The Church of Scotland
The Church of Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC011353

The Church of Scotland seeks to inspire the people of Scotland and beyond with the Good News of Jesus Christ through enthusiastic worshipping, witnessing, nurturing and serving communities.

Current vacancies

Mission Pioneer – Toryglen Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £26,136 – £29,547
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

The parish of Toryglen is the context for a “Church Re-plant”. The worshipping life of the current

congregation came to an end on Easter Sunday 2021, and this role is to help gather a team to

re-establish the congregational presence in this parish. The role would then be to lead this team in

order to grow new opportunities for mission, worship & evangelism.

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Children, Youth and Families Worker - Presbytery of Ayr

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Patna Waterside and Dalmellington Parish Churches
  • Closing 29th August 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

We are looking for someone with the energy and desire to see faith develop amongst the children, youth, and young families within our parishes, and work as part of a team to help develop a healthy, growing, missional and transformational community within Patna Waterside and Dalmellington Parishes.

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Mission Partner, Tiberias

  • Full time
  • £28,137 – £34,577
  • Tiberias
  • Closing 7th May 2021

Mission Partner, Tiberias,

Serving as Associate Minister of St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem, and St Andrew’s

Are you looking for a completely new challenge overseas? Is so, this is a great opportunity to put your faith to work and make a real difference. The Church of Scotland’s Faith Impact Forum works with communities in Israel and Palestine, supporting the local population through our Churches, hotel, guesthouse and school.

This post is open to qualified applicants in the Church of Scotland or other Protestant denominations. Working closely with the minister of St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem, to ensure unity of work and vision within the united charge, you will take primary responsibility for the life, work, and witness of St Andrew’s, Tiberias. You will also be required to strengthen the relationships between the Church of Scotland and all its partnerships and connections in the area.

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Strategy Officer, Presbytery of Glasgow

  • Part time
  • £31,197 – £33,982 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have a unique opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to support and encourage our congregations in Glasgow in their missional focus.

We are looking for a Strategy Officer to work with the Presbytery and its committees leading on the continual review and evaluation of the Presbytery Plan and resourcing congregations to feel supported as they navigate the changing models and ways of being church and worshipping communities.

You will bring a heart for mission alongside professional experience in change management with the ability to understand and deal effectively with complex and ambiguous issues.

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Mission and Ministry Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Lochcarron Skye Presbytery
  • Closing 7th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

You will build capacity for mission and ministry among lay leaders, prioritising congregations in Guardianship, then other vacant charges, and then those with a Minister in post.

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Project Support Worker, Ruchazie Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

Working with the Ruchazie Team as a key point of contact and providing project support that enables the smooth running of the extensive programme of initiatives.

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Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting and diverse opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to work with children and families in our parish to further connect the church with our community.

We are looking for a Children and Families Worker to work with the Minister and Kirk session to work on ways to build on our relationships with children and families so they have a positive and meaningful experience with the Church through increased levels of engagement and activity.

You will bring a strong background in this type of work with enthusiasm and positivity to try new things including groups, events and increasing our online presence.

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Youth and Children’s Worker, Montrose and Area Churches

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Angus Presbytery
  • Closing 17th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

Through a programme of dynamic youth work, you will reach out and demonstrate, in practical ways, Christian care for the wellbeing of the children and young people of Montrose and surrounding area.

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Community Development Worker, Castlemilk Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

This role will work to develop the work of the Castlemilk Parish Church to serve the needs of both the Community and the Congregation and to work with relevant groups and individuals to enhance the lives of vulnerable people in the Community.

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Community Project Manager, Drumchapel St Mark’s

  • Part time
  • £31,197 – £33,982 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 11th May 2021

We have an exciting and ambitious project to create a SCIO in partnership with other organisations with the aims of: preventing and relieving poverty; advancing citizenship and community development; advancing the arts, heritage and culture; providing opportunities for spiritual growth and expression, and organising recreational activities for members of the public which reduce isolation and loneliness.

This role, as an integral part of the development of St Mark’s as a central asset to the community, will oversee the development of a new centre (Orchard Centre) offering social, recreational, educational, sports and spiritual activities for the people of Drumchapel.

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Congregational Support Worker, Newbattle Parish Church, Presbytery of Lothian

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Lothian
  • Closing 28th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting and diverse opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience in supporting our congregation and parish by deepening pastoral care, worshipping life and growing the sense of church connection within the parish.

We are looking for a Congregational Support Worker to work as part of a cohesive, supportive ministry team to help develop our missional and worshipping life and to explore outreach initiatives for increased community involvement.

