Date Added: 7 June 2018
: 18 June 2018
Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant
Working For: Bishop of Ely
Salary: £10.20 per hour (London Living Wage) + Benefits
This is a full-time post for a fixed-term of 12 months that comprises work as the Bishop of Ely’s Westminster-based Parliamentary Assistant and as one of the two Ministry Experience Volunteers (known as Pastoral Assistants) in the parish of St Matthew’s Westminster.
In order to maximise effectiveness the Parliamentary Assistant role will be based at Church House, Westminster (the national offices of the Church of England) and operate as part of the Church’s national Parliamentary Experience Programme, managed by the Parliamentary Unit.
The Church of England Parliamentary Unit serves the National Church Institutions (NCIs) by maintaining links with parliamentarians and helping the NCIs to engage more effectively with the parliamentary process. The Unit is based within the Mission and Public Affairs Division (MPA) of the Archbishops’ Council, which is concerned with the Church’s engagement with society and with issues of public concern. The staff of the Unit work with the staff of MPA, other Divisions and NCIs to enable policy issues to be followed through the political process.
The post holder will be provided with a parliamentary security pass sponsored by the Bishop of Ely and will also have access to the facilities offered to Church House staff, observing the responsibilities and protocols which apply to all staff of the NCIs.
The appointment of the candidate will be confirmed following successful completion of necessary DBS checks. Please note that this is two separate post's with different packages associated with them. Please read the Job Descriptions attached for full information
Closing Date: 18 June 2018
Interviews: 3rd July
You should apply through our site at https://pathways.churchofengland.org