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

Presbytery Pioneer Worker – Kirkcaldy, Kingdom Park

  • Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Fife (On site)
  • Closing 27th May 2024

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 help grow a vision for Pioneer outreach in Kingdom Park, and the surrounding Kirkcaldy area, by developing and initiating plans for an appropriate form of Christian witness and community. This successful candidate will have experience of planning and leading effective mission and outreach and/or implementing projects.

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.

It is essential you have the right to work in the UK before applying to work with us. You will be asked to provide proof of your eligibility to work and remain in the UK if you are invited to attend for an interview.

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Administrator – Presbytery of Fife

  • Full time
  • £27,000
  • Wellesley Church, Methil (On site)
  • Closing 30th May 2024

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled administrator who will play a key role in shaping the experience of Ministers and volunteers when they contact the Presbytery for support. You will provide a welcoming and friendly service and use your experience and excellent IT skills to ensure the office runs smoothly and efficiently.

The core hours are Monday to Friday 10am-3pm with flexibility to work some evenings and weekends. This is a fixed term role for 3 years with the possibility of extension.

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Community Development Worker –Barlanark Greyfriars Church

  • Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 21st May 2024

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.

Barlanark Greyfriars Church is looking for someone to explore, assess, and identify the different needs of the congregation and the community and assist the Kirk Session in the creation of a strategic plan which will ensure the church can continue to meet the needs of the community for the future.

The successful candidate will have relevant community development experience with strong communication skills with the ability and confidence to establish positive relationships. The candidate must be a committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

It is essential you have the right to work in the UK before applying to work with us. You will be asked to provide proof of your eligibility to work and remain in the UK if you are invited to attend for an interview.

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Administrator - Safeguarding

  • Full time
  • £24,780 – £27,300
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 2nd May 2024

Working as part of a team you will provide general administrative and secretarial support to the Safeguarding Service.

The successful candidate will have strong administrative skills with good attention to detail. You will be customer focused with strong interpersonal skills and have significant experience and expertise in the use of IT applications, database management and experience in administering meetings including minute taking.

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IT Systems Support and Projects Engineer

  • Full time
  • £34,230 – £37,800
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 29th April 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Systems Support Engineer to work as part of The Church of Scotland, IT team to provide support for both onsite and offsite requests. To effectively assist end-users and maintain our core applications and services, you will require a combination of technical knowledge, problem solving skills, and strong interpersonal abilities.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working within an IT technical environment. Demonstratable working knowledge of Microsoft cloud and Office 365 environments. As well as excellent communication skills and organisational skills you will have the ability to work with minimum supervision.

It is essential you have the right to work in the UK before applying to work with us. You will be asked to provide proof of your eligibility to work and remain in the UK if you are invited to attend for an interview.

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Business Support Officer (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £29,033 – £32,025
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 23rd April 2024

This role will primarily work to provide administrative support to the Land and Estates team within the General Trustees. This role will however work as part of the wider Business Support Team and will provide administrative support across the General Trustees.

The post will work in a hybrid manner, with 50% of a working week required in the office and the remainder from home. There is a preference for office days to coincide with other members of the Lands and Estates team.

For a full job description, please download the recruitment pack below.

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Parish Assistant, Kingshill Church

  • Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575 pro-rata
  • Kingshill Church, Presbytery of North East and Northern Isles (On site)
  • Closing 15th April 2024

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 seeking a Parish Assistant to carry on the work of our growing ministry team and to help us develop our connection with and mission to the communities within our parish boundaries, in particular in relation to Kingswells.

With the ability to lead worship to a membership with a broad range of understanding of the Christian faith, the successful candidate will also have a commitment to ecumenical working and the ability to carry out effective and empathetic pastoral care, often in complex situations.

The successful candidate will be a committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Youth Development Officer - Presbytery of North East and Northern Isles

  • Full time
  • £34,230 – £37,800
  • This role is homebased with extensive travel throughout the Presbytery
  • Closing 8th April 2024

This role offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to use their experience and skills to encourage and facilitate God’s mission across this area, with a focus on youth and young adults.

A theological background will be important; in particular, we intend to work within the Five Marks of Mission and a clear vision of these and of relational approaches to youth and intergenerational work will be required. Flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to share and experiment will all be vital. It is expected that the postholder will travel extensively throughout the Presbytery.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of youth ministry in an intergenerational context with the ability to translate this into good practice. They will also have an ability to work with Christians and churches from across the theological spectrum as well as with people who have little or no church connection.

The successful candidate will be a committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Mission Facilitator - Presbytery of South West

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575
  • 50 Main Street, Prestwick, KA9 1NX
  • Closing 25th March 2024

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 Presbytery of South West is looking for someone to enable, encourage, and support the development of Christ’s Mission across the Presbytery, in and through its congregations and pioneer mission projects, with particular focus on the first 2 marks of mission (Tell & Teach/Train). This will focus on supporting the planting and growth of pioneer mission projects, while managing a number of Pioneer Mission posts in their designated area to develop new initiatives with a cross-presbytery remit to train and support people to develop parish mission initiatives.

