Regional Support Official - London

£49,299 per annum
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Regional Support Official - London 

A great opportunity to provide regional support for a major trade union.  Our client is the largest trade union and professional association for lecturers, learning support staff, academic related staff, trainers, researchers and managers working in further and higher education in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Their 120,000 members are employed mainly in colleges of further education, universities, colleges of higher education, and in adult, prison and land-based education. 

Position: Regional Support Official 
Location: London 
Salary: £49,299 per annum (including London weighting) 
Benefits: Good working hours, generous annual leave entitlement and a defined benefit pension scheme 

Closing date: 1st November 2016 
Anticipated interview date: 30th November 2016 

About the role: 

They are looking for a Regional Support Official to cover London, based in their Head Office in NW1. 

The Regional Support Official’s primary role is to contribute to ensuring the effective implementation of the Regional Plan in the designated area, deputising for the Regional Official as necessary. 

The Regional Support Official will provide advice and support to local branches, including training, advising and representing members on employment issues. She/he will also assist in ensuring the consistent implementation of our client's bargaining, campaigning and organising objectives. 

About you: 

You will need knowledge of the post-compulsory education sector; knowledge of bargaining with employers and experience of trade union organising and representing individuals in disciplinary and grievance cases, etc. With good interpersonal, negotiating and advocacy skills, you will also be committed to equality and diversity issues and able and willing to travel within the region. 

They are committed to equality in employment. Applications from suitable people with a disability are welcome. Please note that CVs in isolation are not accepted. 

You may have experience of the following: Regional Support Official, Collective Bargaining, Trade Union, Campaigning, Post-Compulsory Education, Representation, Advocacy, Grievance, Disciplinary, Negotiation, Member Recruitment, Training, Regional Coordination, etc.