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Reference: 74058

Date Added: 9 January 2020
Closing Date: 17 January 2020

Job Title: Multiple Roles

Working For: Alex Sobel MP (Leeds North West)

Location: Leeds

Salary: Diary Manager: £20,000 pro rata / Caseworker: £22,000 pro rata

Job Details

Constituency Diary Manager and administrator ( 2.5 days per week) £20,000 Pro rata

Alex is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced constituency diary manager and administrator for his busy constituency office

Main duties:

• Responding to enquiries by telephone and email, passing on queries to other team members/MP as appropriate
• Provide administrative support in relation to the MPs expenses scheme
• Provide administrative support to the casework team
• Opening, logging and dispatching correspondence
• Booking surgery appointments
• Manage the MP's constituency diary, assisting with arrangements for meetings and events
• Efficient data and file management, to comply with the Data Protection Act, including maintaining a comprehensive filing system and extracting documents on request

Closing Date: 17 January 2020

Caseworker ( 2.5 days) £22,000 pro rata

Alex is looking for a Caseworker to join his constituency team Leeds North West. This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about casework and supporting constituents on a range of issues.
The Caseworker will join a well-established team, working alongside the Senior Caseworker. This is a part time position and some evening and weekend work will be required.
Key Responsibilities:
• Deal with queries from constituents by phone and in person, and provide information, advice and support on a wide range of issues
• On behalf of the Member, respond to constituents on casework issues
• Attend surgeries and other meetings relating to constituents’ queries and casework
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant guidelines/legislation as appropriate in dealing with casework
• Log all cases, monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken
• Retain records and information confidentially and in line with GDPR

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 January 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates: 
Caseworker: 24th January ( Leeds) 
Administrator: 30th January ( Leeds)

Application Details

For full job descriptions, criteria and to apply please visit  https://alexsobel.co.uk/blog/  

Website: https://alexsobel.co.uk/

Additional Notes