The successful candidate will have significant recent experience of setting up, leading and nurturing new outreach ventures or/and ecclesial communities with highly developed interpersonal skills with ability to communicate information, influence, inspire and motivate others. The candidate must be a committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

It is essential you have the right to work in the UK before applying to work with us. You will be asked to provide proof of your eligibility to work and remain in the UK if you are invited to attend for an interview.

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Children, Youth and Family Worker – Dunfermline East Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £28,815 – £32,575
  • Presbytery of Fife
  • Closing 2nd April 2024

We are blessed at Dunfermline East to be a thriving and growing congregation, with a large proportion of children and young people and skilled volunteer teams. We now have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced individual to use their gifts and skills in helping us to make a difference in the lives of the people in our parish and community.

This is a leadership role, co-ordinating our existing ministry with children and young people, developing our teams and creating opportunities for children, young people and families across our parish to be introduced to Jesus and become disciples.

This is a hands on role, working with our existing groups, and leading the development of new initiaitves within our local schools and the wider parish. An element of this work will be engaging with children and young people with Additional Support Needs and their families.

You will bring a collaborative approach with experience of leading new initiatives and working positively with volunteers which will enable you to work with us in developing our connections in the community, so that children, young people and families have the opportunity to find faith in Jesus Christ.

We want to enable as wide a range of candidates to apply as possible and so we are open to applications being submitted on a full or part-time basis as well as flexible working.

It is an essential requirement of this role 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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Clinical Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £34,230 – £37,800 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with Hybrid working available
  • Closing 4th March 2024

As a member of the Faith Action team you will work within Ministries Support to help to deliver the key functions of supporting Ministers and their families. Holding boundaried and confidential con-versations will form part of the role alongside preparing correspondence and detailed clinical case notes, sourcing appropriate therapeutic options and following up on referral arrangements.

With a qualification in a recognised counselling diploma or evidence of experience in working with people in a mental health setting with more than 5 years’ experience, you will bring a friendly and professional manner to enable a pastoral, discreet, and supportive front facing response to diverse enquiries and needs.

This is a part time, 10 hour a week role which can be worked flexibly.

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Community Audit and Outreach Worker – St Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow

  • Full time
  • £28,815 – £32,575
  • Linlithgow
  • Closing 29th February 2024

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.

St Michael’s Parish Church is looking for someone to strengthen outreach by engaging in community auditing in Bridgend, Torphichen and Avonbridge, and to run and develop the Community Drop-In in Bridgend.

The successful candidate will have significant recent experience of undertaking a community audit and consultations in partnership with others.

We are looking for a creative and lively committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Outreach Parish Assistant

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Granton Parish Church, Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian
  • Closing 11th March 2024

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.

Granton Parish Church is looking for someone to assist the current ministry team with many aspects of work in a soon to be united parish which has a mixed demographic, with areas of deprivation and of regeneration. A particular focus for this post is outreach to new communities which include, as a priority, Granton Waterfront development. You will also help us fulfil our vision and deliver our Mission Plan as part of the ministry team of Granton Parish Church.

For a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit

churchofscotland.org.uk/about-us/vacancies-and-volunteering/ministries-council-posts

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Parish Assistant/Deacon, Drumchapel St Andrew’s

  • Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th February 2024

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 seeking a Parish Assistant to develop and deliver a range of services and activities which 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. This role will also assist the minister in a range of pastoral, congregational and community-related duties.

With the ability to lead worship to a membership with a broad range of understanding of the Christian faith, the successful candidate will also have a commitment to ecumenical working and the ability to carry out effective and empathetic pastoral care, often in complex situations.

This post is also suitable for that of Parish Deacon (please see additional information under Main Duties, Person Specification and Terms and Conditions for candidates wishing to apply for this post as a Deacon).

The successful candidate will be a committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Pastoral Assistant, Irvine United Church - Presbytery of South West

  • Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575 pro-rata
  • Irvine
  • Closing 19th February 2024

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.

Irvine United have an exciting opportunity for a Pastoral Assistant to join their ministry team. The role will providing and multiply a range of pastoral care for people in church and community of Irvine by identifying, training, and supporting pastoral carers and nurture of caring ministries.

As well as having experience of relating to people across all ages and with people who have little or no Church connection, the successful candidate will also have the ability to carry out effective and empathetic pastoral care for those in their own homes, in hospital, their home setting and online.

The successful candidate will be a committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Visitor Services Manager, Scottish Storytelling Centre

  • Full time
  • £29,033 – £32,025
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th January 2024

An exciting opportunity to head up the Visitor Services team at a vibrant visitor attraction and arts venue in central Edinburgh. The role includes aspects of arts administration, heritage tourism and events management and you will work with colleagues and partners to provide a warm welcome and high standard of customer care to all visitors to John Knox House and the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

As well as having significant customer service experience, you must also be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills will have the ability to manage a variety of tasks/projects simultaneously and under pressure.

You will work 35 hours per week on a flexible rota which will include evenings and weekends.

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is a partnership between The Church of Scotland and TRACS – Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland. The SSC is a vibrant arts venue with a seasonal programme of live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, workshops, family events, and festivals.

