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Reference: 68006

Date Added: 1 October 2018
Closing Date: 12 October 2018

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Dame Cheryl Gillan MP (Chesham and Amersham)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Job Details

Dame Cheryl Gillan MP, Member of Parliament for Chesham and Amersham, is recruiting for a Parliamentary Assistant to join her Westminster office.

The position will require you to work as part of Dame Cheryl’s busy Parliamentary team, helping with research, parliamentary business, constituency casework and general office tasks, and occasionally working with Dame Cheryl in her constituency of Chesham and Amersham.

The position would suit a candidate with some knowledge and experience of politics, government and the workings of Parliament. Some parliamentary experience would be helpful.

The applicant must have:
• Good communication skills and telephone manner
• Outstanding written skills
• The ability to multitask
• A keen attention to detail
• A willingness to complete work quickly, to a high standard, often under pressure
• An understanding of the issues that affect the constituency
• A sympathetic attitude towards the aims of the Conservative 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: 12 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

The interviews will be in Cheryl Gillan's office in Parliament and will start soon after the closing date 12 October 2018.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to Mary Shaw, shawmj@parliament.uk

Tel: 01494 721577

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

Additional Notes