Unite the Union Job Opportunities


Applications are invited from those interested in applying and who consider they can meet the requirements and responsibilities of the Regional Officer position in the West Midlands Region.

Applicants must reside in the West Midlands region.  Alternatively, if they do not reside in that Region, they need to be a member of a Unite branch within the West Midlands region where the post is being advertised.  Other mandatory requirements are detailed on the application form. Applications are encouraged from people who are under-represented in the union.  We actively encourage women, Black and Asian Ethnic minority, disabled and LGBT+ people to apply, including from those applicants who do not reside in the Region in which the role is based. For clarity, all under-represented applicants are advised that it is a requirement of the union for the designated office and local membership allocation to be serviced by an officer at that location on a daily basis. Please annotate the attached monitoring form accordingly to assist us when processing your application.

A job description, person specification and application form can be obtained on the Unite website at https://www.unitetheunion.org/vacancies.

The salary for this Grade 9 role is £58,735.00 rising to the substantive salary of £62,845.00 after 12 months, plus an annual unsocial hours’ payment allowance.

A car will also be provided.

A 6 month probationary period applies.

The closing date for completed applications is 25 October 2023.  The interview panel will be members of Unite’s Executive Council who are not associated with the West Midlands Region.

For any queries, please e-mail the recruitment team in the Human Resource Department at recruitment@unitetheunion.org.

Completed application forms will need to be returned by close on Wednesday 25 October 2023 to: recruitment@unitetheunion.org.

The role reports to the Regional Secretary.

CVs are not accepted as part of the application.

Unite reserves the right to withdraw this role at any time.

Please be advised that the successful candidate may be required to undertake a DBS check as part of their pre-employment checks dependent on the nature of the role.

Kind regards

Unite the Union
HR & Development