Vacancies from across the Diocese will be typically be displayed here until the closing date for application has passed, interviews have been carried out and an offer of employment accepted. If you send an application for a role after the closing date this may still be considered if we are unsuccessful in the first round of advertising or interviews. You are also welcome to send a speculative CV to the HR Advisor using the contact details at top right, and the application form found in the downloads section.
Tribunal Administrator - 32.5 hours per week - Northampton Based
The Tribunal, based at Bishops House in Northampton, consider matters of Church Law. Although this Tribunal can consider a variety of cases, it’s main work is with declarations of marriage nullity.
We are currently seeking to appoint a Tribunal Administrator to provide effective administration of the Tribunal Office and the overseeing of the processing of cases and enquiries in conjunction with the instructing judges, under the direction of the Judicial Vicar.
Providing administrative assistance to the tribunal, such as with word processing, database management, filing, correspondence and updating files will be very much part of the day to day responsibilities. As such, any applicant should feel confident in the use of Microsoft Office applications, be accurate in their work and be capable of juggling their workload independently.
The ability to develop good relationships and relate to and communicate with a wide variety of people, while exercising discretion and maintaining confidentiality, is vital.
Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience involving administration. Previous experience working within a legal environment would be advantageous. Training and support will be provided to the successful candidate.
When the 32.5 hours will be worked each week is flexible and will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
Full information for the position and an application form can be found in the download section by clicking HERE
Applications should include a covering letter, CV and Application form and the closing date for application will be Tuesday 24th July 2018. Interviews will take place week commencing 30th July 2018.
Marriage and Family Life Project Worker (2 year fixed contract) - Part time (15 hours per week)
We are currently seeking
to appoint a Marriage and Family Life Project Worker to develop Catholic
Marriage Preparation in the Diocese of Northampton. The successful candidate
will support the parishes and pastoral areas in evaluating current
arrangements, identifying improvements to deliver effective marriage
preparation, recruit and arrange training and generate local teams for marriage
preparation in the pastoral area.
Applicants must have
experience of project management. Experience in delivering pastoral projects
within the Catholic Church is desirable.
Excellent communication, organisation and team working
skills together with a commitment to the ethos and teachings of the Catholic
Church are crucial.
The post-holder will be required to have a flexible approach
in terms of working hours and may be asked to work additional hours on
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the right
skills and experience to make a valuable contribution to the development of marriage
preparation in the diocese. There is an occupational requirement that the post holder must be an active, practising Catholic with a commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Travel around the diocese
will be necessary, so access to your own vehicle and a full UK driving licence
Full information for the position and an application form can be found in our download section by clicking HERE
should include an application form, CV and covering letter.
The closing date
for application will be Monday 16th
Parish Secretary – Blessed John Henry Newman, High Wycombe - Part Time 15
hours per week
We are currently
recruiting for a Parish Secretary for the parish of Blessed John Henry Newman
in High Wycombe. The role will be for 15 hours per week, ideally to be worked
over two or three days in the week. The days and times are to be agreed with
the successful candidate.
This is a great
opportunity to work in a parish environment for someone with
All applicants should have
a warm and approachable manner, be trustworthy and discreet and have good
attention to detail. Working knowledge of Word and Excel is also essential.
Full information for
the position and an application form can be found in our download section by clicking HERE.
include an Application Form, CV and covering Letter.
The closing date for applications will be Tuesday 10th July