Thursday, 29 December 2016

JOB VACANCY AT CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH CHESTERFIELD

CARETAKER for CHURCH PREMISES – Enhanced DBS required.
Currently £8.48 with review in April 2017. Optional 2 bedroom flat to rent on premises.
Central Methodist Church, Chesterfield is recruiting a Caretaker to carry out caretaking, security, and cleaning duties – normal weekly hours will be a minimum of 27 hours per week in split shifts on 5 or 6 days per week. The post-holder will need to work well with volunteers and have some flexibility in their available time.
Please email Mr John French at: johnfrench42@btinternet.com or phone Mr French on 078313 09534 or 01246 207930 to request an application pack.
Closing Date for applications: 31 January 2017.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

JOBS IN METHODIST PEAK CIRCUIT

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title Children’s Worker - Bamford 

Accountability The Children’s Worker will be employed by The Peak Circuit and will report to the Presbyter in pastoral charge of the church Aim To maintain and develop provision for children in Bamford, so that they may hear the Christian Gospel and grow spiritually.

Main Responsibilities Working collaboratively with the Presbyter and members of the church, the Children’s Worker’s responsibilities will be:  During term time, carry out development work with primary school-aged children on a Wednesday afternoon: o In particular to provide assistance and leadership in a Godly play session in the local chapel and o provide assistance and leadership in the development of the ecumenical after school club  During term time lead some RE lessons and assemblies  Lead young church activities on a Sunday  In the school holidays, set up and lead a holiday club at the chapel

Management The Lay Employee will have a Management Team whose responsibilities will be to:  Become familiar with the work of the Lay Employee.  Work with the Lay Employee to encourage the church to respond to new challenges and opportunities in Mission.  Determine priorities of work.  Enable the employee to appraise and review existing activities, and change where necessary the action and focus of work.  Ensure good communications between ‘Stakeholders’ groups and networks involved.  Monitor and evaluate progress with the Lay Employee on a regular basis – meetings taking place quarterly.  Act as a ‘sounding board’ to the Lay Employee

JOBS IN METHODIST PEAK CIRCUIT

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title Youth Worker – Bakewell Initial 12 month fixed term contract for 10 hours per week Accountability

The Youth Worker will be employed by the Peak Circuit and will be line managed by the Superintendent Minister.

Aim The role has two distinct areas of focus. The first is to carry out an assessment of youth activities in Bakewell, which is anticipated to take no longer than 3 months. The second is to provide recommendations based on the assessment. These will then form the priorities for the remainder of the year.

Main Responsibilities Working collaboratively with the Presbyter/s and members of the church, the Youth Worker’s responsibilities will be:  To carry out an assessment of youth activities in Bakewell both from a church and secular perspective  Implement agreed priorities with line manager and members of the church  Connect with the Seekers group and establish positive relationships  To build relationships with the families of the youth who attend our established activities.  To establish mutually beneficial links with existing organisations working with the youth in the town  Liaise ecumenically with the work carried out at the local Secondary School  To play a leading role in the encouragement of good practice and development of creative approaches in youth work  To ensure that the Church's Safeguarding policy and procedures are implemented in all work with young people  To build networks of those involved in youth Work in the town.  To keep accurate records of contacts and work undertaken  To attend, when appropriate meetings of the Church Councils and other Church teams as agreed with the line manager.  To appraise and review activities undertaken, and where necessary change the action and focus of work with the agreement of the Management Team.

 Management The Lay Employee will have a Management Team whose responsibilities will be to:  Become familiar with the work of the Lay Employee.  Work with the Lay Employee to encourage the church to respond to new challenges and opportunities in Mission.  Determine priorities of work.  Enable the employee to appraise and review existing activities, and change where necessary the action and focus of work.  Ensure good communications between ‘Stakeholders’ groups and networks involved.  Monitor and evaluate progress with the Lay Employee on a regular basis – meetings taking place quarterly.  Act as a ‘sounding board’ to the Lay Employee