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Find out about the latest job opportunities at the 鶹ý Church

Current vacancies at the URC

Ministers wishing to transfer to the 鶹ý Church

Ministers of other churches wishing to transfer to the 鶹ý Church can seek a Certificate of Eligibility to come on to the Roll of Ministers of the 鶹ý Church.

  • Closing date for applications: 15 July 2024
  • Interviews: September, via Zoom.

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an in-person Assessment Conference from 31st October – 3rd November in Cambridge, England.

Applications are welcome from ministers who are members of churches that are either a member of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, the Council for World Mission or the World Communion of Reformed Churches.

Those interested should contact the Ministries Office for an application pack by email [email protected] or call 020 7916 8649

Repairs and Maintenance Coordinator

  • London
  • Fixed-term contract for 12 months, Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Salary: £36,102 per annum
  • Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 2 August 2024
  • Interview date: Friday 16 August 2024

Employee benefits

Summary of Church House employee benefits

From holiday allowance to season ticket loans, find out about our employee benefits for Church House staff

Other URC jobs

Pioneer Chaplain / Evangelist

Herringthorpe URC, a lively church in Rotherham, is looking to appoint a Pioneer Chaplain/Evangelist.

  • 17.5 hours per week (including evening and weekend work)
  • 3 year contract, starting September 2024
  • Salary: £26,059 pa pro rata, plus 5% pension contribution (Actual salary £13,029.50 pa)
  • Closing date: Friday 19 July 2024
  • Interview: In the week of Monday 22 July
  • The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, and there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a Christian.

Please contact Rev. Matt Stone (tel. 01709 373355; email [email protected]) for further details.

Safeguarding Officer – Maternity Cover

The 鶹ý Church Thames North and Southern Synods are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer (Maternity Cover).

Full time: 37.5 hours per week, 12-month Maternity Cover
Salary: £42,000 – £45,000 per annum
Closing date: 12 Noon Monday 22 July 2024
Interview date: Thursday 1 August 2024
Starting Date: Monday 9 September 2024
Responsible to: The Thames North and Southern Synod Moderators
Area: London and parts of the Southeast

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please apply for an application pack from Colleen Fraser on
T: 075 3185 3524 or email [email protected].

The West Midlands Synod of the 鶹ý Church is seeking to appoint a Children and Youth Development Officer(Ref CYDO).

  • This is a full-time post for 35 hours per week including evening and weekends on an open-ended contract.
  • Salary: £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications
  • Closing date for applications: noon on Thursday 15 August 2024
  • Interview date: Monday 2 September 2024
  • This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Volunteer Positions

Member of Pensions Committee

We are seeking immediate nominations and applications for a member of Pensions Committee.

Have you a financial background? If so, the URC needs you!

The URC Pensions Committee is looking for volunteers to help the URC continue supporting its pension arrangements. Previous experience in some aspect of pension provision or regulation would be of assistance to the current group of volunteers.

If you have an interest in helping the Church manage the retirement arrangements for our ministerial team and our staff members, we’d love to hear from you.

Interested?

The role description is available here but if you want more information about the role please contact John Samson, Chief Finance Officer.

To find out more, download:

To apply please send a CV by email to [email protected]

Nominations can also be sent to [email protected]

Closing date for applications/nominations:

there is no deadline for applications, the advert will close as soon as a suitable candidate has been found.

Applications will be screened by the Committee Convenor in conjunction with another member of the Pensions Committee. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend a short meeting with them. References for all volunteers will be sought prior to positions being confirmed.

Assistant Clerk

We are seeking immediate nominations and applications for an Assistant Clerk of General Assembly, which is an opportunity to support the Councils and Committees of the Church in a role which is integral to sound decision making and good process.

Do you have an eye for detail? Do you value good governance? Do you understand the structures of the URC?

For more information email: [email protected]

To apply please send a CV by email to [email protected]

Nominations can also be sent to [email protected]

Closing date for applications/nominations: The advert will close when someone has been appointed

Commission Secretary – Ministerial Discipline Process

The URC’s Ministerial Discipline Process is looking for a Commission Secretary, effective from July 2025, but with ample shadowing time of the present post-holder built in.

Key tasks include:

  • Keeping records of the panel for Assembly Commissions.
  • Approaching identified individuals to sit on Assembly Commissions.
  • Liaising with all those involved in disciplinary cases.
  • Arranging meetings for Assembly Commissions, draft agendas, take minutes and assist to progress cases. Advise on due process.
  • Drafting documents for approval by the Assembly Commissions.
  • Monitoring and seek to expedite the progress of cases through the ‘hearing stage’ of the disciplinary process
  • Making arrangements for formal disciplinary hearings and attend, including taking notes during the hearing, keeping records of decisions made, informing parties of decisions made and record keeping.
  • Seeking feedback and drafting lessons learnt reports on all cases that entered the disciplinary process.

If you feel you have the gifts, graces, and skills – and are willing to undergo a safer recruitment process – please e-mail the Secretary of the Complaints and Discipline Advisory Group at[email protected]outlining your skills and experience.

Non-URC jobs

Christian Aid is looking for a Senior Church Advocacy Advisor.

  • Salary (full time): £51,902
  • Type of contract: Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours: 35
  • Contract length: 12 months
  • Location: London, England
  • Closing Date: 22 July 2024

For more information, please visit the website .

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