Following the retirement of the Revd Caroline Mansell, The Bishop of St Davids is seeking to appoint a new Domestic Chaplain.
The post will commence on 1st. November 2020.
The post is based in the Bishop’s office at Llys Esgob, Abergwili and accommodation is provided locally.
A job description is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Church Army, on behalf of the Diocese of St Davids, is looking to appoint to three posts associated with their Centres of Mission: a Regional Development Officer for Wales and two pioneer evangelists, one based in Llanelli and the other in Cross Hands:
Regional Development Officer (Wales), Church Army Centres of Mission
The Church Army is looking to appoint a Regional Development Officer to oversee its Centres of Mission in Wales, of which there are three in St Davids Diocese.
Location Home-based in a location that facilitates travel to all parts of the region.
As the role is part of the National Team, the role role will involve travelling to the National Office in Sheffield on a regular basis.
Details Over recent years we have seen considerable growth of our front-line work through partnerships with dioceses in the creation of Centres of Mission. With now 27 Centres of Mission in place across the UK and Ireland, and many more in the pipeline. As Regional Development Officer, you will be responsible for casting the vision to senior diocesan leaders and overseeing the planning and establishment of our Centres of Mission within Wales. This job is strategic for the development of our frontline work. You will play a key part in the networking and engaging of new dioceses to partner with us as well as ensuring our current Centres of Mission are making a significant impact across Wales in bringing people to a living faith in Christ and implementing our DARE strategy.
The role of Regional Development Officer is a key role in the creation and development of our frontline work, and is perfect for someone who is a visionary creative leader with an ability to turn words into action. For this role, we are looking for a creative visionary person, with a desire to see the DARE strategy of Church Army implemented through our Centres of Mission. The ideal candidate will be an effective people and project manager who is exceptionally gifted in communication and demonstrates excellent networking skills.
The Operations Team, led by the Director of Operations, is currently made up of 5 Regional Development Officers between them covering: South, Midlands, North, Scotland and Ireland & Northern Ireland; as well as our team who run Church Army’s evangelism training for young people (Xplore) and Reunion (aged 30+). Despite being dispersed across these Islands, the team works closely together, and meet together bi-monthly, usually in Sheffield, to share news and updates as well as thinking through the strategic direction of our frontline work. As part of the National Team, the Regional Development Officers work closely with the National Team based at the Wilson Carlie Centre in Sheffield, acting as a bridge to ensure that the Centre’s of Mission are best resourced for the work they need to do, and their amazing work is communicated back to National Office.
£38,625 per annum
37.5 hours per week, including occasional evening and weekend work as required for the role. Part-time hours would be considered for the right candidate.
Church Army is an auto enrolment employer. You will be assessed under pension auto enrolement criteria and minimum contributions will be made for you if you are eligible.
Annual Leave 25 days plus public bank holidays
Contract Full Time, Open-Ended
An enhanced DBS is required for the post due to the responsibility this role has for those that are in regulated activity. All staff are expected to work in line with Church Army's Safeguarding Policy.
Due to the responsibilities of the role there is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 that the post holder has an active faith in Jesus, demonstrated by an involvement in a church and agreement with the vision and values of Church Army.
Closing Date 2 October 2020
Interviews 14 October 2020 (in Sheffield)
For more detailed information on the role, you can find the job description and person specification for the post here.
The Church Army, on behalf of the Diocese of St Davids (Church in Wales) is seeking to appoint two Pioneer Evangelists to join our teams at new Centres of Mission in Llanelli and Cross Hands.
1. Pioneer Evangelist (young families), Llanelli Centre of Mission
Location Llanelli, Wales (Diocese of St Davids)
Details In this role as Pioneer Evangelist, you will look to build community and connection with young families through the Llanelli Centre of Mission. This role will focus on sharing the Good News of Jesus with young families, seeking to disciple them in their faith journey. You will be involved in schools and children’s work, developing and pioneering new forms of outreach. You will also look to use this to develop community outreach and host a week of mission each year.
Part of the role will be to support and develop work within the diocese relating to mission and evangelism. You will provide informal support, train people in pioneer evangelism, and use both Diocese and Church Army resources. As part of the Impact 242 strategy, you will actively seek to share, support and develop good practice for use across the diocese.
For this role, we are looking for someone who is creative, easy-going, collaborative and pioneering. You will have an appreciation for Welsh culture, and a love for working with young families and children. Therefore, you will also have a good understanding of safeguarding. As a Christian, with an active faith, you will live a Jesus-focused life, be teachable in spirit, and be able to sustain your own relationship with God.
2. Pioneer Evangelist (worship lead), Cross Hands Centre of Mission
Location Cross Hands, Wales
Details In this role as Pioneer Evangelist, you will lead worship for the Centre of Mission in all activities where it’s required, including the Sunday service, and develop new worshipping communities in Cross Hands. You will be active in being part of the local community through holiday clubs and schools assemblies, and will develop work for boys, fathers and grandfathers within the community.
Part of the role will be to support and develop work within the diocese relating to mission and evangelism. You will provide informal support, train people in pioneer evangelism, and use both Diocese and Church Army resources. As part of the Impact 242 strategy, you will actively seek to share, support and develop good practise for use across the Diocese.
This role will need someone who is experienced at leading worship in a church setting, and who is worship-orientated in who they are and what they do. We are looking for someone who loves people, is creative and fun-loving, is an initiator and pioneering in spirit. In this role, you will need to be able to work independently, as well as being a collaborative team player with experience of working in team ministry. As a Christian, you will have a Jesus-centred and trinity-based life and ministry. You will be a self-feeder, able to sustain your own walk and relationship with God.
Salary £23,215 per annum
Hours 37.5 hours per week, including evening and weekend work as part of the role
Pension If a Church Army Commissioned evangelist or ordained, non-contributory, operated by the Church of England Pensions Board.
If not, Church Army Commissioned then the employee will be assessed under auto-enrolment pension legislation and if eligible, minimum contributions will be made.
Annual Leave 25 days, plus public bank holidays (33 days in total)
Contract Full-Time, Fixed-Term (Funding anticipated for 5 years initially)
DBS An enhanced DBS check required and compliance with Church Army’s Safer Ministry policy.
This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under the provisions made in the Equality Act 2010 that the post holder has an active faith in Jesus. The successful candidate must be in agreement with the vision and values of Church Army and Church in Wales.
Closing Date 18 September 2020
Interviews w/c 28 September 2020
If you would like you to find out any more about either role, we encourage you to speak with Neville Willerton, Director of Operations: email@example.com