St Benedict’s Catholic College Chaplaincy Worker

13th Apr 2021

We are looking to appoint a practising Catholic, who as a chaplaincy worker will further develop and enhance the spiritual, liturgical and prayer life of the college. The successful candidate must be a practising Roman Catholic committed to supporting the inclusive Catholic nature of the college and spiritual journey of the members of its community.

The main purpose of the role will be to provide spiritual and pastoral support to the students of the college, bearing witness to the mission statement and maintaining and enhancing the distinctive Catholic nature of the college. We are also offering to support the successful candidate in undertaking the School Chaplaincy and Youth Ministry PG Certificate at St Mary’s University from September 2022. The pay band for the role is Scale 7 (scp 19 to 24), which is £25,481 to £28,672.  

The hours of work for the role will be 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday and this will be required term time, plus five staff training days, so 39 weeks in total. Flexibility will be required and we would also welcome part time applications as well.

The actual salary for the role (inclusive of holiday pay) is £21,747.31 to £24,580.71 (under 5 years’ service) or £22,040.53 to £24,885.67 (over 5 years’ service). The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applications will only be accepted on the college application form (which can be downloaded from our Website) and should be emailed to Mrs Angela Jones HR Administrator at CVs will not be accepted. For further details about the role, please contact Mrs Jo Santinelli, Principal on 01206 549222 and for further details about the college, please go to our website www.stbenedicts.essex.sch.ukThe closing date for applications is midday on Monday 7th June 2021 and interviews will be held w/b 21st June 2021.

Assistant Manager, Walsingham House at Abbotswick

13th Apr 2021

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Manager at Walsingham House at Abbotswick to begin in the late summer.  All information can be found on our website:   Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 10th May 2021.


10th Apr 2021

One of the features of the Easter season is our daily reading of the Acts of the Apostles. Fr Adrian Graffy, parish priest of Gidea Park and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, has prepared two audio talks on this interesting book. They can be accessed at any time free of charge by simply going to the homepage of  It is hoped they will be a useful accompaniment to our daily reading from Acts.

BCCS Board of Trustees

10th Apr 2021

We at the Brentwood Catholic Children’ Society (bccs) are seeking to appoint new members to our Board of Trustees to help guide and support our work. It is important for us to maintain a broad, diverse Board of Trustees that brings a wide range of expertise and ages to the table. Experience as a trustee is not required as a full induction programme will be provided. We are particularly keen to attract the input of youth trustees (age 18 +) to ensure our provision and services remain contemporary and there is no upper age or gender limitation to the role. Please read our full Trustee Advert and Role Description on our website and contact our Director, Bernadette Fisher for more information.


10th Apr 2021

PARISH ADMINISTRATOR – CHRIST THE ETERNAL HIGH PRIEST, GIDEA PARK:  A Parish Administrator is required to provide support to our Parish Office. The successful applicant will ideally be a Secretary or Administrator with substantial experience in office organisation. S/he must be a good team player with excellent communication and Microsoft office skills, including Word and Excel. It is important that all applicants are self-motivated, organised, can multi-task, work to deadlines, and use their own initiative within this role. Closing date: Monday, 28 April 2021 at noon. Full details of the position and how to apply can be found on the Diocesan website 

Calais Light

10th Mar 2021

“Will we survive or drown?” Calais Light is a small refugee charity group that is still caring for refugees here and in Northern France. Watch and listen to the desperate thoughts of a refugee mother adrift in the dark in our Guided Meditation: “A minute on the Aegean Sea”. Imaging the terrible decisions she has to make. Watch on our website: and please donate. Thank you.

Helping Refugees

10th Mar 2021

I hear about refugees and I ask, “what can I do”? Inspired by his Grandparents, themselves refugees, Rob Green, a young BCYS leader, travelled to a refugee camp in Greece: what he saw inspired and challenged him. Interspersed with reflective questions, and information from the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) hear Rob tell his story in the latest BCYS voices video: More details of the whole BCYS voices series and much more at   

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