National Clergy HR

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Guidance, advice and policy

National HR Resources

The National HR Department supports dioceses, bishops and cathedrals in achieving their strategies for mission and ministry by responding to the strategic internal and external challenges of the Church. The Operations team provides a strategic and operational HR advisory service to the NCIs, Bishops and their staff.

How we do this

The Operations team provides a strategic and operational HR advisory service to the NCIs, Bishops and their staff.

The Clergy team delivers terms and conditions of service for clergy that recognises the uniqueness of the clergy role and reflects current good practise and expectations for work in a modern world.

The Recruitment team delivers timely and cost effective placement of people to employed, clergy and volunteer vacancies.

The Systems team is leading on a number of exciting Church-wide projects to improve our people data, systems and processes. This work is part of the How We Work programme, a key strand of Renewal and Reform.

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Clergy health and Wellbeing

Working with dioceses, bishops and cathedrals to support clergy health and wellbeing

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National Transitions Service for Clergy

Supporting the ongoing vocational journey of ordained Church of England ministers

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Life Events Parochial Fees

Guidance and information about fees for life events ministry

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Clergy Terms and Conditions of Service

Developing legislation, policy and guidance that enables mission