Head of Children’s and Youth Work

Permanent Contract
35 hours per week
Salary: £49,891 or Minister’s Stipend

Are you a dynamic and effective practitioner able to empower children and young people? Do you have a good understanding of current theological thinking of the ministry of children’s and youth work? 

Are you able to develop and maintain positive relationships with partners to ensure the voices of children and youth of the Church are heard?

Can you guide, manage and support work in a changing context that will lead to confidence and growth?

As a self- motivated leader in the field, you will be a strategic thinker, able to link theology with the necessary strategies needed for children’s and youth ministry, with a proven track record in developing and delivering programmes at national level. You will also have the ability to determine priorities within available resources, operating at pace to deliver effectively through others. This experience will have ensured you are a skilled communicator, highly organised, with excellent people management skills.

If you are interested in working for us and can meet all of the above requirements, please contact us/see our website for an application form (noting that we do not accept CVs):

Human Resources Office, the United Reformed Church, 86 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT
T: 0207 691 9871     E: recruitment@urc.org.uk     W: www.urc.org.uk/vacancies
Previous applicants need not apply
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 19 June 2017        Interview date: Wednesday 19 July 2017

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010: Part 1, Schedule 9, and a member of the United Reformed Church or of a church which belongs to one or more of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council (DECC) or the Council for World Mission (CWM) or Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI).
This post requires an enhanced DBS certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service

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