The bishop’s support staff (Executive Assistant, Chaplain and Administrative Assitant) resource and enable him to fulfil these responsibilities efficiently and effectively. As part of a renewed strategy for growth, the bishop and diocesan leadership aspire to be purposeful and imaginative in: welcoming new disciples into the fellowship of Christ and his church; commissioning younger leaders (16-30) inspired and equipped to serve God’s purposes in the world; and serving as 1 church united in contending for the gospel. Within this fresh vision we also aspire to plant new worshipping communities and to grow resource churches to serve major populations centres across the diocese. We long to welcome new and younger disciples in every community across the diocese, aligning our energies and resources around this quest.
The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham is seeking to appoint a person with good interpersonal skills and proven administrative competence, who is pro-active and instinctively a team player, to be his Executive Assistant.
The Bishop’s Executive Assistant gives vital personal support to the Bishop, ensuring a warm and generous welcome to all who come to see him. S/he works with the Bishop’s Chaplain and the Administrative Assistant in managing the Bishop’s Office and has responsibility for a wide range of administrative and co-ordinating tasks.
The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Bishop’s Chaplain, the Bishop’s Administrative Assistant, the Suffragan Bishop, the Archdeacons, the Diocesan Chief Executive, the Bishop’s Staff Senior Team and staff in the Diocesan office.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
To manage the Bishop’s ministry of hospitality including
Please see attached job description for the full list of main responsibilities
Please see attached job description for full ideal candidates requirements
Non-clergy staff will be automatically enrolled into the in the Pension Builder 2014 Pension Plan (PB2014) in line with legislation unless they choose to opt out. Clergy already in the Church of England Funded Pensions Scheme (CEFPS) will have the option of either remaining in this scheme or joining the CAPF scheme.
Bishops Staff have an income protection insurance arrangement. To be eligible for cover under this policy an employee must be a member of the (PB2014) scheme. Please note that insurance cover is not necessarily automatic and that underwriting may be required by the schemes in some instances (for example if you do not join the scheme at the first available opportunity or opt out of the scheme and subsequently re-join). Cover will be subject to any terms and conditions laid down by the insurance company.
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