Mission Adviser

Job Vacancy - Mission Adviser

We are looking for an outstanding Mission Adviser to work in partnership with dioceses and agencies to develop a deep understanding of key teaching documents of the church and translating them into action. This is an exciting and challenging role, which will suit someone able to demonstrate a strong theological background backed by academic achievement and an ability to work in partnership with dioceses to develop a deep understanding of key teaching documents of the church and translate them into action. The role is very much working in support of dioceses, recognising the parish role at the root of mission.

Working to recognise our common heritage, the role will engage with ecumenical partners and closer dialogue with other faiths. The role will appeal to someone with outstanding intellectual agility to work across these diverse areas of evangelising work.

The role will blend working at the office of the Catholic Bishops Conference, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX, a short walk from Victoria Station in Central London, and working from home. The successful candidate will join a committed team developing close relationships with partners across England and Wales.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support the bishops in all aspects of promoting Christian life, Worship, dialogical and evangelising activities.
  • To review and develop the knowledge of key Church documents, beginning with the Directory for Catechesis, specific to England and Wales, working with dioceses to provide a central reference source deliver tangible ongoing formation outcomes.
  • To review, share interpretation and develop understanding of The Pastoral Conversion of the Parish Community in the service of the Evangelising Mission of the Church in partnership with dioceses to help it to energise parish groups and be received as a call to action.
  • To support diocesan catechetical advisers and focus communication of the aims of Evangelii Gaudium and the Directory of Catechesis as living documents.
  • To champion ecumenical and interreligious conversation by building and coordinating a community of committed and focused diocesan coordinators and partners.
  • To provide resources rooted in academic rigour at the service of dioceses to help translate Church teaching into teaching resources relevant to diocesan need.

Salary: cÂŁ30,000, subject to experience

Closing date for applications: 12 March 2021

For further information please contact: HR@cbcew.org.uk

Applicants must confirm their right to work in the UK and forward a full CV and covering letter illustrating their qualifications, skills and motivation for this role to: HR@cbcew.org.uk