Church Development Worker

The South Western Synod Trust is responsible for over 100 churches and their manses across the South West. The Church Development Worker is a new post and recognises the support that our churches need for working with children, families and their communities.

The post holder will be a resource to the whole Synod and will be responsive to churches supporting them in realising their mission. They will work alongside churches helping them to identify and work out a strategy to support people, of all ages and at all stages of the journey of discipleship, to grow in faith. This will include work with children and young people, but will not be exclusively with this age group.

There is an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010: Part 1, Schedule 9

This is a fixed term post initially for 2 years. Job share will be considered.

25 hours but negotiable, depending on candidate

Salary £23-25,000 (pro rata)

For job description and person specification please see website or contact the Synod Office: Email: Tel: 01823 275470. 

Applications in writing with CV to The United Reformed Church South Western Synod (Incorporated), The Manse, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6RU.

Closing date: 4pm on Monday, 25th September 2017
Interviews: Friday, 6th October 2017