Deputy Warden

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Skipton
Employee
£24,522

The Diocese of Leeds are looking to recruit a Deputy Warden for Parcevall Hall in Skipton. The post is listed as full-time (40 hours) but has the flexibility to be 30 hours (listed salary would be prorated).

Parcevall Hall is a retreat house based in Appletreewick in the Yorkshire Dales, where many different groups come and stay.

The Diocese of Leeds are looking to recruit a Deputy Warden for Parcevall Hall in Skipton. The post is listed as full-time (40 hours) but has the flexibility to be 30 hours (listed salary would be prorated).

Parcevall Hall is a retreat house based in Appletreewick in the Yorkshire Dales, where many different groups come and stay.

The following information is furnished to assist staff joining the Diocese to understand and appreciate the work content of their post and the role they are to play in the organisation. However, it must be noted that whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties and responsibilities of the post, this document does not permit every item to be specified in detail. It must also be noted that this job description may be reviewed from time to time, in conjunction with the post holder.

The Deputy Warden will deputise for the Warden in providing and arranging a welcoming, hospitable and efficiently run environment for visitors to the Hall. They will also deputise in the day to day running of the Hall, which is a Diocesan Retreat and Conference Centre for the Diocese of Leeds.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deputise in the day to day running of the Hall
  • Assist in planning and developing the programme and the financial management of the Hall
  • Supervising staff and arranging suitable cover in the event of illness
  • Care for guests by welcoming them on arrival and ensuring that all residents and/or day guests are made aware of facilities, relevant domestic arrangements and security/emergency procedures
  • Ensuring that guests needs are met, liaising with group leaders to provide access to facilities and equipment as agreed when booking.
  • Liaise with group leaders about their programme, facilities, equipment and diet, to cater for and any special needs which groups may have.
  • Assist the team with the cleaning of the Hall, laundry, preparation of the dining room, serving meals, clearing and washing up
  • Manage finances by providing invoices and accepting payment
  • Assist with administrative tasks in the office.
  • Overnight on-call duty as and when required - rent-free house on site
  • Occasionally setting up of the Chapel for services, for which training will be given.
  • Ensure that daily security procedures and fuel economy practices are observed.
  • In the event of emergency or accident, the Deputy Warden will ensure appropriate emergency services are called and, if relevant, evacuation procedures are followed.

This job description provides a guide to the duties and responsibilities of the post and is not an exhaustive list. The post holder may be asked to undertake any other relevant duties and responsibilities appropriate and commensurate to the post.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification

The Diocese of Leeds came into existence at Easter 2014 following the dissolution of the former dioceses of Bradford, Ripon & Leeds, and Wakefield. It covers the whole of West Yorkshire, the western part of North Yorkshire, and small parts of South Yorkshire, Lancashire, and County Durham. This is now one of the largest dioceses in England and its creation is unprecedented in the history of the Church of England. It covers an area of around 2,425 square miles, housing a population of around 2,642,400. The Diocese has around 600 church buildings in 450 parishes and 240 Church of England schools and academies.