You will bring experience of working with church and community groups and with your enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with individuals and groups sensitively you will encourage and support our people during a period of transition.

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Mission Pioneer, Toryglen

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 6th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

This role will work to develop the parish of Toryglen is the context for a “Church Re-plant”. The worshipping life of the current congregation came to an end on Easter Sunday 2021, and this role will help gather a team to re-establish the congregational presence in this parish and lead this team in order to grow new opportunities for mission, worship & evangelism.

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Church and Community Outreach Worker, Sherbrooke Mosspark Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 24th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

This role will work develop outreach initiatives in the Mosspark area of the parish, assessing the needs of the community, and building meaningful relationships between the Church, its organisations, and the local community.

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Partnership Development Co-ordinator - Glenrothes Area Covenanted Partnership

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Fife Presbytery
  • Closing 21st May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To co-ordinate the shared work of the Glenrothes Area Covenanted Partnership. This is a partnership of six charges in the Glenrothes area: Glenrothes: Christ’s Kirk, Glenrothes: St Columba’s, Glenrothes: St Margaret’s, Glenrothes: St Ninian’s, Leslie: Trinity and Markinch & Thornton. As part of the presbytery plan, these congregations have entered into a partnership agreement to work together and share in mission to the Glenrothes area.

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Family and Community Worker, Garthamlock and Craigend Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £25,264 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 28th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

You will develop engagement with children, young people and families in the community of Garthamlock and Craigend and to nurture ongoing ministry to children, young people and families through the life of the congregation.

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Fresh Expressions Worker (South)

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Presbytery of Abernethy
  • Closing 17th May 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

This role will work to strengthen the Presbytery of Abernethy’s outreach by developing Fresh Expressions of Church in the South end of the Presbytery. The postholder will work alongside the four parish ministers, Kirk Sessions and congregation to develop fresh expressions of church, pulling on the work already being done and taking the church to the people who live, work and play in the area.

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Children and Families Development Worker - Aberdeen North Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Aberdeen and Shetland Presbytery
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To work as a key member of the Ministry team to advance the mission in the parish with children

and families by building on existing connections and developing new initiatives.

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Community Project Manager, Drumchapel St Mark’s

  • Part time
  • £31,197 – £33,982 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 1st July 2021

We have an exciting and ambitious project to create a SCIO in partnership with other organisations with the aims of: preventing and relieving poverty; advancing citizenship and community development; advancing the arts, heritage and culture; providing opportunities for spiritual growth and expression, and organising recreational activities for members of the public which reduce isolation and loneliness.

This role, as an integral part of the development of St Mark’s as a central asset to the community, will oversee the development of a new centre (Orchard Centre) offering social, recreational, educational, sports and spiritual activities for the people of Drumchapel.

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Maintenance Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,545 – £25,468
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st June 2021

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Officer to work within the Church of Scotland National Offices. The successful candidate will provide general maintenance and an upkeep service to the offices while working within the Facilities Management team on matters such as fire safety, waste and energy management.

You should understand health and safety issues and statutory compliance and have experience of overseeing external contractors and Risk Assessments Method Statements.

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Mission and Outreach Worker, Newbattle Parish Church, Presbytery of Lothian

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Lothian
  • Closing 6th July 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting and diverse opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to develop and grow mission and evangelism in our wide and diverse parish.

We are looking for a Mission and Outreach Coordinator to work as part of a cohesive, supportive ministry team to help our congregation in exploring fresh expressions and new ways of being church alongside extending our outreach initiatives particularly to young families in our community.

You will bring experience of working with families and volunteers in church and community settings and with your creativity and passion for mission you will grow and strength our congregation’s outreach.

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Family Development Worker – Wallacewell Community Fellowship

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To work as part of a ministry team, to develop engagement with children, young people and families in the community of Wallacewell (East Balornock and Barmulloch) to nurture ongoing ministry to children, young people and families through the life of the congregation. The intention of this post is to equip, resource and support families, children and young people, taking a holistic approach to improve the overall quality of life for residents of the community. The post holder will be a key agent in bringing together schools, community groups and churches in the local area, in order to fulfil the heart of our vison, “Loving our Community to Life”.

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Youth and Children’s Worker, St James’ (Pollok)

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 19th August 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

St. James’ (Pollok) Parish Church is a vibrant Priority Area congregation located in the Pollok area of Glasgow. Working as part of the leadership team you will lead the Youth Ministry team and integrate and participate in the life and work of the congregation. We are not looking for someone who has all the answers, but someone who knows how to ask questions and discover creative outcomes.

