Vacancy: Chaplaincy Operations Assistant, Penryn : closing date 6 Jun

About The Role

We have a rare opportunity for a new member of staff to join our Chaplaincy team as a Chaplaincy Operations Assistant who can help the us move forward as we transition out of what has been one of the toughest years for both our students and staff.   The role will have responsibility for the co-ordination the Multifaith Chaplaincy volunteer team alongside playing an active role in looking after our on-site facilities. You will have the support of a friendly, skilled team with the position having the autonomy to develop our systems and processes to improve our services for students and staff. It represents a great opportunity to join us with the role playing a key part in helping the team continue our efforts in offering a first-class support service across Falmouth Exeter Plus and to our University partners.

About You

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:  

  • Administrative experience in a University or large complex organisation.
  • IT skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of working with volunteers an interest in and understanding of the religious/spiritual context.
  • Ability to work independently, developing systems and finding solutions to operational issues.

 For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description.    This post is offered on a 26 hour a week part-time, permanent contract. Working hours can be organised to suit a family-friendly, flexible work schedule. Applicants from all faiths and none are encouraged to apply.   If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying please email Becky on

About Us

Falmouth Exeter Plus is the service delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. We deliver shared services and facilities for both partners in Cornwall underpinned by close collaboration with Students Union, the combined students’ union for Falmouth and UoE, to ensure that the interests of students and staff are at the heart of everything we do. Both institutions are expanding their teaching and research operations in Cornwall at a pace. It is, therefore, a fast-moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are critical, our purpose or mission is ‘to deliver world-class shared professional services to help its university partners to achieve their global ambitions.   Alongside working within a first-class environment we are able to offer a competitive salary and a generous holiday entitlement of 26 days + 8 days bank holiday for this role. The successful candidate will be able to take advantage of a very competitive pension scheme, life assurance, support and wellness services as well as a range of flexible benefits including, subsidised gym membership, Perkbox and Simply Health.   Falmouth Exter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.


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