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Reference: 80184

Date Added: 10 September 2021
Closing Date: 26 September 2021

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Laurence Robertson MP (Tewkesbury)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales.

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Laurence Robertson, Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury, is looking for a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working Parliamentary Assistant to join his Westminster team.

The ideal candidate will have some Parliamentary experience, or at least be familiar with the workings of Parliament and the roles and responsibilities of an MP and their staff. Knowledge of the local area is also desirable.

Skills and values:

  • Hard working, good under pressure, well organised and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Passionate about politics and delivering positive improvements for the people of Tewkesbury.
  • Proven and adaptable writing skills with excellent spelling and grammar.
  • A team player, willing to help other colleagues when necessary.
  • Sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responding quickly and accurately to routine enquiries from members of the public.
  • Attend and participate in meetings as appropriate. Assist with arranging events in Parliament.
  • Undertaking basic research and project work.
  • Providing general admin support.
  • Monitor social media activity and report back any trends to the MP.

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: 26 September 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will likely take place in London. We may appoint before the closing date should the ideal candidate be found.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter of no more than a page to charlotte.jones@parliament.uk 

Website: https://www.laurencerobertson.org.uk/

Additional Notes