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Reference: 77799

Date Added: 19 March 2021
Closing Date: 9 April 2021

Job Title: National Officer, LGBT+

Working For: UNISON

Location: London

Salary: £52,566 per annum incl. London Weighting Allowance

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details


National Officer, LGBT+
Equality Unit
Starting Salary: £52,566 per annum incl. London Weighting Allowance
35 Hours per week
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Ref: BNE/63

The National LGBT+ Officer will take forward an ambitious programme of policies to address LGBT+ equality, advising the union’s national executive committee. You will champion the needs of UNISON LGBT+ members. You will coordinate LGBT+ workers’ recruitment into trade union membership and their involvement in all parts of UNISON’s work. You will act as lead officer to UNISON’s national LGBT+ committee.

This is a high profile strategic role. You will need a thorough understanding of the barriers faced by LGBT+ people in the workplace and how unions can help to overcome them. You will develop and deliver effective campaigns and assess their impact. You will need excellent presentation and communication skills and a detailed knowledge of the political, social and legal environments in which we operate. You will be committed to the work of trade unions.

UNISON is committed to a healthy work/life balance. This job involves occasional evening and weekend work and some UK travel. You will receive time off in lieu for work outside the usual working week.

If you have the knowledge, passion and dedication to help lead and shape the union for the future, find out more and download an application pack at www.unison.org.uk/jobs

Closing Date: 9 April 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Completed application forms must be received by no later than Friday 9 April 2021 at 12pm.

Interviews will be held on Monday 26/ Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Application Details

To apply for this opportunity please download and complete the General application form (under “Documents”). See job description and person specification (under “Documents”)

Please note that only the General application form will be accepted

Please send a copy of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to H.Recruitment@unison.co.uk  quoting Ref: BNE/63.

Website: https://www.unison.org.uk/

Additional Notes