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Reference: 59312

Date Added: 2 February 2017
Closing Date: 1 March 2017

Job Title: Caseworker/Administration Manager

Working For: Julie Ward MEP (North West England)

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: In accordance with IPSA guidelines. Dependent on experience

Job Details

Re salary see http://www.w4mp.org/library/guides/researchguides/your-employment-status/staff-salary-scales/.

Julie Ward MEP is looking for a highly professional and experienced individual to work in her busy Constituency Office on a full-time basis.

This new role involves providing information, advice and support to constituents on a variety of relevant issues, liaising with Government agencies, local authorities, the voluntary sector and others to help resolve matters on behalf of constituents or signpost to other more relevant organisations.

You will be expected, along with other members of the team, to provide Julie with summary information on casework, socio-economic trends and constituency issues and, when necessary, to provide reciprocal cover for other team members.

Job Description:
 Meeting with and handling correspondence from constituents, providing advice and support on a variety of issues, including the European Union and North West related matters
 Managing the constituency inbox, disseminating key information to relevant team members
 Drafting letters and emails and liaising with appropriate agencies
 Progressing own workloads, ensuring cases are dealt with in a sensitive, confidential, professional and timely manner with accurate records kept in adherence to the principles of the Data Protection Act
 Attending meetings to assist the office in dealing with constituents’ issues
 Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation/guidelines, as appropriate
 Producing briefings and other summary material on constituency work for Julie and staff where needed
 Liaising with other UK and Brussels staff
 Updating subscriptions, insurances and other key administration duties
 Working on transparency statements alongside office paying agent
 Supporting other staff with tasks as required by the changing needs of a busy office

Closing Date: 1 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday 3rd March 2017.
Interviews will be held in our accessible constituency office in Manchester on Monday 6th March 2017, with a desired start date as soon as possible thereafter.

Application Details

Applicants should send a copy of their CV, a one-page covering letter and details of two references FAO Trevor MacFarlane to: contact@juliewardmep.eu.
Please ensure your email is titled: Caseworker/Admin Manager Vacancy [insert your name].

We actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

Website: http://www.juliewardmep.eu

Additional Notes