Family Worker

Applications are invited for the post of Family Worker at Trinity United Reformed Church,
Milton Grove, Wigan WN1 2PG.

Are you looking for a new opportunity to see lives, relationships and our community transformed by the love of God in Jesus Christ? We need someone to work alongside the Minister and Elders of Trinity URC in developing new initiatives within the Church and forging links within the local community.

The role: Family Worker
The location: Trinity United Reformed Church, Wigan- with a requirement to travel.
The contract: Permanent part-time- 20 hours per week, with a 3 month probationary period
Salary:  £10,320 per annum

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. You will be a committed Christian with a calling to support family work within the church and have relevant experience of working with all ages. 

The aim of the post is to assist the Church in continuing to offer and extend the love of God in Jesus Christ in our neighbourhood by building awareness and facilitating links within the local community, as well as continuing to support existing groups and individuals.

Applications by C.V. and Letter of Application to be received by Friday 13 December 2019. Interviews will be held during the week beginning Monday 13 January 2020. For full details and application pack, please contact the Church Secretary:

Synod Treasurer role

CashThe post holder need not be a qualified accountant but must be able to demonstrate that they are numerate, financially aware and have some experience of financial management. They should be someone who takes a calm and measured approach, able to assess financial matters in a balanced manner but also confident and strong enough to challenge decisions when appropriate.  

The post holder will supervise and mentor the Synod Finance Officer, working partly from home, with office-based work as appropriate in the Synod Office in Wavertree, Liverpool.

The postholder needs to be able to commit the equivalent of around 50 days a year to the work of the Synod, roughly eight hours a week on average, but with some peaks for meetings and at year end.  Hours of work will be flexible and with some evening and weekend work. 

An initial salary of around £6,000 will be paid, possibly more if appropriate.
View the Job Description and Person Specification here or telephone Synod Office: 0151 722 6590. If you are interested in this role, please send a brief CV with a letter of application to email: or post to the address above.
Closing date for expressions of interest: Friday 13 December 2019.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17 December.
There is an occupational requirement for the job holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 Part 1, Schedule 9. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. 

Children & Secondary Schools Worker 

The Wirral Methodist Circuit is seeking to appoint a committed Christian as a Children & Secondary Schools Worker to work within the Circuit and beyond.
The mission of the Children & Secondary Schools worker will be to work alongside volunteer children’s workers in churches to develop and improve their work with children especially in the secondary school age group.  The Hope Journey will be the principal way in which churches’ work with schools will be supported.  The postholder will join a team of two full-time workers and a team of volunteers.
The Circuit is particularly seeking to appoint someone with expertise and experience of working with secondary aged children and young people to join the team which at present focuses on work with children under 11.  The Circuit Children & Youth workers work as a team but each brings a particular expertise to the team and will lead on work in that age group or scheme.
The working hours will be 37.5 hours per week to be agreed with the line manager and will involve some evening and weekend working.  The salary will be £21,000.   
This is a full-time post but we welcome applications from those offering part-time employment or job-shares.   Please make this very clear in your application.
For a job description, person specification and application form, email   

The closing date for applications will be midday on Monday 11 November 2019.  
Interviews will take place on  Friday 22 November 2019.
Should you wish to have further information about this post please contact Peter Colyer on or telephone 0151 334 7941.

For nationwide vacancies, please visit the main URC website here