The Diocese of Lichfield is seeking to appoint a full-time Church Buildings Support Officer (CBSO).
The Church of England has launched an exciting new initiative, ‘Buildings for Mission’, to better support church buildings and their communities. As part of this project, the CBSO will provide crucial frontline support for a number of church buildings within our diocese.
The postholder will work within the diocesan Church Buildings Team, as well as joining a network of CBSOs supported by a national Church Buildings Training and Support Officer.
The overall purpose of the post is to:
For further information please see the job description and person specification below.
The post will be based at the Diocesan Office in Lichfield, with some hybrid working.
The role will involve travelling to meetings with parishes around the diocese. A driving licence and access to a car is essential as some of our locations are rural with no public transport links.
You may occasionally be required to work at the weekend or in the evening.
Salary: £30,600 per annum. Hours: 35 hours per week. 25 days holiday plus public holidays and an additional Christmas shutdown, and a non-contributory pension scheme.
This is a three-year fixed-term post, initially funded through the Church of England ‘Buildings for Mission’ project.
About the diocese
Lichfield Diocese is one of the most diverse dioceses in the country. Rolling countryside and vibrant inner-city life nestle together in a region that takes in Staffordshire, the Potteries of Stoke-on-Trent, most of Shropshire and bustling Black Country centres including Walsall and Wolverhampton. The only thing we don’t have is the sea!
Further information about the diocese is available at https://www.lichfield.anglican.org/
Please make informal enquiries about the role to Giles Standing
Closing date: 6th October 2023
Interviews: 19th October 2023