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Handyman – Milton Keynes Cluster and St Thomas Aquinas and All Saints –
21 hours per week (flexible)
Within the Milton Keynes area, the parishes of the
Milton Keynes Cluster and St Thomas Aquinas and All Saints have created the new
role of Handyman to work across the multiple parish sites. This includes
churches, presbyteries and parish facilities such as halls, meeting rooms and
car parking facilities.
Keeping the properties
safe, compliant and in good condition are important aspects of running our parishes.
We are looking for an individual who can provide general maintenance to
property, fixtures, fittings, furniture and equipment. This could vary from
fixing a door handle to repainting a room. Being flexible and having a can-do
attitude is essential.
The successful candidate
will also be proactive in inspecting the properties and identifying any areas
that need attention as well as supporting the parishes with Health and Safety
experience in trades such as plumbing, electrics, carpentry or
painting/decorating are desirable but not essential. We do however ask for a
minimum of 5 years’ experience in related roles and knowledge and experience of
Health and Safety requirements.
There will be certain
amount of flexibility around when the hours would be worked and will be
dependent on the needs of the parishes. This will be discussed further at
A full Job Profile for
the role can be obtained here, and an application form can be obtained here.
should include an application form, CV and covering letter. The closing date for application will be Friday 18th January 2019.
Interviews will be held on Monday 28th January 2019
For further details regarding the above vacancy, please contact the HR department
Contact the HR department if you have a more general enquiry about working for the Diocese or its parishes.
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Chaplain (Permanent- Part Time 18.5 hrs per week, £26,438-£29,760 pro rata)- HM Prison & Probation Service -
HMYOI Aylesbury has an opportunity for a chaplaincy role which provides pastoral and faith specific care to prisoners and staff.
The successful candidate will be an ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church or an ordained Permanent Deacon, a Religious Brother or Sister or a suitably qualified lay person of the Roman Catholic Church.
The role holder will:
- provide religious care of prisoners and staff in the Roman Catholic faith tradition including (for ordained priests) sacramental provision, and appropriate pastoral care for all irrespective of faith or tradition;
- work with colleagues to ensure the delivery of the specification "Faith and Pastoral Care", and also the broader work of chaplaincy in delivering faith and non faith based courses,
- engage with, and build contacts with their own faith community towards aiding the resettlement of offenders.
This is a non-operational job with no line management or supervisory responsibilities
Closing date for applications: 4th January 2019
Applicants should apply via https://justicejobs.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-1/brand-2/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/3/opp/22830-22830-RC-Ordained-Priest-Deacon-Brother-Sister-Lay-Person/en-GB
If you require any assistance please call 0845 241 5358 (Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm) or e mail Mojfirstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote the job reference 22830
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