Residential Community Member / Receptionist and Bookings Administrator

Part of Ellel's 2-year Service and Discipleship Programme

We are looking for a mature Christian to join our community, coupling the performance of religious duties with a non-pastoral role overseeing the reception and bookings administration for Ellel Scotland.

Ellel Scotland, Aberdeenshire

Applications deadline: 31 Jan 23



Given our ethos as a Christian community, applicants are required to be Christians and have a heart for the healing ministry. Participation in our Christian community and performance of religious devotional duties are an essential aspect of this role and include daily team prayer and worship meetings. You will also have opportunities to grow in your Christian faith through regular attendance on teaching courses through our Two-Year Discipleship Programme for your own personal development and to receive prayer ministry.

Other opportunities may include welcoming and/or hosting guests to the centre; training in prayer ministry and opportunities to share short devotional messages with the team and/or guests on events; opportunities for teaching and/or group leading during events with guests.


You will be responsible for undertaking the whole bookings procedure from first enquiry to welcoming the guest through the door on their arrival.  Additionally, you will be mainly responsible for the effective handling of all guest, telephone and email enquiries as well as making sales in the bookshop area.

Often the first voice heard and face seen, the successful candidate will have exceptional administrational and interpersonal skills, be of pleasant disposition who has an interest in people, and an excellent command of the English language.  The role requires good I.T. skills (using Microsoft software and our own database systems), the ability to manage your own workload and effectively handle many and varied interruptions.

This role is a rewarding and dynamic in its nature, with great emphasis on being able to represent the ethos of Ellel Ministries to all you are in contact with.

The role is a full-time, live-in position and is fixed term for two years as part of our Service and Discipleship programme. It comes with full board accommodation (private bedroom and shared kitchen, bathrooms and living areas) along with an appropriate allowance to cover personal expenses. The role will include evening, weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis.

We would love to hear from you if you would like to know more about serving the Lord here at Ellel Scotland.

We would love to hear from you if you would like to know more about serving the Lord here at Ellel Scotland. For more information please complete this simple form and we will be in touch.

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