People living in the poorest areas of England are likely to die 26 years earlier than those living in the richest areas and are three times more likely to have a mental illness. At Church Urban Fund we don’t think this is acceptable. Do you? If not then join our fast paced team tackling poverty in England.
TOGETHER SOUTHWARK DEVELOPMENT WORKER
Do you have a vision for a Christian response to tackling poverty and disadvantage?
Are you passionate about spiritual and social transformation?
Together Southwark is a joint venture between the Diocese of Southwark and Church Urban Fund that promotes mission, ministry and practical action to tackle poverty across South London and East Surrey.
We are looking someone with passion and imagination to mobilise and support churches who are working to tackle poverty together. You must have excellent communication skills, an ability to develop relationships with a wide range of people, experience of working with the local church and of setting up or working in church or community based projects, an understanding of the issues and impact of poverty and deprivation, and you must be in sympathy with the Christian faith.
Salary: £31,750 pro rata
Contract: 4 days a week, two year fixed term contract
Closing date for applications: 21 June 2013
Date of interview: 3 July 2013 in Deptford