Person Specification

St Lawrence - Long Buckby

Jesus in Everything We Do and Everywhere We Are

 

  CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WORKER

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Experience

 

  • Experience of working with children in Key Stage 1 and 2 would be useful

 

Knowledge

 

  • Knowledge of current Safeguarding best practice

 

Skills and competencies

 

  • Excellent pastoral skills with children, teenagers and families
  • Ability to engage and empathize with children and adults
  • Strong innovator and self-starter
  • Ability to organise self and others
  • Strong vision and initiative and an ability to work flexibly
  • Capable of managing and prioritising the workload
  • Strong at influencing and gifted at encouraging others
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate own and others’ performance
  • Capable IT skills, general office and administrative skills
  • Competent understanding and knowledge of social media platforms

 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Resilient and energetic
  • A team builder
  • A pastoral heart and passionate about children’s ministry
  • Ability to inspire, equip and lead others
  • Sound judgement and excellent integrity
  • Trustworthy in matters of confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Enjoys learning and new experiences