Red Team Application Form
Name of Applicant
Your Home Address
Street Address Line 2
Home Phone Number
Mobile Phone Number
Please say why you are applying to join the Red Team
Please give details of any relevant experience you have volunteering or leading others.
Thinking about the role of a Red Team member please tell us what skills you believe you possess that will make you suitable to join the team.
RBF works with infants, children, young people and adults; in education, in the community, with churches, with Christians, people of different faiths and no faith at all – we have all kinds of projects and challenges connecting with all kinds of people in a variety of urban, suburban and rural contexts. What part of RBF’s work excites you the most?
Which age/people group do you feel most passionate about (and equipped for) working with?
Which age/people group would you feel least equipped for working with?
Please tell us about your hobbies and interests.
Please tell us a bit about how someone who knows you well might describe you if we asked them. Tick the box that represents how your close friends might respond.
Tends to be
Mature and Stable
Compassionate and Caring
Handles Responsibility Well
Copes with Stress
Makes Friends Easily
Follows Good Advice
Responds Well to Authority
Engage with a Range of Ages
Excellent in a Team
Sensitive to Needs of Others
What would you be hoping for the most if we offered you a position on the Red Team?
If you would identify as a Christian, please click here otherwise click 'next'
Please tell us about your faith journey to date, mentioning books, people and events that have played a significant part.
Please tell us about your current church and list any responsibilities and ministries that you have exercised in your present and previous churches and in the wider community.
Assuming the teaching of Ephesians 4:11 refers to five distinct ministries that God’s people are designed to take up (e.g., apostle, prophet, evangelist, teacher or pastor), which do you believe God has called you to in this season and why?
If you are not familiar with teaching about ‘fivefold ministry’, complete the questionnaire at www.fivefoldsurvey.com and tell us about your results here.
Please complete the following sentence: “The church I would most like to be a part of is…”
Please complete the following sentence: “The most important thing about being a Christian is…”
If selected for interview, do you require an assistance/adaptations to help you attend? If so, please note them in the box below.
Please complete the following sentence: “It is important for Christians to be passionate about ministering to children and young people because…”
References: Please give the names and addresses of three people who are willing to provide a reference. If you are a Christian, one of these must be your church leader. At least one must be a previous employer. Please do not list family members unless you have contacted RBF to ensure this will be acceptable.
Title (Dr, Mrs, etc.)
If you would prefer we did not take up one of these references prior to your interview, please let us know in the box below. Please note that we will not be able to make final employment offers until all references have been obtained.
Please upload a copy of your CV
Please submit in PDF or DOC/DOCX format
Usually if we call candidates to interview we invite them to bring along a portfolio of work which helps establish their suitability for the role. Due to current social distancing restrictions, we are requesting that candidates instead forward this portfolio to us in advance. Please upload here any examples of your working practice that would help establish your suitability for the role you are applying for.
If you do not send anything at this point if you are later called for interview you will be able to submit your e-portfolio at that stage.
Please indicate you agree with the declaration below by ticking the box
“I wish to apply to work for RBF, and affirm that to the best of my knowledge the information on this form is true and accurate. I understand that providing false information is an offence and could result in the application being rejected or summary dismissal if the falsehood is discovered after an appointment has been made. If appointed, I agree to the necessary security checks (including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate) being carried out and understand that my appointment is subject to a satisfactory result. RBF complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 when dealing with personal data. This means your personal data will be processed in accordance with the law and will be kept safe and secure. We will not share it with other organisations without your knowledge, unless required by law to do so.”
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Protecting Your Personal Data
If your application is unsuccessful, we can keep it on file for up to six months and automatically consider it against future opportunities which you may be more suited for. If you would like us to do this, please tick the box here, otherwise your data will be securely removed from our system at the end of your engagement with the appointments process.
Please tick here to confirm that you have reviewed the Reference Request form linked to below and you give consent for RBF to collect the listed data about you from the referees listed above and securely store that information throughout your period of employment if your application is successful (and in perpetuity for those areas related to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults), or if your application is unsuccessful, to securely remove the information from our system.
You can view a sample of an RBF reference request (see question above) by clicking here
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