Parish Administrator- St Albans South Parish

Do you have experience working as an Administrator Secretary or Executive Assistant? Would you like to make a real difference, using your skills to support a parish community?

About the Diocese of Westminster:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster is a faith-based charity. We are home to the Archbishop of Westminster (Cardinal Vincent Nichols) & the beautiful Westminster Cathedral. We are also one of the leading Catholic dioceses in the country, delivering our charitable mission through our network of 208 schools, 212 parishes and several hundred social justice initiatives. We seek to positively impact the lives of all members of our community.

We believe that to succeed we must be person-centred and place human dignity at our centre. We strive to take a holistic approach to the development of our people so that we may better serve the functions of our Church and the mission of our charity.

Our core values are Competence, Reliability, Honesty, Perseverance and Love

About the role:

Based at St Alban’s South Parish, this Parish Administrator post is a pivotal one within the parish.  In this role, you will work closely alongside other staff members, providing administrative and office management support to the Parish Priest and his team.

In addition to undertaking typical secretarial duties such as handling general correspondence, diary management and general administration tasks, you also be responsible for interacting with parishioners visiting the office and volunteers involved in parish activities.

About you:

With substantial experience in office organisation, you will be a great communicator who will thrive on juggling the various competing demands of this varied and interesting role. It is therefore important that you are self-motivated and that you can multitask effectively to meet deadlines.


In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:

  • 5% pension contribution – Standard Life
  • £8K Death in Service benefit (all staff)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to low cost loans with Churches Mutual
  • Employee Assistance Program

Location:                             St Alban’s South Parish

Hours of work:                  12 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday from 09:00 to 12:00 )

Salary:                                  £13 per hour

Closing date:                      Tuesday, 31 May 2022 at noon

Interview date:                 TBC

Job Reference:                  315-STALS

Please click below for job description.

Parish Administrator Job Description

To be considered for the role, please complete an online application. CVs will NOT be considered, therefore, please do not send them.

We reserve the right to remove the vacancy prior to the closing date.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please note that you will need to be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position. You must provide proof of Right to Work in the UK.