Ministry Vacancies

Southwell & Nottingham Diocese is a great place to be in ministry for mission! We specialise in creative and stimulating appointments, have generous churchgoers, some beautiful churches and our cathedral is a gem. It’s a varied and exciting area to live in, with excellent access to other parts of the UK. We take care of our church leaders with good quality housing and supportive deanery colleagues. Fresh stipendiary/non-stipendiary/retiring/part-time clergy and laity are welcome. 

Our current vacancies are as follows:

 NOTTINGHAM ARCHDEACONRY VACANCIES

Burton Joyce with Bulcote and Stoke Bardolph; Lowdham with Caythorpe and Gunthorpe – Priest in Charge (Vicar Designate)

We are excited about the opportunities for growth in a new benefice currently being formed of two parishes with six churches situated in the semi-rural Trent Valley between Nottingham and Southwell. We seek a person to lead us forward in our new collaborative mission to share God’s love in the vibrant village communities we serve, helping us realise our potential for growth with a unity of vision and purpose.

We are looking for someone who:
• has a deep, confident faith in Christ and a desire to share that love and hope with others
• enjoys people of all ages, inside and outside the church
• is a gifted communicator, teacher and preacher
• has experience of leadership in a growing church, especially with younger people, families and children.
• enables all to live out their Christian faith in their everyday lives.
• releases the gifts of others, a collaborative leader able to train a stipendiary curate
• has the energy, enthusiasm and imagination to understand, mobilize and challenge a predominantly affluent community

We offer:
• congregations who are committed to seeing God’s Kingdom grow in our benefice, and want to go deeper in discipleship
• experienced PCCs looking at ways of working together with a real desire to cooperate

Application pack from: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JH Email: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org; Tel: 01636 817206 or visit the download from the links below:

Parish Profiles / Clergy Application form

For informal discussion and further information, please contact Sarah Clark, Archdeacon of Nottingham, on 07917 693285 or email archd-nottm@southwell.anglican.org.

We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

Nottingham St George – Priest in Charge

St George’s in the Meadows is a new full time stipendiary opportunity for an enterprising priest to lead the parish into fresh growth. St George’s is under the sacramental and pastoral care of the Bishop of Beverley.

For informal discussion and further information, please contact Father Nicolas Spicer on (01909) 472180 or email vicar@worksoppriory.co.uk. The parish profile can be downloaded from the link below:

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We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

 

NEWARK ARCHDEACONRY VACANCIES

All Saints, Harworth with Bircotes – Priest-in-Charge 

ARE WE FOR YOU AND ARE YOU FOR US?

We are a vibrant community on the Nottinghamshire border with South Yorkshire. Our desire is to see further growth and to build on the excellent community links we have with our town. Once this post is filled, a Pioneer Minister will be appointed to work alongside the Priest in Charge.

We seek someone who;

  • Is committed to good pastoral care and sacramental focus in their ministry
  • Is keen to engage with us in the diocesan Growing Disciples agenda
  • Is an enthusiastic leader who can give a clear lead but also delegates well.
  • Is inspired by the huge goodwill in our community and is excited by school’s ministry.
  • Has a vision for the opportunities and challenges represented by an area recovering its sense of purpose and identity in the wake of post-industrialisation

We can offer:

  • A united PCC and hardworking Churchwardens
  • An attractive and spacious vicarage
  • Strong links with local community and schools

Application pack from: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JH email: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org / tel: 01636 817206 or download from the links below:

Parish profile / Clergy Application Form

For informal discussion and further information, please ring David Picken, Archdeacon of Newark, on 07917 690576 or email David.Picken@southwell.anglican.org

We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

St John’s with St Mary’s, Mansfield – Vicar

This is an exciting appointment within the Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham seeking to provide visionary leadership for a potential ‘Resource Church’ with a strategic role in Growing Disciples, wider, younger and deeper.

 Mansfield is a town with a population c100,000. Fifteen miles north of Nottingham it is a diverse parish, incorporating some significant deprivation. There is engaging and dynamic lay leadership fully committed to nurturing a flourishing gospel ministry.

We seek a vicar who will lead us in

  • Growing new disciples of all ages especially developing our mission among children and young people.
  • Developing our public presence and voice in support of the wider local community
  • Spiritual renewal and numerical growth as a resource for the churches and community of Mansfield.
  • Drawing on our evangelical theology and spirituality, to develop, nurture and release the gifts of the whole congregation in mission.
  • An effective leader and bible teacher who has very good personal skills.

Application pack from: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JH; email: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org / tel: 01636 817206 or download from the links below:

Parish Profile / Clergy Application form / Diocesan Appendix

For informal discussion and further information, please ring David Picken, Archdeacon of Newark, on 07917 690576 or email David.Picken@southwell.anglican.org

 We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

Skegby with Teversal – Vicar

By God’s grace, we are confident, hopeful and expectant

Are you called to join is in our diverse and flourishing Benefice? We are situated in the west of the county of Nottinghamshire and are looking to grow disciples wider, younger and deeper in line with the diocesan vision. Would you enjoy helping to lead us in this growth?

You will be:

  • A visionary leader who is excited at the thought of growing churches
  • A pastor who enjoys the task of helping people grow deeper in the journey of faith
  • Enthused by the prospect of working in a setting of gifted lay leaders in a benefice with a track record in fostering ordained and lay leaders
  • Keen to use a traditional base to explore new ways to pioneer ministry and develop new worshipping communities.
  • Excited at the thought of engaging with community life and being a key figure in the life of our excellent church school

Application pack from: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JHemail: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org / tel: 01636 817206 or download from the links below:

Parish Profile / Diocesan Appendix / Application form

For informal discussion and further information, please ring David Picken, Archdeacon of Newark, on 07917 690576 or email David.Picken@southwell.anglican.org

We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

St Mary Magdalene with St Luke’s, Sutton in Ashfield – Vicar

St Mary’s and St Luke’s is regarded as one of the most vibrant parishes within the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. We are seeking a Priest who will join this creative and vibrant community and will help us engage with the Diocesan priorities of Growing Disciples Wider Younger Deeper.

Our mission statement is “Serving God, Serving Sutton”. Are you the person we are looking for?

We are seeking a Vicar who:

  • enjoys developing the leadership of others and the opportunities of being a priestly leader in a diverse community
  • sees worship as a priority and is supportive of participative worship, especially but not exclusively from a sacramental tradition
  • will be visible in the wider community
  • welcomes children and young families in church and enjoys the privilege of working with a church school community
  • is able to relate well to others and particularly to develop positive relationships with people who come for occasional offices

Application pack from: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JH; email: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org; tel: 01636 817206 or download from the links below:

Parish profile  / Diocesan Appendix / Clergy Application Form

For informal discussion and further information, please ring David Picken, Archdeacon of Newark, on 07917 690576 or email David.Picken@southwell.anglican.org

We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

 

For general advice about moving please contact the Clergy Appointments Adviser in London – +44 (0) 20-7898 1898

Email: admin.caa@churchofengland.org

Overseas applicants may apply for posts having consulted the Clergy Appointments Adviser above. If short listed they come for interview in the diocese at their own expense. Applicants will be assessed on the criteria for the post and if appointed it will be conditional on the Archbishop’s approval.