The Church of Scotland
The Church of Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC011353


Current vacancies

Mission and Discipleship Worker (Priority Areas)

  • Part time
  • £25,122 – £28,400 pro-rata
  • Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Parish Church
  • Closing 21st March 2019

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Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for the this role.

Main Purpose of post: To create culturally-specific Christian fellowships within the communities of Burnhill and Bankhead and share the Good news of Jesus Christ with local residents.

Ministries Council roles are varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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Mission and Discipleship Outreach Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,122 – £28,400 pro-rata
  • Newton, West Lothian
  • Closing 11th April 2019

Be part of something different!

Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.

Main Purpose of post: To assist the Kirk Session and Ministry Team in the development and coordination of mission and evangelism to a large and diverse parish.

This role is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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Mission and Discipleship Outreach Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,122 – £28,400 pro-rata
  • Newton, West Lothian
  • Closing 11th April 2019

Be part of something different!

Main Purpose of post: To assist the Kirk Session and Ministry Team in the development and coordination of mission and evangelism to a large and diverse parish.

Main Purpose of post: To assist the Kirk Session and Ministry Team in the development and coordination of mission and evangelism to a large and diverse parish.

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Children and Family Worker, Mannofield Parish Church, Aberdeen

  • Part time
  • £24,630 – £27,843 pro-rata
  • Mannofield Parish Church, Aberdeen
  • Closing 16th January 2019

Main Purpose of post: Build and develop relationships with young families and their young children within the Congregation and the Parish. Excite children and families through imaginative and innovative ways in sharing the Gospel. Support Young People in Faith and Life Development

Context: Mannofield Church is a large congregation that has undergone a major redevelopment of its building (completed Autumn 2016) for the purposes of significantly developing its mission.

The congregation’s objective moving forward is to show and share God's love by being a place of friendship, learning, support, guidance and care. There is a desire to build a ministry to young families and children.

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Administrative Support Assistant, Kildrum

  • Part time
  • £17,441 – £18,885 pro-rata
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 31st January 2019

Main Purpose of Post: To assist a visually impaired staff member with general administrative duties.

Main Duties

  • To assist with reading e mails, including converting JAWS speech package to word documents as appropriate
  • To open and read mail;
  • To assist with preparation of responses to mail;
  • To maintain filing system;
  • To assist with research of Bible commentaries and other material;
  • To undertake other duties, as required, in line with the key tasks of the post.
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National Stewardship Consultant (West Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £33,747
  • Edinburgh with regular national travel across Scotland
  • Closing 30th January 2019

Your role will be to support and enable congregations as they engage with the message of Christian Stewardship, which is a way of living in which we recognise that everything belongs to God, and that all resources are for the holistic growth of the Kingdom. This exciting and dynamic role involves a wide range of tasks, which includes implementing our strategy, presenting at meetings, conferences and workshops, sharing our narrative and supporting people and churches in their journey following Jesus towards living generous lives.

An understanding of the Christian faith, together with excellent organisational, presentation and communication skills, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of social media and web based engagement. Confident and inspirational, you should be a team player, have a talent for enabling others and a strong passion to see people and churches empowered. A current driving licence and the ability to work evenings and weekends are essential.​

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Deacon, Bannockburn Allan linked with Cowie and Plean

  • Full time
  • £26,762 – £30,038
  • Stirling
  • Closing 27th February 2019

Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.

Main Purpose of post: To assist the current ministry team with many aspects of work in this busy linkage.

Ministries Council roles are varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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Children, Youth and Families Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,630 – £27,843 pro-rata
  • Drumchapel St Mark’s Parish Church
  • Closing 6th February 2019

Be part of something different!

Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.

Main Purpose of post: - To take a lead in developing young people’s work on Sundays -To facilitate the development of a ministry of family inclusion within the congregation and parish - To develop and nurture engagement with children and young people in the church and community groups who use the church - To train, encourage and support young adult and young volunteers in working alongside young people

This role is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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Top job! Education Training Secretary

  • Full time
  • £49,380 – £53,314
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 2019

As a member of the senior management team within the Ministries Council you will be responsible for the strategic development and delivery of a programme of development, formation and education for those in ministry within the Church of Scotland at every stage of ministry.

As a driven and skilled leader you will have a proven track record of delivering improvements within an established training environment. You will demonstrate an ability to navigate complex governance structure to deliver real change for end-users of defined education and development services.

This role has three key distinct areas:

1.Providing leadership and strategic guidance for the oversight of the Initial Ministerial Education programme.

2.Project lead onRethinking Initial Training. This significant programme of change is critical to the future formation and education plans for the Council.

3.Co-lead onAscend: centre for wellbeing and development. This is a partnership-based programme to deliver a range of services that directly support ministers and those in ministry.

A commitment to co-create with those in frontline ministry is essential to this post. Ensuring that services are relevant, effective and financially sustainable will be critical to future success. The role combines ministerial formation, project management and operational management in a fast-paced and ambitious team environment.

An effective communicator with evidence of leadership practice at a senior level, you will comfortably inspire and motivate others around you forming successful partnerships internally and with external consultants.

This position requires a personal commitment to the Christian faith with a live church connection. This is a Genuine Occupational Requirement.

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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Mission Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,122 – £28,400
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2019

Be part of something different!

Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.

Main Purpose of post:

Working across the three congregations, to help identify opportunities for intergenerational mission in the Blackford/Mayfield/ Prestonfield area of south Edinburgh, developing new forms of outreach and building productive relationships within the community.

This roles is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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Associate Minister

  • Full time
  • £27,585 – £33,899
  • St Columba’s, London linked with St Andrew’s, Newcastle
  • Closing 21st February 2019

Be part of something different!

Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.

Main Purpose of post: To work with the Minister, as a member of the Ministry Team, and the Kirk Session to provide the full range of Parish Ministry to the St Columba’s congregation.

This roles is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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Pastoral Assistant

  • Part time
  • £25,122 – £28,400 pro-rata
  • Stonehaven
  • Closing 7th March 2019

Be part of something different!

Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.

Main Purpose of post: To provide pastoral assistance to the Charges of the Church of Scotland in Stonehaven being: Dunnottar l/w South Church, and Fetteresso Church.

This roles is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.

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