The CCU staff team has a key role in supporting the work of CCU and of the Faith and Order Commission. CCU is an advisory committee of the General Synod and reports to the Synod through the Archbishops’ Council, which oversees the ecumenical relations of the Church of England. A number of ecumenical Committees, Panels, Commissions etc. are an integral part of those relations and the team provides staffing and support for them, including those that sustain formal agreements with other Churches in Europe, i.e. the Porvoo, Meissen and Reuilly agreements. FAOC is a commission of the General Synod and advises the Church of England on theological matters, including those arising from ecumenical engagement. The team also has a role in supporting the ecumenical work of the Archbishop of Canterbury and in advising the House of Bishops in relevant areas.
To provide effective day-to-day administration, policy support and co-ordination of the team’s work in ecumenical relations as overseen by the CCU, with particular attention to the various ecumenical bodies that are integral to that work.
Fixed term contract until December 2020 working 28 hours per week.
The main responsibilities for this role are;
The ideal candidate should have;
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