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Reference: 66263

Date Added: 1 June 2018
Closing Date: 22 June 2018

Job Title: Caseworker (part-time)

Working For: Chris Green MP (Bolton West)

Location: Westhoughton

Salary: £10,500 per annum (£21,000 pro rata)

Job Details

Chris Green MP is looking for a part-time Caseworker (20 hours per week) to be based in his busy constituency office in Bolton West.

Duties include:

  • Draft responses to constituent emails and letters, including policy queries and constituency issues
  • Ensure cases are dealt with in a sensitive, confidential and timely manner
  • Ensure records of contact with constituents are kept, adhering to the Data Protection Act and respecting the confidentiality of data at all times
  • Liaising with Government agencies, voluntary groups and local businesses
  • Attending advice surgeries and meetings
  • Taking part in community projects and events

Skills required include:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A desire to provide a high quality service to constituents
  • Awareness of central and local government structures
  • The ability and desire to learn quickly and take on board new challenges
  • Good IT skills including knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Highly organised and capable of dealing with a large and varied workload
  • Ability to drive would be advantageous
  • Some evening and weekend work will be required

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: 22 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted as applications are made and the appointment may be made before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the role to chris.green.mp@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.chris-green.org.uk/

Additional Notes