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Reference: 62708

Date Added: 20 September 2017
Closing Date: 27 October 2017

Job Title: Senior Caseworker

Working For: Graham Stuart MP (Beverley and Holderness)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA payscale

Job Details

Senior caseworker required to work full-time in the Westminster office. Previous experience in a senior casework role is a must to take on this busy post. The successful applicant will have a proven record in advising on, and resolving, residents' issues, liaising with third parties on their behalf, and managing a team.

The main duties are:

  • Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure the Member is accurately informed on key issues and is aware of trends.
  • Attend Surgeries and meetings.
  • Ensure all cases are logged on Cross Reference, monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken.
  • Ensure records are kept and information managed confidentially and in line with the Data Protection Act.
  • Liaise with Government agencies, voluntary sector and others to resolve constituency matters.
  • Monitor media coverage, liaise with media, prepare news releases as required (on constituency, non-party-political matters).
  • Project management.
  • Provide briefings for the Member.
  • Research local, regional or national issues to support Member's work.
  • Respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from constituents, the media, lobbyists and pressure groups.
  • Supervise other members of staff.

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: 27 October 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Early applications are encouraged, as the Office Manager will interview and appoint as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Details

Please apply by email to Niki Roberts, the Office Manager, attaching a CV and include a covering message to let Niki know why you should be considered for this challenging role. Niki's email address is nicola.roberts@parliament.uk.

Website: http://grahamstuart.com

Additional Notes

10 October 2017: this ad has been removed before the closing date as the post has now been filled.