Internship Administrator

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£14,996 to £17,629

The Diocese of Leeds are looking to recruit an Internship Administrator (0.8 FTE 28 hours per week) to provide administrative support for the Diocese of Leeds Internship Programme and it's various hubs.

The Diocese of Leeds are looking to recruit an Internship Administrator (0.8 FTE 28 hours per week)

The overall purpose would be to:

  • To provide administration support for the Diocese of Leeds Internship Programme and its various hubs.
  • To provide administrative and operational support to the Director of the Internship programme.
  • To assist the Strategic Development Board with general administrative support.
  • To provide general administrative support to enable the smooth running of the internship programme.
  • To provide administration support to the Director of the Interns (including meeting minute taking and diary management).
  • To support the running of the different internship hubs (including venue booking, resource production and teaching rotas).
  • To help in the set-up of the induction programme for all new interns.
  • To maintain and update student records.
  • To liaise with incoming tutors and lecturers.
  • To assist in good communication between the hubs and the placement churches.
  • To assist in good communication with the National Ministerial Experience scheme and other national programmes linked to the internship.
  • To help in the advertising of the scheme – providing material for placement churches, and the diocese and ensuring the material on websites is up to date.
  • To oversee the application process for potential interns (including handling application forms, arranging interviews, requesting references, and communicating with potential applicants)
  • To help in the set up and running of larger events over the year for the whole scheme such as the graduation.
  • To work with the finance team to ensure the payment of bursaries for interns.
  • To help in the upkeep of financial records of the programme.
  • To communicate with the property team regarding intern accommodation needs.
  • To assist in the reporting process for the SDF board.

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.

A competitive package includes a competitive salary, flexi-time scheme, reimbursement of travelling expenses, an 8% non-contributory pension with an additional 5% matched contribution and 25 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and four customary days a year (between Christmas and New Year) – this would be pro-rata’d for a 0.8 role to equate to 207.5 hours leave per year including bank holidays and customary days.

For full details please see attached Person Specification


The Diocese of Leeds covers the whole of West Yorkshire, the western part of North Yorkshire, and small parts of South Yorkshire, Lancashire, and County Durham. The diocese has 656 church buildings.

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.

Our Values

The Diocesan values, Loving, Living, Learning, are vital to the way we encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We aim to:

  • Love God, the world and one another.
  • Live in the world as it is, but, drawn by a vision of something better, we want to help individuals and communities flourish,
  • Learn when we get things wrong, by listening and growing together.

The Diocese of Leeds is proud to be a Living Wage employer.