Parliament opens its doors for recruitment fair

Fancy working for a 1,000-year-old institution as an HR business partner, clerk or barista?

Then you’re in luck as Parliament (that’s the UK’s seat of government not George Clinton and his band) is set to host a recruitment fair in Westminster Hall next Thursday from 3pm to 6.20pm.

Attendees will be able to learn more about careers in the House of Commons, House of Lords and Parliamentary Digital Service, and speak to staff about current and future job opportunities across an array of roles such as security, finance, catering, research, heritage and public engagement.

Some of the roles include:

  • visitor engagement assistant
  • education assistant
  • retail assistant
  • barista
  • commis chef
  • committee specialist
  • waiter/waitress
  • doorkeeper
  • reception and facilities coordinator
  • enquiry executive
  • bookings and marketing assistant
  • security officer
  • senior clerk
  • policy analyst
  • science researcher
  • housekeepers
  • records manager
  • payroll officer
  • archives assistant
  • HR business partner
  • finance business partner

Tickets to the recruitment fair are free but as places are limited, timed tickets must be booked in advance. Email Visit Parliament at or call 020 7219 4114 (Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm).

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