Date Added: 14 November 2017
: 28 November 2017
Job Title: Caseworker
Working For: Jeremy Hunt MP (South West Surrey)
Location: Constituency Office, Hindhead, Surrey
Salary: As per IPSA guidelines depending on experience
The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP is looking to appoint a full-time Policy Caseworker working alongside his dedicated constituency team and to assist in the day-to-day running of his vibrant and busy constituency office based in Hindhead, Surrey.
The successful applicant would ideally have some parliamentary experience, be a competent and confident communicator with excellent written skills. He/she would have a strong work ethic, be organised and be able to work under pressure.
Local knowledge of the constituency would be an advantage, but not essential.
The role will include:
Dealing with the daily post and email enquiries and taking the appropriate action to address constituents' concerns.
Drafting responses to constituents’ correspondence on a wide range of policy related issues by liaising with government agencies, departments, the voluntary sector and others.
Arranging tours of the Houses of Parliament and gallery tickets.
Ensuring that all identified actions are taken, that all cases are logged, and information is managed confidentially.
The following skills are essential:
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, including a polite telephone manner.
Excellent organisational, administrative and IT Skills, including Microsoft Office with an appreciation of the importance of attention to detail.
The ability to work as an individual quickly and efficiently but also as a supportive part of a team and able to stay calm when working under time pressure.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated and with a sense of humour to work within a closely knit team in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for the constituents.
Candidates should be sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party.
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: 28 November 2017
Start Date: 2 January 2018.
Please email a short covering letter and your CV (no more than two pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Caseworker Application”.
NB: Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we expect to receive, we are unable to inform candidates if they have been unsuccessful.