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Reference: 88801

Date Added: 13 May 2023
Closing Date: 11 June 2023

Job Title: Caseworker

Working For: Tom Hunt MP (Ipswich)

Location: Ipswich

Salary: In line with IPSA Pay scales

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Tom Hunt MP is looking to recruit a Caseworker who will be focused on dealing with sensitive casework and leading constituency campaigns. The successful applicant will need to be able to undertake media and press activities, design and create content for social media, as well as assist with constituency visits and write important ministerial letters.

The applicant should be highly organised, a strong writer and someone who is able to work accurately to deadlines and thrives in a fast-paced Parliamentary office. They will be able to exercise good political judgement and use their own initiative to start new, follow up and complete existing projects. 

The successful candidate will work with other members of the team to ensure that responses are progressed appropriately on behalf of the Member and will offer support to constituents on a wide range of issues. Although not a political appointment, candidates should have an overall sympathy with the aims and values of the Conservative Party, and an understanding of the issues affecting the Ipswich constituency.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:
* Support the MP with constituency visits
* Design and implement local projects for the Member of Parliament
* Monitor media coverage and social media channels
* Dealing with queries from members of the public
* Gathering relevant information to assist with resolving cases.
* Drafting responses to constituents and keeping them updated with case progress.

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: 11 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be carried out on a rolling basis. We may make an appointment before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to alexander.rogers@parliament.uk 

Website: http://tom4ipswich.com

Additional Notes

25/05/2023 - Closing date extended to 11th June