Head of Community Ministries

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St James Church, St James Lane, London
: £28,000 - £31,000, depending on relevant experience without accommodation; or where we are able to offer suitable accommodation in one of our local properties) £21,000 - £24,000 plus p

We are looking for someone to lead with passion and conviction our vision of Community ministries within and outside St James; to teach, model and foster an increasing spirit of loving compassion that is based on Scripture; develop an increased ownership and volunteer base for our current set of activities; and be proactive in the development of alternative or new ministries as needs arise.

Summary of General Responsibilities

  • Leading, encouraging and equipping our members to love, serve, and support our community ministries and partner organisations.
  • Establishing and develop links with other like-minded para-church and church based ministries, and any other local community based organisations.
  • Pastoral care for some of the vulnerable church family members with support from clergy, church ministry leads and head of safeguarding as required

For details about our current suite of community ministries, including our weekly Community Café, TeaTime for Seniors, Besom and Challenge Group please visit our website www.st-james.org.uk.

There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the post-holder is an evangelical Christian. Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010applies.

The role entails frequent and regular contact with vulnerable adults, children and young people, and safeguarding will be one of your primary concerns.

This post is subject to initial and continuing satisfactory enhanced DBS checks.

For an application pack that includes a full job description and person specification please email gabrielle.moris@st-james.org.uk, or for any questions call Mark Murthen on 020 8051 3151. We would welcome an informal chat with you about the role and the overall package of benefits before applying.

Closing date for applications: 20.01.21

St James is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are expected to share this commitment.