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Reference: 75938

Date Added: 15 September 2020
Closing Date: 30 September 2020

Job Title: Policy Caseworker

Working For: Rt Hon Greg Hands MP (Chelsea and Fulham)

Location: London

Salary: £24,000

Job Details

The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP is looking for a full-time Policy Caseworker to join his busy team based at the House of Commons. 

The successful candidate will be pro-active, with strong communication, IT and inter-personal skills. The role of Policy Caseworker requires a can-do attitude and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Previous experience in a similar role and/or working for a Member of Parliament is desirable.

The job will involve:
• drafting responses to a wide range of policy correspondence from constituents
• logging cases and data entry
• managing and progressing casework independently
• providing information and advice to constituents on a wide range of policy issues
• occasionally liaising with government agencies, local authorities, the voluntary sector and others to assist constituents
• monitoring constituency issues
• providing briefings on complex cases and local issues
• ensuring all records and data are managed confidential and in line with current data protection legislation

The successful applicant will have:

• excellent verbal and written communication skills
• the ability to manage and prioritise their workload
• experience in taking initiative and ability to work independently and un-supervised
• a positive attitude with the ability to work as part of a busy team and to tight deadlines
• strong attention to detail and an ability to prioritise a demanding workload under pressure
• strong IT skills and ability and confidence to use casework management software (training will be provided)
• experience of dealing with members of the public
• knowledge of one or more foreign languages is desirable

Closing Date: 30 September 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are likely to commence (remotely via Zoom/Microsoft Teams) on 1 October 2020. We might appoint before the closing date.

Please note that only candidates who are invited to an interview will receive a response.

Start Date:
October/November 2020

Application Details

To apply, please send the following to mail@greghands.com:

  • your CV
  • a one-page covering letter
  • one piece of recent written work (letter, article, blog)

Please ensure to add ‘Application – Policy Caseworker’ to the subject line of your email.

Website: http://www.greghands.com

Additional Notes