Administrative Support Officer

£9 per hour                4 days a week & permanent             30 hrs/week incl. week-ends

Minsteracres is a Christian Retreat Centre set in a beautiful and peaceful estate in Northumberland.  We are looking for a particularly organised, conscientious and dependable person who takes a pride in maintaining up to date and accurate records and figures both for administration and marketing purposes.  Although initially 4 days a week there is scope to increase this role to a full time post in due course as the role develops.

Interested? Please download the Administrator Job Description and forms referred to below.

To Apply: Please send 3 documents: 1/ an application form; 2/  an equal opportunities monitoring form; and 3/ your CV to: The Operations Manager, Minsteracres Retreat Centre, Consett, DH8 9RT. Alternatively call 01434 673248 or e-mail: stating clearly which job you are applying for in the subject line and the forms will be sent to you.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th February at 18:00

Provisional date for interviews: W/b 12th March 2018

Own transport essential.



Guidance on Completing an Application Form

All applicants are required to complete the standard Application Form. CVs alone are not accepted. The information you give us in your Application Form is the only information that we will use to decide whether or not we short list you for an interview.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring

Please complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form included as part of the Application Form. This helps us to measure the effectiveness of our Equal Opportunities Policy. Members of the shortlisting and interview panel will not see the monitoring forms.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

You must give details of any unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands, or warnings you may have.

Advice Notes

  • Think carefully about the post you are applying for, what the post involves and whether you can match this in terms of your experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Fill in all parts of the Application Form; if some parts do not apply then write n/a (not applicable).
  • Please type in the Application Form but, if you are unable to do so, please complete in black ink and ensure that your writing is clear and legible.
  • List any qualifications and training as well as any relevant experience in your past and present jobs.
  • The Personal Statement is an important part of the Application Form where you can tell us about your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience which you can bring to the job.
  • If you are short listed, we will aim to contact you at least 5 days before the day of the interview, although this may not always be possible.