St Mary's Uttoxeter

Benefice Administrator Job Vacancy

8 Jun 2024 • General news



The Benefice of the Uttoxeter Area of Parishes is a Team Ministry, with 10 parishes and 11 churches. This key administrative role is to ensure the smooth running of the parishes with the day-to-day requirements of Life Events (Funerals, Weddings and Baptisms) and the regular Sunday and weekday Services. This important central role will develop and manage the administrative systems of our Benefice as we navigate a period of change and introduce an exciting new Area strategy. The role will include supporting the Rector and Area Staff Team in their administrative duties, ensuring that we communicate effectively and maintain robust ways of managing our data. You will also act as the Benefice Safeguarding Officer, working with our Parish Safeguarding Reps in ensuring we fulfil all our safeguarding requirements.

We are looking for:

 Excellent written and oral communication skills

 A warm and welcoming personality

 Competence in developing and maintaining administrative systems

 Experience of working alongside volunteers

 Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher)

 Ability to take initiative, demonstrate sensitivity and apply common sense

 Willingness to work within a faith community

The post will be subject to an advance DBS check

We can offer:

 A caring environment in which to work

 A good rate of pay (we are committed to the Real Living Wage currently £12 p/h)

 Flexible working hours (17.5 hours in negotiation)

 All office equipment necessary for the role

 Office based within Uttoxeter St Mary’s

If you think you’d like to join us:

 Please email Team Vicar Joe Cant on to request an application pack

 Complete and return your application form by email to Team Vicar Jules Walker on revjules.uap@gmail

 The closing date for all applications is Friday 21st June 2024, 4pm

 Shortlisting will take place on Monday 24th June 2024, with interviews held in the morning on Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Thank you for your interest!