Mount Pleasant Baptist Church vacancy – Northampton

Youth Worker’s Job Description
There is no accommodation provided with this post.
• It is a full-time salaried post.
• Previous experience and qualifications are desirable, although not essential.
• There is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a committed Christian.
• Please note that we can only consider applicants who are already resident and permitted to work in the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Job
1. To be responsible as team leader for youth and family work (11 – 18 years) at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.
2. To provide pastoral support to children and families in or linked to MP Baptist Church.
3. To teach and develop the Christian faith and spiritual development with young people.
4. To engage with young people within the local community and be able to create activities that will enable engagement with the church community.

Key Responsibilities
1. Planning, leading, organizing a varied programme for young people on a Sunday morning and in small groups throughout the week.
2. Teaching and explaining the Christian faith in innovative ways that helps to engage young people with the gospel.
3. Providing for the pastoral care and support for our youth.
4. Developing a mentoring programme for the youth.
5. Organizing residential (Spring Harvest and Soul Survivor) and away day occasions for the youth.
6. Being a part of the ministry leadership team. This includes line management meetings with the Ministry Assistant.
7. Being a team player who can organize and encourage a volunteer team.
8. Have inspirational leadership qualities that encourages and recruit new team members to support the youth ministry.
9. Undertaking administrative duties particularly data bases and safe guarding practice and policy.

The Youth Worker will be expected to maintain good working relationships with many people in and outside the church. They must be ready to deal with the expected as well as the unexpected. The nature of the job requires a high degree of confidentiality, tact and discretion.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 147-155 Kettering Road, Northampton, NN1 4BS, Closing date for application is 30th June 2018. Please see website for application form.    website address:


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