Mission Port Officer - Peterhead

The Fishermen's Mission


Part Time Permanent Contact: Hanna Taylor

For more details and an application pack please visit the Fishermen’s Mission’s website

We have a vacancy for a Mission Port Officer in Peterhead

Are you confident, approachable and empathetic? Do you want a job where you make a difference every day? Can you listen as well as talk, be organised as well as flexible? If this is you then you should take the next step and apply to join the family of the Fishermen’s Mission.

We are looking for a Port Officer to work in and around Peterhead. This job is about fishermen and their families. You need to be able to walk alongside people in the good times and the bad. They will need you to offer guidance and answers that will offer practical solutions and make a real difference.

This is one of the most rewarding jobs you could ever hope to have.

You could be part of our vital work. We’re not caught up in qualifications or even work experience. We are looking for the right person. Someone who can plan out their own day, talk to someone without waiting for an introduction, listen carefully and respond with compassion. Sounds like you? Get in touch.

The Role
This is a part-time post for which an equivalent of four day’s work (32 hours) a week is expected.

An ability to respond quickly with pastoral, welfare, and practical support for fishermen and their families when accident strikes.

A special emphasis on the welfare support of retired and active fishermen and their families, especially those in particular need – this is likely to include home and some hospital visiting.

To participate in the development of good relationships with active fishermen in local harbours.

Spiritual support will include a willingness to work closely alongside local churches in exercising a Christian ministry to fishermen. This might include participation in funerals and other services if such help is requested.

Assisting with fundraising.

Associated administration as required to include Health and Safety.

Covering for the Mission Area Officer (who is based in Aberdeen) during times
of absence.

For more details and an application pack please visit the Fishermen’s Mission’s website 

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