This vacancy has now closed

Associate Minister

  • Full time
  • £30,135 – £37,032
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th November 2023

  • Advertised from 2nd October 2023


Main Purpose of post

To work as a member of the ministry team with the Kirk Session over the full range of parish ministry and community outreach activities, taking on a leadership role on retirement of the current Minister and taking forward the parish grouping with St Cuthbert’s, leading to linkage and deferred union.

It is a locally funded appointment, offered on the basis of an initial fixed term of three years.

The Kirk Session of Greyfriars Kirk has resolved that all applicants for the vacancy will be considered, including ministers or ordinands who are in a civil partnership or a same-sex marriage.

The post holder should be an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland or partner church. A candidate for the ministry who has completed their probation could be ordained into the role.

Responsible to:

The Kirk Session of Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh and its Moderator

Application notes

Closing Date for applications

Friday 10 November 2023. The intention is to hold interviews week commencing 20 November, and the date will be published on the Greyfriars website.

Required CV (2 sides of A4) and covering letter of up to 1000 words, including what attracts you to the role; and why you are a good match for it with your skills, experience and personal characteristics. Include whether you are an ordained minister (or seeking ordination).

Send to Jo Elliot, Enquiries to Richard Frazer, or 07715 069041.