Diocese of ChichesterDiocese of Chichester

Development Worker

Development Worker

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  • By: Diocese of Chichester
  • When: 20 October 2016

Development Worker

c£30,000 per annum

Full time, two year fixed term contract, renewable subject to ongoing funding

Do you care deeply about transforming the lives of those who live in poverty?

Do you believe the church has a vital role to play in tackling disadvantage and inequality? Part of a national network, TiS is an exciting new joint venture between the Diocese of Chichester and the Church Urban Fund. Together in Sussex will support churches, people and community groups to increase the effectiveness of the Church’s response to poverty across Sussex building integrated communities.

We are looking for someone with energy and imagination to mobilise and support churches who are working to tackle poverty. You must have excellent communication and advocacy skills, an ability to develop relationships with a wide range of people, experience of working with the local church and of setting up or working in church or community based projects, as well as an understanding of the issues and impact of poverty and deprivation in our society.

The full job description, person specification and details of how to apply can be found on the Church Urban Fund website at www.cuf.org.uk/about/jobs and on the Diocesan website at www.cuf.org.uk/about/jobs

For an informal discussion please contact Archdeacon Martin Lloyd-Williams 01273 425691 or archbandl@chichester.anglican.org

Applications are welcomed from any Christian background and/or a variety of Christian life experiences, including those of long-standing, or a more recent commitment to faith. This post carries an occupational requirement to be a practicing Christian (in accordance with the Equality Act 2010).

Applications must be received by: Friday 25th November 2016 

Interviews are expected to take place on: Tuesday 13th December 2016