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Synod Safeguarding Officer

Salary: £25,116 per annum
(full-time equivalent: £41,860)

This part-time (0.6) position is for someone who would be excited by the prospect of taking the lead on safeguarding matters, and being an advocate and role model for safeguarding, across the Synod structure and in its eighty-six churches.

The successful applicant will be willing to work within the Christian ethos of the United Reformed Church and to travel extensively in Wales.

This post is offered on a fixed-term five year contract in the first instance.

An information pack is available from

Closing date for applications: Noon on Thursday 11 February 2021

This role is an exciting opportunity to join the team at Christchurch Hitchin, a Methodist/URC congregation with more than 250 members. Christchurch Hitchin wants to support all people to grow their Christian faith – young and old, churched or not – we long to see more people growing as disciples. We want to be known for making a positive difference in our community – offering support, encouragement and welcome to all. We aim to empower young people to take the next step on their own faith journey, through building relationships and equipping for life.

We’d love to talk to you about this role and what we are doing here in Hitchin.  If you’d like to understand this more before you take this opportunity further, please email We’ll happily arrange an informal chat over zoom with you.

Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Salary: £22-26,000, full-time. Part-time considered. The role is full time – there is lots to do – but we’re flexible. We will consider structuring the role to be part-time for the right person.


For information and application pack please visit the website or download from

Application deadline: Midnight on Sunday 24 January
Interviews: Saturday 13 – Friday 19 February


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