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Senior Researcher: Social Security

Organisation: House of Commons
36 hours per week, full time
Starting salary: £50,870 per annum
Location: City of London, Westminster
Deadline: 25 October, 2019

The Role

The postholder will:

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Social security is one of the House of Commons Library’s busiest subject areas following the implementation of a significant amount of new legislation in recent years. It generates substantial numbers of constituency related questions from MPs and their staff, as well as being the subject of numerous debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall.

We are seeking someone who has detailed knowledge and experience in this area to provide additional support to the existing specialists while we seek to extend our offer to customers and build resilience to meet levels of demand.

The Person

The appointed candidate must have the following:

Qualifications

Candidates should have a first class or upper second class honours degree, or a suitable postgraduate qualification, in a subject relevant to social security; or be able to demonstrate relevant work experience in the field of welfare rights/social security law and experience of policy analysis in social security or a related area.

The Benefits

To Apply

All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form, which can be found on the House of Commons website: 
https://housesofparliament.tal.net/vx/appcentre-HouseOfCommons/brand-2/candidate/so/pm/3/pl/14/opp/1107-Senior-Researcher-Social-Security/en-GB

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description.

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Contact

Address: House of Commons,
Westminster,
London
SW1A 0AA

E-mail: nwaefulun@parliament.uk

Tel: 0207 219 7367