Job Title: Personal Assistant
Working For: Sarah Green MP (Chesham and Amersham)
Location: Constituency Office (some home-working will be considered)
Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales
Length of Contract: Full-time & permanent
Closing Date: 29 October 2021
Sarah Green MP is looking for a Personal Assistant to join her team.
The role will be based in the constituency but will support both constituency and Parliamentary work.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- managing the public-facing inbox, incoming post and phone calls
- diary management, arranging meetings and visits
- submitting expenses and liaising with IPSA on budgetary matters
The postholder will also assist with casework, human resources tasks and data management.
Previous work for an MP or in politics is not essential. Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong administration skills, numeracy and be proficient in the use of standard email and word processing. They must be detail oriented, organised, have strong communication skills, work well in a team and be able to manage a varied workload. Sympathy with Liberal Democrat values is essential.
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.
Candidates will be contacted for an interview within a week of the closing date. The successful candidate will start as soon as possible subject to parliamentary vetting procedures.
If you have what it takes to join our team, please submit a covering letter and CV to [email protected]