Vacancy: Devotee Care Assistant / Support Officer

Vacancy: Devotee Care Assistant / Support Officer

Bhaktivedanta Manor – Devotee Care Office is offering a wonderful opportunity to enhance and add value  to devotees’ spiritual, emotional, physical and social wellbeing. We are looking for a caring, empathic,  confident and keen candidate to join the Manor Devotee Care Office in a supporting role. 

The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, professional and capable of managing their service load  and prioritising tasks while being polite, patient and comforting with Devotees.

Essential Skills

  • Proficient in email, word and excel
  • Proficient in data entry with a high level of accuracy
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in English

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offering support to DCT members, organising regular meeting, minute taking, scheduling meetings
  • Assist in producing regular reports for DCT and temple management
  • Preparing financial statements, reports, memos, invoices, letters and other documents
  • Keeping detailed reports on each clients
  • Collecting receipts, recording and arranging payments for expenses incurred
  • Tracking travel miles and arranging payments
  • Communications and marketing, managing and responding to all social media inquiries
  • Managing expenses e.g. travel
  • Enable regular communication with the volunteers, managing and overseeing their delivery rota
  • Ensuring our kitchen is up-to-date with number of meals being delivered
  • Working across statutory organisations – e.g. social services, care agencies, care homes and hospitals
  • Sign posting, communicating with agencies via robust referral system
  • Plan the devotee care courses, liaise with temple / devotee communities to arrange the running of the course, teaching courses
  • Take care of all management of the courses as far as register, photos, videos and certificates
  • All aspects of administration for the department

Accountable to: Devotee Care Office (DCO) Director 

Location: Hare Krishna Temple, Bhaktivedanta Manor, Hilfield Lane, Watford WD25 8EZ (working from home and when necessary at the Temple)

Hours: 20 hours

If you are interested in applying, please send us your CV with a covering letter to hr@krishnatemple.com by 23rd February 2024. (Full Job description available on request).