Job Details

Type: contract
Hours: full time
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Our roles are self-funded and applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before start. Salary range is £22,902 – £34,216, dependent on experience.
Posted: 05 May 2022
Closes: 03 Jun 2022
Ref: C04052022-1406/NIDDRIE

Important Requirements

Applications can only be considered from those who are UK citizens or who otherwise have a right to work in the UK.

You will need to be able to declare wholehearted acceptance of the FIEC doctrinal basis and agreement with the FIEC ethos statements.


Carys Taylor (HR & Compliance Technician)
[email protected]

Job Title:   Gospel Worker 

Location:  Applicants may be required to work at existing church plants in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness, or any new locations established in Scotland.

Job Description 

20schemes is the church planting and training ministry of Niddrie Community Church based in Edinburgh. We are looking for gospel-worker missionaries to live and serve in the schemes of Scotland.   There is a requirement to live in the community and be a member of the church at which you will be placed.

The applicant will specialise in a particular area: church planter associate, women’s worker, pastoral assistant, or youth worker. Gospel workers serve as part of a church-planting team, aiming to be positive role models, faithful friends, and committed evangelists in the schemes. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Share the gospel message of the Christian faith
  • Assist the Church Planter with any duties associated with establishing a healthy church
  • Pastorally care for, support and counsel individuals within the church and community
  • Recruit, train and co-ordinate work of volunteers and junior staff
  • Disciple new believers and establish and support discipleship relationships
  • Help establish new and maintain existing community contacts
  • Become familiar with needs of the area through surveys, interviews, etc.
  • Assist with development of local and international partners for financial and prayer support

Desired Experience/Qualifications 

  • 20schemes Ministry Internship (2 Year) or equivalent
  • Undergraduate degree in ministry area
  • Experience working within a ministry context
  • Experience working with people from complex backgrounds

 Locations throughout Scotland. Our roles are self-funded and applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before start.  Salary range is £22,902 – £34,216, dependent on experience. 

 Notes of interest to: [email protected] 

 This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks.  

Applications can only be considered from those who are U.K. citizens or who otherwise have a right to work in the U.K.

Occupational Requirement

An occupational requirement applies in terms of the Equality Act (part 1, schedule 9). This post requires the occupant to have a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord, and to believe that the Bible is fully trustworthy, in all that it affirms, and the highest authority for faith and life in keeping with 20schemes’ statement of faith. These principles require to be applied alongside the professional skills required in this role.

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