This vacancy has now closed

Diocesan Youth & Children Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,595 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th September 2022

  • Advertised from 13th September 2022
  • £16,397 - 25 hours a week (3 days).


We are seeking to appoint a Youth & Children Officer to support clergy, youth and children workers, and their congregations in meeting the needs of children and young people, and to support young people directly in their engagement with the church. The postholder will also be responsible for leading the development of youth work within the diocese as part of the larger Mission & Ministry Team.

The Diocesan Office has a small and friendly team of staff in a pleasant office very close to Haymarket, working within a supportive and collaborative environment. We are therefore very keen to get the right personality in the role to work within our team, as well as finding someone with the right skills. If you would like to discuss any aspects of the job before applying you are very welcome to contact The Revd Dr Sophia Marriage, Convenor of the Diocesan Mission & Ministry Committee (

We are looking for someone with:

  • Previous training in, and experience of, work with children and young people.
  • A strong spirituality which places young people as integral to the life of our church and a vision of the inclusion of young people in our church communities and in social action.
  • A Christian faith which welcomes diverse congregational and theological traditions.

Application notes

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2022

To find out more about the role and to apply, please visit our website.