Parish Administrator

Job Posted: 191 days ago

Available until: 4th Sep 2018

Key Features


St Albans

Job Type:



£22,000 to £24,000


Holy Trinity Frogmore

Following our review into the multi range of day-to-day tasks currently undertaken by the Vicar, Churchwardens and the Treasurer, we are looking for a gifted, experienced and skilled person to come and join Holy Trinity Church, Frogmore to support our ministry.

The purpose of the role is to manage and facilitate the day-to-day administrative operations of the Church and its public witness in close co-operation with the Vicar, Churchwardens, Leadership Team, Treasurer and the PCC.

An occupational requirement exists for the post-holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. As a Bible-based organisation and place of Christian worship and mission, our ethos permeates everything we do. The post holder will represent the Vicar and church as first port of call to the public. They will be a senior member of the Staff and need to join in the spiritual life of that Team and of the church and work actively to support our ministry and vision. Along with our Vicar, Ministry and Churchwarden Teams, this post is key in enabling growth in the mission of Holy Trinity and assisting the Treasurer in good financial governance.

The Church takes the safety of everyone within the church very seriously and expects that the postholder will work within the Church & Diocese of St Albans Safeguarding policies and Safer Recruitment procedures.

The skills we are looking for
A committed Christian who believes in the ethos, aims and mission of Holy Trinity Church Frogmore and with a high degree of professionalism and the ability to work in an ever-changing environment, where multi-tasking, sound decision making, self-motivation and discretion are essential. Equally the post holder will need confidence and proven organisational, financial, communication and interpersonal skills.

Conditions of Service
Salary: Between £22,000 and £24,000 per annum (for full time) depending on experience

Pension: Access to a stakeholder pension scheme is available after three months’ continuous service. Further details will be made available

Hours worked: Full time (37 hours) working 5 days a week or at least 0.8 full time equivalent

Paid Annual Leave: 28 days Statutory Leave inclusive of Bank Holidays [pro rata if applicable] and to be taken within the church’s year January to December

Work Base: Holy Trinity Church Office, AL2 2JU with some occasional travel within the St Albans Deanery and Diocese as required

Probationary Period: There will be a six-month probationary period with a three-month review point. An appraisal will take place to confirm completion of the probationary period and appraisals will take place annually thereafter. During the probationary period one week's notice of termination of employment will be required on either side; thereafter one month's notice on either side will be required. Detailed Terms and Conditions will be contained in the post-holder’s Statement of Contract Terms

Please make an Application by Email. Closing Date for applications is Friday 7 September 2018

Explain to us why you are interested in this post and how you are qualified for it.
Please attach your relevant CV together with your completed Person Specification Form and at least two Referees (please let us know if we may approach them). One of them should be your current (or most recent employer) and one should be able to comment on your church/Christian commitment.

Please send to the Revd Nicholas Weir [ ] OR
by post to Revd Nicholas Weir, The Vicarage, 39 Frogmore, St Albans AL2 2JU

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