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Reference: 77906

Date Added: 29 March 2021
Closing Date: 12 April 2021

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Dr Philippa Whitford MP (Central Ayrshire)

Location: Based in London and/or in the constituency office in Irvine

Salary: Starting Salary £23,839 (depending on experience and location)

Length of Contract: 12 months with a view to permanent

Job Details

Dr Philippa Whitford, MP for Central Ayrshire, is looking for a full-time Parliamentary Assistant
to join her team. The role will place the successful candidate at the heart of developments in
the UK Parliament supporting the SNP’s Spokesperson for Health & Social Care and Europe in
her daily activities. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of
administrative support and person organisation and will, ideally, have an understanding of
parliamentary business and procedure.

For the full job description and details on how to apply, click on the link below.

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 April 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Virtual interviews will be conducted shortly after the closing date with a view to making an appointment in early May. 

Application Details

To apply, applicants should submit their CV together with a covering letter demonstrating
how their skills and experience correspond to the job description to heather.knox@parliament.uk

Virtual interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

Please note that whilst we would aim to acknowledge all applications, this may not be possible
depending on the volume received.

Website: http://whitford.scot

Additional Notes