Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

Children and Families Worker

Location: St Andrew’s with Holy Cross, Basildon

Have you got a passion for working with children and families in the heart of the community? Do you long to be able to proclaim the Gospel in a way that is both practical and meaningful? Is God calling you to serve him in new creative ways?

If so, why not come and join our enthusiastic and committed parish family located in East Basildon?

We are seeking a part-time Children and Families Worker to lead our developing and vibrant ministry reaching out through activities such as Messy Church, Make Lunch and Sunday Worship Zone. We have strong links with local schools and are planning some exciting work in the new housing developments in the parish with the aim of planting a new worshipping community.

Salary £10,000 pa for 16 hours a week.

If the prospect of being part of this kingdom work excites you why not contact our Vicar, Jane Richards for more details or  by phone 01268 952012 for an informal discussion.

Applications should include a CV, details of two references and a personal statement addressing the person specification for this post.  The closing date for applications is 31st August 2019

Applications and accompanying documentation should be sent by email to

Closing Date: 31 August 2019

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