Date Added: 23 April 2018
: 7 June 2018
Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant
Working For: Bishop of St Albans
Salary: £10.20 per hour (London Living Wage)
The Church of England Parliamentary Unit resources the 26 bishops in the House of Lords, the MP who serves as Second Church Estates Commissioner, and helps the National Church Institutions (the Archbishops' Council, Church Commissioners, Lambeth Palace and Bishopthorpe) to engage more effectively with the Parliamentary process. It develops and maintains links with Parliamentarians of both Houses, charitable and non-governmental organisations, and other denominations and faiths.
The purpose of the post is to support the Bishop of St Albans in his diocesan work and in his Parliamentary duties. It will also add additional capacity to the work of the Parliamentary Unit as well as becoming involved in the Church's wider public policy and Parliamentary work.
This wide-ranging role will include research and information gathering, briefing, speech writing managing appointments, events and other activities on behalf of the Bishop of St Albans and the Parliamentary Unit.
This is a unique opportunity to gain experience, training and guidance in a range of areas relating to Parliament and the Public Affairs work of the Church of England, including working alongside Parliamentarians on legislative issues.
Closing Date: 7 June 2018
Interviews will be held on the 27th June 2018
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://pathways.churchofengland.org/jobs/job/Parliamentary-and-Research-Assistant-to-the-Bishop-of-St-Albans/590