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Fresh Expressions Worker (North)

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Presbytery of Abernethy
  • Closing 26th August 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

This role will work to strengthen the Presbytery of Abernethy’s outreach by developing Fresh Expressions of Church in the North end of the Presbytery. The postholder will work alongside the four parish ministers, Kirk Sessions and congregation to develop fresh expressions of church, pulling on the work already being done and taking the church to the people who live, work and play in the area.

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Mission and Ministry Development Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Lochcarron Skye Presbytery
  • Closing 13th September 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

You will build capacity for mission and ministry among lay leaders, prioritising congregations in Guardianship, then other vacant charges, and then those with a Minister in post.

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Digital Ministries Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £34,422 – £38,356
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th September 2021

This is an exciting new role within the Church of Scotland which will inspire, support and share best practice from local church leaders and pioneers in the development of both new expressions of online church and online ministry and mission of existing churches.

Contributing to the development of the wider strategies on church growth, you should have experience of working within church ministry with an in depth understanding of the Church of Scotland. This role requires you to have experience in growing online communities and an understanding of how communities are formed, particularly in a digital context.

This role carries a Genuine Occupation Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010. The postholder is required to have a personal commitment to the Christian faith and engagement in the life of the Church of Scotland

The successful candidate will start on point 1 of a 5 point pay scale and move up the scale in annual increments

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Transition Minister – Wellington Church of Scotland

  • Full time
  • £43,393
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

Wellington Church is situated in the heart of the west end of Glasgow, a parish with a large, though transient, population of students and an otherwise diverse social mix including people of other faiths and none.

Through worship, prayer and praise, this role will lead the Kirk Session and congregation of Wellington Church in a process of significant change and develop a positive vision for the future leading a transitional model of parish ministry to an innovative and missional expression of church with a specific emphasis on student engagement and outreach.

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Community Development Worker – Gorbals Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • G5 0RA
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To develop the work of Gorbals Parish Church to serve the needs of both the Community and the Congregation and to work with relevant groups and individuals to enhance the lives of vulnerable people in the community.

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Church and Community Development Worker –Springburn Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Springburn, Glasgow
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To work with the Minister and congregation to increase meaningful engagement with people in the Parish and community, with a focus on building relationships.

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Mission Partner, Jerusalem

  • Full time
  • £28,137 – £34,577
  • Jerusalem
  • Closing 8th October 2021

Serving as Minister of St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem.

Are you looking for a completely new challenge overseas? Is so, this is a great opportunity to put your faith to work and make a real difference. The Church of Scotland’s Faith Impact Forum works with communities in Israel and Palestine, supporting the local population through our Churches, hotel, guesthouse and school.

As an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland, you will be in sympathy with our aims in Israel and Palestine. An understanding of the theological background of the situation in the Middle East and an ability to reflect theologically on this is essential along with experience of working with people of other faiths and cultures.

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Community Development Worker – Gorbals Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £25,624 – £28,968
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th November 2021

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To develop the work of Gorbals Parish Church to serve the needs of both the Community and the Congregation and to work with relevant groups and individuals to enhance the lives of vulnerable people in the community.

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Top job! Head of Information Technology

  • Full time
  • £58,377 – £62,381
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th November 2021

At a time of significant change in the ways of working within the Church of Scotland, the Head of IT as part of the senior management team, will help to lead the organisation through the development and implementation of IT strategy across the national offices and regional workplaces.

You will bring your proven experience of managing change to the role where through project managing our wide-ranging IT services, you will lead and inspire the IT team in the development of policy and practice to support staff and the wider church.

Alongside your experience of senior IT management your technical knowledge and understanding will be complemented by your ability to engage and influence stakeholders, make high level informed decisions and offer a strong analytical approach.

We are committed to our values of grace, integrity, respect, professionalism, collaboration and innovation in all that we do and this informs our attitude to working together.

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Youth and Families Worker, Tranent Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Lothian Presbytery
  • Closing 28th February 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

To work with the minister of Tranent Parish in developing work with children, youth and families

throughout Tranent and Elphinstone.

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Community Outreach Worker, Drumchapel St Mark’s

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Glasgow Presbytery
  • Closing 8th March 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

This role will develop the work of Drumchapel St Marks to serve the needs of the community through the development of existing and emerging projects that will be integral to the longer-term operational development of the Orchard Centre.

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We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is willing to help congregations unlock new ways of working, ready to encourage church members to realise their potential in serving God, passionate about the mission and work of, and reform in, the Church of Scotland, and willing to help shape the early years of the Presbytery of Forth Valley and Clydesdale to best serve God and its communities.

