Full-time £23999-£27000 / year
Wycliffe Baptist Church (RG2 4LA)
Date posted: 2nd October 2023
Application ends: 10th November 2023
A full-time (or job share) position joining a team delivering a wider Children's, Youth and Families (CYF) strategy at Wycliffe Baptist Church in East Reading. Our aim is to reach every generation of 8-13's with the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Ensure that the 8-13s remit contributes to the wider vision, values and strategy of CYF ministry, as well as the over-arching vision, values and priorities of Wycliffe Baptist Church in East Reading Work with the resources available (people, equipment and finance) to plan and deliver ministry for 8-13s with others serving in the same teams, and collaboratively with other pastoral staff and ministry leaders in a wider church context e.g. all age services and children/ youth events/residentials planned for the wider age range. Lead and monitor compliance with safe practice guidance for every aspect of CYF activity: handling data, clear and timely communication, effective administration processes, risk assessments, health and safety, fire plans, first aid, indoors and outdoors dynamics, on-line, mentoring and residentials.
A clear enhanced DBS check The post has a genuine occupational requirement that the person is a practising Christian. A 'calling' to this area of work; experience, training, recognised gifting and skill are an advantage. We are looking for someone who understands and is 'caught' by the vision for this area of ministry, lives it, and can champion this vision to others. Openness to the work of the Holy Spirit and the exercising of spiritual gifts is encouraged. Strong relational skills. Not only do we need you to be able to communicate well with others in both spoken and written form we also need you to be approachable and able to listen well. Workload is varied and at times heavy so the ability to prioritise, time manage, use initiative and delegate are useful competencies. Technological competence is an advantage. We use iknow software and Office 365 for communications and to hold and manage data in the church. We have a website and use AV equipment and technology to support and enhance communication.
We welcome people of all demographics, but require applicants to profess a Christian faith. To find out more, request an application pack from firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0118 9299911. The application deadline is 10th November.