Children’s and Families’ Worker


The Parish of Glenavy is looking for a Children’s and Families Worker to build on the strategic work of our previous staff member over an 8 year period.

This is a great opportunity to move on from your experience as an assistant leader to taking the lead yourself and shaping our ministry to children, under the supervision of the vicar.

Starting at 25hrs. p.w.on a 3yr contract,the hours may be increased after a 6 mths. review.  You need an OCN2 or equivalent qualification in youth or children’s work, and 2 years experience in ministry to children.

 Our pay-scale follows the JNC Youth & Community Support Worker scale, (from a base of £16,430 p.a. (pro rata), to reflect your experience.

 You must be willing to work within the ethos of the Church of Ireland, and your work will entail irregular hours, some at weekends. 

We regret we cannot provide  accommodation, so a car is essential.

 For a job description and application form, contact the vicar at Confidentiality will be observed.  

Applications by  31.10.18

Apprentice Youth Worker / Outdoor Development Worker (funded by RANK foundation)


(St John’s Parish Church, Moira – Church of Ireland)

Apprentice Youth Worker / Outdoor Development Worker (funded by RANK foundation)

LOGIC is a Christian based drop in centre in Moira for age 12-18 year olds and we are seeking to employ a full-time Apprentice Youth Worker/Outdoor Development Worker to help run our programme and help design and deliver an outdoor pursuits enterprise.

Salary – £15,500 per annum. Please note that this is a fixed term contract to 30th November 2019.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individual who is self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative to start a new social enterprise project. The successful candidate will use their own experiences to help support young people in developing their social and life skills. They must also be willing to learn and to develop their own professional skill set.

For an application pack – email:

OR send A4 SAE to:

Tracey McKinley, 51 Main Street, Moira, BT67 0LQ

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 19thOctober 2018.




An exciting opportunity to join our Youth Work team at Seagoe Youth Group, Portadown.

Our extended provision allocation has enabled us to very successfully expand our youth work into the local community and schools.

The new Worker in Charge (under the direction of our Leader in Charge) will have the opportunity to direct the staff team in its outreach.

Thanks to a substantial grant we are in the process of designing a new purpose built youth complex in Killicomaine.

The post is for 24hours, however there may be the possibility for the successful candidate to work some additional hours within Seagoe Parish.


Currently accepting applications for Circuit Youth and Children’s Worker

Knock Methodist Circuit is looking for a full-time Youth and Children’s Worker.  The circuit is composed of 3 congregations (Braniel Church, Dundonald Methodist, Knock Methodist) within a few miles of each other in East Belfast.

The purpose of this role is to:

  • Support young people to grow socially, emotionally, and spiritually
  • Work with and develop a team of volunteers to work with youth and children’s ministry
  • Nurture young people as disciples of Jesus, helping them to find their place within the life of the church, their community and world by their participation and the use of their gifts and talents.
  • Develop opportunities for children and young people to learn about, explore, share and live out their faith.

If you may be interested in applying for this role, there is further information below, including a job description, person specification, and an application form.  If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Britt Gilmore:
e-mail –
phone –  028 9065 3413

The deadline for applications is Monday, 22nd October at 2pm.

Circuit Youth and Children’s Worker – Job Description

Circuit Youth and Children’s Worker – Person specification

Application Form – Circuit Youth and Children’s worker

Families, Youth and Children’s Associate (full-time permanent)

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Families, Youth and Children’s Associate 

(full-time permanent) 

The United Parish of St John’s, Ballyclare and Christ Church, Ballynure, County Antrim, are seeking to appoint a passionate and experienced leader with a proven record in ministering to young families, youth and children. This is an exciting and strategically important opportunity to be part of an expanding team ministry, within a growing church family whose people are seeking to see many in our community develop a relationship with Jesus Christ. 

This is an attractive full-time, permanent position, offering a salary of £24,000 – £27,000 per annum, negotiable based on experience, plus a modern 4-bedroom detached house within the Ballyclare area, or £5,000 per annum housing allowance should the successful candidate already live within the area. 

For more details and an application pack, please contact David Brown, Parish Administrator on 028 9335 4814 (Office hours Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm) or Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 29th October 2018. Further information on the United Parish can be found at our website or via our Facebook page. 


Charity Registration Number : NIC103558 

Youth Support Worker (fixed term appointment until 30 September 2021)





Transformative Education for Positive Relationships Project (Transform Project) is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)

 As part of this project Youth Link: NI, the lead partner, now wish to appoint a:

  Youth Support Worker (fixed term appointment until 30 September 2021)

Salary Scale:  £18,870 – £21,074 (NJC Pts 18-22)

Application packs and further information available via:

Closing date for receipt of completed applications:  Friday 19 October 2018 @ 12.00 noon

Youth Support Worker – Application Pack – Sept 18