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Current Opportunities to Join the All Souls team


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Ministry Training Scheme 2019-20


The Ministry Training Scheme is a one or two year ministry training programme. It combines biblical and theological training with hands-on ministry experience alongside a member of the staff team in a particular sphere of church life. It's particularly designed for those who are growing in Christian maturity and leadership. 

For more information and to download an application form please see the Ministry Training page on the All Souls website. 
   

 

TAMAR Chinese Female Outreach Worker


Exciting role in a vibrant and diverse central London church. The opportunity has arisen to join a committed church and staff team.

Key responsibilities of this significant role are to:
  1. To support other members of the Tamar team in their outreach to Chinese sex industry workers
  2. To seek and to build befriending relationships and offer compassionate support to those working there through regular visits and one to one mentoring.
  3. To offer practical support for those wanting to exit trafficking, exploitation and prostitution, gain alternative employment and live a different lifestyle, helping them to connect with statutory services.
Essential experience, skills and knowledge
We are looking for someone who:
  • Is literate in Mandarin, Cantonese and English
  • Is totally committed to the evangelical Christian stance and mission of All Souls Church
  • Has a good personal understanding and experience of cultural issues in mainland China and the background of the Tamar client group
  • Has a good biblical understanding to lead one to one/small group bible studies in Mandarin
  • Is able to pray in Mandarin or Cantonese with client group
  • Is proactive and experienced in engaging with Chinese women working in the sex industry especially in Soho, Chinatown, London
  • Is resilient, with an ability to handle pressurised situations with calm, tact and wisdom
  • Is committed and able to work to the goals and objectives of Tamar
  • Has a servant-hearted focus
  • Is a flexible team player
  • Has experience searching and mapping parlours within Westminster and City of London
  • Is able to support City outreach afternoon team and Soho/Chinatown evening Team
  • Is able to develop personal relationships with the client group and, where appropriate, offer support and practical assistance which includes accompanying people to appointments, accessing local services and help with learning English and one to one bible studies
  • Is able to attend meetings with CCIL (Chinese Church in London) staff members
  • Is able to monitor new massage parlours in Westminster and City of London
  • Is able to work well within the team
  • Is able to communicate effectively
  • Is computer literate

Application details

If you are interested in applying, please download a detailed job description and application form here.

Please include:
1.  A completed application form
2.  A CV
3.  A statement explaining why the role is of interest to you and why you are suitable for the position.

Application closing date:  23rd December 2018
Interviews: tbc
Salary: £18,085 (inclusive of London Allowance) actual salary for 28 hours
Contract:  Temporary, 12 month contract (to be extended pending funding)

Please submit completed applications to: recruitment@allsouls.org or by post to: Recruitment, All Souls Church, Langham Place, 2 All Souls Place, London W1B 3DA

For all queries, please email: recruitment@allsouls.org

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only.  Occupational Requirement (OR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
 
   

          

Church Assistants 2019-20



Could God be calling you to come and serve at All Souls for the coming year?  Looking to have a year like no other?

We are seeking six unique Christian individuals to start in August 2019 for twelve months. As well as being provided accommodation (including bills) in the heart of London, a salary and fulfilling work, you'll receive fantastic Biblical teaching, mentoring, ministry experience and more!

Key responsibilities for this interesting role are to:

  1. work a 35 hr (full time) weekly rota, responsible for providing practical support e.g. setting up the church for services, internal and external events etc for all parish activities through the year. 
  2. undertake ministry training and  participate in staff prayer groups and meetings as key members of the staff team
  3. provide support running and maintaining parish buildings and facilities
  4. support the practical running of, and participate in, Sunday services and weekday events
  5. spend a year worshipping at All Souls while studying one specific area of ministry each term (one day per week) alongside your practical duties, and exploring issues of Christian Faith. This includes training to preach at the 8am service.  

Essential qualities

We are looking for someone who:

  • is a committed Christian in total sympathy with the evangelical stance and mission of All Souls.

  • is a hard worker with a servant heart.

  • is able to evidence a desire to grow an understanding of the Bible and develop as a disciple.

