The Archdeaconry Personal Assistant provides vital support to the Archdeacon in their ministry across the Archdeaconry, especially among the parishes, the Area Staff and clergy.
The Archdeaconry Personal Assistant provides vital support to the Archdeacon in their ministry across the Archdeaconry, especially among the parishes, the Area Staff and clergy. The PA has particular responsibility for a wide range of administrative and coordinating tasks. The PA works in close co-operation with the Administrator to the Archdeacon, Area Staff, Area Deans and other office holders, as well as Diocesan staff based at London Diocesan House. Additionally, the PA will be working regularly with volunteers.
Excellent Communication Skills - both oral and written
Time Management - Essential as there are projects/work that are time constrained
Knowledge - ability to understand and memorise guidance and protocol.
Temperance - effectively managing one's personal emotions
Good listener - ability to listen keenly and make decisions accordingly.
Evaluation - situational evaluation and analysis of work undertaking.
Empathy - sharing another person's feelings
The post holder may be required to undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the role.
A person who has good administrative and communication skills and experience that they wish to use to serve the Church and its work. Flexibility of working practice is required, as is the capacity to work alone. The PA must be self-motivated with the ability to recognize and set priorities, organize and work under pressure.
In addition to the required level of secretarial experience/qualifications, the PA must:
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