As a multi-generational church with a specific vocation to young people, we seek to employ staff to enable and facilitate the ministry of the whole church. The Lead Youth Worker, working alongside the Youth Work Director, Vicar, Associate Vicar, Leadership Team and all members of the community to greater serve and enable our vision. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated female individual, exceptionally gifted in youth work and motivated to see the good news of Jesus transform young lives. The post holder will be able to throw herself into this community dedicated to serving young people and provide particular input into the young women with whom we regularly engage.
The post-holder will play a significant role in:
- Providing and coordinating the pastoral support and care of the girls of the church.
- Evangelism amongst young people, nurturing and growing young people as disciples.
- Serving the church in both the planning and delivery of loving and serving the young people of Reading.
- Identifying, training, empowering and resourcing volunteers working with young people, most particularly those working with girls.
The post holder will take a lead on ensuring exceptional safeguarding practice is carried out at every level of the church’s engagement with young people.
The vacancy is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.