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 Job Advertisement - Church Caretaker / Groundsperson

Church Caretaker/ Groundsperson for Cambourne Church

Part–time 3.5 hrs/ week

Salary £10 /hr (Annualised F.T.E £18,200) - Permanent Contract


About the role:
The Caretaker / Groundsperson is a key member of the staff team. This is a crucial role that is pivotal to the security, maintenance and smooth running of the church building/centre on a week-by-week basis. The successful candidate will ensure the church building/centre remains secure overnight and help provide a safe environment for all users of the church building/centre by carrying out regular checks, including testing of the fire and safety systems according to a specified schedule. He/she will also maintain the church building/centre and grounds in a good state of repair through timely identification of issues that require attention and where appropriate taking remedial action. The role will suit a person who is confident to work proactively and independently with a flexible approach in order to get the job done. They will also be adaptable to a changing environment.

Part time hours to be worked over 6 days Monday, to Saturday.

Although there is no occupational requirement for the successful candidate to be a committed Christian, he /she would be expected to work in sympathy with the vision and values of Cambourne Church.

To request an application pack, please email: office@cambournechurch.org.uk

Closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 24th December 2020

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 6th January 2021

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Welcome! Whether you've just moved to the area, or have lived here all your life, we hope our website helps you to find out everything you want to know about our Church.
 

When & where does the church meet?

Due to the latest government advice regarding the protection of our community during the Coronavirus pandemic we have taken the unprecedented and sad, but necessary, decision to suspend all church gatherings including home groups and Sunday Worship until further notice.

Through this time of restrictions due to COVID-19 you can find our main Sunday offering, Sunday Diffferent, on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cambournechurch. A new service premieres each Sunday at 10.15am and is available to watch at any time after then.
Please look at our Facebook page and this website for further details about how we will be walking together at this difficult time.

Sunday morning services are normally held at 9.30am & 11.00am; the 9.30am service is more traditional and reflective, while the 11.00am service is more contemporary with activities offered for children and young people. Communion is celebrated on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. We all meet together at 10.00am during the month of August. On the fourth Sunday of the month at 7pm there is an informal service called Encounter. 

We meet at:


Cambourne Church
Jeavons Lane
Cambourne
Cambs
CB23 6AF


You can see a map on our contact us page

There is limited parking available on the site.
 

What should I expect when I visit the church?

You will receive a very warm welcome particularly from our Welcome Team who will be able to answer your questions and direct you to where you need to go. There will be some singing to start with as well as some prayers and a reading from the bible. There will be a talk (some reflections) from one of the leaders of the church, with a chance to discuss it further at the end of the service. 

Tea, coffee and biscuits are served after the service where there is plenty of time to meet new people and ask more questions.
 

What is there for children and young people at church?

We have a fantastic programme for the children and young people at the Church for ages 0–18. Children and young people stay with their families at the start of the service as we worship (sing songs!) together for the first part of the morning. Someone will announce when the children and young people need to go to their programme. We have young church for those from 0 - Yr 6 and a youth group called Xtreme for our young people in years 7-11. 

For more information about what happens in the children's and youth work please visit the relevant age group section under church life.
 

Is there a dress code?

No! Please just be yourself and come dressed in your 'normal' clothes.
 

Will I have to join in?

Not at all!
You are free to simply observe or participate as much as feels comfortable for you.
 

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