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Organisation name
Reference number
R6/134 R6/138 R6/139
Starting at £29,778 per annum, plus £2,933 subsistence
Closing date
Job location
Manchester office                  
About this Role

UNISON is the UK’s largest trade union with over 1.3 million members, with almost 200,000 in the North West Region. Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and essential utilities.


Our public services are under major threat.  Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs.

The North West Region is currently recruiting three Local Organiser to work with our branches to co-ordinate and lead the union’s organising agenda across the region.

The successful candidates will bring their experience and skills in one-to-one communications, recruitment, organising and campaigning. To undertake this role you will need to be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of the Trade Union and Labour movement and UNISON in the North West Region in particular. Previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a TU branch or within a similar organisation would also be desirable. You will need to be able to travel within the region and to the Regional Centre (Manchester) and also possibly to 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 (under “Documents”) and see Job Description and Person Specification below.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 25th and 26th November 2021.

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams 2nd and 3rd December 2021

Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring, email to quoting the ref: R6/134, R6/138, R6/139 by the deadline.

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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