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For Education vacancies, please go to https://www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/departments/education/vacancies/

Download a general application form here: Recruitment-Application-Form-March-2022

 

Current Vacancies

Bishop’s Delegate For Civil Administration

We are seeking to appoint a Bishop’s Delegate for Civil Administration. In a time of significant change, the Diocese of Brentwood is seeking an experienced Executive to work on behalf of the Bishop to lead and nurture Senior Administrative and Pastoral Leaders within the Diocesan Curia.
Salary: £80,000-£85,000 per annum (pro rata) depending on qualifications and experience.
Contract: this is a 23 month fixed-term contract.
Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, part-time appointment.
Location: Cathedral House, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AT.
Annual leave: 28 days inclusive of bank holidays (the entitlement for part time employees will be pro-rated based on your working hours).
Pension: the Diocese offers a non-contributory pension scheme.

How to Apply
Application for this role is by way of:
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the recruitment team: [email protected]
To apply for this post, applicants are asked to download and complete the Application Form above and send a supporting statement of no more than two A4 pages (font size 11 minimum) which outlines:
• Your motivations for applying for the role;
• Evidencing how your experience and skills meet the requirements;
These documents should be returned by email to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 30 August 2022.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact [email protected] leaving your name and telephone number and we will arrange for someone to give you a call.

Bishops Delegate for Civil Administration Information for Applicants April 2022

 

 


Parish Administrator St Peter, Dagenham

The successful applicant will ideally be an administrator with substantial experience in office organisation. They must have excellent communication and Microsoft office skills, including Word and Excel and financial experience.

Hours: 6-8 hours per week.

Apply by sending a CV and covering letter (no longer than A4) to [email protected]  Closing date for applications is 1 October 2022.

Parish Administrator – Dagenham

 


HR Manager

Appointment Type: Part Time, Permanent, 21 hours per week

Working Pattern: 3 days a week, office based.

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Location: Cathedral House, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AT

Overall Job Purpose: To provide HR support to all central Diocesan departments, Parishes and employees on all aspects of HR, and to develop, improve and manage HR policies, processes and procedures.  To assist with managing systems to support and monitor Employee and Clergy well-being.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain effective working relationships with senior managers and clergy
  • Ongoing review and development of HR policies and procedures; provision of guidance
  • Administer the annual appraisal processes
  • Manage employee relations casework including dispute resolution, grievance and disciplinary processes
  • Arrange interviews and selection meetings and provide administration for the recruitment, selection and appointments processes
  • Roll out induction process for new employees
  • Prepare letters, contracts and staff/clergy handbooks
  • Preparation of payroll documentation for process
  • Recording, tracking and checking of absence levels
  • Arrange staff training
  • Maintain personnel records
  • Conduct Exit interviews
  • Keep up to date with Employment Law
  • Work in conjunction with other Diocesan departments to develop a system to support and monitor Employee and Clergy wellbeing.
  • Manage Clergy healthcare policy and Clergy travel insurance policy
  • Work with external consultants when required (HR, Legal and Pensions Consultants)
  • Any other duties as reasonably required by management

 Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 24 August 2022

To be considered for the role, please send a CV and covering letter (no longer than one side of A4) to [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For an informal chat, please email [email protected]

 


Finance Manager

Appointment Type:  Full Time, Permanent, 35 hours per week

Working Pattern: 5 days a week, office based.

Salary: £35,875 per annum

Location: Cathedral House, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AT

Overall Job Purpose: To support the Diocesan central finance department in all aspects of general accounts administration. The role has one direct report.

Main Responsibilities

  • General ledger maintenance and review.
  • To manage the Accounts Clerk, who is responsible for the Accounts Payable and Receivable processes, as well as some cost allocations.
  • Responsible for month end close process; journal entries associated with investments, interest income/expense, over-head allocations, recharges to parishes, and checking that all other month end related tasks are completed on a timely basis.
  • To produce monthly and year to date financial and management reports (departmental and consolidated) including commentary; variance analysis preparation and investigation.
  • To perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations and account substantiation; monitor and reconcile control accounts.
  • To perform fund reconciliations and reporting.
  • To prepare and post the monthly payroll journal.
  • To liaise with the bank as required.
  • To assist with audit queries.
  • To visit parishes when necessary.
  • To provide general support and guidance to other members of the finance team (Accounts Clerk and Parish Support Finance Assistant).

 

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 18 August 2022

Interviews to be held: Week commencing: 22 August 2022

To be considered for the role, please send a CV and covering letter (no longer than one side of A4) to [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For an informal chat with Anne-Marie Stokkereit, Director of Finance, please email [email protected]

Job description Finance Manager

 


Choral Director – Diocese of Brentwood Schools Singing Programme

The Diocese of Brentwood seeks to appoint an outstanding Choral Director to assist the Director of Music in the establishment and delivery of the Diocese of Brentwood Schools Singing Programme, and to continue the development of Sacred Music in the parishes of the Diocese, including the Cathedral. To deliver choral provision primarily in schools.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 4 July 2022.

Interviews will be held week commencing 11 July 2022.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Andrew Wright, Director of Music: [email protected]

To apply for this post, applicants are asked to download and complete the Application Form above and send a supporting statement of no more than two A4 pages (font size 11 minimum) which outlines:

  • Why you are a suitable candidate for the post;
  • Your motivations for applying;
  • The aspects of the job description which particularly attract you to the post;

These documents should be returned by email to [email protected]

For more information please read: NSSP Choral Director Application Pack (002)

 


Parish Administrator Our Lady Help of Christians and St Helen, Westcliff

The successful applicant will ideally be an administrator with substantial experience in office organisation. They must have excellent communication and Microsoft office skills, including Word and Excel and financial experience.

Hours: 16 hours per week.

Apply by sending a CV and covering letter (no longer than A4) to [email protected] Closing date for applications is 30 August 2022 and Interviews to take place 13 September 2022.

Job description: Parish Administrator – Westcliff

 


Cleaner Vacancy – Witham  

A cleaner is required to effectively manage the routine cleaning of the Parish Hall and Church Foyer/Areas.
Hours– 2 hours fortnightly

The salary for this post is: £9.90 per hour

Closing date: Friday 2 September 2022

Please send a CV and covering letter (around 500 words) to the Parish Office via email: [email protected]

Job description:  Cleaner – Witham

 

Housekeeper – Our Lady & All Saints, Basildon

A vacancy has arisen for a part time Housekeeper in Holy Trinity Presbytery and Hall, St Therese Hall and occasionally in St Basil’s Presbytery in Basildon Parish.

The post will be part-time (approximately 15 hours per week – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).

Application forms can be obtained by contacting Father Sabu via the Parish email address: [email protected]

Job description: Housekeeper JD – Basildon (003)

Closing date for applications: 30 June 2022.

 

HR/PA/Payroll Assistant Cathedral House

A vacancy has arisen for a permanent HR/PA/Payroll Assistant within Cathedral House, Brentwood.

Full or part time hours will be considered for this post.

Please send a CV and covering letter (no longer than one side of A4) to [email protected]

Closing Date for Applications: 12 noon on Friday 13 May 2022

For an informal chat, please email [email protected]

Job description: PA-HR-Payroll Asst