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Reference: 59350

Date Added: 3 February 2017
Closing Date: 17 February 2017

Job Title: Caseworker/Junior Caseworker

Working For: Barbara Keeley MP (Worsley and Eccles South)

Location: Walkden

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Job Details

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.
Good self-organisation.
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

Interview/Start Dates

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.

Application Details

To apply for the position please email a letter of application addressing the skill requirements and your CV to hallse@parliament.uk or post to: Office of Barbara Keeley MP, 37 Manchester Road, Walkden M28 3NS.

Website: http://www.barbarakeeley.co.uk

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