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Organisation name
Reference number
R2/16, R2/25
£45,851 per annum plus £2,875 annual subsistence allowance plus car
Closing date
Job location
East midlands of England
Full time
About this Role

Building a better future in the workplace.

Are you ready to make a difference as one of our Regional Organisers?

The Role
The Regional Organiser is the key generic organising role in the region, with responsibility for recruitment, retention and organisation of members.

A powerful advocate of organising and building branch and membership organisation, you will:

  • Provide leadership to a group of branches within a locality, service group or work area to ensure that branches have the strongest possible workplace organisation.
  • Support, guide and develop branches and activists through major periods of change in the delivery of public services.
  • Build branch organisation and performance, identifying training and development needs of activists and providing ongoing support through coaching and mentoring of stewards and branch officers.
  • Lead collective negotiations across the range of sectors which UNISON organises at local, regional or national level.
  • Represent members individually and collectively, assisting branches to develop systems and processes for managing and undertaking their casework effectively.
  • Manage a small team of area and/or local organisers.

The Person
You will have skills and experience that include:

  • Demonstrable leadership and motivational skills.
  • A track record of using initiative and independence over a broad area of activity.
  • Considerable knowledge of an industrial relations environment and a track record of high level negotiation and representation.
  • Experience of advocacy in difficult situations.
  • Ability to develop strategies, plans and solutions to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to work on and manage projects.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and experience of influencing people at all levels.
Further information

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

To apply for this opportunity, visit the UNISON website (link above) and download and complete the General application form. 

Please note that only the General application form will be accepted.

Interviews to be held via Microsoft Teams on 16 and 17 November 2020.

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