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Job Title: Padre
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester
Salary: 7.70-8.21
Start Date: January 2020
Reference: SDX/TP/207955/54007
Job Published: January 02, 2020 12:17

Job Description

Padre/Legad Assistant (Bde)
Job Introduction
To provide administrative support for the 16 Air Assault Brigade (16Bde) Senior Chaplain and Legal Advisor.

Role Responsibility
Receipt, despatch and record all church correspondence.
Draft routine emails to Brigade Chaplains, Brigade Chain of Command and Garrison personnel.
Prepare and submit returns for 16 Bde chaplaincy matters.
Maintain chaplaincy tracker for all 16Bde chaplains.
Maintain 16Bde chaplaincy SharePoint.
Process Garrison church collections – record and deliver to Service Fund Accountant (SFA).
Reimburse chaplain or garrison church expenses.
Assist with church administration including managing church diary.
Liaise with MOD chaplains and officiating chaplains to military within 16Bde.
Ad hoc projects.
Maintain chaplains notice board.
Attend chaplaincy team meetings.
Compile legal cases for 16Bde Legal Advisor from Joint Personnel Administration (JPA).
Liaise with 16Bde SO3 Discipline on new and existing legal cases.
Be the first point of contact when 16Bde Legad is on exercise for incoming calls.
Diary management for Legad when out of office.
Provision of stationery.
The Ideal Candidate
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
Good IT skills – Microsoft Office applications.
High level of integrity.
Administrative experience in busy office environment.
Ability to work to tight deadlines as well as prioritise, organise and plan.
5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, or equivalent; or NVQ Business Administration Level 2.  
Knowledge of military IT systems and environment is desirable
About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.

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