Winning a Statutory Youth Service

Doug Nicholls reflects on the momentus Roundtable event which took place at the Palace of Westminster on 23rd April 2018. He posits that there are shifts towards a new Youth Service with support from key politicians, youth organisations and young people. Setting the political and economic context, Nicholls suggests how a new youth service if both needed and affordable.

Job Vacancy: Union Support Worker

Part time 15 – 20 hours per week

(Hours negotiable)

£15,500 p.a pro rata Plus pension and other benefits.

A new post initially part time and temporary but with excellent prospects of permanence and full time where required to provide administrative and back up support to the increasing number of unions seeking such services from the GFTU. Ideal for an organised and efficient person who is good with people and enjoys effective administration.

If you would like to know more about the job, please contact Ian Richards on 01509 410867 or by email to

No CV’s or agency referrals will be accepted.

For an application form, job description and complete information pack please contact

Deadline for applications 12 noon 30th May 2018

GDPR Data Protection Training

The GFTU has organised a series of training

opportunities to ensure that unions are aware of

the new data protection legislation, the role of the

Information Commissioner’s Office, and the data

protection obligations that they need to adhere to in

the new regulations.

Please email your booking form to:

Ros Hartshorn:

Payment can be made through the donate page:



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