08.09.2020 / News /
2 x Full Time Organisers in the Childcare Sector
UVW is looking to hire two organisers to lead a new organising drive in the private childcare sector, focusing on greenfield sites. The role will be full-time (5 days per week) and has funding from the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung until the end of 2020, with the possibility of extension of contracts pending funding.
Interviews will take place on 28th September and successful candidates need to be available to start on 1st Oct. Applications are due by 22nd September 5pm.
All UVW staff are paid a flat rate of £11.85 per hour.
Candidates need to be able to travel to workplaces and are able to work remotely or in the UVW offices.
You will be provided with a work phone.
The unionisation of childcare will focus on private day-nurseries and agencies, where low wages, poor conditions, and large chains dominate the market. This is an exciting opportunity to organise a majority un-unionised sector and will be run as part of a political-industrial strategy initiated by the Women’s Strike Assembly to change how childcare operates in the UK. UVW is a grassroots union with a strong focus on the collective direct action of its members.
The role will include:
The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in: