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Reference: 88874

Date Added: 20 May 2023
Closing Date: 19 June 2023

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Working For: Simon Fell MP (Barrow and Furness)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: part time, 28 hours per week £14,000-£19,000

Length of Contract: permanent

Job Details

Simon Fell, Member of Parliament for Barrow and Furness, is looking for a Administrative Officer to join his busy constituency office.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic individual with excellent interpersonal skills, a high level of literacy and attention to detail as well as experience of the local area. Experience of diary management and minute taking is preferable.

Salary will be dependent on experience.

Key responsibilities:

Assist in the compilation of briefing packs.
Assist in the updating of social media on request.
Assist with arrangements for events; this may include: venue research and bookings; compiling and managing guest-lists; liaising with suppliers; and providing on-the-day event support as required.
Database management using office software (e.g. Microsoft Office) to handle administrative cases.
Diary Management.
Efficient data and file management to ensure the office complies with the data protection legislation.
Engage professionally, confidentially and with care and integrity with members of the public, through a variety of methods.
Exposure to complex cases.
Handling administrative arrangements for meetings with members of the public/MP surgeries.
Liaise with suppliers when required regarding office supplies and security.
Minute taking
Open, handle and action email, post and social media enquiries.
Photocopying, filing, record-keeping and typing correspondence.
Provide administrative support in relation to MP's expenses scheme via IPSA Online.
Respond to enquiries by telephone, e mail and social media, passing on queries to another team members/MP as appropriate

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: 19 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Expected start date: 01/07/2023

Application Details

Please apply via email, with CV and covering letter stating why you would like to work with Simon Fell MP:


Website: http://www.simonfell.org

Additional Notes