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Chaplaincy Vacancy


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Mission in the Economy (MitE)

Merseyside


Director of Operations (Full Time 35 hours p.w.) initially a 3 year Contract 

Salary: £28,500

Please note that it might be possible for the successful applicant to negotiate different hours (salary pro rata) if it could be demonstrated that the role could still be fulfilled.



Mission in the Economy (MitE)

MitE is an Ecumenical charitable company which works alongside local businesses, churches of all denominations, town & city councils and more to provide chaplaincy services and work & wellbeing resources to business public and voluntary communities around the North West.  We also provide Chaplains to Liverpool Airport, Merseyside Police and the Y.M.C.A.


After a successful process of re-structuring and strategic planning, our current Director of Operations has been recruited to lead a similar process with another charity.


This post is open to all, lay or ordained, who are able to support the Charity’s objects which include the promotion of “the application of Christian principles within the economy and their appreciation by Christians and non-Christians and thus foster the developments of a healthy economy by encouraging best practice and influencing public opinion in favour of gospel values.”


MitE currently has three core outputs:

The provision of volunteer chaplaincy in locations throughout Merseyside.

The provision of fully-funded paid chaplaincy to organizations in Merseyside.

The development and delivery of chaplaincy training programmes.

In addition, we are currently looking at new models of Chaplaincy which would meet the needs of a millennial workforce within a distinct area of Liverpool.


Applicants will be required to:

Lead, manage and develop an established Ecumenical Chaplaincy Team.

Act as a focal point of contact with supporting denominations and external networks.

Develop a theological understanding of the effects of the regional economy, and communicate this to the Churches and faith groups through training and study events.

Share in the responsibility of managing the Annual Budget with the MitE Council and be proactive in attracting funding for the organisation.

Report regularly to the Council and work closely with the management structure.


The Mission in the Economy office base is in Liverpool city centre with satellite groups in St Helens and Warrington.  It is possible to establish a pattern of home and office working.


Closing date for applications: 10 August 2018 

Interview date in Liverpool: 7 September 2018


Informal conversations concerning this post will be welcome

  

For an application pack contact: 

Jean Wynne                                                       

Liverpool Parish Church

Old Churchyard

Liverpool

L2 8TZ


e. jeanwynne@livpc.co.uk 

t. 0151 236 5287


For an informal conversation about the post contact:

The Revd Dr Crispin Pailing (Chair of Trustees)


e. rector@livpc.co.uk

t. 0151 236 5287




Wanted!  Technical person/s (AV/PA) Synod is in need of one or more volunteers to perform various jobs which include transporting the AV/PA equipment from Synod Office to Synod meetings; setting up the equipment; balancing the sound throughout the meetings; operating the PowerPoint and so on; helping to dismantle the equipment at the end of the meeting, and transporting the equipment back to Synod Office. 

Synod also has two worship bands who tour Mersey Synod churches to lead worship, who are also in need of help with the technical side of their worship.  These are the Café Jam Band and the Folkus Gallery Band. The Café Jam band sing modern praise songs/hymns in a café style setting.  The Folkus Gallery Band lead worship in a folk style.  Technical folk are also urgently needed to assist both of these bands at the services, and preferably at the practices too, to perform various jobs, including those detailed above, but also to balance the sound as the bands practice before the worship starts.  Travelling expenses will be paid.  Suitable own transport is essential.  The band practices/worship/services are usually held on Sundays but not exclusively.  If you are interested in being part of this team please contact Revd Keith Hulse on keith.hulse@icloud.com for more information.

 

 The United Reformed Church, Mersey Synod, 1 Fingall Road, Wavertree, Liverpool,  L15 9JE. Tel: 0151 722 6590    www.urcmerseysynod.org.uk



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