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Together for Change - Family Link Worker

The primary focus of this role is to provide mentoring support to children and families in the setting of a church and partnering school, as part of the Joint Venture Charity, ‘Together For Change’ (a partnership between The Church Urban Fund and the Diocese of Coventry).

The post holder will be gathering valuable data to support a potentially wider initiative of Family Link Workers, and thereby equipping schools and churches to support families living with disadvantage.

We are seeking someone with a vibrant Christian faith, a passion for enabling churches and schools to engage effectively in the transformation of local communities and a track record in successful and sustainable community projects. The post holder should have experience of working with youth/children’s work in a paid or voluntary capacity, experience of supporting families in a support capacity, excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a variety of audiences, including children, parents, teachers and governing bodies.

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The closing date for applications is: 21st November 2017 at 12 noon

Interviews will take place in Coventry on: 30th November 2017

For an informal conversation please contact the Transforming Communities Together Officer, Mrs Jet Jones on 07958 957320.

Please email completed application forms to:

or post them to: Ryan Finnegan, Cathedral & Diocesan Offices, 1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB.

Diocesan Ecumenical Officer

The primary focus of this role is to assist the Diocese of Coventry in fulfilling the Diocesan Mission Purpose of Worshipping God, Making New Disciples, and Transforming Communities, principally by encouraging the development of 8 Essential Qualities throughout the life of the Diocese, especially with regard to Ecumenical Life. This role is a volunteer position which may, by permission of the Bishop, be carried out within the core working hours of an existing clergy post.

The role will involve building relationships with those working in other Christian communities in the Diocese of Coventry, in order to help inform strategic thinking and decision making within the Diocese over matters of partnership working with other Christian communities.

The role will necessitate considerable networking ecumenically, and prophetically advising senior Diocesan staff in matters of ecumenism, using, where appropriate, evidence and stories gained from within the Diocese.

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For more information please contact bishop john at or call 01926 427465.


Other job opportunities

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  • Chaplains;
  • Community workers;
  • Parish administrators;
  • Youth workers.

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