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£21,195 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
Job location
Manchester, Arena Point  
Interview date
17.5 hours per week. Permanent
About this Role

 UNISON, Britain’s leading public service trade union, is looking to appoint an Area Organiser for the North West Region.


You need to be an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation.  The successful candidates will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able  to develop and deliver  recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns in our branches, train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation.

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 UNISONs policies and objectives.

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

Further information

To apply for this opportunity, please visit and download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

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

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 20 May 2021. Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams.

Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring, email to quoting the ref: R6/148 by Thursday 13 May  2021

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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