Youth Worker Required

Title of Post: Youth Worker
Employed by: St Nicholas Parish Church, Prestwick
Responsible to: The Minister as Line Manager, and accountable to the Kirk Session
Main Purpose of Post: To work with the minister and others to develop relationships with young people
Bring young people to a relationship with God through Jesus Christ using imaginative and innovative means
Work Area: The area served by St Nicholas Parish Church, Prestwick

Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will be encouraged and given scope to bring fresh and innovative ideas to the work.

Selected Terms and Conditions

Person Specification - Youth Worker

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge Essential Desirable
Formal qualifications in Youth Work  
Experience in Youth Work  
A track record in a comparable role  
Ability to engage with young people with little or no church connection  
Ability to work within a school environment, contributing to a school chaplaincy team  
Experience in planning and delivering events and activities for young people  
Excellent planning and delivering events and activities for young people  
Good communication skills - oral and written  
Knowledge and experience of using effectively & safefy IT and Social Media  
Holder of a valid full UK driving licence  
Personal Qualities
Committed Christian with a live Church connection - a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010  
Ability to communicate Christian faith imaginatively to young people  
Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment but also having the personal drive to work independently  
Openness to try new ideas and learn from experience  
Natural enthusiasm and energy to tasks in hand  

Informal enquiries to Rev. George R. Fiddes
Telephone 01292 477613 or e-mail gfiddes@stnicholasprestwick.org.uk
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