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Reference: 86015

Date Added: 21 September 2022
Closing Date: 5 October 2022

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Working For: David Warburton MP (Somerton and Frome)

Location: London

Salary: Competitive salary within IPSA payscales (£22,402-£32,127)

Length of Contract: Initial 10 month contract with a view to being made permanent on review

Job Details

David Warburton MP is looking to recruit an Administrative Officer to join his experienced team, based in Westminster.

This is an entry-level role, and the successful candidate will be well organised, have high attention to detail, and can be flexible and creative when it comes to managing a demanding workload.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing a range of secretarial and administrative support
  • Open, handle and action emails and post
  • Diary management
  • Liaise with suppliers when required regarding office supplies and security
  • Engaging professionally, confidentially and with care and integrity with members of the public, through a variety of methods
  • Responding to enquiries by telephone, e-mail and social media, passing on queries to other team members as appropriate
  • Ensuring records are kept, and information managed confidentially and in line with GDPR


  • A highly motivated staff member with a positive attitude and ability to work independently and collectively as part of a team
  • Able to prioritise a demanding workload with an eye for detail with a can-do attitude
  • Organise and present information in a simple and sensible way
  • Good IT skills, including the use of email, the internet and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Clear and concise letter writing style


The role will be offered on an initial 10-month fixed-term contract, with the possibility of a permanent contract on review

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: 5 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, and a successful candidate may be appointed before the closing date

Application Details

Apply online at https://hivesupport.co.uk/job-listing/administrative-officer-for-david-warburton-mp-somerton-frome/ Please keep an eye on your junk folder for follow up emails

Website: https://www.davidwarburton.org.uk/

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