Welcome to The House of Retreat

ple-089 (Medium)The House of Retreat is situated at the edge of a small, moated village in the heart of the Essex countryside and is a place of prayer, space and quiet reflection.

We offer a varied programme of Retreats and Quiet Days, many of which are suitable for people who have never been on a retreat or quiet day before.


Situation Vacant

We currently have a vacancy for a part time Administrative Assistant. The successful applicant will be the first point of contact for all enquiries, manage the room bookings and provide administration support.
If you:
–  Are an experienced administrator with good organisational skills
–  Have excellent customer service skills
–  Are proficient in using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
Then we would love to hear from you.

Salary: c£12,180 per annum subject to experience and qualifications.
The working hours are 25 hours per week, preferably 9am to 2pm Monday to Friday.

For more information please contact:
Stewart McCredie, General Manager – tel: 01245 237251 or email: smccredie@chelmsford.anglican.org
Click here to download the Job Description and Application Form.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 12 July 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 18 July 2017


Walk softly in the ways of God
Listen gently to the voice of God
Sit quietly in the love of God
Pray humbly to the heart of God
Act boldly in the strength of God
Go forth in His name



Chelmsford Diocesan House of Retreat, The Street, Pleshey, Chelmsford, Essex. CM3 1HA
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