Union Learning Organiser, Scotland, February 2014

Do you want to be part of the Unite Lifelong Learning Team to promote the value of continuing learning and union membership offered by Unite the union.

Unite is seeking to recruit a highly motivated union learning organiser to work in the Lifelong Learning team in Scotland, based in the Glasgow office.

Ideally applicants will have a trade union background and experience of working in the learning and skills field.

Essential criteria for the learning organiser role is the ability to:

Work independently, develop own caseload within the regional team; prepare reports to management and steering group; recruit and arrange training for union learning representatives (ULR); develop regional ULR networks;

Support ULRs, members, regional officers, TUC and other partners in establishing workplace learning activity;

Provide information, advice and support on the lifelong learning agenda.

Must also have an understanding of models of learning delivery in the workplace and the community.

The position is funded by the ULF and is offered on a fixed term contract and secondee basis, commencing on 1 April 2014 until 31 March 2015.  

Interviews will be held 24 February to 4 March 2014.

An application form and job description can be downloaded here:

Job description
Application form

The remuneration for this role is £35,978.

If you have any queries, please email the HR & Development Department at

Completed application forms will need to be returned to quoting reference ULF(S) by Thursday 13 February at 10.00 am.

CV’s are not accepted as part of the application.