Diocese of Worcester
We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and inspiring individual to join our Transformation Support Hub as our New Worshipping Communities Enabler, leading on one of our key diocesan priorities.
Do you have a heart for connecting people to God through new ways of being church?
Could you support our plan to launch 100 new worshipping communities (NWC) across our diocese by 2030?
In this exciting new part-time role, you will:
• Join parishes on their journey of starting a new worshipping community
• Offer creativity, expertise, inspiration and experience as a practitioner
• Encourage NWC leaders through training, networking and mentoring
• Support new worshipping communities and practitioners across the Diocese
The Diocese of Worcester is a great place to work with excellent holiday allowances and a very good pension. We want to give those who work for us the flexibility to balance their work and home lives well. We are privileged and excited to work together to bring the good news of Jesus to our communities across Worcestershire and Dudley; being a part of that is really special.
Salary: £24,000 (being pro-rata of the FTE £40,000) plus a generous non-contributory pension
Hours: 21 hours per week (talk to us about what would work for you)
Location: The Diocesan Office in Central Worcester with some potential to work at home on occasion
To apply: Please complete our on-line application form which you will find on the Diocese of Worcester vacancies page (www.cofe-worcester.org.uk/vacancies). You will also find further information, including the job description and person specification, there.
This post is subject to an occupational requirement under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010 due to the representational aspects of the role within the Diocese of Worcester that the post-holder be a committed Christian, lay or ordained, and an active communicant member in good standing within the Church of England or of a Church which is in Communion with the Church of England, or a Church that is a member of the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, Churches Together in England or the Evangelical Alliance.
Closing Date: 9am 4th December 2023.
The Church of England is for everyone, and it is a priority for us to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole diocese. We welcome all applications from interested and suitably qualified people, and particularly welcome applications from those of UK Minority Ethnic / Global Majority Heritage and People with Disabilities.
To apply for this job email your details to HRTeam@cofe-worcester.org.uk.