Children and Families Worker

Job Posted: 14 days ago

Available until: 18th Jan 2021

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Alderholt in Dorset

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St James Church Alderholt are looking for a Children and Families Worker.

Purpose and Objectives:

  • To integrate children and families fully within the life of the Church
  • To work with the under 11’s and families who are currently connected with the Church to help them grow in Christian faith, and assist children in absorbing the teachings of Christ into their daily lives.
  • To engage other children and families from Schools, Recreate, Messy Church, Baptisms, and Seasonal services into the life of the Church

Main Responsibilities: 

  • To develop, initiate, and oversee work with children and families in conjunction with the consultation group
  • To produce a regular report for the PCC and attend PCC meetings as required
  • To regularly appraise and review activities undertaken, and adapt accordingly
  • To develop the ministry within the budget allocated.To recruit and co-ordinate teams of volunteers to help with this work
  • To work with other local church colleagues where appropriate
  • To ensure compliance with the Church’s Policy on Safeguarding and creating a safe space for all, in partnership with the Vicar and Parish Safeguarding Officer
  • To undertake any other related duties, identified by the Vicar as are within your capabilities and level of responsibility, in order to meet the needs of the church
 Email  - for application detailsSee  - for church information Location: Alderholt in Dorset SP6 3DN Salary: £13,000 per annum

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