Job Vacancy | Part time Assistant Church Buildings Officer

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Part time Assistant Church Buildings OfficerDiocese of Gloucester logo

21 hours per week

Band 6 £13,293 – £15,608 per annum, (FTE £22,155 to £26,013 per annum)

The Diocese of Gloucester supports nearly 400 places of worship, of which more than 90% are listed buildings. We are currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Church Buildings Officer to support the work of our Care of Churches and DAC Team and the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC). This is a key role within a small but dedicated team, committed to a sustainable future for historic church buildings across the diocese. This is a part time post of 21 hours per week.

The post holder will offer helpful and flexible support to a small team that manages a complex and varied workload. It will be a key point of contact for parishes, accessing the Online Faculty System, providing timely advice and guidance in matters concerning the care of church buildings and churchyards, including reviewing church buildings casework.

The post will also support the provision of training and guidance for parishes in all aspects of managing their churches through a variety of media and will help to establish effective systems for the management, conservation and adaptation of churches across the Diocese.

This post will suit somebody with a demonstrable interest and some experience in the conservation and management of historic buildings, who is looking to gain experience within an ecclesiastical context. You will need to be able to balance a busy workload, have a keen interest in church buildings and their value within local communities, and be highly professional, practical and pragmatic in outlook.

To apply, please send your completed application form to recruitment@glosdioc.org.uk or to Recruitment, Church House, College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LY. To arrange an informal discussion please contact Alice Clark or Helen Crawford on 01452 410022 or email recruitment@glosdioc.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 10th January 2022.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 19th January at Church House, Gloucester.

Please note that the Diocese follows Safer Recruitment practices. CVs are not accepted. No agencies.

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