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Top job! Finance Officer - Clèir Eilean

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Home based - Highlands and Hebrides
  • Closing 31st January 2024

The Finance Officer will oversee the financial affairs of the Presbytery, ensuring compliance with good practice and statutory requirements, fulfil the role of Presbytery Treasurer and train, advise and support local congregational treasurers and book keepers.

You will be fully or part qualified and have experience and knowledge of accounting in the third sector along with expertise in financial policies and procedures, analysis and report writing. You will be able to work collaboratively using your strong communication skills.

Everything we do is shaped by our commitment to Christ and the Finance Officer must be able to work within our Christian Ethos.

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Training Officer: Church of Scotland Learning

  • Full time
  • £41,970 – £46,200
  • Edinburgh with Hybrid working available
  • Closing 22nd January 2024

As a member of the Faith Action team you will provide training materials and support to stimulate Christian formation and development of those involved across our church to enable them for faithful discipleship, mission, worship and service in the whole of life.

You will have significant knowledge and experience of project development within a church or parachurch environment and demonstrate clear vision for mission and discipleship for traditional, contemporary and emerging forms of church.

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Transition Minister – Lochmaben and Lockerbie

  • Full time
  • £48,798
  • Lochmaben and Lockerbie
  • Closing 31st January 2024

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 lead the Kirk Sessions and Congregations in a new linkage to establish good governance together with strong values and ways of working.

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Children, Youth and Family Worker – Dunfermline East Parish Church

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,815 – £32,575
  • Presbytery of Fife
  • Closing 17th January 2024

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 in the lives of the people in our parish and community.

We are looking for someone to extend outreach to families in the community and provide them with an understanding of Christian values and build faith, with particular emphasis on working with children, young people and families. An element of this work will be engaging with children with Additional Support Needs (ASN), and their families.

We want to enable as wide a range of candidates to apply as possible and so we are open to applications being submitted on a full or part-time basis.

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Finance Officer - Clèir Eilean

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Home based
  • Closing 31st January 2024

The Finance Officer will oversee the financial affairs of the Presbytery, ensuring compliance with good practice and statutory requirements, fulfil the role of Presbytery Treasurer and train, advise and support local congregational treasurers and book keepers.

You will be fully or part qualified and have experience and knowledge of accounting in the third sector along with expertise in financial policies and procedures, analysis and report writing. You will be able to work collaboratively using your strong communication skills.

Everything we do is shaped by our commitment to Christ and the Finance Officer must be able to work within our Christian Ethos.

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Community Project Lead

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Drumchapel, St Marks
  • Closing 11th January 2024

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 opportunity for an experienced Community Worker to join the team at Drumchapel St Mark’s Parish Church who will oversee the development of the Orchard Community Trust (SCIO in partnership with Drumchapel St Mark’s). The role will lead the SCIO as it works to challenge poverty, isolation, advance citizenship and community development while advancing the arts, heritage and culture and providing opportunities for spiritual growth and expression.

The successful candidate will have significant recent experience of local community-based work and demonstrable experience in project management from planning through inception to evaluation.

We are looking for a creative and lively committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Transition Minister – Gretna Area Churches

  • Full time
  • £48,798
  • Gretna
  • Closing 18th December 2023

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 lead the Kirk Sessions and Congregations in a new linkage and to establish strong values and ways of working as the first step towards a Parish Grouping with the Annan Charges.

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Wellesley Centre Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,500
  • Methil
  • Closing 1st December 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Centre Manager at the Wellesley Centre in Methil, part of Wellesley Parish Church. The Wellesley Centre opened in May 2022 and provides groups and activities seven days per week.

The role of the Centre Manager is to oversee all the activities and to develop the potential of the Wellesley Centre, especially the Wellesley Café. A knowledge of health and safety, property maintenance and the development of groups that meet the needs of our community is essential for the role.

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Presbytery Support Officer - Clèir Eilean

  • Full time
  • £32,600
  • Home based
  • Closing 20th November 2023

Presbytery Support Officer - Clèir Eilean Ì The Church of Scotland in the Highlands and Hebrides

The Presbytery Support Officer will play a key role in shaping the experience of Ministers and volunteers when they contact the Presbytery for support and using their experience and excellent IT skills to ensure the ‘office’ runs smoothly and efficiently and the presbytery website and social media channels are kept up to date.

The Presbytery Support Officer will work closely with the Presbytery Clerk to ensure that those within the Presbytery are well resourced and supported.

Alongside office management duties such as minute taking, diary management and setting up procedures, you will also bring strong interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, flexibility, creativity and approachability to this new role.

As a committed Christian with a live church connection (this is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010) you will often be the first point of contact so will be able to handle often complex and sensitive conversations gaining trust and confidence.

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Mission Plan Implementation Officer

  • Part time
  • £33,412 – £36,395 pro-rata
  • The Presbytery of Fife
  • Closing 30th November 2023

Are you excited by the possibilities for mission within the Church of Scotland? Can you see potential in the midst of all the change and transition for growth and even new life? 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 work alongside those in our congregations to enable and support them as they work to implement the Presbytery mission plan.

