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Job Opportunity: Constituency Assistant

I'm looking for an enthusiastic and organised Constituency Assistant to support community engagement, casework and administration in my constituency office in Cardiff Central.

The Job Description will include:

  • Organising and attending surgeries and other meetings as appropriate
  • Dealing with standard queries from members of the public
  • Draft responses to constituents
  • Support and help to organise community engagement projects and events
  • Analyse patterns of enquiries and produce reports
  • Gathering relevant information to assist with resolving cases
  • Log all cases; monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken
  • Manage and progress portfolio of casework appropriately
  • Retain records and information confidentially and in line with the Data Protection Act

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Professional attitude and good customer service skills
  • Some experience of organising events, working with community groups or dealing with casework
  • Interest in, and understanding of, politics and current affairs
  • Understanding of the role of an MP in the community
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of the Labour Party

As I am a newly-elected MP, this role will initially be a fixed-term contract to 31st December 2015.

Salary: £17-19k, depending on experience

Closing Date: 10th August, 12 noon

Interviews: 13th August

Start Date: As soon as possible

How to Apply:

Please apply with a concise CV and covering letter, detailing why you are interested in the role and how you fulfill the person specification. 

Send your application to no later than 12 noon on Monday 10th August, with the subject line Constituency Assistant Application.


Upon appointment the successful candidate will be required to comply with a Baseline Personnel Security Standard check.


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