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Reference: 90211

Date Added: 13 September 2023
Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant/Caseworker

Working For: The Rt Hon Nigel Evans MP (Ribble Valley)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales, dependent on experience.

Length of Contract: 9 Months

Job Details

 We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join the team of Nigel Evans MP as a Parliamentary Assistant/Caseworker, on a fixed term contract of nine months. This role offers a unique opportunity to work closely with a senior Member of Parliament, serving the constituents of The Ribble Valley and contributing to the legislative process. Applicants should have a positive, enthusiastic attitude with the ability to work within a small team.

Previous experience working in an MP’s office is desired but not essential.


- Provide comprehensive administrative support to Nigel Evans MP, including diary management, scheduling meetings, and handling correspondence.
- Assist in drafting briefs, press releases, and other public-facing communications on behalf of the MP.
- Liaising with constituents and local groups by phone, letter and email.
- Respond to constituents’ queries, concerns, and requests through effective casework management, providing timely and accurate information and advice.
- Liaise with government departments, local authorities, and other relevant stakeholders to resolve constituents’ issues and advocate for their interests.
- Attend meetings, events, and occasionally surgeries alongside the MP, representing Nigel Evans in a professional and courteous manner.
- Stay up-to-date with current political developments and policy changes.


- A strong interest in politics, public affairs, and the legislative process.
- Strong self-motivated work ethic.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail.
- Proficiency in using various software applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.
- Experience in managing casework or providing administrative support in a political or public service environment is desirable but not essential.
- A high level of discretion and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with tact and professionalism.
- Flexibility to potentially work irregular hours and occasionally travel to the constituency.

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

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we may close applications early should a suitable candidate be found before the deadline. 

Application Details

To apply, please submit a one-page cover letter, detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience, along with your updated CV to nigel.evans.mp@parliament.uk.

Please include "Parliamentary Assistant/Caseworker Application - [Your Name]" in the subject line.

Website: http://www.nigel-evans.org.uk/

Additional Notes