A highly professional and Experienced PA is sought to undertake comprehensive support to the Archdeacons of Exeter and Totnes in their responsibilities for the Church of England across eastern, central, and southern Devon.
The right candidate will be highly organised, flexible person, with good IT skills and strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. He or she will provide a discreet, courteous, and efficient first point of contact for all communication to the Archdeacons, showing sensitivity and tact.
The Diocese of Exeter is currently operating a hybrid pattern of office- and home-based working; as we emerge from the pandemic, the normal place of work will be diocesan offices in central Exeter with the possibility of some home working if requested.
This post may be suitable for job-share by arrangement.
The Personal Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Archdeacons of Exeter and Totnes in their responsibilities for the Church of England across eastern, central and southern Devon, providing:
The Personal Assistant role requires a Basic disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Diocese of Exeter matches almost exactly the boundaries of the county of Devon, including Torbay and Plymouth. We are a family of Christians, worshipping God in many different settings and groups. We are led by the Bishop of Exeter, and governed by Diocesan Synod which is made up of representatives from across the Diocese.
The central office is the Old Deanery, Exeter, where there is a team of around 65 Diocesan staff whose work is arranged to focus on a number of the goals of the Diocesan vision and strategy, ‘Grow in Prayer, Make new Disciples and Serve the People of Devon with Joy’. These staff work in the following teams: Education, Mission & Ministry, Church & Society, Communications, Property & Church Buildings, Finance, Safeguarding, Vocations, Synod Office, Archdeacons Secretaries, Counselling & Pastoral Care Service and our exciting new Growing the Rural Church Project.
For an informal discussion about this role please get in touch with Annemarie Kendell, Operations Manager and Executive Assistant the Diocesan Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 27th September 2021
Interviews:7th October 2021
If you would like to find out more about the Diocese of Exeter please visit our website:http://exeter.anglican.org/