Diocesan Office Vacancies
Lay Ministry Officer
Can you help us re-imagine the distinctive contribution of lay people to mission and ministry? The Diocese are seeking applicants for the part time post of Lay Ministry Officer.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 27th April, 12 noon.
Estates and Trusts Administrator
The Diocese of St Albans seeks an experienced administrator to provide part time support to its Estates Department. Applicants will have strong administrative and organisational skills, as well as good interpersonal and IT skills and will ideally have a background in property or finance and committee administration (documentation and minute taking).
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 4th May, 12 noon.
Lead Chaplain – Watford Town Centre Chaplaincy
We believe that just as the secular world is investing in Watford’s town centre, we, the people of God, need to respond to the fresh challenge of town centre mission and ministry.
We are seeking to employ a committed Christian to act as lead chaplain at this exciting time who will lead, train and support volunteer street chaplains (daytime) and street angels (night time).
For full details visit https://www.watfordtcc.org/jobs/ and download the job description. For general enquiries, please contact the Revd Tony Rindl, chair of trustees on 07792 505480.
Please send your CV with a covering letter clearly stating how you meet the personal specification and all other aspects of the Job Description. Please supply the names and address of two referees. We won’t be contacting them without first informing you.
Please email email@example.com by 22nd April 2018.
Organist, St Mary the Virgin, Essendon, Herts
An organist is urgently required to play for services in this church, which has one Sunday service a week. Essendon is one of a group of five rural churches and sometimes the Essendon organist may be asked to play at other group churches in conjunction with the other organists.
Organist, Parish of Bengeo, Hertford
The parish stands in the Broad (Central) Anglican tradition. The principal Sunday service is the 10am Parish Communion with a small robed choir.
Essential: The ability to accompany the choir and congregation with sensitivity. To extemporise in liturgy. A reasonable knowledge of organ repertoire. The ability to work as part of a team.
Duties: Attendance at the choir rehearsal each Sunday at 9.15am, and Parish Communion at 10am. Playing at services on high days and holy days, notably during Christmas and Easter periods. Optional playing for weddings, funerals etc. (10–15 services a year)
Holy Trinity Church (1855) has a two manual Walker organ. St.Leonard’s Church (1120) Grade I listed church, open during summer. It has a new chamber organ built by Peter Collins.
An annual contract of £4,000 is offered. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to the Vicar, The Revd Robert Thompson by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01992 413691 for general enquiries.
Children and Young People’s Outreach Worker, Christ Church Little Heath
The role of the Children and Young People’s worker is to work strategically within the ages of 3-13, pioneering opportunities to reach out in to our local schools and community and to train and equip others in the church to supporting the work with this age in the community and in our church. We aim to give children and young people the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel of Jesus Christ, by enabling them to get to know us by meeting them where they are, and then inviting them to weekly activities, weekend special events which provide opportunities to explore the Christian faith. We will provide opportunities for children and young people to accept Jesus as their Lord and Saviour; to grow in their faith through small discipleship groups; offer them opportunities to serve in the church; provide activities that they can invite their friends to, so that they too may come to faith. This is a full-time post, details can be found here.
Closing date: 12noon on Tuesday 1 May
Part-time Youth Worker, Christ Church St Albans
Christ Church in St Albans are looking to appoint a part-time Youth Worker who will be passionate about leading their 11-18 year olds and inspiring them to be all that God created them to be. They are looking for a leader who relates well with young people and able to build relationships with them in church, community and local secondary schools.