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Reference: 88798

Date Added: 13 May 2023
Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Job Title: Constituency Assistant

Working For: Grant Shapps MP (Welwyn Hatfield)

Location: Hatfield

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Length of Contract: Permananent

Job Details

Grant Shapps MP is looking for a highly motivated and organised Constituency Assistant to support the work of the local office. Previous political experience is not necessary, though may be helpful. The applicant should have an understanding of spreadsheets and enthusiasm for handling data to achieve positive outcomes for constituents.
The role would be perfect for someone with knowledge of the area and who wants to make a real difference to the local community.

Duties will include:
- Handling casework and correspondence as required.
- Managing constituent database, logging all cases and monitoring progress.
- Supporting senior office staff on the progression of constituency projects to assist local people.
- General administrative tasks as required.

Skills and Values:
- Strong organisational skills, with a keen attention to detail.
- Hardworking, flexible, and a good team player.
- Ability to work in a sensitive and confidential manner at all times.
- Sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party.

Upon appointment you will be required to apply for security clearance, undertaken by the Security Vetting and Pass Office. See Members’ Staff Security Clearance page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, and if the right candidate is found the appointment may be made before the closing date.

Application Details

Please send a CV, covering letter and writing sample to Grant.shapps.mp@parliament.uk

The writing sample should take the form of a letter from Grant to a constituent who is concerned about antisocial behaviour in their local area.

Website: http://grantshapps.com/

Additional Notes