Lead Youth Worker – closing date 8 August 2017

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.

Address Line 1
Friar Street
Contract type
Full timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Central Reading
up to £22,249 PA
Claire Brown, Office Manager & Vicar's PA
Main contact telephone
0118 957 1293
Reference number for post
How to apply

To request an application form or for further details, please contact the Office Manager & Vicar’s PA, Claire Brown, on 01189 571293 or admin@stlreading.org or visit our website at www.stlreading.org/jobs.

Please submit a completed application form by e-mail to Claire by the closing date.

Open for applications from
12 July 2017
Closing date for applications
8 August 2017
Scheduled interview date
14 August 2017
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course