The Big House (Ireland) is seeking a Counselling Co-ordinator (part-time) to develop and manage The Listening Space Christian counselling service for young people.


The Counselling Co-ordinator will be responsible, under the Project Director, for the operation of The Listening Space counselling service. This will include assessing referrals and assigning cases to members of the counselling team, overseeing child protection issues and ensuring the service is run in accordance with the policies and procedures of The Big House, BACP and ACC. 


The Co-ordinator will be responsible for managing and developing The Listening Space’s team of volunteer counsellors. This will involve regular team meetings, arranging appropriate supervision, pastoral care of the team and recruiting new team members. They will also participate in the counselling of young people as part of the team, having their own caseload.


This role will involve working to grow and develop The Listening Space, promoting the service, and assisting in attracting funding. The Co-ordinator will also support the wider work of The Big House with their skills, experience and insight as part of its core team of staff and volunteers. Professional support will be available and clinical supervision provided for.

The job is initially for 16 hours per week, for two years and may be increased if sufficient funding becomes available. This post will report to the Project Director and will primarily be based at the address below.


For an application pack please write to The Big House, 12-14 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6AY or email us. The closing date for applications is Thursday 4th September, 2014 at 4.00pm. Interviews are planned for the week beginning 15th September 2014. Further details about The Big House Ireland can be found here on our website.

Job Title: Office Administrator (Maternity Cover)


Responsible to: The Project Director


Job Location: The Big House Office, 12-14 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast. BT9 6AY


Job Summary : To provide administrative support to the Project Director and to other Big House staff and volunteers as required.

Hours: 25 hours per week. A degree of flexibility will be required with occasional out of hours work, attending meetings or events. Commencing beginning of November 2014 this will be a nine month fixed-term contract until the end of August 2015.


Remuneration: £7.50 per hour.

For an application pack please write to The Big House, 12-14 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast BT9 6AY or email

The closing date for applications is Thursday 4th September at 4.00pm. Interviews are provisionally planned for week beginning 15th September. Further details about The Big House Ireland can be found on our website

We’re looking for a bright, talented, enthusiastic person who is committed to our cause and who’d love to be part of the LICC team for a year as our Project Worker.

You’ll be responsible for some key tasks and you’ll work with others on a range of stimulating projects, particularly in relation to young adults. You’ll need to be a quick learner, someone who finds it easy to flex and who thrives on variety. 

You’ll have to think, analyse, write, listen, look at numbers, problem-solve, investigate, create, organise, pray, get on with people … and more. The job description details the responsibilities, the key capabilities you’ll need to flourish in the role as well as other skills that are desirable. But you don’t necessarily need to have lots of experience at this stage. We’re interested in developing your gifting as well as getting great work done.

Over the course of the year we’ll invest in you through a development plan that draws on the expertise and experience of the whole team. You’ll have opportunities to learn from others, be stretched, and grow in a range of transferable skills. For a recent graduate, this could be an ideal role.

And for us and our mission? Well, the right person will have a significant impact within the team. And they’ll certainly make a difference to what we’re doing to help Christians, especially young adults, be fruitful and faithful in today’s world. 

Want to know more?

Find out about the role, responsibilities, salary and how to apply by clicking here.

Applications close midday on 4 September 2014.
Interviews will be held 8-16 September 2014. Start ASAP.

Applications are invited for this part time post.


15 Hours per week (Flexible Working).  One year initally may lead to extension based on funding.


Successful application will work with 11 - 22 age groups within congregation.


For applications Contact - Rev Shaw Thompson, 39 Kinallen Road, Dromara, BT25 2NW.  Tel: 02897533023.  Email: or 028 97532221,


Closing date for applications is 31st August 2014

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing church in extending its mission and outreach to children, young people and families. We are looking for a person with a passion for sharing the Gospel and a love of nurturing others in their Christian faith.

One year post with a view to extend for a further two years
Flexible hours with weekend working

Salary: £9.18 - £10.66 per hour (depending on qualifications & experience)

Start date: By agreement (Post vacant from the 31st May)

For more information or an application pack, please contact Philip Benson on 07850 345156 or
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 3rd Sept 2014
Interviews will be held on Friday 12th Sept 2014

At Belmont Presbyterian Church we have a wonderful opportunity starting in September 2014 for a Children’s Ministry Intern. This is a one year post.

What can we give you?
An opportunity to explore and develop your God given gifts. 
Gain experience of ministry through study, training and practical experience
Assist the congregation in our vision to be a vibrant community of faith, witnessing to the gospel of Jesus Christ with particular regard to Children’s Ministry.

Who do we need?
The intern should be a committed Christian who is in sympathy with the aims and objectives of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, be twenty plus, preferably postgraduate with an aptitude for ministry and an ability to work as part of the ministry team.

What’s next?
To find out more please contact Ali Boyd, Facilities Ministry Co-Ordinator on 02890 652572 on or before Monday 4th August 2014

(This appointment will be for a 3 year fixed term inclusive of a probationary period commencing from September 2014)

We are a long established evangelical Congregational church situated in Coleraine Town Centre.
We are looking for someone with vision and enthusiasm to help us build upon our work with children and young people in the church and in our community. Good communication skills, creativity and the ability to develop and lead a team are essential elements of the role.

We have a desire to see our youth work flourish under the leading of the Holy Spirit and (subject to the will of God) to see more young families join us for worship.

The successful candidate will have a Bible college qualification and/or relevant experience in youth & children’s ministry.

It is an essential occupational requirement that the post holder is a committed Christian who is in agreement with the articles contained in our ‘ Statement of Faith’ (available upon application).

Salary:!£18,000 - £20,000 dependant on experience.

To receive an application form please forward your name and address by email: or in writing to: Coleraine Congregational Church, c/o 16 Rectory Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 2LR.

Closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm on Friday 11th July 2014!

Would you serve God in the smallest English County?


The Lodge Trust is a Christian Care Provider and our Biblical beliefs shape everything we do. We are looking for people who can support residents in their day to day lives, to give personal care where needed, training and emotional support but above all to help them grow in their spiritual lives.

Are you a practising Christian who is a ‘people person’, looking for a new challenge, willing and able to provide physical, emotional and spiritual support for adults with learning disabilities, committed to developing their skills, promoting their choices and helping them realise their full potential?

For an informal chat please call Liz Perkins, Residential Services Manager, on 01572 767011 or visit