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Reference: 66005

Date Added: 15 May 2018
Closing Date: 29 May 2018

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant/Caseworker

Working For: Jo Johnson MP (Orpington)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scale

Job Details

Jo Johnson MP is looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic Parliamentary Assistant for his Westminster Office

Key Skills:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Comfortable with working independently as well as part of a small team
• Good administrative and IT skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage competing priorities
• Experience of working for a Member of Parliament is preferable

Job Description:
• Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure Member is accurately informed on key issues
• Monitor media coverage, liaise with local media, prepare articles and press releases as required
• Prepare and present briefing/speaking notes for the MP
• Respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from constituents regarding local and national policy issues
• Log all cases; monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken
• Attend surgeries and meetings as appropriate
• Undertake research, usually from readily available sources, on straightforward subjects
• Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure the MP is accurately informed on key issues
• Manage the MP’s website contents

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: 29 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be arranged as soon as possible. Start date: 1 June 2018

(An appointment may be made before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found) 

Application Details

CV and cover letter to be sent to: trottercj@parliament.uk

 

Website: http://www.jo-johnson.com

Additional Notes