Operations Administrator

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St Thomas the Martyr Church, Newcastle upon Tyne
Grade 6, £24,234 during probation period rising to £25,509 on completion of the probationary period

St Thomas’ is a quickly growing church in the heart of the city. The majority of the church family are under the age of 35 with both a large proportion of university students along with a number of young families. St Thomas’ launched as a Church Plant around four years ago and is the ‘Resource Church’ for the Diocese of Newcastle.

This role is a key appointment in helping to enable the work of the Master and staff at St Thomas’ to operate efficiently, aligned to our vision of seeing the church thrive both at St Thomas’ and throughout the wider diocese.

Employment: The successful candidate will be initially employed by the Newcastle Diocesan Board of Finance. The Resource Church is in the process of being set-up as a legal entity in its own right, and once established employment will transfer to the new Resource Church body.

Location: This post will be located in Newcastle City Centre at the church of St Thomas’ the Martyr.

Accountability and Key Relationships: Line Manager: Chris Elder, Operations Director. Other key relationships are with the Revd Ben Doolan, St Thomas’ Leader, the staff team and volunteer groups.

The successful candidate will play a key part in both planning and administering the day to day life at St Thomas’ and providing personalised support to the Church Leader at St Thomas the Martyr, Newcastle.

You will provide operational and administrative support to ensure the efficient running of processes for the staff, volunteers and ministry teams.This will include the safe and legal running of services and events, creating social media content and managing both financial and HR processes.

You will manage the diary and correspondence for the church leader, provide other administrative services, and in doing so play an important role both internally within the church and externally in representing both the Church leader and St Thomas’ to the wider diocese, community and other stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will be a Christian fully committed to the Word of God & the power of the Holy Spirit with experience of working in a similar role within a local church context.

Someone who honours, lives and encourages the values of St Thomas’ with a desire to be part of a team that contributes to delivering our vision in the City of Newcastle of sharing the good news of Jesus.

For full details please see the job description.

St Thomas’ is a growing church in the heart of the city of Newcastle and is the ‘Resource Church’ for the Diocese of Newcastle. The church plays an instrumental role in the Diocese, helping us to take a new and exciting approach to mission and ministry.

If the Church is to thrive, we must attract more people, specifically younger people and in the power of the Holy Spirit see them come into a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ. The continued development of St Thomas’ is an important part of our Mission and Discipleship plan to help us to continually grow our congregation whilst also working across the diocese to both revitalise existing congregations and establish new worshipping communities.