Parish Vacancy



Mannofield Parish Church – Position of Church Office Administrator 

(Details found at:

Terms: 15 hours per week (initially) – Rate of hourly pay dependent upon experience.

We have a vacancy for an experienced part time secretary.

We are a faith-based organisation, and we would expect the successful  candidate to be in sympathy with, and supportive of the ethos within our faith community.

The role entails the provision of administrative support to the Minister and Worship Team, organisation of church diary and records, and facilitating effective communication through the church community and beyond.

In addition to the strong administration skills to provide diary management,  reception, telephone, and general office duties you will also have a key responsibility to promote the activities, events, news, and mission of the church through social media, newsletters and electronic mail.

You will be proficient in the use of MS Office 365, Gmail and Google Calendar.

While necessarily being a team player you will also demonstrate self-motivation,  work prioritisation skills, and an ability to work without close supervision whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.

Your excellent communication skills will also enable you to engage successfully with a wide range of people as being based in the Church Office you will often be first point of contact for people as they visit the Church building or make initial approach by phone or email.

Normal working hours will ideally be 9am to Noon – Mondays-Thursdays and you will retain 3 floating hours to be used at your discretion.

Your contract will detail the arrangements for your Line-Management, will show a holiday entitlement of the equivalent of 6 pro-rata working weeks amounting to 90 hours, and will cover the requirements in the event of illness.

If you wish to enrol in the NEST pension scheme you are advised to let us know.

Full details found at:

To download an application form [Application-Form-SecretaryMannofield.docx] Please submit your application including the names and contact details of two referees to Rev Keith Blackwood, Mannofield Church, Great Western Road, Aberdeen, AB10 6UZ or email by Friday 24th September. Interviews will be held thereafter to meet a prospective start date within October 2021.


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