UNISON Northern Ireland


Northern Ireland – Regional Organiser (Education)

The Regional Organiser (Education) leads on the planning, development and delivery of the UNISON NI activist and member learning programme.

About this job

This role includes responsibility for ensuring that the programme reflects the needs of our diverse membership in fragmented workplaces; working with the wider organising team to ensure that reps are followed up and supported in putting their learning into practice; facilitating training and education in relation to the organising agenda, continuing professional development agenda and other relevant areas as appropriate with organisers and lay representatives; and delivering training as appropriate.

The Regional Organiser (Education) is a key organising role in the region, with additional responsibilities for the recruitment, retention and organisation of members. They act as a powerful advocate of organising and building branch and membership organisation, and the profile and reputation of UNISON in the branches and with employers. They also lead collective negotiations across the range of sectors which UNISON organises in at local, regional or national level, or in their area of special responsibility, in this case activist and member education. The post holder will also represent members within an agreed framework.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the General Application Form.  See also job description and person specification

Please send 4 copies of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to Human Resources Department, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY quoting ref: R5/31 by no later than 12pm on 14 February 2020.

Please note email requests for application forms will not be acknowledged.

Regional Organiser (Education) Job Description
General Application Form
Monitoring Form
Advice for Candidates
UNISON Employee Terms and Conditions