The Finance Team is based at Clayton House, Blackburn and is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, and basic IT support.
The role will report to the Deputy Diocesan Secretary
There is a high degree of confidentiality in this work.
Knowledge & Skills
Attitudes and Values
The Diocese of Blackburn represents the Church of England in most of Lancashire and part of Wigan Metropolitan Borough, covering an area of 878 square miles with a population of 1.3 million.
The Diocese is made up of two archdeaconries, Blackburn, and Lancaster, with a total of fourteen Deaneries.
There are 281 Churches, comprising around 226 parishes, with around 250 clergy (c. 200 stipendiary) and 230 licensed Readers.
Outline of Terms and Conditions
Employer: Blackburn Diocesan Board of Finance
Salary: £24,344.32 per annum
Hours: 32 hours per week (0.91 FTE)
Fixed Term: Duration 2 Years fixed term
Location: The post holder will be based at the Blackburn Diocese Board of Finance, Clayton House, Walker Office Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QE.
Pension: Member of the Royal London Pension Scheme, 10% Employer contribution 2% minimum employee contribution.
Annual leave: Entitlement of 25 days (not including statutory bank holidays) in the first year of employment rising by 1 day per completed calendar year up to a maximum of 30 days per year. Pro rata for part-time employees. The holiday year runs from 1 January to 31 December.
References: Appointment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.
Probationary period: The appointment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary period.
Notice Period: During the six-month probationary period four weeks’ notice is required on either party. Thereafter you will be required to give three months’ notice should you wish to resign.
Expenses: Working expenses are paid at the diocesan rates.
Right to work: The post-holder must have the right to reside and work in the UK.
Diversity - The Board of Finance believes that diversity enables us to thrive and develop and is committed to race equality, welcoming applications from UK Minority Ethnic backgrounds
The Board of Finance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders and volunteers are expected to share this commitment
For an informal conversation regarding this post please contact Ruth McGaughey, Deputy Diocesan Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
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