Alongside leadership skills and experience of leading and planning events, activities and meetings, you should have knowledge of the life and work, structures and procedures of the Church of Scotland. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to share complex information to a variety of audiences.

This post carries a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010. You will be a committed Christian with a live Church connection.

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Top job! Head of Finance and General Treasurer

  • Full time
  • £75,800
  • Edinburgh with hybrid working
  • Closing 16th November 2023

The Church of Scotland's vision is to inspire the people of Scotland and beyond with the Good News of Jesus Christ through nurturing and serving communities. A significant presence in Scottish society and civic life, the Church has ambitious and inspiring programmes to address the needs of those whom we serve.

The Head of Finance and General Treasurer has overall responsibility for the finances, financial management and income strategy of the charity, the Church of Scotland, with an annual turnover of around £100m. The role holder will lead the further development and delivery of an effective, robust financial strategy underpinned by sound financial governance to ensure financial accountability and value for money at all levels within the organisation.

This is a key position at executive level which reports directly to the Chief Officer. The successful candidate will be a credible and highly effective senior leader with the ability to command confidence and will have an empathy with the vision and aspirations of the Church. The role holder will work collaboratively to manage and advise the Church of financial risk and opportunities. They will also manage the Stewardship and Finance Department and oversee the accounting systems and controls, ensuring that the charity meets its legal and regulatory obligations relating to financial and taxation matters and safeguards the charity’s financial assets.

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Associate Minister – Corby, England and the Channel Islands

  • Full time
  • £30,135 – £37,032
  • Corby, England and the Channel Islands
  • Closing 27th October 2023

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 facilitate the Ministry Team, assist with normal parish duties and future development discernment.

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Mission Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £56,000 – £62,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and manage our Mission Support team which equips, inspires, resources and supports the Church locally with congregations and Presbyteries as well as nationally to realise their expressions of mission.

As a senior member of the Faith Action Staff team, you will provide strategic leadership for the newly formed Mission Support Team, encompassing the work of Priority Areas, Congregational Engagement and Mission Development. Together with the governance group (the Mission Support Programme Group) for this area of work, you will be responsible for the development of future planning.

In addition to this central management role you will also hold primary responsibility for the national Church’s work with Priority Areas – the 64 congregations across Scotland which are in communities where deprivation rates fall within the bottom 5% across all of the social and economic indicators.

With an understanding and knowledge of the Church of Scotland and its current challenges, you will bring your experience, understanding and vision for the work to enthuse and inspire others and encourage mission in the wider context.

An excellent communicator, you will work collaboratively and demonstrate strong leadership skills ensuring the timely delivery of key areas of work within diverse teams. Experience of managing and understanding budgets will also be required.

This post carries a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010. You will be a committed Christian with a live Church connection.

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Transition Minister – Gretna HKEM

  • Full time
  • £46,474
  • Gretna
  • Closing 6th November 2023

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 lead the Kirk Session and Congregation of Gretna Old, Gretna St Andrew's, Half Morton and Kirkpatrick Fleming linked with Hoddom, Kirtle-Eaglesfield and Middlebie Church of Scotland, and to establish strong values and ways of working as the first step towards a Parish Grouping with the Annan Charges.

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Outreach Parish Assistant – Granton Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £27,443 – £31,024
  • Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian
  • Closing 27th October 2023

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.

Granton Parish Church is looking for someone to support our existing activities for children and

families and to identify ways to extend outreach to schools and families in the growing community

including the emerging Granton Waterfront development. You will also help us fulfil our vision and

deliver our Mission Plan as part of the ministry team of Granton Parish Church.

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Pioneer Ecumenical Community Chaplain

  • Part time
  • £30,135 – £37,032 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Fife
  • Closing 23rd October 2023

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.

Lindores Parish Church are looking for a Pioneer Ecumenical Community Chaplain provide ministry, spiritual and pastoral support to the parish of Lindores, building relationships and connections with the community and working ecumenically in the parish.

It is essential that the successful candidate is an ordained Minister or Deacon of the Church of Scotland, Probationer eligible for ordination or an ordained Minister of a partner Church. This is a genuine occupational requirement in terms of the Equalities Act 2010.

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Church and Community Worker – Aberdeen North Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £27,443 – £31,024
  • Aberdeen North Parish Church
  • Closing 27th October 2023

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.

Aberdeen North Parish Church are looking for someone with experience of implementing and running a wide range of church and community groups, to join the ministry team to assist in the deliver of the missional responsibilities of the congregation. As well as being positive and enthusiastic with the ability to enthuse and encourage others, you will also be having a willingness to try new initiatives and ways of working.

It is essential that the successful candidate is a committed Christian with a live church connection, this is a genuine occupational requirement in terms of the Equalities Act 2010.

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Presbytery Advisor (Under 40s Focus)

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Argyll Presbytery
  • Closing 29th September 2023

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 support and encourage congregations and ministers to create a fresh expression of church for the under 40s. The successful candidate will have experience of leading a team of volunteers and a commitment to ecumenical and partnership working.

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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Community Development Worker – Newbattle Parish Churches

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Lothian and Borders
  • Closing 4th September 2023

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 help the church develop deeper connections with the community and more widely, with a particular focus on how the buildings the church owns are developed with this objective in mind.

