Job Opportunities


The Bedfordshire, Essex and Hertfordshire Methodist District is looking to appoint a DISTRICT PROPERTY OFFICER

Are you passionate about using the Church’s property resources for mission?

Do you have a heart for supporting churches with property matters?

Working flexibly and collaboratively with lay and ordained colleagues locally, regionally, nationally and ecumenically, the postholder will provide oversight and support for property matters within the District, with a mandate to help churches better utilise, develop or dispose of their properties in accordance with national and local policies.

Salary: £35,000-£40,000 per annum (plus authorised expenses) for a two-year fixed term post. Normal working hours: 35 hours per week, including some evening and weekend working.

Start date: 1 January 2022

Work base: Home-based, with some travel required

A genuine occupational requirement exists for the post holder to be sympathetic to the aims and purposes of the Methodist Church in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Closing date for applications: - 12 noon on Thursday 18 November 2021

Interviews: - Tuesday 7 December 2021 at the District Office

The successful applicant will require a successful Enhanced DBS disclosure


The Northampton Methodist District HR Officer will:

  • lead the HR advisory and administrative function for the District and its constituent churches and circuits which currently employ approximately 160 staff
  • provide expert collaborative advice for ministers and line managers on all employment matters
  • efficiently prepare and process employment paperwork, releasing line managers for mission
  • combine excellent interpersonal skills, technical knowledge and attention to detail

This supporting role is intended to enable all staff to flourish in their roles while consistently exceeding statutory and Methodist requirements.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd November 2021
Interviews to be held during week commencing 6th December 2021

District Office

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