Vacancy: Constituency Assistant

21st February 2018

Constituency Assistant – Marion Fellows MP

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

Salary: In Accordance with IPSA pay scales £19,641 – £27,876 (pro-rata)

Job Details: part-time, 25 hours (hours negotiable)

Constituency Assistant in the busy constituency office for Marion Fellows MP, your duties will be to assist and support the Office Manager and Parliamentary Assistants with day to day office tasks and casework. It is essential the successful candidate works well in a team and has excellent communication and people skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with standard queries from members of the public
  • Responding to enquiries by telephone and email
  • Photocopying, filing, record keeping and typing correspondence
  • Logging all cases, monitoring progress and ensuring all identified actions are taken
  • Attending surgeries and other meetings as appropriate
  • Assisting with arrangements for events
  • Handling administrative arrangements for meetings with members of the public/MP surgeries
  • Liaising with external suppliers when required regarding office supplies
  • Managing and monitoring incoming calls and enquiries
  • Opening and dispatching mail

Closing Date: Friday 9 March 2018

Interviews will be held in Motherwell on Friday 23 March 2018

The job is to commence as soon as possible after interview.

How to apply
To apply, please email a CV and covering letter, setting out why you’d like the post and how your experience matches the job description and person specification (no more than 2 side of A4).

Email to Office Manager, Fiona Fotheringham

Due to an anticipated high number of applicants we will be unable to offer feedback to unsuccessful candidates.