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Parish Assistant/Deacon

  • Full time
  • £27,443 – £31,024
  • South Kintyre
  • Closing 12th September 2023

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.

At an exciting time for the parishes of South Kintyre, we have an opportunity for a Parish Assistant/ Deacon to join the South Kintyre ministry team. As well as regularly leading worship, you will assist the parish minister with all areas or worship, education and local ministry, engaging with the wider community and brining Christian influence to community groups where possible.

The successful candidate will have experience in planning and conducting worship, or willingness to be trained in order to do so, will have the ability to carry out effective and empathetic pastoral care in a variety of situations as well as experience of working with children, young people and their families.

We are looking for a creative and lively committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Ministries Support Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £47,000 – £52,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th August 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of delivering Support Services to join our Ministries Support team. You will have a relevant background e.g. ministry, Human Resources, counselling, social work or social care.

You will have a thorough understanding of the demands of ministry, as it is practiced in the context of a national Church, to allow you to develop and deliver a strategic programme of Support for the entire lifecycle of those serving in the recognised Ministries of the Church of Scotland. With the ability to communicate effectively across our structures, this role demands high level administrative management alongside a high degree of resilience in managing matters of a highly sensitive and complex nature.

This post carries a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010. You will be a committed Christian with a live Church connection

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Congregational Support Worker – Newbattle Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Lothian and Borders
  • Closing 4th September 2023

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 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. The successful candidate will have experience of developing congregations’ spiritual life, with a strong understanding of mission and worship.

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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Depute Presbytery Clerk - Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian

  • Full time
  • £32,600 – £36,000
  • Edinburgh and West Lothian
  • Closing 28th August 2023

This role offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to use their skills to encourage and support Presbytery, its committees and congregations through the current change programme, and to ensure the effective implementation within congregations of the decisions in the 2023 Presbytery Mission Plan. More generally, the postholder will work closely with the Presbytery Clerk, sharing committee responsibilities as appropriate and deputising during absences. Flexibility, creativity and a willingness to share and experiment will all be vital. It is expected that the postholder will travel extensively throughout the Presbytery.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the Church of Scotland, it’s life and work, structures, procedures, polices and law. They will also have an understanding of the role of presbyteries and their operational practices as well as having highly developed interpersonal skills and a talent for effective communication.

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Community Engagement Worker, St Marks, Stirling

  • Full time
  • £27,443 – £31,024
  • Stirling
  • Closing 29th August 2023

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 opportunity for an experienced Community Worker to join the team at St Mark’s Parish Church to build relationships with people in the community (children, young people, families, single people, couples, caregivers and people in receipt of care at home or residentially,) sharing the gospel in an accessible way, leading them to faith and enabling them to become disciples.

The successful candidate will have experience in community based work with the ability to identify opportunities for outreach and community involvement and the ability to plan and implement relevant activities and or groups.

We are looking for a creative and lively committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Parish Assistant – West Gordon Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £27,443 – £31,024
  • Alford
  • Closing 28th July 2023

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 closely with the Minister, as a member of the Ministry Team and along with the Kirk Session to provide the full range of Parish Ministry, and to develop our mission to and outreach within our parish boundaries. The successful candidate will have the ability to preach, teach, and minister to a membership with a broad range of understanding of their Christian faith as well as having experience of working with children, young people and families.

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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Parish Assistant – Pentland Parish

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Caithness
  • Closing 28th July 2023

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 closely with the Parish Minister to develop and enhance the missional and outreach element of Pentland Parish. The successful candidate will have experience of working with families and young people within the wider community as well as within the church.

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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Children and Families Ministerial Assistant

  • Full time
  • £27,443 – £31,024
  • Gorgie, Dalry, Stenhouse Church along with Palmerston Place Church
  • Closing 10th July 2023

Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian

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 opportunity for an experienced children’s worker to join the Ministry Team of Gorgie, Dalry, Stenhouse and Palmerston Place Church. At this exciting time of change, you, alongside the Minister and Kirk Session will oversee for the spiritual growth of the church family. As well as supporting our existing activities for children and families you will identify ways to extend outreach to schools and families in the community to help us fulfil our vision and deliver our Mission Plan.

We are looking for a creative and lively committed Christian with an active Church connection (Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010).

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Sanctuary First Minister and Digital Ministries Adviser

  • Full time
  • £47,000 – £52,000
  • Edinburgh with hybrid/home based work considered
  • Closing 20th June 2023

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to inspire, support and lead Sanctuary First, the Church of Scotland online worshipping community. This is a wide and varied role with responsibility for the continual development of on-line and digital expressions of worship, witness, nurture and service.

You will bring your leadership qualities to work alongside a core team of creative individuals and our long-standing partners and with your ability to network you will seek new partnership opportunities to collaborate with.

As a Church of Scotland Minister of Word and Sacrament your thorough understanding, knowledge and passion of current and future practice of all digital forms of Church will lead us in our expansion of online worship and the production of blogs, videos, podcasts and original music.

