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 St. Mary’s Lucan Parish is currently recruiting to fill a newly created role of Parish Book-keeper. This post is offered initially on a one year, fixed term, part-time basis, Monday to Wednesday, for 12 hours per week (9.00am – 1.00pm).

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The Role: To provide a high level of financial and administrative support to the Parish Priests, the Parish Secretary and the Property and Finance Council, three mornings a week.

Duties Include:

Using the Pastoral Management/AccountsIQ (AIQ) system to manage all the parish income and expenditure

Reconciling all bank accounts every month (including the bank reconciliation on AIQ)

Assisting in the processing and submission of the annual reclaim of tax on family offerings

Preparing and processing staff payroll in line with statutory requirements

Reviewing current financial management practices with a view to recommending options, to the Property and Finance Council, in terms of efficiency and effectiveness


The ideal candidate should have a track record of reliability and a flexible approach to working in a team environment with strong interpersonal skills and experience dealing with the public. Knowledge of the Catholic Church and its administrative processes would also be desirable.

Applications to: V. Rev. Philip Curran, St. Mary’s Parish, Lucan, Co. Dublin, enclosing a Curriculum Vitae (with the contact details for at least two people who are familiar with your work experience) and a cover letter no later than 5pm on Friday 15 March 2019.

St. Mary’s will use your personal details only to contact you in response to your submission.  We will not provide your details to any third party.  We will manage your data in accordance with our privacy policy (see

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Scripture Union Ireland are seeking to recruit a National Leader.

Do you have:

The Calling of God and a heart to reach the Irish young people with the life changing message of Jesus Christ.

The necessary leadership and management experience to inspire a diverse team of staff and volunteers to strive for excellence in mission with over 6,000 children and young people annually.

The ability to work collaboratively in an ecumenical and interdenominational context to build networks with compatible Christian agencies and Churches.

A high level of interpersonal skills, and are an effective communicator with excellent organisational skills.

The ability to think strategically and bring creativity & innovation to this role to ensure that the mission and ministry of Scripture Union will flourish and bear fruit into the future.


Email your expression of interest and CV to Scripture Union Ireland by:

Friday 28 February 2019 to:


If  successful, you  will  be  invited  to  submit  a  formal  job  application  and receive more information on the role.  The summary Terms and Conditions of the National Leader role will be made available: