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faith empowered development officer

Location     Home-based.
As the role is part of the National Team, the role will involve travelling to the National Office in Sheffield on a regular basis.
Details Faith Empowered is a resource designed to gather together individuals from across a diocese to train them as leaders in local evangelism. In doing this the role engages with the Resource and Enabling parts of Church Army’s DARE strategy.

Alongside this, the successful candidate will work with the Church Resource Officer to:
  • Deliver training-the-trainer courses so that Faith Empowered can be delivered by local practitioners.
  • Develop contacts across the regions including a network of trainers who can share experience, feedback, and ideas for the further development of the resource.
The successful candidate will be a member of the Learning and Development Team, reporting to the Church Resource Officer, and working with members of the Training and Research Teams. Faith Empowered is an exciting resource with potential for significant impact in the Church of England. The successful candidate will recognise the importance of the role of the evangelist for the contemporary church, and the role of Faith Empowered in resourcing and enabling evangelists across the Anglican tradition.

As a Christian, you will be able to facilitate the use of, and training, in relation to Faith Empowered due to your understanding of the difference evangelism makes and be able to engage with those in ministry across different Diocese and faith-based networks. As well as developing the support for the resource, you will promote the resource to dioceses. To do this you will be a confident communicator and excellent networker.
£31,871 pro-rata per annum
Hours     18.75 hours per week (part-time)
Some evening and weekend work required when necessary in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.
Pension You will be assessed under auto enrolment legislation and if you meet the criteria for pensions, will be enrolled into the scheme. Minimum pension contributions will be made for you into the scheme by the employer.
Annual Leave 25 days per annum, plus public bank holidays (33 days total) pro-rata
Contract Part-Time, Fixed-Term (3-year funding)
Notice Period 3 months (after probation period) 
DBS A DBS check is not required for this post. However, all staff are expected to read & comply with Church Army’s Safer Ministry policy.
Occupational Requirement Due to the responsibilities of the role, there is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 that the post holder has an active faith in Jesus, demonstrated by an involvement in a local church and agreement with the vision and values of Church Army.
Closing Date
9am on 15th February 2021
26th February 2021
More info For more information on the role, you can find the job description and person specification here. 

To apply, please submit a Church Army Faith Based Application Form
Applications should be sent to:

If you would like you to find out any more about the role, we encourage you to speak with Jonny Price (Church Resources Officer):

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