  • is able to join in with the Christian worship of the team at staff fellowship and other prayer meetings

  • has excellent interpersonal skills able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • has excellent organisational skills with the ability to use initiative

  • has an ability to handle pressure situations with tact and wisdom

  • is flexible and able to work as part of a team

  • is interested in seeing how church works from the inside, perhaps with a view to full time church work

  • is able to work sensitively with a multicultural staff team and church family

  • may bring experience of a global Christian background that helps support international members of the congregation

Please watch the video, access the application pack for more information and to download application form  and full job description here.

Closing date: April 2019 (or as soon as vacancies are filled)

Interview:  by arrangement

Start date: Weekend 3rd/4th August 2019

Salary:  £14,942 p.a. 

For all enquiries and to submit completed applications, please email recruitment@allsouls.org

In accordance with the equality act 2010 there is an occupational requirement that the post holder is a practising Christian and we expect our Church Assistants to adhere to our values as a church.
   

          

Music Department Senior Music Minister


Dr Noel Tredinnick has been Director of Music for over 45 years and leaves us with a rich legacy of musical excellence and creativity, notably in the life of the All Souls Orchestra.  Our desire is to honour that legacy and to build on it and and develop it. This is an opportunity to recast it for the enjoyment and enrichment of the next generation.

We are expecting the Senior Music Minister, in close consultation with the senior team, to develop their own vision for music (and the arts) which will serve All Souls and the wider church.

Scope of Role is to:

- Lead - a music staff team as well as a range of musicians (orchestral groups and contemporary bands) to deliver high quality music for the All Souls church activities and other events.  Also personally be comfortable leading from the front with considerable skill on a leading instrument, ideally piano or organ..

- Attract and Integrate - recruit new generations of musicians to the church to serve the congregation, growing godly musicians trained as disciples, as well as good musicians trained to play skillfully.  

- Multiply - grow others who can serve and lead at different levels themselves.  Developing the next generation of musicians and song leaders will be an important element in the training ministry.

- Serve and Share. - with a history of serving the wider church, in due course we would want the new Senior Music Minister to  see how our resources can best serve and be used for the wider church and for gospel mission in this day and age.

- Support - as part of leadership of the whole church family, to work closely with the ministry team, to serve in any other additional ways the Rector may require.

Essential qualities - we are looking for someone who:

- is totally committed to the mission and stance of All Souls, teaching and living consistent with its conservative theological beliefs.

- is a servant-hearted leader, with demonstrably significant experience of handling a wide range of pressurised settings.

- is able to demonstrate mature understanding and ability to apply Biblical teaching, particularly of how music serves the church in a multi-generational and multicultural church.

- has proven extensive musical leadership skills for both congregations and instrumentalists across a wide range of classical and contemporary styles

- has a minimum first Degree in Music, preferably higher.

- is able to demonstrate significant achievement in music as performer, conductor, leader, arranger (preferably with first instrument being piano or organ) - ideally with orchestral conducting experience.

Administrative details:

This is a full-time senior position on the All Souls Ministry team.   Appropriate compensation package from £47,681 pa. inclusive of Central London Allowance - will be offered based around the skills, experience and circumstances of the preferred candidate.  

For a confidential conversation to discuss details, please email janet.obrien@allsouls.org

Please submit completed applications to recruitment@allsouls.org, download full job description and application form here.  To find out more about our Music Department, please visit  www.allsoulsmusic.org/

Application details

Applications should include:
  • A completed application form
  • A CV
  • A statement explaining why the role is of interest to you and why you are suitable for the position.
  • We will also require recorded examples of (1) performing, (2) worship leading and (3) conducting - our preference would be a video in any suitable format (youtube, .mp4,  .mov or similar).

Application closing date:  18 February 2019

Interviews will take place on:

1st Interview - week of 25 February 2019

2nd Interview - week of 4 March 2019


Preferred start date:  June/July 2019 (with attendance at Prom Praise at the Royal Albert Hall Saturday 27 April 2019, as a guest)

There is an occupational requirement that the job-holder is a Christian under the Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010. 
 
   

          

Music Department - maternity cover

 
All Souls Music Events - maternity cover
For more details about this up-coming role, please email janet.obrien@allsouls.org