Current vacancies

Casework Officer for Lorna Slater MSP

  • Full time
  • £33,457 – £37,699
  • Hybrid: Holyrood with hybrid and flexible working options available.
  • Closing 29th July 2024

The Office of Lorna Slater MSP (based in The Scottish Parliament) is looking for a caseworker who is organised, patient, sensitive, and has a natural interest in helping people.

MSPs are employers in their own right. Under their employment, you will become part of a team supporting them in carrying out their duties. You'll work in a dynamic and fast paced environment to provide an outstanding service for constituents.

Responsibilities

• Complete oversight of casework management

• Supporting with keeping casework up to date and responding to public enquiries.

• Keeping cases up to date by tracking, logging and recognising when to escalate issues within team.

• Meeting constituents on a wide range of issues, including those of a sensitive nature and escalating accordingly.

• Advocating on constituent’s behalf with relevant bodies to resolve matters.

• Producing reports and monitoring media trends on my behalf.

• Conducting basic research and surveys.

• Investigating patterns of enquiries and producing reports.

• Monitoring local and regional media and generating media coverage.

• Briefing me and drafting responses.

• Reviewing constituent records and documentation in line with casework GDPR requirements.

• Ensuring casework filing systems, both electronic and manual, are kept up-to-date in line with GDPR requirements.

About You

• Have excellent organisational skills while being flexible in prioritising workloads during busy times.

• Have excellent communications skills, with accurate attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with colleagues.

• Be patient and sensitive while remaining objective and open minded.

• Be comfortable being in a front facing role explaining regulations such as GDPR to the general public.

• Be acutely aware of the responsibility of representing those unable to do so themselves in certain situations.

• Have a natural interest in helping people with a curiosity to probe for further information where required.

For any questions about the role please contact: Kayleigh.O'Neill@Parliament.scot

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