Recruitment

If you are interested in working for a Member of Parliament, you can find details of current vacancies and how to apply.  

 

Current Vacancies

Parliamentary Caseworker to Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP

Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP is looking to recruit a Parliamentary Caseworker to be part of the team for Ludlow. Caseworkers are an important role in an MP’s office, supporting the MP to ensure that constituents concerns are heard and actioned. Applicants should have or be able to develop swiftly an awareness of the constituency, experience of working in a public facing role & be sympathetic with the values of the Conservative party.

The successful candidate will be well-organised and pro-active with strong communication skills. This role also requires a flexible and can-do attitude and the ability to deal sensitively and empathetically with constituents and casework.

Requirements:

  • A highly motivated staff member, with a positive attitude and ability to work collectively as part of a team
  • Experience of casework, a public facing role or working directly with the general public
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence interacting with, and advocating on behalf of, a wide range of people
  • Clear and concise letter writing style
  • Good attention to detail and ability to prioritise their workload
  • Familiarity with Caseworker system an advantage

 

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Answering enquiries from constituents and progressing casework as required
  • Deal with large numbers of standard queries, as well as assisting on more complex cases from members of the public by phone, email, social media or face to face.
  • Logging cases on Caseworker system, monitoring progress, and ensuring data is held and processed in accordance with Regulations
  • Ensure that casework is dealt with promptly, sensitively, confidentially and accurately
  • Liaise with Government agencies, local government departments, housing associations and others to resolve constituency matters
  • Developing and maintaining good up-to-date knowledge of upcoming Parliamentary business and its potential impact on the constituency.

Closing Date: 30th November 2020

Interview Dates: Interviews to take place w/c 14th December (a written exercise will be set prior to interview)

Application Details Please send your CV and covering letter to info@hivesupport.co.uk, marked as ‘Parliamentary Caseworker for Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP’

Salary: Will be in line with IPSA guidelines for a Caseworker.

Start date: January

Location: Based remotely, initially, and then Westminster, with opportunity for some home working

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

Applications sent directly to the MP will not be considered.

 

Caseworker for Flick Drummond MP

Flick Drummond MP is looking to recruit a constituency caseworker to be part of the team for Meon Valley. Caseworkers are an important role in an MP’s office, supporting the MP to ensure that constituents concerns are heard and actioned. Applicants should have an awareness of the constituency, experience of working in a public facing role & be sympathetic with the values of the Conservative party.

The successful candidate will be well-organised and pro-active with strong communication skills. This role also requires a flexible and can-do attitude and the ability to deal sensitively and empathetically with constituents and casework.

Requirements:

  • A highly motivated staff member, with a positive attitude and ability to work collectively as part of a team
  • Experience of casework, a public facing role or working directly with the general public
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence interacting with, and advocating on behalf of, a wide range of people
  • Clear and concise letter writing style
  • Good attention to detail and ability to prioritise their workload

 

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Answering enquiries from constituents and progressing casework as required
  • Deal with large numbers of standard queries, as well as assisting on more complex cases from members of the public by phone, email, social media or face to face.
  • Logging cases, monitoring progress, and ensuring data is held and processed in accordance with Regulations
  • Ensure that casework is dealt with promptly, sensitively, confidentially and accurately
  • Liaise with Government agencies, local government departments, housing associations and others to resolve constituency matters
  • Drafting responses to a wide range of policy correspondence from constituents
  • Developing and maintaining good up-to-date knowledge of upcoming Parliamentary business and its potential impact on the constituency.

Flexible working arrangements available; equivalent of 4 days per week.

Closing Date: 18th October 2020

Interview Dates: Interviews to take place 28th October (a written exercise will be set prior to interview)

Application Details

Please send your CV and covering letter to info@hivesupport.co.uk, marked as ‘Constituency caseworker for Flick Drummond MP’

Salary will be in line with IPSA guidelines

Applications sent directly to the MP will not be considered.

 

 

Previous Vacancies

Please note that sometimes applications shut ahead of the closing date. This is usually if the MP’s requirements change, or the vacancy has been filled. We always endeavour to keep the application process open as long as possible, and we realise it is disappointing if the position you were hoping to apply for is no longer available.

If you are interested in a vacancy we are advertising, please aim to submit your application as soon as possible.

– Rob Butler MP (Parliamentary Assistant) – position filled

-Darren Henry MP (Caseworker) – position filled

-Alicia Kearns (PA/Secretary) – position filled

– Richard Fuiller MP (Constituency Caseworker x 2) – position filled

– Alicia Kearns (Caseworker) – position filled

– Kate Griffiths MP (Caseworker) – position no longer available

– Graham Stuart MP (Senior Caseworker) – position filled

– Dr Ben Spencer MP (Senior Caseworker) – position filled

– Nickie Aiken MP (Parliamentary Assistant) – position filled

– Nickie Aiken MP (Caseworker) – position filled

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Data Policy – Job Applications

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