Sarah Champion MP is seeking a Senior Secretary for her Rotherham Constituency Office


 Sarah Champion MP is seeking a Senior Secretary for her Rotherham Constituency Office.  The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that very high standards of service are provided to the MP including managing her diary and the smooth day-to-day running of the offices in both Rotherham and London.  This is a fast paced role and Sarah is looking for an exceptional individual with the need for high attention to detail and a professional approach to all aspects of the work to take on a demanding yet rewarding role.  Most of the work will be done remotely with Sarah due to the nature of her role.

The ideal candidate will possess strong organisational skills, strong communication skills, be able to prioritise work, have the ability to multi-task, deal with media requests and show willingness and flexibility with working hours.  The role requires the candidate to manage all aspects of the financial budget for the MP on a weekly basis in line with IPSA guidelines and processes. A good understanding of how to claim expenses, pay Invoices and reconcile Credit Card Statements as well as dealing with Staff Budgets is essential. The role also requires recruitment to be undertaken on an ad hoc basis.

SALARY: £21,951 - £30,874




Further details on HOW TO APPLY, please see below:

To apply for this role, please read through the cover letter, specification document and fill out the application form, illustrating how you meet the skills detailed in both the job and person descriptions. Only those people who best demonstrate the skills required will be shortlisted to come to interview.

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For Personal Specification, please click here

For Job Description, please click here

For Application Form, please click here

Please DO NOT send in your CV or any additional supporting information as this will not be included in the selection process. Please do not email requesting further information, as to ensure fairness to all candidates, no further information will be given out.

The deadline for submission of applications is 5pm, Friday 22 June 2018.            

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Tuesday 26 June 2018 and interviews will take place in Rotherham on Friday 29 June 2018.

Please email your application form to:

Unfortunately, due to the anticipated volume of applications, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that, if you have not heard from us by Tuesday 26 June 2018, that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in this role and wish you the very best in your search for employment.

Alexander Guest