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Blog Created: November 3, 2022

Unify Credit Union is recruiting…

We are looking to recruit a Member Service Assistant to be based at our Leigh branch. This is a great opportunity for someone with excellent customer service skills to join a strong, growing organisation.

Unify Credit Union is a community savings and loan co-operative with branches in Wigan, Leigh, Chorley and Leyland. We are a Real Living Wage employer and pride ourselves on being a ‘family friendly’ organisation.

Main Duties

  • Assist in opening and closing of premises
  • Be responsible for taking counter payments from members and updating records correctly
  • Dealing with members face to face and by telephone
  • Completion and processing of all paperwork according to policies and procedures
  • Assist members, where necessary, completing paperwork
  • Undertake general admin duties
  • Responsible for cash taken and balancing at the end of the day

Job Specification Requirements

There is an expectation that the short listed candidate will meet the requirements below:-


Excellent literacy and numeracy skills Customer service experience
Cash handling experience
Ability to meet strict deadlines and targets
IT skills
Good Interpersonal skills
Flexible working

Desirable Criteria

Previous credit union experience or similar financial organisation
Awareness of financial inclusion issues
Full clean driving licence
Own transport


Monday to Friday and Saturdays on a rota basis

£10.90 PER HOUR

£17,004 per annum. Contributory pension scheme


Pro rata inclusive of bank holidays


To apply for this post please follow the button below and complete an online application.

Please do not send a CV as this will not be acknowledged. Closing date for applications Friday 25th November 2022. Interviews to be held week commencing 12th December 2022

Apply today!

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Social Economy Social Winter Warmer…

Flourish Together CiC – Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Network (GMSEN) & MACC are pleased to invite social entrepreneurs, local change makers & anyone in Greater Manchester who is involved or interested n social & community business to an informal get together powered by soup & cake.

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Free Wellbeing Events…

Starting Thursday 3rd of November and every first Thursday of the month thereafter – Mindful Events are running FREE Wellbeing Sessions at Lamberhead Green Library from 11am – 12 midday.

These sessions are open to any members of the public.

You can find on Facebook MINDFUL EVENTS

To find out more or to book please contact Charlotte 07806 805 019 or email

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