Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for a Safeguarding Officer, a Parish Accountant and a Management Accountant.

Closing Dates:

Safeguarding Officer – 12 noon, Monday 23rd November 2020
Management Accountant – 12 noon, Friday 27th November 2020
Parish Accountant – 12 noon, Friday 27th November 2020

If you have any queries, questions can be sent to hr@dioceseofsalford.org.uk 

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Safeguarding Officer

Appointment Type: Full time, permanent.
Working Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. There will be a requirement for occasional evening and weekend work.
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP
Salary: £26,000-£32,000 per annum

About

The Diocese of Salford is seeking to recruit a newly qualified practitioner to join our Safeguarding Team. They will be a highly motivated and well-organised professional, able to contribute to 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.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate will work to foster collaboration and constructive engagement with clergy and lay people, other employees and volunteers. They will work as part of the team in responding to and dealing with allegations management cases and the management of safeguarding plans. They will also be able to respond sensitively to survivors of abuse and work creatively to source the most appropriate support to meet individuals’ needs.

What you will need

The Safeguarding Officer will be qualified or experienced at graduate level. Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills are essential for this position. The successful candidate will have worked in a safeguarding setting and be experienced in the effective handling of allegations which you can evidence. They will understand and be aware of social care, criminal justice systems, safeguarding issues and the related legislation and guidance and will be able to understand and identify the various forms of abuse and neglect, and their impact.

They will have a good understanding of Local Authority and national governmental structures and evidence of working collaboratively with others including statutory authorities. The successful person will hold suitable knowledge of the legal and procedural framework (including the multi-agency partnership structures) for the protection of children and adults at risk of harm. The post-holder will demonstrate their ability and commitment to delivering high quality services to all those engaged in working with children and vulnerable groups within the Catholic Church.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of harm. 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. It is not required that the post-holder be Catholic. However, it is expected that they will work in line with the ethos of the Catholic Church.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact HR@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 23rd November 2020

Application Pack

Letter to Applicants

Job Advert

Job Description and Person Specification

Employee Application Form 

Management Accountant

Appointment Type: Full-time, permanent
Working hours: 35 hours per week, usually 9am-5pm.
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP
Salary, pension, and benefits: £40,000-£50,000 per annum, 25 holidays plus bank holidays and 5 Diocesan closure days, employers pension scheme.

About

The Diocese of Salford are seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced individual to join the Curial team who are responsible for providing Professional Support Services to help support and develop financial management and information provision of the Diocesan Trust.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate will possess chartered status of a professional accounting body (e.g. CCAB, CIMA) and have substantial experience in a similar role including managing financial information, cash flow and reconciliation.

The successful candidate is expected to ensure financial compliance with Charity Law and both internal and external deadlines. The Management Accountant may have gained experience in a charitable organisation although this is not essential.

What you will need:

The Management Accountant will have strong interpersonal skills to enable effective communication with a wide variety of people. They will possess excellent time management skills with the ability to organise and prioritise their workload to meet deadlines for themselves and others in the team.

The ability to analyse financial issues and interpret complex information is key, as is offering sound, reliable and professional advice alongside commercial awareness to achieve excellent value for money.

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 and all employees of the Diocese are expected to work to promote the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

They must familiarise themselves with and adhere to the procedures on how to deal with allegations or concerns of abuse and the Church’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures which can be found at https://www.csas.uk.net/procedures-manual/

It is not required for the post-holder to be Catholic. However, it is expected that the post-holder is able to represent the ethos and objectives of the Diocese.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 27th November 2020

If you have any queries about the role, please contact HR@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

Application Pack

Job Description and Person Specification

Employee Application Form

Letter to Applicants

Job Advertisement

Parish Accountant

Appointment Type: Full-time, 2-year fixed-term contract
Working hours: 35 hours per week, usually 9am-5pm. However, some flexible working will be required.
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP Salary, pension, and benefits: £40,000-50,000 per annum depending on experience, 25 holidays plus bank holidays and 5 Diocesan closure days, employers pension scheme.

About

The Diocese of Salford are seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced individual to join the Parish Team within the Department of Finance to support and develop management information provision of the parishes of the diocese.

What we are looking for

The Parish Accountant will assist the parishes of the diocese in the implementation of new standard accounting software, budgets, and forecasts to ensure consistent accounting across the board. They will ensure the highest standards of financial management are maintained to assist the parishes in their day-to-day running.

What you will need

Working closely with the Parish Business Partner and other members of the finance team, the Parish Accountant will have suitable experience of working in a business partner role and have the experience of implementing accounting software, budget and forecast systems to be able to provide this support to parishes. The successful candidate will possess Chartered status of a professional accountancy body (CCAB and CIMA) and be able to analyse financial issues and interpret complex information. They will have excellent interpersonal skills to work with a diverse range of people and be able to provide sound professional advice and work within the ethos and objectives of the Diocese including when representing the Diocese to external stakeholders. A flexible, positive, and can-do approach is essential for this role along with high attention to detail and the ability to remain motivated and resilient, inspiring this in others.

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 and all employees of the Diocese are expected to work to promote the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

They must familiarise themselves with and adhere to the procedures on how to deal with allegations or concerns of abuse and the Church’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures which can be found at https://www.csas.uk.net/procedures-manual/

It is not required for the post-holder to be Catholic. However, the successful candidate will be expected to represent and work in accordance with the ethos of the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 27th November 2020

Application Pack

Employee Application Form

Letter to Applicants

Job Advertisement

Job Description