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Reference: 75362

Date Added: 30 June 2020
Closing Date: 17 July 2020

Job Title: Caseworker

Working For: Chris Green MP (Bolton West)

Location: Bolton West

Salary: £21,529

Job Details

Chris Green MP is looking for a full-time Caseworker 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
  • Monitor media coverage, liaise with media, prepare press releases as required
  • There may be a requirement for the role holder to work outside of the normal working hours and travel for work occasionally

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: 17 July 2020

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://chris-green.org.uk

Additional Notes