The Clifton Diocese is the Catholic Church in the West of England.  Our administrative offices are based in Bristol and support the pastoral needs of the Catholic community throughout Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Bristol. As an employee of the Clifton Diocese you will be working for an award-winning, unique and diverse organisation.  You will be in contact with people with various backgrounds and from around the world. You will enjoy being challenged and thrive working as part of our professional and dedicated teams; whether that’s as part of small office-based teams, the local Catholic community, and wider still as part of the Universal Church.  You will work with professionals, volunteers, clergy, as well as many external contacts.

OPAS Support Administrator:

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Curial Finance Team! 

The Diocese is currently rolling out a new online accounting system (OPAS) for all of its 107 parishes.  Additional support is needed in the Finance team over the next twelve months to help train and support parishes with the new system, as well as general administrative support within the Finance team to allow other members of the team to work on this project.   Full training on OPAS will be provided.

The role is a full-time, fixed term contract for twelve months, salary up to £22,000 depending on experience.  Interviews will take place in late January/ early February.  Ideally the successful applicant will be in post by the end of February. 

The role is based at Alexander House, Bristol but there may occasionally be a need to travel to parishes throughout the Diocese. 

The deadline for applications is midnight Wednesday 13th January 2019

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Catholic Scripture Engagement Officer

Swindon and home working

Minimum of 20 hours per week up to full-time, as preferred

£21-25k pa pro rata plus flexible benefits

Bible Society is on a global mission to bring the Bible to life for men, women and children. Our mission is driven by our conviction that when people engage with the Bible, lives can change, for good.

We’re looking for a Catholic Scripture Engagement Officer who will focus on fulfilling this mission within the context of the Catholic community in England and Wales.

You will work with the Catholic Scripture Engagement Manager to enable deeper
Scripture encounters in the Catholic community, including assisting with the preparation and delivery of our 2020 Bible Campaign.

With an infectious passion for the Scriptures and a formal qualification or substantial
experience in Theology, Religious Studies or Biblical Studies, you will nurture Scripture conversations with the Catholic community.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please provide your CV and a 250-word statement that sets out why you’re the best person for this position, to

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Closing date: Wednesday 27 February (midnight)

Interview date: Monday 11 March

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