Nick is hiring
Nick is looking for a reliable, detail-oriented, hard-working, and personable Secretary & Caseworker for his Parliamentary office. As well as managing Nick’s parliamentary correspondence and diary, the successful candidate will provide information, advice, and support to constituents on a variety of issues and liaise with government agencies, the voluntary sector, and others to help resolve matters for constituents.
Responding to routine correspondence and enquiries from constituents
Managing and progressing casework appropriately
Responding to a variety of national policy enquiries and individual casework issues
Analysing, evaluating and interpreting data to ensure that Nick is accurately informed on key issues and is aware of trends
Ensuring that all cases are logged, monitoring progress, and ensuring that all identified actions are taken
Ensuring records are kept and information managed confidentially and in line with the Data Protection Act
Managing the office's contacts database
Managing Nick's diary and invitations
Must possess excellent written communication skills and an attention to detail
Have a sympathetic and professional telephone manner
Have good interpersonal, time management, and organisational skills
Be able to work independently as well as part of a team and take on ad hoc tasks
Have strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
Be proficient in Microsoft Office and case management software.
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.
Salary: In line with IPSA payscales
Closing Date: 19 April 2019
Interviews: 23-25 April 2019
Start Date: 29 April 2019
To apply, submit a CV and a short covering letter outlining your experience and your suitability for the role to Nick’s Chief of Staff, Christopher N Howarth, at firstname.lastname@example.org.