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Administrator

Church Administrator

24 hours a week

We are seeking a highly organised administrator to oversee the office and venue hire of our facilities. We are a busy, medium size church with ministries running daily, as well as a wide variety of groups within the community hiring the use of our building.

This is an important role at the centre of our operations, where you will be the friendly face of St. Alkmund’s to our community groups, venue hire customers and members of the church congregation.

The church administrator position entails a broad range of responsibilities and tasks working in close co-operation with the clergy, staff team, churchwardens and volunteers. This key role supports and enables the efficient and effective functioning of St. Alkmunds. The post-holder will be a visible, welcoming voice and face of our church through efficient, friendly correspondence with church members, ministry leaders and the wider community to best serve our parish.

An important aspect of this role is to continue to develop a thriving community venue, building upon relationships with existing hirers and making new connections to those who have expressed an interest in using our space as well as efficiently administrate all aspects of hiring out our rooms with quality service, communication and invoicing.

We are seeking a gifted communicator, with previous administration experience who:

  • Can work well within a team, taking initiative and with an ability to work within a busy environment with multiple demands.

  • Has excellent communication skills (oral and written) and can interact effectively with the congregation, the church staff team, bookkeeper, and the wider church community

  • Is able to prioritise workloads and is flexible

  • Has the requisite IT skills for the role

  • Self-motivated, positive, enthusiastic, resilient and patient

  • Exercises discretion

  • Is in sympathy with the aims and values of the Church of England 

 

The salary for the successful candidate will be £13.80 per hour

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date:   23 January 2023

Interviews:       30 January 2023

 

Click the links below for downloadable copies of the job description and person specification.  

 

To apply, email a CV along with a cover letter explaining why you should be considered for the role, along with two references

to: churchwarden@stalkmunds.org.uk

Caretaker

14 hours a week

We are seeking an organised and practical person to carry out caretaking responsibilities for our busy church. This person would enable the practical day-to-day use of St. Alkmund’s church and its grounds, providing and maintaining a safe environment for those who use and work in the church.

The caretaker will be responsible for the security, maintenance and services of our church facilities. They will ensure it meets the needs of the people who use the church buildings and related spaces as well as ensuring that the rooms for hire are fit for purpose and ready to use with the setup and break down of each room for hire.

The ideal candidate will be organised, practical, have good DIY skills
and will:

  • Be self-motivated and flexible

  • Be able to work effectively unsupervised as required, but also as a team player when needed

  • Be able to prioritise their workload and manage their time effectively

  • Take pride in looking after our building and grounds

  • Accept the delegated responsibility from the Trustees/PCC to carry out day-to-day implementation of relevant arrangements outlined in the St Alkmund’s Health and Safety Policy

  • Have a current driving license and car 

  • Exhibit good record-keeping skills

  • Be sympathetic with the aims and values of the Church of England

The salary for the successful candidate will be £10.90 per hour.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date:   23 January 2023

Interviews:       31 January 2023

 

Click the links below for downloadable copies of the job description and person specification.  

 

To apply, email a CV along with a cover letter explaining why you should be considered for the role, along with two references

to: churchwarden@stalkmunds.org.uk

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