Outreach Parish Assistant

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

  • Advertised from 13th February 2024
  • 18.75 hours per week including evening and weekend work. Salary is based on the MDS scale of £27,443 - £31,024 per annum. Increasing to £28,815 -£32,575 per annum on the 1 January 2024. This is the full-time salary scale and actual salary will be pro rata to 0.5 FTE.
  • Job Reference Number: M25/23


About Granton Parish Church

We are a community of ordinary people who want to know God and live our lives for him. As Christians our faith is rooted in Jesus Christ: both his teachings and example, and his living presence in our lives. We believe that the message of Jesus is still relevant today and has the power to change people’s lives. We aim to introduce people to Jesus so that they will:

•Know God intimately

•Follow God passionately

•Share God relevantly

Context of the role

The role of Outreach Parish Assistant is crucial in the development of the mission of Granton Parish Church to bring the Five Marks of Mission to the growing waterfront development within the existing parish serving Granton, Wardieburn and Royston in North West Edinburgh but drawing our congregation from across the city.

Responsible to:

Parish Minister once appointed but in the short term the Interim Moderator GPC

Purpose of Post:

•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.

•To help us fulfil our vision and deliver our mission plan.

•To be part of the ministry team of Granton Parish Church on Sundays and during the working week.

•To share with the minister and kirk session the responsibility for the spiritual growth of the church family

Application notes

A Recruitment Pack is available for download below.

Closing date – Tuesday, 27 February 2024