Full time

Pioneer Youth Evangelist for Bradford Centre of Mission (Sorted)

Location: Bradford

Closing date: 29th September 2022

The main focus of Bradford Centre of Mission is Sorted Youth Church, which reaches teenagers from a number of social housing estates around north Bradford. Sorted continues to grow as a worshipping community and we are keen for the right person with the necessary skills join our core team to deliver good youth work and share our Christian values.

‘By young people, for young people’ is a phrase that was coined by a young person to describe the increasing numbers of young people getting involved in Sorted’s teamwork, (albeit with adult supervision). Some young people have since joined Sorted’s leadership after becoming young adults, and have been employed part time. Sorted also works with adult and younger volunteers.

Sorted is the outworking of an ongoing partnership between Church Army and the Diocese of Leeds, and is a charity and company limited by guarantee.

The Pioneer Youth Evangelist can expect to be part of an exciting core team, be enabled and empowered, be supported and receive appropriate training whilst bringing their own gifts and experience to Sorted. The successful candidate will be someone with a real heart for working with young people including those with challenging behaviours. Applicants should be able to demonstrate passion and experience through some of the existing work that they do. Although experience is important, good youthwork practice is essential for working with young people, particularly acknowledging working within policies and procedures, a willingness to learn, relevant administration tasks and to be accountable.

Salary

£24,390 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week (mainly afternoons, early evenings and weekends as part of the role)

Pension

If a Church Army commissioned evangelist, 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 total).

Housing

Housing allowance is provided. The accommodation will need to be located within the area of focus for the role.

Contract

Full-time, Open Ended

Safeguarding

An enhanced DBS check required and compliance with Church Army’s Safer Ministry policy. Leadership level Safeguarding Training is required within 6 months of starting in post, and Basic & Foundation levels must be completed before starting in post.

Notice

4 weeks (after probation period).

Occupational Requirements

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.

Closing Date

8am Thursday 29 September 2022

Interviews

Meeting with Sorted Young People: Friday 7 October @ 7.30pm

Interview: Monday 10 October

Reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed.

More info

For more information on the role, please see the recruitment pack here.

For more information please contact recruitment@churcharmy.org. or Tracy Milne (Lead Evangelist) on revtracymilne@sortedcommunity.org.uk

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete the Church Army Faith-Based application form for this post. When you are ready to submit your application, please upload your completed application form and select Apply now.

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