We are seeking a calm individual for an exciting new role alongside the Director of HR, as part of the small team in the Diocesan office, to deliver a friendly and accessible source of support and HR advice. We are centrally deployed and working locally to help Christian communities bring transformation. Our resources support the lay and ordained leaders and the wider church community to fulfil our mission of making disciples and in seeking to transform our society and God’s world. Over the last year of living under restrictions, there has been a much greater openness to digital resources and most of our churches now have a much greater online presence. Creative new initiatives have sprung up and these are now developing sometimes requiring employees or a larger group of volunteers to run them. Many churches are completely run by volunteers in authorised and lay roles and each parish is a separate employer where people are employed.
We support the Centenary Project who employ people into Youth, children and families roles where the local church has little or no experience of employing lay people. You will also learn about the deployment of clergy as office holders and the ongoing formation of people called and training for ministry with us. We are maximising our impact by integrating the HR advice and where possible policies and processes for the churches in the Diocese and the Cathedral in Sheffield. For more information please contact the Director of HR, Ruth Dunlop. Please email to arrange a time to speak to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We are seeking a calm individual for an exciting new role alongside the Director of HR, as part of the small team in the Diocesan office, to deliver a friendly and accessible source of support and HR advice.
The Diocese of Sheffield was founded in 1914 and contains the whole of the city of Sheffield, the Borough of Rotherham and the Borough of Doncaster. In addition, it contains much of the Borough of Barnsley and areas of the East Riding of Yorkshire around Goole across to the edge of North Lincolnshire. Consequently, we serve almost 1.2 million people across South Yorkshire and adjoining areas.
The Diocese currently has 176 parishes (205 churches and 150 benefices). These parishes are served by 137 stipendiary clergy; around 30 self-supporting ministers and over 400 licensed Readers and other lay ministers. There are twelve deaneries and two archdeaconries in the Diocese. The Diocese contains many contrasts in terms of relative wealth and poverty with very many areas of both urban and rural deprivation. The churches vary very significantly in terms of ecclesial tradition and size.
Further information about the Diocese and the area it serves can be found on the Diocesan website at www.sheffield.anglican.org.