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Residential Retreat Team/Programme Leader

Bollington, Macclesfield

Salary:    £17,500 - £20,000pa dependent on experience (Accommodation included)

Savio House are seeking an inspirational and committed practising Catholic to lead our retreat team of young volunteers and community members in the delivery of engaging, thought provoking retreat programmes to the young people that we serve.

The role is a residential fixed term post for two years.  It carries responsibility for the day to day management of the retreat team, retreat experience and programme development.

You will be educated to degree level, or have equivalent knowledge, with professional experience of working with young people.  You will have strong motivational skills with a creative flair and enjoy spending time with young people. An ability to keep things in proportion and be resilient are key to the success of this role.

The role requires excellent organisation, administration and leadership skills with an ability to continually reassess priorities.  You will be required to lead the majority of retreats which includes working evenings and weekends.  Some experience of community living would be an advantage.

Post to commence in August 2020.

Other Benefits: Contributory pension scheme

Closing date: Monday 16th March 2020

Interviews:  Sunday 22nd-Monday 23rd March

Application packs are available from: Mrs Sara Bolton, Savio House Retreat Centre, Ingersley Road, Bollington, Cheshire, Macclesfield, SK10 5RW, Tel: 01625 575405, Email:


The Salesians of Don Bosco UK is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Barred List check will be required for the successful candidate.