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Secretary Vacancy

Carrick Knowe Parish Church

‘The friendly church at the heart of the community’

Church secretary


Location:                    The Church Office, Carrick Knowe Parish Church, 118-132 Saughton Road North, Edinburgh EH12 7DR.

Post Title:                  Church Secretary.

Remuneration:          Remuneration shall be £7.50 per hour (£45.00 per week). This will be paid on a monthly basis.

Hours of Duty:          Core hours of six hours per week, spread over at least two mornings/afternoons. Annualized hours may be available to accommodate school holidays, but this will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

While we are happy to accommodate flexible working for those with children or other responsibilities, because of the confidential nature of this post we must emphasis that bringing children to work will not be acceptable.

Applications in writing including a full CV and the names and addresses of two referees should be submitted to Mr Finlay Buchanan 36 Traquair Park West, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 7AL by 19 July 2012. Interviews will be held on Saturday 28th July 2012; if for any reason you are unable to attend on this date please indicate this in your application and, if selected for interview, we will try to arrange an alternative date. The interview will include a practical exercise connected to one of the tasks of the post. Further information about the church can be found at

If you have any questions or would like an informal chat about the job before applying, please email in the first instance Finlay Buchanan (