organiser application form (under “Resources”).  

Please return 3 copies, by post to Julie Williams, UNISON House, Emperor Way, Exeter, EX1 3QS, or email the application to along with recruitment and Disability Monitoring forms, quoting reference R10/68.   

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

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