I'M HIRING: Join My Team

I'm currently hiring a new Parliamentary Assistant in my Constituency Office in Pencoed. If you're interested in applying, please find all the information you'll require below. The deadline for this post is December 18th, with interviews in January:

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant (Constituency based)

Working for: Chris Elmore MP

Location: Pencoed

Salary Details: In line with IPSA pay scales

Job Details

Chris Elmore, MP for Ogmore, is looking for a full time Parliamentary Assistant to join his team in the Constituency Office.

Fixed term 6 month contract (possibility to become permanent)

Responsibilities include, but not limited to;

  • Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure Member is accurately informed on key issues

  • Develop and maintain current knowledge of bills, Early day Motions, legislation, Hansard, debates etc.

  • Ensure the Member is fully briefed in potential questions and motions to be put to the house

  • Give advice on policy issues

  • Monitor media coverage and brief the Member on relevant issues

  • Prepare and present briefing notes for committees, press releases, parliamentary questions etc.

  • Progress casework as required

  • Project Management

  • Project Work

  • Provide generalist admin support

  • Respond to routine correspondence and enquiries

  • Supervise staff members where appropriate

  • Undertake research, usually from readily available sources, on straightforward subjects

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent organisation skills with good attention to detail

  • The ability to work independently and manage a varied workload

  • Previous experience in organising events and community liaison

  • Self-motivation and a willingness and ability to get involved in a wide range of tasks

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: 18/12/2018 Interview and Start date details: January 2019 Application Details: Please email your CV and one page covering letter setting out why you want to do this job and how your skills are relevant (saved as one pdf document) to carys.price@parliament.uk with the subject heading ‘Constituency based - Parliamentary Assistant’.

Published and Promoted by Carys Price on behalf of Chris Elmore both at 44a Penybont Road, Pencoed, CF35 5RA.

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