Thursday, April 02, 2015

UNISON Housing Associations: Branch Organiser Job Vacancy

UNISON (Housing Associations Branch)

Location: London . Salary: £34,633 inc LW (pay award pending) . Hours: 35 hours per week . About the job: Please note that this is a branch-employed post.

The Branch Organiser is a new role within the Unison Housing Associations branch. The focus of this role is on recruiting, developing and supporting branch activists and supporting recruitment activity across the branch.

As part of the branch team the Branch Organiser will also use mapping and campaigning to help develop union organisation across the branch’s employers. They will provide initial advice to members and activists and will represent members at some formal hearings.

Candidates will be enthusiastic and flexible, preferably with a background in the trade union movement. They will have some experience representing and advising members on employment matters, and an ability to use their own initiative and prioritise their own workload.

The UNISON Housing Associations branch represents over 3,000 members employed by social housing organisations across London. The staff team is a small team of four operating out of the branch’s offices on the Holloway Road but regular travel to employer locations across Greater London is essential.

Salary £34,633 inc. LW of £5,046 (pay award pending), full-time (35 hrs/week) This is a permanent position with a six-month probation period. Closing date: Fri 17 Apr 2015 - 17:00 . Interview date: Wed 29 Apr 2015 .

Further information: . Further information: Applications should be sent to JosephineDOTgrahlATunisonhablondonDOTorg to arrive by 5pm on Friday 17th April. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th April.

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