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Ref: R1/59 (NSC) and R1/84 (BH) – please specify which position you are interested in on your applic
£42,390 per annum including annual subsistence allowance
Closing date
Job location
Working from the regional office in either Chelmsford or Bury St Edmunds
35 hours per week
About this Role

2 Full-time permanent posts, one in the Beds & Herts Team and one in the Norfolk, Suffolk & Cambs Team.

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?

UNISON Eastern Region is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to help us to continue to grow our organisation.

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 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 UNISON’s policies and objectives.

You will need to be able to travel within Eastern region and to UNISON Centre in London for meetings/training as required. To apply for this opportunity, please visit and download and complete the Area Organiser application form (under ‘Resources’). Please note that ONLY the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

See job description and person specification (under ‘Documents’).

Further information

The completed application form along with the Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Form should be sent to Ruth Adlam by email to or by post to Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1NH, quoting Ref R1/59 and/or R1/84.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 27th January 2021

Interviews will take place via MS Teams on either the 15th or 16th February 2021

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