MEMBER RIGHTS OFFICER - ADELAIDE

Member Rights Officer

UNITED WORKERS UNION

The United Workers Union is seeking highly motivated individuals to work in our Member Rights Team in SA.

ABOUT UNITED WORKERS UNION

United Workers Union is a powerful member-led union whose sole purpose is to serve the collective interests of members in workplaces and communities by winning significant and long-lasting gains.

The Union is driving change by growing union membership, developing leadership amongst our members, encouraging active member participation in the union, building and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning in the community and politics.

As a union with a proudly diverse membership, we are committed to equity and inclusion; and continuing to build a union that is truly representative of the workers we cover. We strive to ensure that every members voice can be heard and create opportunities for participation from members with diverse backgrounds in all activities/functions of the Union.

The United Workers Union is proudly affiliated with the Australian Labor Party.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide industrial advice over the phone to members on a range of matters relating to their employment
  • Support members in making grievances, enforcing employment entitlements, and responding to performance and conduct matters;
  • Represent members and the union in collective and individual meetings;
  • Centre the members experience, and ensure your work contributes to achieving the Objects of the Union
  • Ensure that the Unions values of equity, diversity and inclusion are upheld and promoted.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

A Member Rights Officer demonstrates:

  • A passion and drive to improve workers lives and achieve the goals of the Union.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in different contexts and environments. 
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with union members and, as required, employer representatives. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • The ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks, including under time constraints.
  • The ability to develop new skills.
  • An ability to participate in the unions political and social justice agenda; 
  • Valid Drivers Licence.

Desirable Selection Criteria

The Member Rights Officer may also demonstrate:

 Practical experience in the field of Industrial Relations; 

  • The ability to interpret and analyse legal information such as legislation, awards or agreements;
  • Experience, including as a volunteer, in the union movement or other social justice movements or organisations. 

REMUNERATION

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, which will include:

  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience;
  • 16% superannuation;
  • 6 weeks annual leave plus 25% leave loading

CLOSING DATE

Completed applications must be received by Monday 26th April 2021.

 

20/04/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Call Centre & Customer Service
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