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The charitable aim of the Newman Trust is to be a grant giving body to Catholic causes, in particular, the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy.

The Trust is currently advertising for the role of ‘Manager of the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy’ and is looking for the right candidate to work alongside the Chaplains and the Chaplains’ Secretary. The position is considered highly suitable for an Officer or Warrant Officer soon to be leaving the Army, or an Armed Forces veteran who lives in the locality of Oxford.  

The ideal candidate will have a flexible and personable approach to work and will be responsible for: the day-to-day running of the ‘Old Palace’, supporting the Newman Trust in looking after its investment properties, as well as acting as a line manager to other members of staff.

The role comes with a competitive salary which, depending on experience, could start at £38,000.

Click here to view the full job specification.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply in writing, providing a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the position (including relevant professional experience and the names of three references) to Juliane Kerkhecker, Chair of the Newman Trust:

Please direct any further enquiries to Neil Bartlett at the Catholic Chaplaincy:

For further information, visit the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy website here.

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