Community Pastor

Bellevue Chapel, Edinburgh

Job description

Job Title: Community Pastor     

Location: Based at Bellevue Chapel, Edinburgh

Benefits: Competitive salary dependent on experience and pension contributions.

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week.

Holidays: 25 days per annum plus 5 bank holidays.

Responsible to: Senior Pastor

Contract length: Permanent  with 6 month probationary period.

The role will be on a full-time basis.  The final Job Description will be dependent on the giftings of the successful candidate. 

The role will include:

Engaging and Evangelising

  • Lead the church’s evangelism strategy, working closely with the Senior Pastor, staff team and church leaders.
  • Engage in personal evangelism in the community.
  • Make connections, develop opportunities and progress ambitions to reach the community for Christ.

Equipping and mobilising

  • Teach and train the broader church in personal evangelism.
  • Work as part of a team to take advantage of opportunities presented.
  • Inspire a ‘mission mindedness’ within the church.


  • Actively serve as part of Bellevue Chapel as called by God.
  • Be a key part of the staff team, working together, serving each other as together we serve God.

General Staff Member expectations

  • Be a fully engaged member of Bellevue Chapel, including attending church services and being a role model to those looking on.
  • Be part of the staff team, attending and benefitting from staff meetings and fellowship.
  • Report on a regular basis to the Senior Pastor and Elders.

Person specification

It is essential that any candidate;

  • Is a committed Christian.
  • Is seeking to grow as a disciple of Christ and committed to living according to God’s word in prayerful dependence on Him.
  • Has a passion for mission and for reaching non-Christians.
  • Is eager to equip others to evangelise and has experience of doing so.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Can work well in a team.
  • Is able to build new relationships and develop opportunities.
  • Is willing and able to work in a team ministry environment as well as having the motivation and initiative to work independently where appropriate.
  • Is in agreement with the core beliefs of Bellevue Chapel.

It is desirable that any candidate;

  • Has undergone formal theological training.
  • Has experience in an evangelism focussed role.
  • Has experience of working successfully as part of a team.

The nature of this role means that there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a Christian. We would also expect the candidate to become a member of Bellevue Chapel.  Any applicant must be able to demonstrate a right of residence and a right to work full time in the UK.

How to Apply

CVs or expressions of interest are to be sent to We look forward to hearing from you!

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Bellevue Chapel, Edinburgh

Job Location Type
Office Based
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of, GB
Between £25,000.00 and £30,000.00 pa
Community church worker
Assistant Pastor Evangelism
Full Time
Fri, 28/01/2022
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