With your ability to engage and enthuse and respond to a rapidly changing and complex context you will research and build on the increased demand for thoughtful worship, mission and ministry resources online.

As Sanctuary First operates as a SCIO of the Church of Scotland, you will need to have a firm understanding of governance and financial issues as they relate to OSCR and charity compliance along with a proven track record in planning and organising delivering work to deadlines and within budgets.

We want to enable as wide a range of candidates to apply as possible and so in recognition that this post holds a wide range of accountabilities, we are open to applications being submitted on a part-time or job-share basis where individuals are able to demonstrate specific skills and experience for all or parts of the role.

This post carries a Genuine Occupation Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010.

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Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,443 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Perth
  • Closing 15th June 2023

We have a varied and interesting opportunity for a someone with a communications/public relations background who is able to engage with internal and external audiences to support in communicating the Church’s life and work within the Presbytery of Perth.

As a self-starter you will use your enthusiasm and strong communication skills to identify and secure copy, generate good news stories and share information for e-bulletins, the website and to get media coverage.

Your experience and expertise in IT applications including social media will generate emerging stories and announcements of general interest.

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Presbytery Pioneer Worker – Kirkcaldy, Kingdom Park

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 16th June 2023

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 help grow a vision for Pioneer outreach in Kingdom Park, and the surrounding Kirkcaldy area, by developing and initiating plans for an appropriate form of Christian witness and community. This successful candidate will have experience of planning and leading effective mission and outreach and/or implementing projects.

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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Transition Minister – Dunfermline: St Leonards

  • Full time
  • £46,474
  • St. Leonard's Parish Church, Dunfermline
  • Closing 31st July 2023

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 lead the Kirk Session and Congregation of St Leonards, working collaboratively with the local churches in the Dunfermline South & East group, in a process of significant and sustainable change, focused on mission.

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Children, Youth and Family Worker – Dunfermline East Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Dunfermline East Parish Church
  • Closing 8th June 2023

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 extend outreach to families in the community and provide them with an understanding of Christian values and build faith, with particular emphasis on working with children, young people and families. An element of this work will engaging with children with Additional Support Needs (ASN), and their families.

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Ministerial Assistant – Brimmond Churches

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of North East and Northern Isles
  • Closing 12th May 2023

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 support and facilitate the ministry of the new united charge in pastoral, congregational and community partnership working. This successful candidate will have experience of participating in and leading worship in different congregational settings including formal, informal and interactive.

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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Congregational Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,443 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Perth
  • Closing 30th April 2023

We have a varied and interesting opportunity for someone who is able to support our Presbytery and congregations with financial advice and training and also to assist with and oversee aspects of Safeguarding.

With understanding and experience of charity accounting regulations and budget and financial report preparation you will have a collaborative and personable approach to team working.

Your knowledge of current safeguarding legislation will support our local colleagues in sharing good practice and maintaining accurate records.

You will be able to work unsupervised and enjoy problem solving using your own initiative.

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Presbytery Mission Officer

  • Part time
  • £40,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd April 2023

The successful candidate will be one of the key leaders in helping the Presbytery of Lothian and Borders to foster and sustain a culture of mission/growth. Please note this is a half-time post and it is the intention of the Presbytery to have two half-time Mission Officers.

Main duties will include

• To get alongside congregations and help the presbytery inspire them in their missional life

• To help Presbytery develop an understanding of contextual mission providing an appropriate balance between renewal and pioneering initiatives

• Feedback to Presbytery areas of missional need from congregations requiring support and resourcing

• To support, inspire, and encourage mission district and congregational mission activities

• To help to set up and inform the working of Mission Districts

• To train and support mission districts and congregations in their implementation of the five marks of mission

• To assist mission districts and congregations to theologically reflect on issues surrounding mission in 21st century secular Scotland

• To support Presbytery in the review of missional aspects of congregational Local Church Review Action Plans, advising on training and resources to help towards the achievement of goals

• Facilitate and assist in the development and ongoing implementation of the Mission Plan and Local Church Review

• To arrange gatherings to encourage networking, sharing of information and experiences and expert input on relevant mission topics

• To work with Presbytery in developing new models of mission/ministry for the missional context of today

• Liaise with Officers of the National Church, Forums, Committees, and agencies, as appropriate, to ensure that national projects and policies are effectively communicated with Presbytery

• To develop effective partnerships with other relevant organisations and to encourage such partnership working within mission districts; this could include other denominations, Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland, Fresh Expressions, FE Establishments, and relevant third sector bodies

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Mission Director

  • Full time
  • £46,000 – £48,000
  • Presbytery of Fife
  • Closing 17th April 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is willing to help encourage and support mission focus within Presbytery and its congregations.

With an understanding of missional approaches and the challenges of developing a mission focus in the local church within the context of the Presbytery Mission Plan, 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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Top job! Chief Executive of the General Trustees

  • Full time
  • £75,800
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th April 2023

We are seeking an accomplished professional to provide executive leadership for the General Trustees of the Church of Scotland.

The General Trustees hold in trust for congregations around 3,500 buildings including churches, halls and manses, and approximately 13,000 acres of agricultural land spread throughout Scotland. They also have significant investment holdings most of which are also held for congregations. The staff of the General Trustees provide advice to congregations on repairs and maintenance, purchase and disposal and health and safety issues relating to these properties.

