Caseworker – Alex Neil MSP

Alex Neil MSP is seeking an enthusiastic and organised individual to join his office as a Caseworker.

This is a part-time position based in the local office in Airdrie.

Hours: 28 per week (Mondays and Fridays are required due to Mr Neil’s commitments in the constituency).

Salary: £21,500 per annum (pro rata).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and progress a busy caseload often to short deadlines.
  • Deal with general public enquiries
  • Draft correspondence to a high professional standard.
  • Liaise with constituents and a wide range of organisations.
  • Attend surgeries and meetings as requested.
  • Undertake basic research as requested.
  • Undertake any other general/administrative tasks as requested.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Previous casework or advocacy experience.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of working in a team as well as independently.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Full driving licence with access to a car.
  • Understanding of the Airdrie & Shotts constituency and current local issues.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and supporting letter to andrew.henderson@parliament.scot by the closing date of January 4th 2019 at 12:00pm.