4 Sep 2019



Salary: £48,201 p.a.                                            

We are looking for a Regional Support Official for Northern Ireland, based in our Belfast Office.  

The main purpose of the Regional Support Official is to provide advice and support to local branches with individual representation and collective bargaining. Duties also include providing training, assisting with recruitment and organisation and representing the union to employer, funding and government bodies. The post holder will also assist in ensuring the consistent implementation of UCU’s bargaining, campaigning and organising objectives and contribute to the Union’s responses to employer and Government consultations.  

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

For an application pack please download from the UCU website http://www.ucu.org.uk/vacancies, email recruitment@ucu.org.uk or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting RSO6


Closing date for applications: 24 September at 10 am

Interviews will be held on 10 October

Please note that CVs in isolation are not accepted. We offer good working hours, including flexible working opportunities, annual leave entitlement and a pension scheme. We are committed to equality in employment. Applications from suitable people with a disability are welcome.