Parish Administrator - St John Bosco, Woodley Reading

25 to 30 hours per week (hours subject to negotiation but each weekday desirable)

St John Bosco Parish wishes to appoint a Parish Administrator to provide a full confidential administrative and secretarial service to the Parish Priest and Woodley Parish, providing a sympathetic and efficient focal point for enquiries and administrative support. The parish office is a busy place and you will be running the office yourself but with a small team of volunteers and other parish staff in the church as colleagues.


Applicants should be experienced in administration with excellent communication skills. A good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Publisher are essential. Knowledge of parish and diocesan structures is desirable and you should be comfortable working in a Catholic Church environment.


The post will be subject to a DBS check.


Application forms to be returned to: St John Bosco Parish, 56 Western Avenue, Woodley Reading, RG5 3BH

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 19th November 2018

Interviews will take place:  27th November 2018



Parish Secretary - St Joseph’s, Havant with Ss. Thomas’s, Emsworth

We have a vacancy for a part-time position of Parish Secretary, based at St Joseph’s Church Presbytery, 134 West Street, Havant PO9 1LP


Hours of work: 30 hours per week, to be agreed, mornings preferred

Rate of pay: £11.20 per hour rising to £11.50 per hour upon successful completion of 6 month probationary period

Commencement Date: TBC


Experience and Qualifications required for the role:

  • Secretarial or other relevant business experience with excellent administrative, organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Computer literate, skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, BACS, Outlook) and able to learn customised computer systems
  • Good communication skills 

Personal Attributes:

  • Sympathetic to the ministry and mission of the Catholic Church
  • Articulate and numerate
  • Diplomatic, discreet with a sympathetic nature and emotional resilience
  • Good sense of humour
  • Self-motivated and flexible, with ability to work without supervision as well as part of a team, able to cope with change and work under pressure

For more information about the job, please contact: Fr Leslie Adams, tel: 023 9248 4520, email:


Please return the application and Equal Opportunity Monitoring forms to:  Fr Leslie Adams, The Presbytery, 134 West Street, Havant, PO9 1LP or via email to:

Closing date for applications:  November 16th 2018

Interviews: November 29th 2018 



Director Of Music - The Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, Ryde, Isle of Wight

The Parish is seeking to appoint an experienced musician with vision and enthusiasm to undertake this challenging role based at St Mary’s RC Church, Ryde.


The initial task for the successful candidate will be to understand and assess the requirements, the practicalities and the challenges that exist within the parish through discussion with all those currently involved within the music ministry.


A priority will be to review the music arrangements for the 1800 Saturday Vigil and 1100 Sunday Mass at St Mary’s, Ryde.


Annual salary £7,500 per annum (£10.29 per hour). 


14 hours per week to be worked flexibly each week which will include Sunday (morning/afternoon).


Flexibility is also required to cover the major Liturgical Feasts and Celebrations.


The post is subject to a DBS check (formerly CRB).


Completed application forms should be returned to: Father Steven Restori, Presentation House, 55 High Street, Ryde, PO33 2RE by 12 noon on Friday 16thNovember. 


Interviews will be held in Ryde on Friday 23rdNovember.



Parish Secretary/Administrator - St Theresa Totton and Our Lady, Lyndhurst

St Theresa and Lyndhurst Parish wishes to appoint a Parish Secretary/Administrator to work in the Parish Office for 4 hours per week initially 9.00am – 1.00pm every Thursday.


The role will be to facilitate the smooth running of the Parish Office and to provide secretarial support to Father Gerry.


Applicants should be diligent and reliable and able to work unsupervised to deliver a high standard of administrative and secretarial support. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Publisher are essential.


Closing date:  12 noon on Tuesday 13th November 2018

Interviews will be held on: Friday 16th November 2018


For informal enquiries please contact the Parish Office on 023 8086 2270.


Please return completed application forms to: Father Gerry Onyejuluwa, MSP, St Theresa of the Child Jesus

20 Beaumont Road, Totton, Hampshire, SO40 3AL.




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