Operations Assistant (PtO clergy & database administration)

Posted 12 days agoExpires in 7 days

We are looking for an experienced, pro-active and skilled administrator to join our motivated and friendly team.

This new role will provide dedicated administrative support to the office of the Bishop of Truro for the ordained volunteer clergy in the Diocese; act as a high level user and administrator of some of our databases; and assist with the day-to-day work of the Operations team at Church House, including reception, clerking of meetings and office management.

You will have a strong background in administration, particularly records management and maintenance using databases, and other digital and paper systems. You will be a self-starter who can take the initiative, have excellent organisational skills, and be a clear thinker with a systematic approach to work. You also need to great at communicating - and do so with empathy - and someone in whom colleagues will have confidence that the job will get done.

The work will be varied and interesting, and you will have the ability to make a real difference and to contribute to the overall aims of an organisation that serves many people across Cornwall. At the Diocese of Truro, we value work-life balance and employee wellbeing and are committed to supporting your development. We offer additional benefits such as flexible and home working; a range of wellbeing activities; up to 26 days leave plus Christmas and Easter office closures; and the Church of England Pension Scheme with 9-15% employer contributions. More information on this here.

You do not need to be a practising Christian, but do need to be sympathetic to the aims and objectives of the Church of England.

If you are interested in this role, you can find more details and how to apply here. The closing date for applications is noon on 7 December 2022 with interviews being held on 14 December in Truro.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, we would particularly welcome applications from those with a disability, or from a UK minority ethnic background, as these groups are currently under-represented in our staff.