Opportunities for Children, Families and Youth Specialists
Could you make a difference to the lives of Children, Families and Young People?
We are seeking to invest in our children and families and youth ministry across the whole Diocese with a programme that aims to develop further our strategy of Growing Disciples, reaching wider. Connecting younger and nurturing deeper roots of faith.
This new programme will be ‘locally lead, centrally supported’ with individual churches taking the lead in the delivery of mission and ministry but with central support from the Diocese, offering capacity to develop people and ministry across all of our diverse communities and churches.
We have a number of exciting new roles which have been especially created to help us to deliver our vision. All posts are full time fixed term 5 year appointments.
See attached information about the SDF Programme
Interviews: week commencing 6 December 2021
Children and Youth Work Trainer & Enabler
Supporting and encouraging churches in their Children’s and Youth work by training and equipping local teams of paid staff and volunteers, facilitating support networks and developing the leadership pipeline for young people. You will have a strong Christian faith, have experience of leading growth, training and developing teams and be an excellent team player. You will have a degree or an equivalent level of work experience.
The Children & Youth work Trainer and Enabler role is key to supporting and encouraging churches across the diocese to grow younger and more diverse through training and equipping teams from parishes and networking amongst the emerging youth hubs, flagship churches and New Worshipping Communities. This is part of our strategy to see a dramatic increase in the number of children and youth engaged in the life of the church and growing in their relationship with Jesus.
You will be a part of a team and diocese that is committed to seeing a step change in children & families and youth ministry in the local church and our schools through our strategic aims of: Inspire, Support & Equip, Engage and Multiply relying on the guidance and empowering of the Holy Spirit. The Discipleship and Ministry team works collaboratively and prays together and will help to resource you for the role.
Please see attached the Job Description/Person Specification for more details.