VACANCY: Part-time Youth Worker, St. Lawrence’s Church, Hungerford

St. Lawrence’s Church, Hungerford

Part-time Youth Worker

We are a friendly, welcoming church at the heart of the small town of Hungerford in West Berkshire.  We are looking for a part-time (14 hours per week) youth worker to work mainly with ages 11 – 16.  This is a new post and we’re looking for someone who will develop the role, building partnerships with members of the church and local community.  There are three main areas of work:

1)      Discipleship and pastoral support for young members of the church family, principally through our existing Youth Group.

2)      Outreach to the wider community.

3)      Work in the local school, subject to agreement with the head teacher.

We’re looking someone with a track record of delivering youthwork, preferably with experience of working in a church or Christian organisation.  An Occupational Requirement exists for the post-holder to be a Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

This post is for 1 year in the first instance with the potential for renewal.  Rate of pay is £11 per hour; 14 hours a week.   We are offering 14 days paid holiday per year, a contribution towards a pension scheme and support for training and development.

Further details of the job and information about how to apply can be found on our website https://www.stlawrenceshungerford.org.uk/.  Closing date 7 October 2018.

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