Imam

  • Lead daily congregational prayers.
  • Deliver the weekly Friday prayer and its accompanying sermon
  • Operate as the primary ‘role model’ and leader on spiritual, educational and community matters.
  • Support establishing & maintaining Al Ikhlas as a ‘model’ Cultural and Education Centre.
  • Lead Ancillary night prayers (“tarawih”) during the holy month of Ramadan.
  • Lead Celebration prayers (“Eid al Fitr” and “Eid al Adha”).
  • Establish & maintain regular educational programs.
  • Be aware of Al Ikhlas’ public profile and provide an interface with inter-faith and public organisations (schools, police, hospitals etc.).
  • Adopt cultural awareness when dealing with the diverse Muslim community.
  • Represent Al Ikhlas in a professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • Solemnise marriages (Nikah) and Shahadas.
  • Counselling
  • Provide domestic dispute resolution and marriage counselling support.
  • Signposting
  • Ensure Al Ikhlas Centre adheres to Health, Safety and Public Safeguarding statutory and ethical requirements.

Deputy Imam

  • Deputise the leading of daily congregational prayers.
  • Operate as one of the ‘role models’ and leaders on spiritual, educational and community matters.
  • Support establishing & maintaining Al Ikhlas as a ‘model’ Cultural and Education Centre.
  • Be aware of Al Ikhlas’ public profile
  • Adopt cultural awareness when dealing with the diverse Muslim community.
  • Represent Al Ikhlas in a professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • Counselling where the imam is inaccessible.
  • Provide domestic dispute resolution and marriage counselling support.
  • Signposting
  • Ensure Al Ikhlas Centre adheres to Health, Safety and Public Safeguarding statutory and ethical requirements.
  • Undertake administrative and management activities where required

Muezzin (“prayer caller”) & Caretaker

  • Give the call to prayer for daily congregational prayers.
  • Announcement of events and timing adjustments.
  • Lead prayers in the absence of the Imam or the deputy imam.
  • Operate as a point of contact for any issues, queries or feedback.
  • Inspect outside areas for dangerous materials.
  • Maintain cleanliness and general tidiness of internal and external facilities.
  • Synchronise clocks and timers on a weekly basis.
  • Report all defects which require specialist repair.
  • Ensure Al Ikhlas Centre adheres to Health, Safety and Public Safeguarding statutory and ethical requirements.
  • Signposting
  • Undertake administrative activities where required