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Reference: 86748

Date Added: 18 November 2022
Closing Date: 2 December 2022

Job Title: Caseworker

Working For: Harriett Baldwin MP (West Worcestershire)

Location: Malvern

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Length of Contract: 12 month with option to extend

Job Details

Harriett Baldwin MP is looking for a caseworker to join her small constituency office team based at a vibrant science park in Malvern.

Key responsibilities:
Deal politely with the general public in West Worcestershire, by telephone, in face-to-face advice surgeries and by letter and e-mail.
Work with constituency-based and Westminster teams and the Member of Parliament.
Write letters and e-mails, often in high volumes and under time pressure.
Ensure records are kept and information managed confidentially in line with the data protection legislation
Ensure that each case is dealt with promptly, sensitively, confidentially and accurately in accordance with the MP’s requirements.
Gather relevant information to assist with resolving cases.
Liaise with local and national stakeholders.

Skills and competencies
Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and use of the internet.
Must use and understand social media.
Must be a good communicator.
Must have an interest in current affairs and/or politics. Helpful to understand areas of responsibility within local and national government.
Good spelling and grammar and have good attention to detail.
May be required to travel to Westminster occasionally for work and/or training.
Must be able to work un-supervised and as part of a small team. 

The ideal candidate will be, or have been, resident in Worcestershire or able to show a good knowledge of the West Worcestershire constituency. A full UK driving licence is essential as the candidate may be required to drive to and from meetings with their own transport.

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: 2 December 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviewing will start as soon as is practicable with the successful candidate starting on or around January 3, 2023.

Application Details

Please email your cover letter outlining why you would be suitable for the position and your CV to harriett.baldwin.mp@parliament.uk with the subject 'YOUR NAME': Caseworker Application.

Website: http://www.harriettbaldwin.com

Additional Notes