Parish Ministry Consultant – Full Time Full Time in Brisbane QLD

Branch Brisbane QLD AU

Parish Ministry Consultant – Full Time
Brisbane QLD

All services within the Anglican Church Southern QLD are supported by Diocesan Services and Financial Services, a centralised shared-service infrastructure that…

Through our committed employees and volunteers, Anglican Church Southern Queensland provides ministry, outreach and care to Anglicans and the wider community. From parishes and schools to residential care facilities, community care and social service programs to theological education and financial services each commission undertakes a significant part of the Church’s work.

The purpose of the Parishes and Other Mission Agencies Commission (PMC) is to facilitate strategic planning, policy development and the monitoring of operations in relation to parishes and other mission agencies

The role of Parish Ministry Consultant is to provide support, consultancy and coaching to parishes and clergy to improve the health of churches. NCD is one of the tools that is currently being used. You will also need to be able to use other consultancy tools and methods. You will also be responsible for developing learning networks within ACSQ, focused on supporting participants to grow in particular areas of ministry

This position is on a full time, permanent basis, based in our central Ann St location.

About You

A dedicated member of the Anglican Church, your values and faith will be coupled with a skill set that includes:

  • An understanding of the principles and frameworks of Natural Church Development and other parish health tools and consultancy methods
  • Demonstrated ability to provide coaching, mentoring and guidance to parishes
  • A background in quality improvement processes and the relation to potential growth opportunities
  • Creation and delivery of group training, including assessment, learnings and outcomes
  • Ability to identify individual needs and requirements of parishes and work with them to develop effective programs for wellbeing and growth
  • Assistance in the promotion of ‘Learning Networks’ (communities of practice) and wider use throughout the Diocese

An excellent communicator with the ability to inspire and engage others, your personal attributes for success are:

  • High quality consultative skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders
  • Creating connections and building rapport to benefit all parish members & volunteers
  • Exceptional attention to detail and mental agility, including memory, to maintain accuracy
  • Facilitation and group training experience and the capability to work with diverse audience knowledge and engagement

You will be required to hold Qualifications in Coaching and Facilitation and a current Queensland Drivers Licence. Current or previous involvement with a faith-based organisation or training in Theology would be highly regarded.

What We Offer

Working within a small team, alongside an approachable, results-focused manager, you will enjoy a level of independence and autonomy, along with:

  • The chance to provide continuous improvement initiatives to parishes
  • An opportunity to grow and develop the Anglican Church’s presence within Southern Queensland
  • A competitive salary and benefits
  • An opportunity to grow and develop the Anglican Church’s presence within Southern Queensland
  • Working with dedicated and experience professionals, supported by a proactive management team
  • Easily accessible public transport options, including bus, train and ferry

Show Your Interest

To submit an application and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’ below or visit http://www.anglicanchurchsq.applynow.net.au/ and refer to job number S2854

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position Description

Please address Selection Criteria and include a current resume & cover letter with your application

For further information please contact

Belinda Macarthur on 07 3835 2284

Applications close Sunday 28 th May 2017

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position

About Us

The Anglican Church Southern QLD offers a broad range of career opportunities across southern QLD – from Bundaberg in the north to Coolangatta in the south and across the south-west from Birdsville to Brisbane.

With the aim of the whole church engaged in the whole mission, we provide much needed services for the community, including parishes, schools, theological education and financial services, and residential aged care facilities, community care and social service programs through Anglicare Southern QLD.

All services within the Anglican Church Southern QLD are supported by Diocesan Services and Financial Services, a centralised shared-service infrastructure that provides a range of corporate services including Information and Communication Technology, Finance, Marketing and Fundraising, Communications, Human Resources, Property and Risk, Compliance and Insurance.

By living our values, championing industry best-practice, and working together to deliver quality services in a large faith-based organisation, we not only offer diverse and unique career pathways, but also the opportunity to make a real difference – in our organisation, the industries we work in, and in our community.

For more information about the Anglican Church Southern QLD, please visit www.anglicanchurchsq.org.au

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-25
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