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Children, Youth and Families Worker

Appointment Type: Full Time, two-year fixed term contract

(will consider job share / part-time)

Working hours: 35 hours per week

Location: St Francis, Nailsea and St Joseph, Portishead

Salary: £22,000-£24,000 per annum

Start date: to be negotiated with the successful candidate



We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to develop the ministry to children, young people and families in the Catholic Parishes of St Francis, Nailsea and St Joseph’s Portishead. This is an exciting role working with our two parishes and their primary schools to create opportunities for children and young people to engage in the mission and life of the Church.

What you will need:

  • Experience of working with children and young people

  • Knowledge of the workings of a Catholic parish

  • Experience in delivering catechesis

  • The ability to develop appropriate and sustainable relationships with members of a parish community

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent organisation, administration and communication skills


The Diocese of Clifton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post holder will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


For further information and an informal discussion about this role please contact Father Richard Elson on 01275 851530 or


Closing date for applications: Monday 28th February 2022

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