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Children and Families Worker


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Job Title:   Children and Families Worker 
Based at The Chapel and St Stephen’s Church
Responsible to:   
Children’s Coordinator and Vicar 

Job purpose:
To develop and deliver children’s activities with the purpose of  encouraging families in the parish to become Christians and grow in faith.

Pay: £10 per hour for 17 hours per week 

Children’s Work
a. To support and deliver the children’s work across the parish by engaging children and  families and encourage them to grow in faith.

b. To organise, develop and deliver children’s activities at church during Sunday morning family services.
c. To organise, develop and deliver Messy Church, twice per month.
d. To support the running of Little Fellowes, three times per week.
e. To provide space and activities in the Cafe so that children of a range of ages feel  welcome.
f. To encourage and support a team of volunteers associated with the children’s work.
g. To signpost families to appropriate support groups, as necessary.
h. To support parents attending Alpha and/or discipleship courses as appropriate.
i. Provide advice to Café, ministry group and other areas of the Church community in  order to support the inclusion of children and families. 

a. To maintain and update safeguarding training.

b. To seek regular feedback from participants and use to inform programme development
c. To ensure all activities conform to Diocese and Parish Safeguarding Policy
d. To carry out risk assessments for all activities and ensure compliance with Health and  Safety requirements
e. To keep Facebook updated with Children and Families events and any other church  updates as requested. 

a. To work closely with and in partnership with the Children’s Coordinator

b. To attend and participate fully in team meetings, twice per month, including leading  morning prayers as per rota.
c. To complete other jobs, within reasonable boundaries, requested by the Treasurer,  Operations Manager, Churchwardens or Minister.

Christian ethos
To represent the church, accurately reflect the Christian faith-based motivation of the St  Stephen’s community. 

Equality and Diversity
To ensure that the importance of equality and diversity is reflected in all areas of the post  holder’s duties. 

To carry out any other tasks that may be required from time to time in accordance with the post  holder’s capabilities and the changing working environment. 

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Revelation 3:20

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.

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