In recognition of the Church estate requiring rationalisation and improvement, we now seek a Chief Executive who will assist and guide the Board and provide staff leadership in supporting congregations in achieving the vision of ‘well equipped spaces in the right places’. This is a key element in the strategic plans of the General Trustees and the wider Church.

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Associate Minister, Skene Parish Church

  • Full time
  • £30,135 – £37,032
  • Skene Parish Church
  • Closing 31st March 2023

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 work with the Minister, as a member of the Ministry Team and the Kirk Session to provide the full range of parish ministry and to develop our mission to and outreach within our parish boundaries.

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Presbytery Administrator - Presbytery of Lothian and Borders

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Primarily working from home
  • Closing 7th March 2023

The successful candidate will provide administrative assistance to the Presbytery. This post offers hybrid working and is a full-time position for 36 hours per week. Hours of work can be agreed with the Presbytery Clerk.

Main duties will include

• Responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of efficient and effective office processes

• Responsibility for the provision of secretarial and senior administrative support to the Clerk of Presbytery, and to appropriate Committee Conveners

• Responsibility for the organisation of Presbytery meetings

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Health, Safety, Risk and Compliance Manager, General Trustees

  • Full time
  • £47,000 – £52,000
  • Edinburgh with hybrid/home based work considered
  • Closing 13th March 2023

This role is for an experienced health and safety professional who will provide a comprehensive technical, professional and management support service to the Church of Scotland General Trustees. Working with those based locally in Presbyteries and congregations to ensure legal compliance for the management and decision-making processes with their properties, specifically in the areas of health and safety, regulatory compliance and risk management.

The Church is one of Scotland’s largest charities this role provides the opportunity to handle a wide and interesting range of work. As the first point of contact you will be advising and making recommendations to help with improvement and compliance.

Along with your qualifications and commitment to CDP, your enthusiasm and communication skills will allow you to make positive working relationships so that you can explain, influence and advocate with a wide range of people often in complex situations.

Vacancy Ref. 05/23

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Top job! Buildings and Projects Manager - General Trustees

  • Full time
  • £56,000 – £62,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd March 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for a Buildings and Projects Manager to join the General Trustees, the property owning arm of the Church, in a senior role. This role will provide strategic leadership advice and support to the Board of the General Trustees and associated committees and working groups on matters relating to health and safety, property, construction and building maintenance.

The successful candidate will be a Chartered Member of an industry recognised professional body (RICS/CIOB) and have significant experience of working at a senior management/executive level.

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Assembly Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th February 2023

The Assembly Trustees seek an eager person to help us change our conversation, who seeks to establish new models of Church for a new generation, who is willing to serve Christ in a culture of curiosity…all towards encouraging the Church to thrive.

If you’ve got the ideas, we want you as an Assembly Trustee. Come and help renew the Church.

This is an opportunity to become one of the 12 Assembly Trustees who are appointed by the General Assembly. The appointment is to fill a vacancy that has arisen and is an initial two-year term from May 2023, renewable thereafter for three years. You will be joining a dynamic and motivated range of people with widely varying experience, most of whom are in the 50+ age bracket and most of whom are men and so we seek to have a more balanced group of Trustees representing those we serve. We are all very committed and actively engaged in the work of the Church.

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Mission Support Priority Areas Development Worker - Faith Action

  • Full time
  • £39,800 – £44,000
  • Base: the post is based in the Church’s Glasgow office, with work across Scotland
  • Closing 24th February 2023

We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of The Church of Scotland, Faith Action Mission Support Team in its work with Priority Areas – these are communities across Scotland which are ranked the highest for deprivation.

This post, which will be based in our Glasgow office, will lead on the development and evaluation of programmes designed to support the network of Priority Area congregations, presbyteries and the wider Church in its mission to be with our poorest communities.

The postholder will lead on promoting and disseminating the experience from the work of Priority Areas out to the wider church, ecumenical partners and other agencies in order that the learning can be shared and replicated.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of the issues relating to poverty and their relevance to the mission of the Church. Displaying a wide range of strong leadership and communication skills, the postholder will also have a proven track record in planning and organising to meet the demands of a complex environment, delivering work to deadlines and within budget.

The successful candidate is required to be 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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Mission Partner, Rome

  • Full time
  • £30,135 – £37,032
  • St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Rome
  • Closing 14th February 2023

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

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 Churches Together in Rome (and its constituent members), Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (and its constituent members), Consulta delle Chiese evangeliche del territorio Romano, Pontifical Scots College, Rome, Pontifical Beda College, Rome)

As an ordained Minister in a church recognised by World Communion of Reformed Churches and the Church of Scotland, you will have the ability to reinforce an international identity for the worshipping community to express the global breadth of the Reformed tradition. You will be able to engage ecumenically with other Christian churches at a practical and theological level by building relationships with ecumenical partners.

