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NOTE: THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST IS FRIDAY 19TH JULY 2024

Outreach Parish Assistant

This is a part-time post, and normal hours of work will be up to 18.75 hours per week.

Closing date: Fridy 19th July  2024

Location: Granton, Edinburgh


Main Purpose of Post:

To assist the current ministry team with many aspects of work in the parish.

Granton is a large parish, (population12,793) serving the communities of Granton, Wardieburn and Royston in NW Edinburgh, all with varying needs. The newer Waterfront areas are expanding rapidly with a number of active building projects currently underway which will house a generally more affluent group

There are a significant number of people living in poverty mainly in the older parts of the parish and Granton is on the supplementary list of Priority Area Parishes. The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation shows that large parts of the Granton area are in the 10% most deprived with Royston (our immediate locality) being in the 5% most deprived.

Informal enquiries should be sent to:

Dan Docwra, Session Clerk, Granton Parish Church Email – ddocwra@gmail.com, mobile 07903 104557

Note that there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) for the person to be a Christian.