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Reference: 69362

Date Added: 11 January 2019
Closing Date: 23 January 2019

Job Title: Experienced Case Worker

Working For: MP Janet Daby (Lewisham East)

Location: London

Salary: From £25,460

Job Details

An experienced Case Worker is needed. Please do not apply unless you have relevant case work experience. You will need to be self motivated and educated to degree level and have an excellent command of our written and spoken language.

You will have worked in a similar Parliamentary role or advice agency setting.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Managing a heavy caseload through caseworker.mp
Logging cases, drafting letters, monitoring progress and ensuring all identified actions are taken
Liaising with Government Departments and other agencies
Communicating with members of the public in a professional manner
Retaining records and information confidentially in line with the Data Protection Act
Analyse patterns of enquiries and produce reports
Attend MP surgeries and constituency meetings as appropriate
Work as part of a small team
Managing the post

Ideally the successful candidate would:
Have excellent writing and spoken skills
The ability to manage a number of competing tasks at any one time
Have worked for at least one year in a Parliamentary or advice agency setting
Be a member of, or sympathetic to the aims and values of the Labour Party
Have the ability to be a good team player.

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: 23 January 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place towards the end of January.

It is hoped that the successful candidate could be in post asap.

Application Details

Please provide a copy of your CV and one side of A4 explaining why you wish to apply for this role and why you believe you are suitable for the job.

Send your CV and covering letter to dabyj@parliament.uk and please insert CASEWORKER POST APPLICATION in the subject line of your email.

If you have any questions about this role please email dabyj@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.janetdaby.org

Additional Notes