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  • Communications Apprentice

    Type: Diocesan Administration By: Diocese of Chichester When: 16 March 2018

    Are you looking for a career in Communications?

    We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic apprentice to assist with the planning and administration of our work, including the education department, and the delivery of key messages across the diocese to meet our strategic aims.

    You will have a keen eye for detail and an interest in creating and delivering content using both traditional and digital communication channels.

    As a communications apprentice, you will learn to apply key principles and practices to engage successfully with a wide range of stakeholders and partner organisations, such as churches, schools and charities.

    An understanding of both school and church life would be an advantage.

    The role will be based at the Diocese of Chichester’s administrative centre in Hove, but some travel and out of hours work may be required from time to time.

    If this role appeals to you, please get in touch with Tash Islam , HR Officer for the Diocese of Chichester to request a job description.

    If you would like to speak to anyone about any aspect of the role please contact Tash in the first instance. 01273 421021

  • Anglican Youth Minister

    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    From September 2018, we seek to appoint an Anglican Youth Minister to the Forerunner team, who are empowered by a shared life of prayer and seek to embrace both a charismatic and contemplative lifestyle, in order to prepare for encounters with Christ and establish a culture of discipleship at Worth school. The individual will embody the Benedictine values in living out his/her role and will be a role model for staff and pupils.

    The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proactive approach and commitment to see projects through to completion. Ability to work in a team is essential and experience of working in a School environment is desirable.

    To view the full job description please click here

    The School offers an enhanced benefits scheme including an employee assistant programme, meal provision and generous pension contribution. Employees have access to our facilities and benefit from free parking and social events. This role is available with accommodation and an allowance.

    Application form and job details are available from Human Resources:

    e: recruitment@worth.org.uk or t: 01342 710217

    Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and application form, returned by email to recruitment@worth.org.uk or sent via post to : The Human Resources Manager, Worth School, Paddockhurst Road., Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4SD

    We are committed to the safeguarding of children. References will be taken prior to interview and DBS checks will be conducted on the successful applicant.

    Closing date: 25th May 2018

  • Eco Diocese Project Coordinator (Volunteer)

    Type: Diocesan Administration By: Diocese of Chichester When: 16 March 2018

    Would you like to be at the heart of our Diocesan work linking the Christian faith with care for the environment?

    Do you have an interest in organising events and communicating with people and want to develop those skills further?

    We are looking to appoint a project coordinator to help the Diocese work towards becoming an Eco Diocese over a two year period.

    The post is voluntary and would ask any potential candidate to donate approximately 2 days per week, flexible to fit their availability, to fulfil the duties it entails.

    The principal team the project coordinator would be working with is the Diocesan Environmental Action Group (DEAG), which was created at the beginning of 2013 as a working party to deliver change in the Diocese. The group contains some highly skilled individuals in the areas of science, media and theology but all grounded in practice – in working at a Diocesan and parish level.

    The post-holder will help coordinate the work of the DEAG in implementing the strategy for the Diocese of Chichester to be awarded Eco Diocese status.

    The principal duties are:

    • Work with the Rural and Environment Officer and DEAG to develop a programme of publicity and events to support the Diocesan aspiration to become an Eco Diocese.

    • Arrange meetings of the DEAG and monitor the progress of actions agreed relating to becoming an Eco Diocese.

    • Liaise with officers at Church House, Hove, particularly the Communications Officer, with regards to the Eco Diocese programme.

    • Work with the DEAG to provide publicity and gather stories from parishes in support of the Eco Diocese programme.

    • Be a point of contact for parishes interested in becoming Eco Churches and for those working towards Eco Church status.

    • Help set up Eco Church training events and seminars by internationally known theologians for parishes, clergy and the wider diocese.

    Through the project work, the post holder will be able to gain experience in project management, media and communication skills and in organising events. They will also engage with the Diocese at a strategic level and help implement real change in its practice.

    Please send a CV to Tash Islam HR Officer or call 01273 421021 Deadline for applications is 16 March

  • Organist/music leader

    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Organist/Music Leader for St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Ringmer

    June or as soon as available thereafter

    Contract: Permanent, part-time

    Location: A large village 3 miles east of Lewes, next to Glyndebourne, on the edge of the South Downs National Park

    We are seeking one or more Christian musicians to help us develop our worship to meet the needs of all age groups within our community, whilst keeping many of our existing traditional and varied musical forms of worship appreciated by our regular worshippers. We are looking for

     • a talented musician with a passion for playing our very fine organ (3 manual by Hill, Norman and Beard, 1922, major rebuild 1989 and in excellent order).

    • an inspirational leader who will work enthusiastically with our dedicated choir in shaping our worship for the future, using a range of musical styles

    • an innovator, enthusiastically providing encouragement and opportunities to develop worship that’s attractive and relevant across our community especially for our young people If one or more of these roles could be for you, please don’t delay – get in touch to find out more.

    Details on www.ringmerchurch.org.uk or email ringmervicarpa@googlemail.com or call Rev Beth McCleave on 01273 812243

  • Parish Administrator for Parish of St Mary the Virgin, Willingdon

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When: 7 May 2018

    £6,591 per annum (£8.45 per hour)
    Part time (15 hours per week, Monday to Friday) 

    St Mary’s is a busy parish to the north of Eastbourne. The church is situated in the heart of Willingdon Village, which also serves the community of Willingdon Trees. 

    We are looking for an experienced administrator to be responsible for the running of the many aspects of our busy parish office and church hall. 

    Applicants need excellent IT skills; Word, Excel and Publisher experience is essential. The successful candidate should have good communication and organisational skills, be adaptable and have a pleasant and approachable personality. An application form and a detailed copy of the job description are available on our church website www.stmaryswillingdon.org

    Please forward your completed application form to recruitment@sussexhr.co.uk

    It would be helpful if applicants have an understanding of Parish life and an appreciation of the Christian ethos. 

    Applicants should be aware that the Parish office is situated at mezzanine level and is accessed via two flights of stairs. 

    Closing date for applications 7th May 2018, however we reserve the right to close the vacancy sooner if the right candidate is identified prior to that date.

    Relevant documents;
    Parish Administrator Job Description
    Administrator Person Secification
    Application Form

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