Our aim is for everyone in the National Church Institutions (NCIs) to feel that they belong, and are valued for who they are and what they contribute. Together, our people contribute in different ways towards our common purpose, whichever NCI they work in and whatever their background.
The Church Commissioners for England wish to appoint a professionally qualified Case Officer to work alongside Dioceses in the London and South East region of England, to settle the future and disposal of closed church properties.
This is a unique role. You will be part of a regionally located specialist national team who pro-actively deal with the legislative processes and sensitive issues associated with settling the future and disposal of closed churches including providing specialist advice on the suitability of proposed uses, together with property and planning issues.
You will be able to use your initiative and professional skills to negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders including dioceses, local authorities, parish councils, Historic England, agents, legal representatives, local residents, community organisations and purchasers.
Professionally qualified (MRTPI / RICS / RIBA / IHBC or equivalent), you will ideally have experience of working with buildings of historic significance. You will be a self-motivated team player with good communication and IT skills and be able to travel extensively, to fulfil the duties of the post.
Location: London and the South-East region including the London, Southwark, Canterbury, Rochester and Guildford dioceses. The allocation of dioceses may change over time. Flexible working between home, Church House Westminster or a diocese office in the region subject to agreement.
The Church of England is for everyone, and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. Therefore, while of course we welcome all applications from interested and suitably experienced people, we would particularly welcome applicants from UK Minority Ethnic Backgrounds and disabled people.
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Interviews will be held w/c 17 April 2023.
We offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme.
In the National Church Institutions (NCIs), we support the mission and ministries of the Church of England. We work with parishes, dioceses, schools, chaplaincies and other ministries, and with national and international partners including mission agencies, and other denominations and faith groups.-.
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We want to encourage applications from a diverse group of people. Even if you have never thought about working for us before, if you have the skills and experience we’re looking for then we would like to hear from you. If there is anything we can do to support you in your application please get in touch via email to email@example.com.
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