With an understanding of modern missional approaches and the challenges of developing a mission focus in the local church, you will have a vision for how the Presbytery could form operational practices to better engage with God’s Mission through Jesus Christ.

We are looking for a strategic thinker with excellent organisational and communication skills and who is a committed Christian, with a live church connection (This is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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National Stewardship Consultant (two posts)

  • Full time
  • £35,110 – £39,123
  • Home based, with travel across Scotland
  • Closing 3rd March 2022

Your role will be to support and enable congregations as they engage with the message of Christian Stewardship. This exciting and dynamic role involves a wide range of tasks, including facilitating meetings, conferences and workshops; presenting our teaching resources; and partnering congregations in their stewardship journeys.

At this time, the Team is keen to develop its digital and social media presence, produce effective stewardship content for all ages and support the Church to resource local and regional mission plans.

We have two vacancies and are seeking people who understand Christian stewardship, together with excellent organisation, presentation and communication skills, as well as a willingness to develop specialisms to support the Team’s strategy. Confident and inspirational, you should be a team player, have a talent for enabling others and a strong passion to see people and churches flourish. A current driving licence is essential, along with the ability to work evenings and occasional weekends.

For both posts, the successful candidates are required to be committed Christians with a live Church connection, which is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010.

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Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,016 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Forth Valley and Clydesdale
  • Closing 8th April 2022

The Presbytery of Forth Valley and Clydesdale offers an exciting opportunity for an individual who is a, enthusiastic skilled administrator, to help resource the Presbytery Office, as its staff and key volunteers seek to support 120 congregations across Lanarkshire and Falkirk.

The Administration Officer will play a key role in shaping the experience of Ministers and volunteers when they contact the Presbytery for support, by providing a welcoming and friendly presence in the office when people call in by phone or in person.

The staff within the Presbytery are in the early stages of combining the work of the three former presbyteries, including administrative processes into a new more efficient system. The Administration Officer will be tasked with using their experience and excellent IT skills to help the Presbytery Clerk ensure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently by creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

This is an exciting opportunity to help develop and shape a new organisation for the future, as well as supporting key officials who are working with congregations as they serve God within their communities.

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Development Officer (Communications)

  • Part time
  • £28,865 – £31,940 pro-rata
  • Home based with travel across Scotland
  • Closing 11th April 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff in the Church of Scotland Guild as part of a team supporting a national movement at an exciting time. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills working regionally across Scotland to provide support, advice and training for Guilds Together. With excellent, interpersonal skills and ability to influence, you will build relationships with Guilds locally and regionally to ensure the priorities of the national Guild are developed at a local level.

Working as part of the National team, this role will also coordinate the communications and marketing of the Guild. This will include the creation and development of the Guild’s online presence.

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Development Officer (Resources)

  • Part time
  • £28,865 – £31,940 pro-rata
  • Home based with travel across Scotland
  • Closing 11th April 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff in the Church of Scotland Guild as part of a team supporting a national movement at an exciting time. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills working regionally across Scotland to provide support, advice and training for Guilds Together. With excellent, interpersonal skills and ability to influence, you will build relationships with Guilds locally and regionally to ensure the priorities of the national Guild are developed at a local level.

Working as part of the National team, this role will also have oversight of the Guild merchandise and will develop resources to support and promote not only the Guild, but their projects as well.

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Congregational Support Worker – Newbattle Parish

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Lothian
  • Closing 29th April 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

We have an exciting role to work as part of a cohesive, supportive ministry team supporting the

Transition Minister in the transition ministry vision and mission statement.

To work closely with the Transition Minister and the Kirk Session in supporting the congregation and members of Newbattle Parish by deepening pastoral care, worshipping life and a sense of church connection within the parish.

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Parish Assistant

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Dunkeld and Meigle
  • Closing 29th April 2022

Parish Assistant–Aberfeldy linked with Dull and Weem linked with Grantully, Logierait and Strathtay

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

We are looking for someone who will assist the Parish Minister in a range of pastoral, congregational and community. This successful candidate will have experience of relating to people across all ages with an ability to carry out effective and empathetic pastoral care.

This role requires that the post holder is a committed Christian with a live church connection which is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010.

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Assembly Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th April 2022

Changing the conversation is one of the quickest ways to change the direction of our Church.

The Assembly Trustees are looking for the right person to help us change our conversations. We’re seeking someone who can see where young people spend their time, who is passionate about establishing new models of Church for a new generation, who is willing to serve Christ in a culture of curiosity – all to encourage the Church to thrive. If you’ve got ideas, we want you as an Assembly Trustee. Join us and help reinvigorate the Church for future generations.

