5 year fixed term contract
4 days per week (28 hours)
The Diocese of Rochester in partnership with St Marks Gillingham have an exciting new opportunity for a Community Missioner to oversee and support the establishment of café-style church; ‘Ignite’ and Gospel worshipping communities and lead the work of establishing a new family-friendly worshipping community. This post is funded for 5 years by the Church of England Strategic Development fund which supports major change projects which lead to a significant difference in mission and financial strength.
Candidates will have experience of growing a worshipping community, developing mutually beneficial partnerships with a variety of organisations and leading a small team.
Successful candidates should have:
The post holder will, at times, be the public face of the church in North Kent, it is considered that there is a Occupational Requirement (OR) for the postholder to be a communicant member of the Church of England, or of a Church in communion therewith or of a member Church of the Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland or of Churches Together in England, or of a member Church of the Evangelical Alliance.
Ordained and Lay applicants are welcome. We would encourage ordained candidates to contact us to discuss the terms of the contract before applying.
The appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure.
If you have any questions about the role or application process, please contact the HR department at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Friday 22 November 2019
Interviews to be held on Monday 2 December 2019