Job vacancy - National Officer (Part-time)

Salary: £37,471 - £43,656 (pro rata)
Contracted hours: 21 hours – Part time (three days per week)
Contract Type: Permanent
Work base Location: Home

The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) are the largest TUC-affiliated trade union and professional association exclusively representing senior hospital consultants and specialists.

We now have a vacancy for a permanent part-time National Officer to cover our Northern area.

National Officers play a major role in supporting members at the workplace, conducting local negotiations at NHS trust level, enhancing the profile of our organisation and conducting recruitment and organising campaigns.

You will be joining a team of highly skilled and motivated officers dedicated to representing, protecting and promoting the interests of members 

The Role
Provide individual and collective representation for members appearing before Trust enquiries/hearings/panels such as nonclinical disciplinary procedures, grievance procedures, job plan and appeals. Also to support members in redundancy, TUPE and re-structuring of service issues and be a powerful advocate for members in the workplace. Develop local initiatives to recruit new members and increase the density of our local hospital representative network.

The Person
You will have an understanding of the industrial relations environment and workplace advocacy and have a good track record of achievement in this area. Knowledge of the health service would be an advantage but is not essential. Good leadership and motivational skills and an ability to influence people at all levels. The ability to work on your own initiative yet also as part of a committed team is essential

This is a great opportunity to join an enthusiastic organisation as we prepare for our next period of growth.

Candidates requiring an application pack are invited to download the application pack or contact our Overton Office on or via telephone 01256 771-777.

Closing date for applications:  17th June 2016
Interviews: 7th July 2016

Download application pack (zip file)