About this job
UNISON’s Hampshire local government branch is currently recruiting a schools based organiser and caseworker on a one year fixed term contract.
Schools support staff have been unsung heroes during the pandemic and there has never been a more important time to protect our members and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful collective 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 Hampshire branch is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation in Hampshire schools.
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 face-to-face, online, and on paper.
A sound understanding of trade unions and their objectives is essential along with a good understanding of UNISON’s wider policies and objectives.
You will be required to live within reasonable travelling distance of the area you are covering. Additionally, you may be asked to be able to travel within the South East region and London for meetings/training as required. Job-share applications welcome.
How to apply
How to Apply
To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the application form and disability and recruitment monitoring forms (which can be found below). Please also see the job description and person specification.
Please note that only the specified application form will be accepted.
Completed applications should be returned to the branch by email to email@example.com quoting the reference number HC1.
Completed application forms must be returned by 5pm on 24th June 2021.
Interviews will take place on 5th & 6th July 2021 via Microsoft Teams.
UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.
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.