Pastoral Support Assistant (Part-Time) wanted by Ampthill Baptist Church Apply by 7th May

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Pastoral Support Assistant (Part-Time)
The Role:
The purpose of the Pastoral Support Assistant is to support the pastoral work of Ampthill Baptist Church to ensure continuity of pastoral care while a member of staff is on adoption leave. The Pastoral Support Assistant will primarily be working with the Senior Pastor and Seniors Ministry Co-Ordinator, as well as enabling and overseeing the Church’s small groups.
The role is part-time (21 hours per week), focused mainly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with some flexibility of working hours anticipated. The role can be undertaken based at home but will require attending events at Ampthill Baptist Church (ABC) and visiting people in their homes or other places.

 Presence and engagement at the following events:
o Fellowship Lunch (monthly, Tuesdays, 12:00-3:00pm)
o T@2 (monthly, Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30pm)
o Renew Wellbeing (weekly, Wednesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm)
 Pastoral visits to individuals
 Enabling and supporting the leaders of small groups including provision of resources, pastoral input
and prayerful support
 Attend weekly ministry team meetings on Monday mornings
 Ideally, attend Sunday morning services at ABC

Personal Qualities
We are seeking a godly, compassionate, caring Christian, with excellent communication and listening skills, who is committed to the gospel, willing to participate in the church’s life, mission, and ministry, who has a keen interest in people and is well-equipped in supporting their pastoral needs.
There is a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be a committed Christian. The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and the candidate holding a full UK driving licence.
For further information, job description and application form, contact our Senior Pastor Andrew Goldsmith at or 01525 841682.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 7 th May 2024.

Ampthill Baptist Church is a registered charity number 1198662 and is operating as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.