Families Worker


Posted on: Thursday 20 July 2023

Wymondham Abbey

Wymondham Abbey are looking for a families worker to develop and deliver activities with the purpose of encouraging families to become Christians and grow in faith.


  • To support and build on our current ministry to children on a Sunday morning.
  • To explore the setting up of children’s and parents’ activities and worship at another point in the week
  • To encourage and support our existing team of volunteers associated with children’s work.
  • To signpost families to appropriate support groups in the town as necessary


  • To maintain and update safeguarding and training.
  • To seek regular fe edback from participants and use it to inform programme development.
  • To ensure that all activities conform the current Diocesan and Parish safeguarding policy.
  • To carry out risk assessments for all activities and ensure compliance with Health and Safety requirements.
  • To meet regularly with the Vicar to review progress.
  • To keep Facebook updated with Children and Families events and any other church updates as requested.

Personal Attributes:

  • To be a practising Christian, comfortable with the worship and ethos of the Abbey and with a passion to see people come to faith.
  • To have strong interpersonal skills, sufficient to communicate effectively and the ability to build strong working relationships with a wide range of volunteers and congregation members.
  • Good organisational, planning and time management skills.
  • Able to work flexibly and with a minimum of supervision.
  • Tolerance, patience and the ability to deal with competing issues.
  • The highest level of honesty, integrity and discretion
  • An understanding of equality and diversity


  • Working with children/families
  • Managing people
  • Organising events

Closing date: 7:00 pm Thursday 31 August 2023

How to apply

Application by C.V. and letter stating how you fulfil the requirements of the post.

The Reverend Canon Christopher Davies

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