Diocese of Newcastle

    Children and Families Missioner (Blyth)

    Blyth, Northumberland
    07469 950231
    22 May 2020, 9 a.m.

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    Children and Families Missioner (Blyth)

    Full-time (37.5 hours), 3 year temporary contract

    £26,963 per annum

    The work we are doing as part of our Diocesan Strategy growing church bringing hope has reached an exciting stage and we are looking to appoint a Children and Families Missioner to join our team.

    Working alongside stipendiary clergy, lay leaders, volunteers, community representatives and our Missioner team, the successful applicant will help us identify, develop and set up new expressions of Christian community and help us put mission and evangelism at the heart of church life.

    They will support us through the delivery of a range of initiatives to engage children and families with the life of the church and, by increasing the number and quality of ‘presence’ events in the parishes, will work towards developing a culture of invitation and proclamation.

    Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience of working with children and families in a church context and of nurturing their discipleship and growth in faith. A passion for the Gospel combined with a high level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence are key.

    The ability to work with and alongside others (clergy, community leaders, lay leaders and volunteers) is important together with an ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making.

    If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Revd Canon Ian Flintoft, on 07469 950231 or ianflintoft@hotmail.com

    This post is offered on a full-time basis but we welcome applications from those wishing to explore a job share arrangement. Based in Blyth, the role will require some travel.

    An Occupational Requirement exists for the post holder to be an active communicant member of the Church of England or of a Church in full communion with the Church of England in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

    Closing date: Friday 22nd May 2020 at 9.00am

    Assessment date: to be arranged

    Please submit your completed application to k.govier@newcastle.anglican.org