JOB TITLE: Whalley Pastoral Worker

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Rev. Sally Ratcliffe/Management Team 


Whalley Methodist Church are seeking to appoint a pastoral worker to intentionally support and encourage older people in the church in terms of their spiritual health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on those who are vulnerable.

 The worker will:

  • have a keen interest in the spirituality of aging and be willing to attend training to deepen and develop their understanding;
  • be proactive and self-motivated;
  • have the ability to relate to a wide spectrum of people;
  • be active in the life of the church and attentive to their own spiritual needs;
  • be willing to attend the weekly Elevenses group for two hours on a Monday morning;
  • be able to work as part of the Pastoral Team.

 An enhanced DBS is required.

There is clearly a genuine occupational requirement that the worker is a practising Christian.  

This post is for six hours per week (to include attendance at the weekly Whalley Elevenses session between 11am and 12.15pm every Monday). 

The salary is £8.50 per hour.  The post is a two year Fixed Term Contract.

Closing date for applications: 31st January 2018

Interviews on Friday 9th February 2018

Those interested should contact the circuit office, via email, requesting a job description. Those wishing to apply should do so in writing, demonstrating their suitability for the role, include a CV and the names and contact details of two people who can provide a reference.