Date Added: 3 February 2017
: 17 February 2017
Job Title: Caseworker/Junior Caseworker
Working For: Barbara Keeley MP (Worsley and Eccles South)
Salary: In line with IPSA payscales
This is a full-time position based in Walkden. Working with the Senior Caseworker. Assess casework coming in via post, email and telephone. Generate responses to constituents and action letters to appropriate bodies (ie Home Office, Salford Council, Jobcentre Plus) within the required deadline. Assess replies received and generate response letters to constituents. Filing work in the shared filing system. Phone answering in rotation dealing with enquiries from constituents and others. Organising meetings with constituents concerning their cases and issues.
Skills and experience required
Casework experience desirable.
Excellent people skills.
Excellent writing and communications skills (including a good telephone manner).
Good IT skills.
Interest in current affairs and supportive of the values of the Labour Party.
Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.
Closing Date: 17 February 2017
Interviews will be held the week commencing 20th February in Barbara Keeley MP’s constituency office in Walkden.
Start date as soon as possible after interview.
To apply for the position please email a letter of application addressing the skill requirements and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: Office of Barbara Keeley MP, 37 Manchester Road, Walkden M28 3NS.