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Families Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,900 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th March 2023

  • Advertised from 1st March 2023
  • 15 hours per week, £11100 per annum


Colinton Parish Church is looking for a part-time Families Worker to work with our Sunday Club and families within our congregation and the Colinton community, including our volunteer team running Messy Church. This post will suit someone with enthusiasm and initiative who is looking for part-time employment working with children and families.

Colinton is a suburban parish in the South-West of Edinburgh. We have attractive Rooms as part of our Church building and these are used for activities including a daytime Café and a playgroup. We also have a separate Hall elsewhere in Colinton, some of which is leased to a private nursery and the rest of this Hall is used for a variety of community and Church activities.

This appointment is initially for an eighteen-month duration from a mutually agreed starting date in Spring or Summer 2023. The post is part-time, 15 hours per week. The exact working pattern is negotiable and expected to vary from week to week but must include most Sunday mornings and some daytime and some evening work. The salary will be £11,100 per annum (£25,900 pro-rata).

Further information about Colinton Parish Church can be found on our website

More details of the role are provided in the Job Description below.

Application notes

To apply please submit CV and covering letter to no later than Monday 20th March 2023. In your covering letter please include a description as to what motivates you to apply for this post.

Over the next 3 years it is planned that Colinton Parish Church will move into Union with our neighbouring Juniper Green Parish Church. It is agreed between Colinton Parish Church and Juniper Green Parish Church that for the initial 18 months duration the Colinton Parish Church Families Worker role will cover the Colinton Parish only.