First published on this website in December 2003 and last updated in May 2012
Job descriptions are often drafted unhelpfully, used sporadically and then buried somewhere deep inside a filing drawer. This article provides straightforward advice on how to write and use them well.
1: Questions and answers
A range of FAQs with their answers with the focus on the three sections every job description needs:
- Why am I doing this job?
- Who do I relate to in doing this job?
- What am I responsible for?
2: Other helpful paperwork
The person profile – the summary of expectations – the aims for this year
3: Practical examples
Fully worked examples for a church’s paid Youth and Community Worker and a (voluntary) member of the Newcomers Team
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