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Reference: 68778

Date Added: 19 November 2018
Closing Date: 6 December 2018

Job Title: Part Time Caseworker

Working For: Adam Holloway MP (Gravesham)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales - pro rata for 25.5hrs a week

Job Details

Adam Holloway MP is seeking a part-time caseworker to be based in his Westminster office.

Responsibilities

  • Responding to queries from constituents on general policy queries and constituency casework issues
  • Providing constituents with information, advice and support over the telephone and in writing
  • Liaising with Government agencies, voluntary groups and local businesses
  • Accompanying Adam in the constituency and at other meetings as appropriate
  • Recording records and information confidentially and in line with the Data Protection Act
  • Carrying out such other duties as may be required to support the efficient running of Adam’s office

Required skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a good telephone manner and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of caseload
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise workload and work efficiently under pressure
  • A team player with a good sense of humour is vital in our hard working, happy office
  • The office primarily deals with constituency casework and the role might not be suitable for candidates with their own political ambitions – we are not looking for a Tory boy/girl.
  • A genuine interest in helping the constituents is essential.
  • Candidates should be sympathetic to the aims and values 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: 6 December 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews w/c 10th December. Start date early January 2019. We may appoint before the closing date if the right candidate is found.

Application Details

Please send a CV and one page cover letter to dilworthk@parliament.uk

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a written test prior to interview.

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

Additional Notes