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Chelmsford Diocese House of Retreat, Pleshey




South East


Ref: JN006975

Job Description

The Diocese of Chelmsford is seeking a suitably qualified person to be responsible for general management at The House of Retreat. By ensuring excellent day-to-day management of the House and its staff, the primary goal is that guests at the Retreat House enjoy the best possible experience during their stay.


The manager should be a committed Christian and committed to working within the framework of the Diocesan Vision. The manager should have proven experience of working collaboratively in the context of both the wider community as well as the immediate one.


The manager has day to day responsibility for providing a welcoming face to visitors and guests the development and agreement of annual budgets and managing within them management of staff, stock and events working closely and collaborating with the Chaplain in promoting the spiritual life of the House and in formulating
programmes of events in line with House requirements


The house contains some 20 bedrooms and several meeting rooms. This post is open to both lay or ordained.


This is a residential post and appropriate accommodation will be provided on site. A stipend or stipend equivalent plus pension provision are included in the package.


For further information and an application form please contact the office of the Archdeacon of Chelmsford


Closing date for applications is 1st February 2019

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 20th February 2019


A DBS check is required for this appointment.

Closing date: 01 February 2019


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