Vacancies

HR Manager

Appointment Type: Full time, permanent.

Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Salary, pension and benefits: Competitive based on skills and experience

What we’re looking for: 

The Diocese of Salford is seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to the newly created post of Human Resources Manager.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR practitioner who thrives on driving change and promoting excellence. Reporting to the Director of Administration and Personnel, the post holder will act as the HR lead working closely with senior managers to support the development and implementation of effective HR solutions focussed on the current and emerging needs of the Diocese.The HR Manager will

  • Provide a comprehensive human resources service for the Diocese including providing technical advice to Trustees, senior managers and clergy
  • Support strategic objectives by developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure a complete and effective HR solution.
  • Manage all HR functions relating to employment from selection, recruitment and appointment to performance management matters, oversee payroll and pension arrangements and co-ordinate training and development.

Eligibility:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level (or equivalent in a related discipline), CIPD qualified and/or Chartered Memberships of the CIPD
  • Have general HR experience of at least 5 years, in multi-faceted organisation.
  • Provide a strong focus on delivering high quality services to those with management responsibility including clergy and senior managers.

Travel around the Diocese will be necessary and the post holder will have access to their own vehicle for which essential user mileage will be paid. The nature of the duties of the successful candidate are that it will inevitably on occasion be necessary to work outside designated hours as the demands of the role require.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Both posts will be subject to an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service and successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. 

Closing date for applications: 24th January, 2019

For further information on the job description and eligibility criteria or to request an application pack or for more information on this post please contact:

The Director of Administration and Personnel Department for Finance and Administration

Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Telephone: 0161-817-2203

Email: personnel@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

 

Deputy Director for School System Development and Improvement

Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Competitive salary and benefits package

(For September 2019 or earlier if possible)

This is a significant role in the Department for Education and for the Diocese as a whole. Education represents one of the most important aspects of the mission of the Church. It is an essential role in ensuring excellent standards of teaching and learning throughout the diocesan family of schools and colleges by providing appropriate support and challenge to MAT directors, governors, senior and executive leaders and all those who work in our schools in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ. Therefore, the Diocese of Salford is seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to assist in the future development of the Department for Education. This Department is responsible for the implementation of the Diocesan vision and strategy for Catholic schools and colleges, providing effective leadership and professional advice to support the statutory and canonical work of the Bishop and Diocesan Trustees.

The successful candidate, will be a permanent, full-time member of the Department for Education and will participate in the general responsibilities of this Department. They will have specific responsibilities which may change from time to time, however, it is envisaged that this post holder will have specific responsibility for school system development and improvement in Diocesan schools and colleges.

The successful post holder must have:

  • A strong personal faith and be a committed, practising Roman Catholic.
  • An excellent knowledge of Catholic Education and Catholic Teachings on Education.
  • Very substantial experience as a successful senior executive leader in an educational context and a very good understanding of Local Authority and national government structures and responsibilities for schools and colleges.
  • The ability to provide effective support and challenge for schools as they quickly respond to current and emerging needs.

Travel around the Diocese will be necessary and the post holder will have access to their own vehicle for which essential user mileage will be paid. The nature of the duties of the successful candidate are such that it will inevitably on occasion be necessary to work outside office hours as the demands of the role require.

All employees are expected to provide colleagues with respect and dignity and support the creation of a warm and hospitable environment. The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service and successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday, 31st January, 2019.

For an application pack, further information on the role or to arrange an informal discussion with the Director of Education, please contact:

The Director of Administration and Personnel, Department of Finance and Administration,

Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Telephone: 0161-817 2222

Email: personnel@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

Two roles:

Lead Teacher/Innovator for Primary Religious Education

Lead Teacher/Innovator for Secondary Religious Education

Location: Based at Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Competitive salary around UPS+TLR1 and benefits package

(For September 2019 or earlier if possible)

The Diocese of Salford are seeking to recruit two individuals for roles as Lead Teachers for Primary and Secondary Religious Education. Working as part of the Department for Education, we are seeking to recruit exceptional individuals who will model innovative and creative teaching pedagogy within an impact driven environment.

The successful candidates, will be permanent, full-time members of the Department for Education and will participate in the general responsibilities of this Department.

For both roles, it is essential that the successful post-holder is a committed, practising Roman Catholic with a strong personal faith. They must have excellent knowledge of Catholic Education and Catholic Teachings on Education, and possess the understanding and experience to effectively challenge the standards of religious education teaching in our schools. They will have experience of current teaching pedagogy and assessment strategies together with an interest in classroom research, development and innovation. They will be able to provide outstanding levels of support to middle and senior leaders.

For the Primary Lead Teacher, the successful post-holder will have substantial experience as a successful school leader and practitioner in a primary phase setting and a very good understanding of religious education taught in Catholic schools for ages 4 to 11.

For the Secondary RE Teacher, the successful post-holder will have substantial experience as a successful school leader and practitioner in a secondary phase setting and a very good understanding of KS3/GCSE religious education taught in Catholic schools.

Travel around the Diocese will be necessary and the post holder will have access to their own vehicle for which essential user mileage will be paid. The nature of the duties of the successful candidate are that it will inevitably on occasion be necessary to work outside office hours as the demands of the role require.

All employees are expected to provide colleagues with respect and dignity and support the creation of a warm and hospitable environment. The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service and successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday, 31st January, 2019.

For an application pack, further information on the role or to arrange an informal discussion with the Director of Education, please contact:

The Director of Administration and Personnel, Department of Finance and Administration,

Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Telephone: 0161-817 2222

Email: personnel@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

 

Safeguarding Officer

Appointment Type: Full time, permanent.

Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Salary, pension and benefits: c £37- 42,000 per annum based on skills and experience

What we’re looking for:

The Diocese of Salford is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified practitioner to join our expanding Safeguarding Team. They will be a highly motivated and well-organised professional, able to contribute to the development and implementation of safeguarding policies and strategies throughout the Diocese. They will have a practical working knowledge and experience of safeguarding and the ability to relate this experience to providing advice and support.

The successful candidate will provide input into the advice provided by the team, have responsibility for providing a proactive response to safeguarding allegations, managing particular cases, supporting individuals throughout potential investigations, be involved with training provision and contribute to the implementation of the strategic plan for safeguarding within the diocese. Through the designated safeguarding lead, they will support the Diocesan Safeguarding Commission in informing and advising the Bishop and Trustees on appropriate responses to managing all matters relating to safeguarding and deliver informative, high-quality safeguarding training to various groups.

Eligibility:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level (or equivalent) with professional qualifications such as the DipSW or CQSW or other recognised and relevant professional qualifications or demonstrable evidence of post-qualifying development and training include a substantial component of safeguarding.
  • Have experience of safeguarding investigation, assessment and/or experience of working with survivors.
  • Have good working knowledge of the effective application of relevant legislation and government guidance.
  • Demonstrate an ability and commitment to delivering high quality services to all those engaged in working with children and vulnerable groups within the Catholic Church.

Travel around the Diocese will be necessary and the post holder will have access to their own vehicle for which essential user mileage will be paid. The nature of the duties of the successful candidate are that it will inevitably on occasion be necessary to work outside designated hours as the demands of the role require.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post holder will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note, there is no occupational requirement to be a Catholic to be eligible for this post.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday, 8th February, 2019.

To request an application pack, to discuss the role or for more information on this post please contact:

The Director of Administration and Personnel

Department for Finance and Administration

Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Telephone: 0161-817-2203   Email: personnel@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

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