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Welcome to the Human Resources area of our Diocesan website. You can find contact information for employment related enquiries as well as the details of any current vacancies within the Diocese.
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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.


There are currently no vacancies.

For further details of any of the above vacancies, please click HERE

Contact the HR department if you have a more general enquiry about working for the Diocese or its parishes.

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External Vacancies


Red Box Appeals Coordinator (12-month Fixed Term Contract)

 Missio and the Mill Hill Missionaries has an opportunity for an Appeals Coordinator supporting their fundraising appeals team based in Maidenhead, Berkshire.  


The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic individual committed to ensuring that fundraising appeals are administered efficiently to maximise understanding of the important work of the charity.                  

The role will be based in Maidenhead and will work collaboratively with teams based in London and Merseyside. The role holder will be required to:        

· Work collaboratively with colleagues to provide effective administrative support for fundraising activity;

· Maintain a rolling schedule of parish-based appeals, requesting appeal opportunities from Parish Priests and Red Box Local Secretaries.

· Liaise with Appealers and Parishes to confirm arrangements for appeals, including travel arrangements, materials coordination etc.

· To develop and maintain close relationships with Diocesan Organisers, Local Secretaries and Appealers to ensure that all feel that they are supported effectively;

A positive and enthusiastic can-do attitude is essential.  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Closing date for applications:14 December 2018  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Applicants should forward a full CV and covering statement to:

Richard Hopper, recruitment@missio.org.uk 23 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1NU Telephone: 020 7821 9755   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            For a job description and for further information please contact:

recruitment@missio.org.uk or visit www.missio.org.uk or millhillmissionaries.co.uk



Chaplain (Permanent- Part Time 18.5 hrs per week, £26,438-£29,760 pro rata)

HM Prison & Probation Service - HMYOI Aylesbury has an opportunity for a chaplaincy role which provides pastoral and faith specific care to prisoners and staff.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The successful candidate will be an ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church or an ordained Permanent Deacon, a Religious Brother or Sister or a suitably qualified lay person of the Roman Catholic Church.                                                                                                                                         

The role holder will:

- provide religious care of prisoners and staff in the Roman Catholic faith tradition including (for ordained priests) sacramental provision, and appropriate pastoral care for all irrespective of faith or tradition;

- work with colleagues to ensure the delivery of the specification "Faith and Pastoral Care", and also the broader work of chaplaincy in delivering faith and non faith based courses,

- engage with, and build contacts with their own faith community towards aiding the resettlement of offenders.

This is a non-operational job with no line management or supervisory responsibilities


Closing date for applications: 4th January 2019


Applicants should apply via https://justicejobs.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-1/brand-2/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/3/opp/22830-22830-RC-Ordained-Priest-Deacon-Brother-Sister-Lay-Person/en-GB                                                                                                                                                        

If you require any assistance please call 0845 241 5358 (Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm) or e mail Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@sscl.gse.gov.uk. Please quote the job reference 22830                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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Alternatively contact the HR department if you have a more general enquiry about working for the Diocese or its parishes.

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HR Advisor - Paula Wynn

Bishop's House

Marriott Street



HR Administrator - Sarah Sturdy

(same contact details)

Tel: 01604 714840

email: HRAdmin@northamptondiocese.com

HR Office Hours

09:00-16:00 Monday - Friday

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