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Reference: 85897

Date Added: 9 September 2022
Closing Date: 10 October 2022

Job Title: Caseworker

Working For: The Rt Hon Amanda Milling MP (Cannock Chase)

Location: Hednesford, Staffordshire

Salary: £21,529 to £26,000 per year

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Amanda Milling, Member of Parliament for Cannock Chase, is looking to recruit a full-time member of staff to join her Constituency Office based in Hednesford, Staffordshire.

The ideal candidate will be bright and enthusiastic, highly organised, and with a keen interest in politics. Some experience of working in a political setting would be an advantage but is not a requirement. Key responsibilities include:

• Drafting correspondence from the MP
• Attending surgeries and other meetings as appropriate
• Follow up on social media queries and comments
• Taking phone calls and answering the office door to constituents
• Getting to know and understand local issues, so that local knowledge is reflected in case handling
• Keeping accurate records in our casework management system and monitoring case progress
• General office administration and support, including the dispatching of correspondence
• Assist with other office tasks as required.

The successful candidate will:

• Be sympathetic to the values of the Conservative Party
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as be a team player
• Have some experience of working with members of the public
• Have an ability to take the initiative and work proactively to manage competing deadlines, to prioritise tasks and work independently
• Have an excellent attention to detail, especially in written communications
• Have the ability to work in a sensitive and confidential manner at all times
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office packages
• Understand the importance of good customer services

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: 10 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

 Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis, the position may be appointed before the close date

Application Details

Interested applicants should email their CV and a Covering letter to Robert Pritchard (Office Manager) to robert.pritchard@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.amandamilling.com

Additional Notes