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Reference: 90102

Date Added: 4 September 2023
Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant/Caseworker (Full Time)

Working For: The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP (Chelsea and Fulham)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales, depending on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP is looking for a Parliamentary Assistant/Caseworker to join his busy Westminster based team.

The successful candidate will be hard-working, pro-active, with strong communication, IT and inter-personal skills.

This role will include a mixture of duties covering key areas such as communications, research, and constituency casework. The role requires a can-do attitude and given the varying workload, the ability to manage various responsibilities independently.

Previous experience in a similar role working for a Member of Parliament is preferred.

The job will involve:

  • Providing information and advice to constituents, local interest groups and other stakeholders on a wide range of issues
  • Dealing with a variety of constituency casework by phone, email or letter
  • Liaising with government agencies, local authorities, the voluntary sector and others to assist constituents
  • Drafting responses to a wide range of policy correspondence from constituents
  • Logging cases and data entry
  • Ensuring all records and data are managed confidential and in line with current data protection legislation
  • Managing and progressing workload and cases independently
  • Carrying out research into a variety of local, national and international issues as required
  • Providing briefings and reports on complex cases and local issues for the Member
  • Assisting with the drafting of the weekly e-newsletter to constituents
  • Assisting with the management of the Member’s website
  • Drafting press releases and campaign updates
  • Attending meetings with and on behalf of the Member
  • General office support and administration


The successful applicant will have:

  • Previous experience in working for a Member of Parliament
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work-ethic
  • Local knowledge of Chelsea and Fulham would be advantageous
  • Experience of dealing with members of the public
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to manage and prioritise a varying workload
  • A positive attitude with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and as part of a busy team
  • Good political awareness and judgement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Very good IT skills and ability and confidence to use casework management software
  • Interest in current affairs
  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages is desirable

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: 30 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Dates:
Interviews are likely to commence on 2 October

Start Date:

Application Details

To apply, please send your application to mail@greghands.com. 

Please include the following in pdf format:

  • Your CV
  • A one-page covering letter explaining your experience and suitability for the role

Please ensure to add ‘Job Application’ to the subject line.

Website: http://www.greghands.com

Additional Notes