PA to the Archdeacons

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£25494 - £25494

The Diocese of Carlisle wishes to recruit a Personal Assistant to support the Archdeacon's of Carlisle, Westmorland & Furness and West Cumberland

To manage the Archdeacon’s offices. This will include, as appropriate:

  • Diary management
  • Processing of correspondence, taking appropriate action or escalating as required
  • Acting as first port of call for enquiries and where possible provide a resolution
  • Administration of expenses
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Secretarial duties
  • Preparation of paperwork for meetings/ engagements
  • Occasional attendance at meetings representing the Archdeacon
  • To manage those parts of the administrative process of vacancies, appointments and MDR process which fall within the remit of the Archdeacon’s office.
  • Planning of Archdeacon’s Visitation and Appraisal programme and managing associated paperwork.
  • Organise and administer the Admission of Churchwardens’ services and be in attendance as Clerk at two of those services per Archdeaconry
  • To be responsible for the Articles of Enquiries spreadsheet. To compile and collate the annual Articles of Enquiries.
  • To be present at DAC site visits and to write and circulate the reports from those visits. To be responsible for the administration of List B building permissions.
  • To undertake other duties as required.
  • A good educational background with good spoken and written English
  • Confidence in the use and application of IT, in particular outlook, word, excel
  • Fast and accurate typing
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, use initiative in prioritising work and achieve deadlines

This position is based at our Diocesan offices in Penrith with some travel around the Diocese required

Working 35 hours per week, with a salary of £25,494.00 plus 15% non-contributory pension

Please see attached the full job description, person spec and application form

Closing date : 22nd April 2019

Interview date TBC