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Presbytery Resource Adviser

  • Full time
  • £39,800 – £44,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th January 2023

We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of The Church of Scotland, Office of the General Assembly. The postholder will work predominantly with the Principal Clerk in supporting and advising Presbyteries in respect of the provisions of the Church Courts Act, the Presbytery Mission Plan Act and Local Church Review processes, and in establishing collaborative working practices and sharing of good practice amongst all Presbytery Clerks, as well as providing training for Presbytery roles. The postholder will also act as Secretary to the General Assembly's Nomination Committee and will undertake a strategic review of the Nomination Process.

Bringing their experience and knowledge of the Church of Scotland, its life and work, structures, procedures, policies and law, the successful candidate will also have strong communication skills with ability to work collaboratively.

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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Children, Youth and Families Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,443 – £31,024 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of South West
  • Closing 14th February 2023

Children, Youth and Families Worker – Patna Waterside and Dalmellington Parish Churches

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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Project Manager – Housing and Loan Fund

  • Full time
  • £32,600 – £36,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th January 2023

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the team of the Housing and Loan Fund of the Church of Scotland. The role will manage the work to be done on the Fund property portfolio to upgrade as necessary and to fulfil the Church’s Landlord obligations in terms of Energy Performance Certificate Regulations and advance the Church’s Net Zero aims. This role will also instruct, manage and monitor external consultants and tradesmen in carrying out work to Fund Properties

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in delivery and/or management of property maintenance as well as experience of managing multiple projects and an understanding of the core principals of project management.

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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 work with children, youth and Families in a Church context, to cover a period of maternity leave. With significant experience in youth work and in particular experience of working with children of primary age, you should have a good understanding of the issues that affect them.

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Property Marketing Assistant – Law Department

  • Full time
  • £25,650 – £28,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th December 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a Property Marketing Assistant to join the Law Department within the Church of Scotland. You will provide the Estate Agency function, dealing with the mar-keting and sale of church properties, as part of the administrative team. The properties include many historic buildings (churches and manses) as well as houses and land throughout Scotland. You’ll be helping to guide the marketing of each property to a successful conclusion.

It is essential that you will have estate agency and/or paralegal experience in property sales and/or negotiation, along with a high level of IT proficiency, sound organisational skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service.

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Strategy Officer – Presbytery of Glasgow

  • Part time
  • £31,821 – £34,662 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th December 2022

As the Presbytery of Glasgow Presbytery looks to the approval of our Mission Plan, we are seeking to recruit a replacement Strategy Officer will work as part of a team including the Vacant Charge Enabler and the Congregational Facilitator who will guide the implementation phase of the Mission Plan across our 123 congregations.

The Strategy Officer will support, inspire and enable Committees and Congregations to develop strategies for mission and to build sustainable worshipping communities and offer professional guidance to our Presbytery Committees to embed a culture of openness, welcome, mutual support and creativity that in turn enables congregations to be supported to be People of the Way.

The postholder is required to be 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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Administration Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,750 pro-rata
  • Perth, with some home working available
  • Closing 30th November 2022

This wide-ranging administrative role will involve support the Presbytery Clerk in dealing with correspondence, significant diary management and full secretarial support to a number of meetings which will require skills in organisation and prioritisation.

With your experience in carrying out similar duties, you will bring your proactive and collaborative approach to the role with the opportunity to use and develop your strong IT skills

Core hours of the role are Monday to Friday with some evening and weekend work required.

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Team Ministry Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £31,197 – £33,982 pro-rata
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 30th November 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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Mission Plan Implementation Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,821 – £34,662
  • The Presbytery of Forth Valley and Clydesdale
  • Closing 1st December 2022

Are you excited by the possibilities for mission within the Church of Scotland? Can you see potential in the midst of all the change and transition for growth and even new life? 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 work alongside those in our congregations to enable and support them as they build new relationships and develop ministry and mission in their areas.

The Presbytery of Forth Valley and Clydesdale are looking for someone to enable the implementation of the Presbytery Mission Plan by working with Kirk Sessions, Ministers, and the Presbytery Mission Implementation Group.

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Training Officer (Probationers) – People and Training

  • Full time
  • £37,600 – £42,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st November 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of The Church of Scotland, People and Training Team within Faith Action. The postholder will be responsible for the development, planning and implementation of training and development programmes for ministry Probationers and Ministers in First Five Years; and support work with Candidates for Ministry.

Bringing their experience in conducting programme reviews, consultations and report writing, the successful candidate will also have a strong background in the formation and delivery of training programmes working collaboratively with individuals and groups.

The successful candidate is required to be 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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Presbytery Pioneering & Planting Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,136 – £29,547
  • Presbytery of Glasgow
  • Closing 8th November 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.

Glasgow Presbytery are looking for someone to facilitate, nurture and support the pioneering and planting of new congregations, fresh expressions and local mission initiatives.

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Pastoral Assistant – Granton Parish Church

  • Part time
  • £26,136 – £29,547 pro-rata
  • Granton Parish Church
  • Closing 1st November 2022

Pastoral Assistant – Granton Parish Church

Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian

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.

Granton Parish is looking for someone to assist the current ministry team with many aspects of work in this changing parish which has a mixed demographic, with areas of deprivation and of regeneration.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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