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Finance Assistant

21 hours per week, £22k - £23k FTE Permanent

The organisation:

Church Urban Fund is the Church of England’s social action charity. Our aim is to build a more just and flourishing society. At the local level, we do this by equipping and enabling local communities to address the needs in their area. At a central level, we help shape and influence national perspectives with this local knowledge and practice.

The background:

Church Urban Fund has grown in size and complexity over recent years through significant developments, including the establishment of the Just Finance Foundation subsidiary in 2016.

Purpose of role:

The Finance and Resources Team are responsible for the management of financial forecasting, planning, and business performance reporting. The role will provide financial and administrative support to the finance team to ensure the smooth operation of all finance matters. Key responsibilities will include administering purchase order and supplier invoices, investigating and resolving queries. Join our team and you will be working within a charity that will help you learn and develop your skills and expertise.

To apply, please send/email an up to date CV and covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience, relating to the listed responsibilities and person specification to: Esther Brown, Church Urban Fund, 27 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3AZ. Email:

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Closing date: 16thNovember 2018

Church Urban Fund is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

Community-Based Urban Evangelist

Salary: £27,500 p.a. housing provided Hours: 35 full time, flexible shifts to include weekends

Following a successful application to the Strategic Development Fund, the Diocese of Blackburn is seeking a lay or ordained Urban Evangelist for the Blackburn leadership hub who will be both tutor and practitioner in an innovative approach to urban mission.

Job Location: Blackburn, Over Darwen

Job Purpose: Based on the estates of Over Darwen the Urban Evangelists purpose is;

  • To make Christ known to the residents of urban estates.
  • To place the Church at the centre of the community through effective engagement with all communities in the parish.
  • To make new disciples and support new congregations.
  • To train and support ordinands, Church leadership teams and lay members in outer estate ministry.

Salary: £27,500 p.a. housing provided

Hours: 35 full time, flexible shifts to include weekends

For more information and the application pack, please visit;

Closing date:Sunday 25 November 2018

Interview date:Thursday 17 January 2019

For an informal conversation, please contact: Revd Tim Horobin

There is an Occupational Requirement for the post holders to be practicing Christians in accordance with schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.