Job Vacancy: Youth Ministry Co-ordinator

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle requires a full-time Youth Ministry Co-ordinator in the Catholic Parish of Durham Martyrs. The parish lies in the centre of Durham city and is composed of three church centres, St Joseph’s in Gilesgate, Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric’s in the city centre, and St Bede’s in Newton Hall. The parish has three vibrant primary schools and a very successful high school, St. Leonard’s, and it is eager to appoint a Youth Ministry Co-ordinator to assist in nurturing the faith lives of young people.

The successful candidate will inspire and encourage young people in their faith and support the parish and school communities in developing their youth ministry.

The candidate must be a practising Catholic who is committed to sharing their faith and to working enthusiastically with and for young people.

Salary: £23,360 (Fixed term contract – 3 years)
Hours of work: 37.5 per week (some evening and weekend work is required).

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Further information and an application pack is available on the diocesan website or by contacting:

Human Resources Manager, Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
0191 243 3301 Email:

The closing date for applications is 18 September 2017. Interviews will be held on 4 October 2017.

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 7732977 and a Registered Charity No. 1143450

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