Jun 06, 2024

Assistant Pastor

£33,000 - £50,000 yearly
  • The Beacon Church
  • Camberley, UK
Full time Church/Ministry

Job Description

Assistant Pastor

Responsibilities and duties:

You’ll be responsible for overseeing, but not necessarily leading ministries such as:

  • Midweek Small Groups
  • Children’s Ministry
  • Baptisms
  • Baby Thanksgivings
  • Alpha etc . . .

You’ll have opportunity to shape ministries like these. You’ll also have opportunity to get involved in other parts of church life, and this will depend upon your gifting and experience. You’ll travel to equipping events within Commission, Newfrontiers and beyond. 

You’ll join our team based in our building, The Beacon Centre in Berkshire Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4DG.


Personal Qualities and Experience

It is essential that the post holder:

  • Has a strong Christian faith and a sense of calling to leadership
  • Will make the Beacon Church their church, sharing the vision and upholding its teaching and public stance in both personal and professional life
  • Is passionate about seeing people of all ages growing in their relationship with Jesus leading to stories of transformation
  • Has the capacity to contribute to the spiritual direction of the wider church
  • Has experience of identifying, equipping and releasing volunteers
  • Has experience of taking a leadership role within a team
  • Has a personal commitment to evangelism through loving people towards Jesus
  • Applications can only be considered from those who are UK citizens or who otherwise have a right to work in the UK

Personal Skills and Abilities

It is essential that the post holder:

  • Can effectively recruit volunteers 
  • Has the ability to teach, train and develop volunteers
  • Has excellent teamwork and team-building skills, and is able to manage, motivate, and encourage others
  • Has excellent organisational skills 
  • With strong administration skills including MS office/Word/Excel/Powerpoint and Church Suite
  • Has great interpersonal skills, and the ability to connect with people of all ages
  • Has an ability to work in an ever changing environment and is emotionally resilient
  • Has outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Has a high attention to detail and high production values
  • Is able to manage a departmental budget
  • Is flexible, with a can-do attitude
  • Is teachable, has a desire to learn and grow, and is willing to undergo any necessary training
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and has good self-awareness
  • Has enthusiasm, energy, commitment, and a sense of humour

Salary: The salary range for this job is £33,000 to £50,000 per annum depending upon experience. On top of your salary, The Beacon Church will pay you an additional pension payment each month. The package also includes life insurance.

Other: Official hours are 37.5 hours a week, with a holiday allowance of 25 days a year plus bank holidays. This is a permanent position and has a DBS requirement. There is also a genuine occupational requirement that the post-holder is a Christian, as permitted under the Equality Act of 2010.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Employees may be asked to perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the Beacon Church

Please send us a CV with any covering letter you’d like to add, telling us why you’d like the job. Please send to sarahcooper@beaconchurch.co.uk

The email deadline for us to receive your CV and covering letter is Friday 28th June. 
We’ll be interviewing soon afterwards. We can only consider applications from those who have a right to work in the UK.

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