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Reference: 70249

Date Added: 15 March 2019
Closing Date: 29 March 2019

Job Title: Constituency Caseworker

Working For: Andrea Jenkyns MP (Morley and Outwood)

Location: Morley, Leeds

Salary: circa £19,700

Job Details

Responsibilities will include

- Attending surgeries and other meetings as appropriate
- Dealing with standard queries from members of the public
- Draft responses to constituents
- Analyse patterns of enquiries and produce reports
- Establish a social media presence in the constituency and publicise surgeries etc.
- Gathering relevant information to assist with resolving cases
- Log all cases; monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken
- Retain records and information confidentially and in line with the Data Protection Act

Essential skills/experience

- Excellent communication skills, including written skills and competence on Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook Excel).
- Experience of leadership within the office of an MP, MEP or similar public figure is desirable but not essential.
- Knowledge of legislation and guidelines relevant to constituency casework.
- The ability to work within a team, on own initiative and to tight deadlines.
- The ability to work flexibly and juggle a range of tasks.
- The ability to demonstrate sensitivity and ensure that the highest standards of confidentiality are upheld.
- 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: 29 March 2019

Interview/Start Dates

We may interview and appoint before the closing date if the right candidate applies.

Application Details

Please send CV and covering letter to alex.lancaster@parliament.uk by the closing date with the subject line 'Caseworker'.

A short written task will be required to be undertaken by those who make the shortlist.

For further information, please contact Alex Lancaster, Office Manager, on tel: 0207 219 5798.

Website: https://www.andreajenkyns.co.uk

Additional Notes

26 March 2019: Ad taken down early as job filled