To support the Vicar in embodying and pursuing the purpose, vision and values of HTC, across the range of his ministry, offering assistance particularly with his administrative, organisational, planning and leadership responsibilities, with the aim that the Vicar is free to focus on the spiritual oversight and leadership of the church.
Employed by: Claygate Parochial Church Council (PCC)
Reports to: Vicar
Involvement: A member of the staff team and attend the weekly Bible study/staff meeting.
In short, the role involves working closely with the Vicar in almost all areas of his public ministry. The Vicar's Assistant is required to think ahead in a range of different fields and come up with solutions in advance, freeing the Vicar to concentrate on vision, teaching and staff development. It is expected that the Vicar's Assistant will attend the regular Monday morning Operations meetings.
The role requires a committed, worshipping Christian with a mature Christian outlook.
The post requires the highest degree of confidentiality and the following attributes:
As a church, we are committed to the appropriate development of every team member. Funding will be provided for appropriate training and development.
Some flexibility (by agreement) would be required to cover one-off events, meetings, conferences etc. but hours of work would generally be expected to be 14 hours per week between 09:00 and 13:00 on days to be agreed with the Vicar.
The applicant will need to have Enhanced DBS Disclosure to take up this post.
£12.36 per hour
5 weeks at 14 hours per week (including three days between Christmas and New Year) plus Bank Holidays.
This role carries a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the successful applicant is a committed Christian.
For an informal chat about the position, please contact Patrick Bateman
How to Apply: Please complete the application form (click here to download) and email it to Brian Howells, together with a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this position.
Closing date for applications:
Sunday 18 February 2018
Week commencing 26 February 2018.