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Children & Family Worker Post

NORTHALLERTON METHODIST CHURCH

Children and Family Worker

3 year appointment  -  20 hours per week

 

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and ideas to develop relationships with the parents and children connected with Northallerton Methodist Church  and to lead and co-ordinate the work of the junior church.

Remuneration will be between £10.00 and £14.00 per hour, plus pension contribution, and be dependent on qualifications and experience. 

Holiday entitlement : 35 days per annum  (pro rata) including bank and public holidays.

Out-of-school education settings: call for evidence Government consultation

We have been asked to bring to your attention the Government's recent proposal to allow OFSTED to inspect out of school education, which is aimed at safeguarding children and young people from extremist indoctrination.

 

As a professional team of children's and youth work advisers we applaud this, as we, like most other people, would find such practices abhorrent.

Advice over concerns about the Operation Christmas Child appeal

Several people have been raising concerns about some of the actions of Samaritan’s Purse, who run Operation Christmas Child (the very popular shoebox activity).

Anne Richards, who is the Mission and Theological Adviser at Church House, Westminster, has written the following which you might find helpful if anyone concerns.

New Pre-Confirmation Resources

This new book could be an ideal suggestion for youth or children’s leaders who are not too sure of the Bible or the Christian faith. It’s designed as a pre-confirmation course to give children a grounding in the basics of the Christian faith, and offers questions and discussion at a variety of levels for parents and group leaders.

Young People: Know how to Support their Mental Health

 

On 13 and 20 June Wellspring Therapy (a Chrisian organisation) are running a FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) course for volunteers working with youth and parents. There are still some spaces available so if you have you been looking for an opportunity to attend a Youth Mental Health First Aid course then this may be your moment!

 

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