Following the February 2017 Group of Sessions, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York committed themselves and the House of Bishops to two new strands of work on human sexuality: the creation of a Pastoral Advisory Group and the development of a substantial Teaching Document on the subject. The production of the Teaching Document– now named Living in Love and Faith: Christian Teaching and Learning about Human Identity, Sexuality and Marriage– is an extremely complex project overseen by a Co-Ordinating Group headed by the Bishop of Coventry, and with multiple Thematic Working Groups reporting into the Co-Ordinating Group. The aim is to conclude the project by the end of Q2 2020.
The post-holder will play an important role in providing administrative support to the Enabling Officer to ensure the successful delivery of this complex and high profile project by this deadline. This will include building and maintaining a website that serves the project’s public-facing requirements, as well as its needs for an effective and secure intranet
The primary purpose of this role is to provide efficient and high quality administrative and web support for the work of the Living in Love and Faith project as well as the Pastoral Advisory Group. These complex, sensitive and high profile pieces of work require a neutral, professional approach to servicing the work under discussion; exceptional commitment to the success of the project and an understanding of its scope and purpose; and some flexibility in relation to the multiplicity and diversity of tasks that this work entails.
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