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Current vacancies with Clifton Diocese


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.

Current Vacancies:

JOB TITLE:                          Assistant Chaplain (Roman Catholic) RUH Bath

BAND:                                   5

DEPARTMENT:                   Chaplaincy-Spiritual Care

SPECIALITY / DIVISION: Patient Experience

RESPONSIBLE TO:           Lead Chaplain

ACCOUNTABLE TO:         Lead Chaplain

JOB SUMMARY:                 The denominational authority will be Roman Catholic

To assist the Lead Chaplain, and collaborate with Chaplaincy Team staff and volunteers in delivering a safe and effective service which meets the needs of the Trust in providing for the spiritual, pastoral and religious care of patients, their family carers and staff, within the Trust and other organisations for which the RUH has a chaplaincy service level agreement.

Job Description



A part-time (15 hrs per week) contract for a Parish Administrator is required for the Parish of Holy Family Parish, Patchway.

We are looking for an enthusiastic competent person who is able to work independently and with the parish priest and committees. The successful applicant would need to have good communication skills, office management and organisation, and computer skills, to work in the Parish Office. A knowledge of Office 365 ~ Publisher ~ Excel ~ Word ~ GDPR ~ and booklet printing would be beneficial. Dog lover preferred! Salary £10.25 per hour ~ Work hours would be mornings on Wednesday / Thursday / Friday but can be negotiated to fit the needs of the Parish and applicant. Holiday allowance 33 days per year including public holidays on a pro-rata basis.

Application form and Job description are available from the Parish Office. email

Contact Fr Eugene Campbell for more information. 0117 9081247

The closing date for applications is 21st March 2020

Appointment to this position is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Diocese of Clifton is committed to the safeguard of all employees and parishioners.