Due to the constitution of our membership, this role requires the post-holder to be a non-ministerial/diaconate appointment and so we regret we are unable to accept applications from serving Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Deacons.

The successful applicant will serve as an Assembly Trustee for one year from June 2022 in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for a further three-year term.

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Safeguarding Officer – Safeguarding Service

  • Part time
  • £35,110 – £39,123 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with Hybrid working available
  • Closing 25th April 2022

As a member of the Church’s Safeguarding Service you will provide a professional advisory service to CrossReach services, congregations and presbyteries, staff of the national offices and other agencies/professionals and members of the public in matters relating to safeguarding and the protection of children and adults at risk of harm.

You will have in-depth knowledge of safeguarding (child and/or adult protection) and demonstrable experience of risk assessment and risk management.

The postholder will take part in a team duty rota for safeguarding referrals and also deliver training as required.

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Churches Support Officer (Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees)

  • Part time
  • £28,865 – £31,940 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with Hybrid working available
  • Closing 27th May 2022

Could you use your knowledge and understanding of current asylum, refugee and migration issues to work with congregations of Scottish churches as they seek to support the integration of refugees and asylum seekers and the building of multi-cultural cohesive communities?

Through your strong facilitation and communication skills you will equip congregations to increase their capacity, awareness, and ability to welcome and support New Scots.

With a background of working with churches, voluntary groups or in an ecumenical or multi-faith environment, your ability to connect and network with a wide range of people will encourage best practice amongst Churches, and the wider community, in creative and innovative ways.

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Congregational Leader – Ruchazie Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £26,136 – £29,547
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 10th June 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

We are looking for someone who will lead the congregational life of the church community within

the wider Ruchazie community as part of the team that is already in place. The main focus of the

role will be to help create and develop a healthy, growing, missional and transformational church

community in Ruchazie.

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Maintenance Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,016 – £25,977
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th June 2022

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Officer to work within the Church of Scotland National Offices. The successful candidate will provide general maintenance and an upkeep service to the offices while working within the Facilities Management team on matters such as fire safety, waste and energy management.

You should understand health and safety issues and statutory compliance and have experience of overseeing external contractors and Risk Assessments Method Statements.

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Parish Assistant/Deacon – Drumchapel St Andrew’s

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 13th June 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

We have an exciting role within Drumchapel St Andrew’s Parish Church for a Parish Assistant who will work to develop and deliver a range of services and activities. These activities will aim to support individuals and families, to encourage personal development, facilitate positive relationships, reduce isolation, promote inclusion, and increase participation in community and congregational life; to assist the minister in a range of pastoral, congregational and community-related duties.

Deacons are also eligible for this role, please see the additional duties and terms and conditions for more information.

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Development Worker to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

  • Full time
  • £31,821
  • Presbytery of Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th June 2022

Development Worker to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in Edinburgh and the South East

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to coordinate, support and develop the ministry amongst Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, specifically in Churches for Deaf People across Edinburgh and the South East.

With a high level of awareness of the cultural needs of the Deaf Community in Scotland, you will serve, lead and make provision for worship for the Deaf communities in Edinburgh and the South East. You will work alongside local Parish Ministers to sustain congregational life and ensure integration into the wider community.

Working in partnership with other Ministry for the Deaf post holders and colleagues within the Faith Nurture Forum, you will also be responsible for the coordination and delivery of a national programme of ministry to the Deaf Churches within the Church of Scotland.

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Team Ministry Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £31,197 – £33,982 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 30th June 2022

Could you help enable, resource and encourage staff teams within the Presbytery of Glasgow? We have a unique opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference across the 30+ teams we support.

Working directly with the teams, you will bring your knowledge of line management, team formation, team dynamics and navigating through difficulties to allow for our colleagues to work effectively to fulfil their roles.

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Post Probation Support Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £31,821 – £34,662 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 1st August 2022

Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.

We are looking for someone to work across the Presbytery of Glasgow to provide opportunities for individual and team self-reflection and development for those undertaking their 15 month post probation placements in Ministry.

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Mission Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,865 – £31,940
  • Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian
  • Closing 1st August 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is able to work with congregations to help them discover new ways of missional working, to equip them with the tools to serve God and our communities, and to model and encourage passion for God’s mission and service in the newly-shaped Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian.

Candidates must have an understanding of modern missional approaches and the challenges of developing a mission focus in the local church. Crucially, candidates must be able to inspire, encourage and support congregations, many of which will themselves be undergoing radical change as the new Presbytery Mission Plan is developed.

We are looking for a strategic thinker with a practical bent and excellent organisational and communication skills. You must be a committed Christian, with a live church connection (this is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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