In March 2018, the Archbishop of Canterbury published Reimagining Britain: Foundations for Hope. Building on a key chapter, ‘Housing – the Architecture of Community’, the Commission will seek to bring a distinctively Christian contribution to the debate on how to ensure people are well-housed, how local community life is fostered and in particular, how housing policy is directed to building well-functioning communities, evidenced by action among churches and the National Church Institutions. The Commission will be chaired by a senior financier and consultant with extensive experience of working with housing associations, supported by a lead Bishop and a group of leading theologians and senior figures with expertise in housing policy and practice. The church’s input is being made through the Mission and Public Affairs Division under the supervision of the Social and Economic Affairs Adviser.
The Commission’s Project Coordinator will give full support to the Chair of the Commission and to the lead staff team member working on this initiative, including administrative tasks as well as opportunities to be involved in development and outworking of this initiative.
The main responsibilities for this role;
Throughout the life of the Commission, this post will involve a number of essential tasks such as:
As the work of the Commission develops, the role will develop to involve greater responsibilities such as:
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