Children’s and Youth Development Officer - The West Midlands Synod

The West Midlands Synod of the United Reformed Church is seeking to appoint a Children’s and Youth Development Officer (Ref CYDO). 

This is a part-time post for 28 hours/week including evening and weekends on an open-ended contract.

Salary: £24,255 (£30,319 pro rata) to £25,968 (£32,460 pro rata) depending on experience and qualifications.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post offers a challenging opportunity for an experienced and professionally qualified Children’s and Youth Worker with training (or development) skills. We are looking for an enterprising Christian to serve the churches of the Synod in offering advice and support to those working with children and young people and to build up a Synod Youth Executive. The Officer appointed will be a member of a professional Assembly team and a large lay Synod team; good team working skills are essential.

If you share our passion for children and young people playing their part in the mission of God, please contact:

Mrs Helen Cavaco
West Midlands Synod Office
Digbeth-in-the-Field URC
Moat Lane
Birmingham B26 1TW

Tel: 0121 783 1177


Closing date for applications: 20 September 2019

Interview date: 9 October 2019

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

We are committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. We especially welcome applications from women and Black and Minority Ethnic Groups who are currently under-represented in this area of work in the Church.