Vacancies – Diocesan House

We understand the benefits of employing individuals from a range of backgrounds, with diverse cultures and talents. We aim to create a workforce that:

  • values difference in others and respects the dignity and worth of each individual
  • reflects the diversity of the nation that the Church of England exists to serve
  • fosters a climate of creativity, tolerance and diversity that will help all staff to develop to their full potential.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and ensuring that all employees, job applicants, customers and other persons with whom we deal are treated fairly and are not subjected to discrimination. We want to ensure that we not only observe the relevant legislation but also do whatever is necessary to provide genuine equality of opportunity. We expect all of our employees to be treated and to treat others with respect. Our aim is to provide a working environment free from harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form which may affect the dignity of the individual.

Property Director

We are seeking a Director to lead our Property team, who will have responsibility for all diocesan land and property – including maintenance, acquisition, and disposals. You will also play a key part in the maintenance and development of our church buildings and will be key to the success of our future estate’s strategy. We’ll be looking to you to imaginatively and profitably use and maintain our assets to support our Christian mission and ministry.

You will:

  • be a qualified chartered surveyor, with experience of domestic and historic buildings
  • have outstanding commercial instincts and negotiation experience
  • be able to appreciate and work within the Christian ethos of our diocese
  • be experienced in property management and client account management at a senior management level
  • a high level of social skills to balance the demands of stakeholders while delivering value for money

Salary: c£50k
Closing date: 20 September
Interviews: 27 September

Mission & Ministry Administration Assistant

This role is an important member of the Diocesan House team administering to ordained and lay ministries throughout the Diocese. The post holder will capably provide all office administration services from general support through to meetings management, including note taking, and diary management. In conjunction with the Team Leader and Administrator you will design, develop, facilitate and deliver customer events and courses. Other administrative tasks will be as required in support of the Team Leader, Administrator and wider team e.g. printing, filing, sourcing materials, typing of reports, presentations, articles and papers. See advert (below) for full details.

Closing Date: 21st July 2019
Interview Date: 8th August 2019