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Operations and Events Manager

(x 1 – full-time, 35 hours per week, competitive salary and benefits)

Reporting to the Cathedral Dean and the Director of Administration and Personnel, this is a newly created post to provide appropriate leadership and management support for all areas of operational management (including housekeeping, facilities maintenance and catering services) across the entire campus.

The post-holder will ensure the highest standards of safety and hospitality both for the day-to-day operation of the facilities and for special events and meetings which routinely take place across the campus. Leading the team of operational, housekeeping and maintenance staff will require a highly organised, well-motivated and dynamic individual with a flexible and ‘can-do’ approach. They will be able to quickly establish effective working relationships and bring focus to a broad team to enable the efficient achievement of key objectives.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. 

Closing date for applications:    Wednesday, 20th February, 12 noon.

For further information on the job description, person specification, salary information and eligibility criteria or to request an application pack or for more information on this post, please contact the Director of Administration and Personnel as per below, stating which position(s) you are interested in:

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


Maintenance Operative

(x 1 – full-time 35 hours per week, competitive salary and benefits)

This is a newly created post to integrate and unify maintenance support across various buildings including the Cathedral Church, Cathedral House, Cathedral Centre and a building currently under development which will provide residential support and potentially other ancillary facilities. Working under the direction of the Operations and Events Manager, the Maintenance Operative, will provide efficient and effective maintenance/general caretaking support to the interior and exterior of the complex to ensure a safe, secure and welcoming environment where facilities are maintained to the highest standards.

The post-holder will be a skilled maintenance operative with experience gained from either a general or specialist trades discipline such as joinery, plumbing or electrical work. They will be able to competently undertake repairs, general decoration and basic maintenance to the fabric of the building.  They will co-ordinate and closely monitor specialist contractors engaged to carry out plant maintenance.  They will ensure planned preventative maintenance and reactive repairs are carried out effectively and in a safe manner.  Due to the nature of this role, a flexible approach to working hours is desirable.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. 

Closing date for applications:    Wednesday, 20th February, 12 noon.

For further information on the job description, person specification, salary information and eligibility criteria or to request an application pack or for more information on this post, please contact the Director of Administration and Personnel as per below, stating which position(s) you are interested in:

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

 


Caretaker

(x 1 full-time 35 hours per week, competitive salary and benefits)

The Caretaker will also work to integrate and unify maintenance support across the buildings complex. Working to the direction of the Operations and Events Manager, the Caretaker will work as part of a team to provide general caretaking support to the interior and exterior of the campus to ensure a safe, secure, welcoming environment and that facilities are maintained to the highest standards. The ideal candidate will be experienced in caretaking buildings to a high standard, using alarm and security systems. They will be experienced in DIY/handy-person duties and cleaning building interiors. Due to the nature of this role, a flexible approach to working hours is essential.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. 

Closing date for applications:    Wednesday, 20th February, 12 noon.

For further information on the job description, person specification, salary information and eligibility criteria or to request an application pack or for more information on this post, please contact the Director of Administration and Personnel as per below, stating which position(s) you are interested in:

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


Cleaner

(x 2 roles – part-time, 21 hours per week, competitive salary and benefits)

Following a recent review of operations, the Diocese is seeking to recruit a small team of cleaning staff specifically to support the cleaning operations in the Cathedral Centre and Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to use their own initiative. They will work as part of a team providing support to the overall needs of the Cathedral campus to ensure the highest standards of cleaning and housekeeping. Good interpersonal skills and knowledge of Health and Safety within cleaning and support services are essential.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. 

Closing date for applications:    Wednesday, 20th February, 12 noon.

For further information on the job description, person specification, salary information and eligibility criteria or to request an application pack or for more information on this post, please contact the Director of Administration and Personnel as per below, stating which position(s) you are interested in:

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


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