Job Details

Type: contract
Hours: full time
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Our roles are self-funded and all applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before beginning their role. This fundraising goal will be increased to cover the cost of additional family members
Posted: 23 Apr 2021
Closes: 31 Jul 2021
Ref: C23042021-0908/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.


Marci Haydon (Worker Relationship Manager)
[email protected]

Location: Scotland – Church Plant in a Housing Scheme 

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.   

A gospel worker is a long-term position for men and women. 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

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.  

Required Skills

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
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