Youth and Families Worker

Full-time £22000-£24000 / year

Inshes East Church (IV2 3TW)

Date posted: 1st September 2023
Application ends: 30th September 2023

We serve a large community in Inverness. We have a growing number of young families regularly worshipping with us and are looking for someone as part of a team to develop and support all aspects of our children's, young people and families' work.


To work with and support existing youth and children's activity leaders and develop a team for this work. Leading the Youth Fellowship work including developing and mentoring the teenagers in our Church family. Build relationships with the local community and community group, with a focus on families and young people. Seek and develop opportunities for additional outreach. Supporting families in our congregation and building relationships with them. To continue and to develop the work in local schools and build trusted relationships. To be a point of contact for youth and families' ministry within the church and community. To share in leading worship, particularly where families and young people attend. To work with others in similar roles locally.

Required skills

- Experience in Christian outreach and ministry - Experience of working with young families, teenagers and children - Experience of sharing God's word with others - An understanding/experience of the challenges of working within varying school environments - Strong people and communication skills - Organisational skills – including events - Ability to work on own initiative - Able to work flexibly including evenings and weekends


The hours of the role are based on 37.5 hours per week; however, the nature of the job may require additional hours at times, with time off in lieu. The working pattern will require regular evenings and weekend work. The post will be for an initial two-year period, but it is expected to be extended subject to successful annual appraisal Closing date for applications is Saturday 30th September.