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Reference: 38097

Date Added: 19 December 2012
Closing Date: 4 January 2013

Job Title: Constituency work experience placements

Working For: Simon Hughes MP (Bermondsey & Old Southwark)

Location: London

Salary: None - but expenses paid (zone 1-6 travel card and £5 lunch allowance)

Length of Contract:

Job Details

Constituency work experience placements

Simon Hughes MP is currently looking to offer several enthusiastic and committed individuals work experience in his constituency office.

Simon always aims to offer work experience to people from diverse backgrounds with flexible working hours in order to accommodate people in the widest variety of situations, such as those currently unemployed, part-time workers, and students. Ideally work experience placements are offered on a 3 month basis, but with the possibility of an extension.

As part of his work in the constituency, Simon is particularly keen to help local residents gain the skills they need to access employment opportunities so applications from constituents are  particularly welcomed.

The role will involve assisting with casework, advice surgeries and meetings and other general administration. This is a great opportunity for candidates to gain valuable experience in a busy constituency office.

Applicants must possess excellent written skills, good organisational and interpersonal skills, a good telephone manner and a willingness to complete tasks quickly and to a high standard.

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 4 January 2013

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: Friday 11th January

Start date: mid-January


Application Details

Please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter setting out why you wish to apply for a  work experience placement to Judy Abel at judy@simonhughes.org.uk by 4pm on Friday 4th January.


Website: http://simonhughes.org.uk

Additional Notes