Parliamentary Caseworker – Based in Stornoway
Rhoda Grant MSP and David Stewart MSP (Highlands & Islands Region)
The post of Parliamentary Caseworker is an interesting and varied appointment based in our regional office in Stornoway.
The post-holder will be the first point of contact with local constituents and will be required to have good communication skills. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain information in relation to casework arising out of issues/concerns raised by constituents, conduct research and then progress enquiries by utilisation of the caseworker system.
The ideal applicant will be well organised, flexible, self-motivated, a good team player and able to work on their own initiative.
They will have demonstrable basic research skills along with strong written and oral communication skills.
Some knowledge and understanding of the Scottish media is desirable along with some experience of working with journalists.
They will need an awareness of the Scottish political scene, be IT literate and have experience of new media, including website content management.
Salary will be £21,633 per annum (pro rata) rising by increments to £23,673.
Hours are 17.5 per week.
Holiday entitlement is 30 days per annum (pro rata).
Closing date is 5pm on 17thDecember.
Successful candidates will be interviewed early in January 2019.
Unsuccessful candidates will be notified.
Informal queries may be directed to David Stewart MSP or the Manager, Douglas Mackenzie at the above address. Telephone contact 01463 716299.
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