The Office of the Clerk supports the work of Tynwald, the Isle of Man’s parliament. We are looking for people with an interest in people to join our small, friendly team supporting our unique, modern parliament.
LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENTS
Tynwald Internship Programme
We are looking for three Parliamentary Interns to join different teams in the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald. Each role will give the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills in a variety of areas as you will be directly involved in providing services to Members of Tynwald, the Clerks and other stakeholders.
Each intern post is designed as a development opportunity to gain experience of the full range of activities and services undertaken in a modern parliament. The post-holder will work primarily within their services team, but will have the opportunity to spend time within the various Tynwald Office teams and to work with the Clerks.
Intern x 3 (Limited Term Appointment of one year)
Services and Corporate and Engagement Services
(Pay Band 2; Spine Point 11)
Pattern of Working: Each post is a full-time role of 37
hours per week. Alternative working arrangements will be considered, subject to
meeting the needs of the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald. The post holder may
occasionally be required to work evenings and weekends by arrangement.
Responsible for: No
formal line management
Closing date: Friday 24th June
2022 at midday
Start date: September
For more information
about each of the roles, see the relevant Further Particulars on the left navigation.
About the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald
The office delivers high-quality services to Tynwald and the public, while maintaining a reputation for excellence both on and off the Isle of Man. You will be joining a small team of around 25 people delivering a wide range of parliamentary and administrative services.
a small organisation demands flexibility and adaptability. These key qualities enable the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald to
deliver the wide range of services expected in a modern parliament.
Part-time or Alternative Working Arrangements
We are happy to discuss part-time
or flexible working arrangements, subject to meeting the needs of the office and the parliamentary cycle. In your application, please let us know
your preferred working hours.
The post holder may be required to work occasional evenings and weekends
subject to business need; if required this will be arranged in advance.
All Clerk of Tynwald’s staff are asked to work on Tynwald Day; this is
remunerated and time in lieu of the Bank Holiday is given.
What this role can offer you
This post provides the opportunity to work in a small, forward
thinking parliamentary office. You will develop your understanding of Tynwald
and its procedures while supporting the oldest continuous parliament in the world.
The Office of the Clerk of Tynwald operates a flexi time scheme for
hours of work for all staff. We
understand that such a scheme can improve work-life balance and support health
The Office of the
Clerk of Tynwald is a unique place to work with opportunities to work on a wide
range of tasks both on-Island, within the Tynwald precincts, and off-Island,
with our commitment to inter-parliamentary engagement.
You will be
encouraged to develop relationships with your counterparts in other legislatures
by attending and participating in relevant conferences and events.
We recognise the
importance of continuous professional and personal development opportunities
for all staff. You will have access to the Civil Service Learning, Education
and Development Centre and we encourage you to be proactive in your own
development to help you excel in your new role.
Inclusion and Diversity
The Office of the Clerk of Tynwald offers an inclusive workplace culture
and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their
ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital
status or whether or not they have a disability.
How to find out more and apply
To learn more about the role, please access the Further Particulars for the role you are interested in applying for. If you have
difficulties, please contact the main office on 01624 685500 or
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For an information
discussion about the role, feel free to contact the named person on the Further Particulars.
An application form is available via the links at the side of this page.
To apply, send a completed
application form with a copy of your curriculum vitae (cv) to email@example.com
Please mark your application for the attention of Mr Jonathan
King, Clerk of Tynwald. Hard copy applications should be sent to Mr Jonathan
King, Clerk of Tynwald, Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, Isle of Man
If you have
difficulties applying online please contact the Office on 01624
685500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews and Assessment
You will be updated on your progress via the email address you provide.
Please check your Junk Mail and Spam folders to make sure you don’t miss any
The interview will comprise a short assessment and a panel interview.
During the interview, the panel will ask for examples from your own experience
that demonstrate that you have the qualities we are looking for.