- Parliamentary Assistant (part-time), UK

Parliamentary Assistant (part-time)

Paul Sweeney MP (Glasgow North East)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Job Details

Paul Sweeney MP is looking to recruit a Parliamentary Assistant to provide close support and personal assistance in his London office. This will be a part-time role based in the House of Commons office covering 2.5 days in a mid-week arrangement (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday).

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a personal commitment to Labour, Co-operative, and Trade Union values; able to work, prioritise and task manage with minimal supervision, with a flexible approach to this varied role. The successful post-holder will have excellent time management skills, will be well-organised and proficient in all aspects of IT and communications. This post is suitable for a degree-level qualified person, or with the equivalent experience working in personal assistant, administrative and research roles.

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: 24 September 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Closing Date: 24 September 2018, with interviews likely to take place on 2nd/3rd October 2018.


Application Details

To apply for this position please send a single page covering letter with a CV of no more than two pages to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Parliamentary Assistant” in the subject line, or via post to: - Paul Sweeney MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. If sending by post, please send no later than three working days prior to the closing date.


Job posted on 14th September 2018
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