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UCU offers a range of benefits including good working hours, generous annual leave entitlement and membership of a pension scheme. UCU is committed to equality of opportunity. Applications from suitable people with a disability are welcome. London-based employees receive a London allowance. 

Current vacancies

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Current vacancies

Caseworker, Eastern and Home Counties, fixed-term

Salary: £47,223 pa. (including LW)

We are looking for a caseworker for our Eastern and Home Counties region. The post is required until 31 May 2019.

From our head office in NW1, you will advise and represent members on employment problems and disputes, in line with our procedure.  Working within a trade union context, you will represent members at hearings and prepare relevant casework training material. Ensuring the effective administration of casework will also form part of your duties and you will be required to travel throughout the region.

  • Key skills required:
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent (including maths and English)
  • Knowledge of UK employment and equality law
  • Three years or more experience of handling personal casework matters
  • Experience of advocacy and representation at hearings
  • Strong interpersonal skills

To apply, please download an application pack below or email: or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting job reference CW7.

Job application pack: Caseworker – Eastern and Home Counties (fixed-term) CW7 [312kb]

Closing date for applications: 5 December 2018 at 10am

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on: 8 January 2019

Last updated: 14 November 2018