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Reference: 85872

Date Added: 9 September 2022
Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Job Title: Senior Parliamentary Researcher

Working For: Stephen Morgan MP (Portsmouth South)

Location: London

Salary: £36,575 - £53,630 (In line with IPSA pay scales)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

New job: Senior Parliamentary Researcher to Stephen Morgan MP

  • Interested in working at the heart of British politics?
  • Have a skill for writing and undertaking research?
  • Want to help make a difference to peoples’ lives?

Then an exciting opportunity has arisen to work with a Shadow Minister and the first-ever Labour Member of Parliament for Portsmouth South, Stephen Morgan and his busy and dedicated team.

Stephen Morgan MP is looking for a Parliamentary Researcher to support him with his work as Shadow Schools Minister and as an active parliamentarian speaking up for Portsmouth in the House of Commons.

Key tasks include preparing questions, speeches and briefings; undertaking research on complex subjects; monitoring bills, motions, legislation, Hansard, petitions, and debates; and proactively engaging the media on Stephen’s work as an active local campaigner and strong national voice for Portsmouth.

The role is full-time with a salary range of up to £53,630 and is based in Westminster at the House of Commons.

A full job description and details of how to apply can be found on Stephen's website: https://www.stephenmorgan.org.uk/parliamentaryresearcher/

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: 30 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will likely take place the week beginning 17 October 2022.

These will be done via Zoom and involve a task. It is hoped the successful candidate would be able to start as soon as possible.

Due to the expected high volume of responses, unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

Application Details

Applicants should send a copy of their CV (no more than two pages) and a one-page covering letter to Danny Alexander at danny.alexander@parliament.uk

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

Additional Notes