From time to time jobs will be advertised at the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, its agencies and commissions as well as areas where bishops as Trustees hold responsibility. Please see below for current listings:

14 May 2019  – Tralee Parish Pastoral Worker

St Johns Parish, Tralee is now inviting applications from a suitably committed and qualified person who desires to work in the service of the Parish as a Pastoral Worker.

The Role of the Parish Pastoral Worker

The Parish Pastoral Worker works in partnership with the priests and Pastoral Council of the parish.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Develop Adult Faith Formation Programmes with an emphasis on promoting lifelong learning and Christian living
  • Co-ordinate Pre-Sacramental preparation programmes
  • Develop active participation in the liturgy
  • Build links between Home, School and Parish
  • Bereavement Support
  • Co-ordinate faith development initiatives with Young Adults

Ideally the candidate should have:

  • Excellent IT skills with strong command of Microsoft Office Software
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • Good decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative but must also be a team player
  • A good communicator with strong leadership skills
  • A Primary Degree in Theology/ Religious Education or equivalent
  • Will have relevant experience
  • Current driving licence and the use of a car

The job will include evening & weekend work.

An application form is available from

The closing date for applying for the role is the 31st of May 2019

13 May 2019 – Assistant Professor in Religious Education
(Fixed Term Contract of 3 Years)

Dublin City University, DCU Institute of Education
School of Human Development

Click here for job description and application information. 

Closing date 17 May 2019. 

13 May 2019 – Finance and Administration Assistant, Irish Council of Churches

The Irish Council of Churches wishes to appoint a Finance and Administration Assistant. 

The successful candidate will have a key role in the administration of small payroll pensions and all submissions to Revenue in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, book–keeping (SAGE) and maintaining of financial records in line with best practice. Also, providing financial information as required to support financial planning and assisting the Treasurer and General Secretary in preparation of budgets.

Together with our part–time Communications and Administration Assistant he/she will share the administration of the organisation, ensuring the office is covered at all times, often being the first point of contact for our members, partners and the general public.  

The Finance and Administration Assistant will be a vital member of a small team providing key support to the General Secretary in our Belfast headquarters and financial administration for the Programme Officer, based in Dublin.

The Job Description can be found here

The Personnel Specification can be found here.

The Application pack can be downloaded here. Please note we cannot accept CVs. 

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday 17 June 2019.



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