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National BAEM Co-ordinating Officer (3 x 6 Month Fixed-Term Contracts)

Job Description

Applications closed: 
May 17, 2023
Posted on: 
May 11, 2023

Applications are invited from those interested in applying and who consider they can meet the requirements and responsibilities of a National Black and Asian Ethnic Minorities (BAEM) Co-ordinating Officer position based in Unite’s Central Office in Holborn.

The individual fixed term appointments for this role will be for a 6 month period commencing as follows:

  • Fixed term appointment 1 - 01 June 2023 to 01 December 2023
  • Fixed term appointment 2 - 01 November 2023 to 01 May 2024
  • Fixed term appointment 3 - 01 April 2024 to 01 October 2024

Each subsequent fixed term appointment will be staggered to provide a one month handover to the next incoming fixed term appointment.


The post-holder will be responsible for building involvement of BAEM Unite members in the areas designated by the National BAEM Committee and the General Secretary.

Job Requirements

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.

The salary for this role is £58,735.00 - Grade 9.

A job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from the Unite website by clicking the 'Apply now' button above.

The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 17 May 2023.  The interview panel will be members of Unite’s Executive Council.

Please clearly indicate which period of Fixed Term Contract you wish to be considered for.

For any queries, please e-mail the HR Department on recruitment@unitetheunion.org.

Completed application forms must be returned to the HR Department at recruitment@unitetheunion.org by close on Wednesday 17 May 2023.

The roles report to the National Officer for BAEM.

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.

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