Epsom Methodist Church (EMC) is looking to recruit a full-time Children and Family Worker to join our Ministerial Team and provide drive, vision and inspirational leadership to our work among children and families in Epsom.
This is an exciting role for an active Christian within a supportive team, and offers the opportunity for a varied and fulfilling ministry.
EMC has an active and expanding program of ministry to children and families, including: Activity Days, Messy Church, special events such as pantomimes, plays and a full program for all on Sundays. The church runs a very successful nursery, a thriving toddler group, has its own flourishing Scout and Guide groups and is the meeting place for a large number of other groups which make use of our facilities throughout each week.
We are looking for an energetic and experienced individual who can lead the continued development of our work with children (0-12) and families and help us to grow our impact in this crucial area of church life and mission.
Key aspects of the role will include:
Bringing vision and development to our children’s groups and activities.
Leading, inspiring and resourcing our teams of volunteers.
Building relationships with children and families in Epsom,
Providing opportunities for them to explore and respond to the Christian message
The ideal candidate will:
Have at least three years’ experience as a Children and Family Worker or similar.
Be someone who has energy, is an enabler, supporter and challenger of others.
Have demonstrated their initiative in successfully introducing new exciting programmes and events for children and parents.
Be a good team member able to work within our existing ministry and leadership teams.
The appointment will initially be for a three-year term with a salary of £26,500 - £29,000pa (depending on experience).
Closing Date: 4th April 2018.
Application packs for this position can be obtained from our church office at: or by telephoning 01372 728535