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:

Curate Training Co-ordinator (0.5)

It is in the development of our core ministry in every parish that we recognise potential for the most significant further growth. We have a programme over the next seven years to equip 25 resource churches who will be beacons of growth, supporting other churches in training for discipleship and leadership; also helping to plant and graft 75 new worshipping communities.  In the recently formed Discipleship and Ministry Team we have an opening for a Curate Training Co-ordinator to help to help in the vocational formation and equipping of curates.

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/      Ref No: cofe/TP/146/448

Closing date 11 March 2018 / Interviews Tuesday 20 March 2018

For an informal discussion please contact The Revd Canon Dr Richard Kellett, Director of Discipleship & Ministry on Richard.kellett@southwell.Anglican.org or 01636 817232. Click here for full Job Description.

There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for the postholder to be a Christian

 

BISHOP’S CHAPLAIN

This is a significant position of strategic responsibility supporting the Bishop and his team in the delivery of the key priority to Grow Disciples: Wider, Younger, Deeper.
We seek to be a diocese where every Christian and local church has a compelling vision and plan for Growing Disciples.  (http://southwell.anglican.org/growing-disciples-wider-younger-deeper/)
The Chaplain will assist the Bishop in key areas such as strategic development, pastoral care, clergy training and research.
The role will also have some liturgical and administrative responsibilities alongside having oversight of the spirituality and prayer that underpins the work of the Bishop’s senior team.

Click here for full job description.

 NOTTINGHAM ARCHDEACONRY VACANCIES

Bestwood Rise Park, Emmanuel and St Mark – Vicar designate

  • Are you drawn to ministry near city and parkland?
  • Do you relish starting with the small and building up?
  • Do you love to see potential in people and draw it out?
  • Is your ministry ethos about new people coming to faith in Jesus and growing in discipleship?
  • Are you excited by partnering with others both in the church and beyond?
  • Will you roll your sleeves up to make new things happen on the ground?
  • Is your leadership style adaptable?
  • Have you got the heart and abilities to relate faith to the younger generations?
  • Can you laugh a lot with others… and cry too?

If so, is God calling you to Bestwood?

We are a in the process of becoming a three-parish benefice, on the northern edge of Nottingham near Bestwood Country Park, with a range of residential, parkland, ex-mining and ex-army areas; plus multiple schools and diverse social mix.

As a Spiritual Leader and Enabler in Mission, you will be key to reshaping and re-imagining the churches’ vision and approach to growing new disciples in this area. You will have the benefit of strong community relationships, lay leadership and co-operation with the churches of the wider Bestwood area, as we work together.

We look forward to you bringing a gospel focus, with an openness to the work of the Holy Spirit changing lives and communities.

Closing date: 31 March 2018

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

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/     Ref No: cofe/TP/146/293

The profile may be downloaded from the following link: Bestwood Profile

For application queries: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts. NG25 0JH; email archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org; Tel: 01636 817206

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.

Burton Joyce, Bulcote and Stoke Bardolph with Lowdham, Caythorpe and Gunthorpe – Vicar

We are excited about the opportunities for growth in a new benefice with two parish churches and four smaller worshipping communities, situated in these beautiful, vibrant, commuter/rural communities of the Trent Valley between Nottingham and Southwell. We are praying for someone of energy and vision to build on all that is good while releasing the untapped potential there is. Could this be you?

What we offer:
• An attractive place to live and work – close to Nottingham’s cultural and recreational facilities but located in the countryside
• Church congregations that want to grow and collaborate together
• A full-time curate to be appointed into the new benefice
• Two Church of England Primary Schools and connections to a County Primary
• Well-established community networks with multiple opportunities for mission, evangelism and discipleship
• Joining newly appointed, lively and supportive colleagues within the local deanery group.

We are looking for someone who:
• Has a confident and prayerful faith as a disciple of Christ
• Enjoys people of all ages, inside and outside the church
• Has experience of leadership in a growing church, especially with younger people, families and children
• Is a gifted communicator, teacher and preacher
• Is a collaborative leader able to release the gifts of members and train a curate
• Has the ability to engage with, understand and disciple more affluent residents often working in significant roles within the City and County

Application enquiries to: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JH archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org • 01636 817206

The parish profile may be downloaded from this link: Parish Profile

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.

Carrington – 0.5 Vicar

St John the Evangelist is an Anglo-Catholic and inclusive Church serving a socially diverse inner city parish. We also provide a focal point for people in and around Nottingham who express and explore their faith through this tradition. We are committed to the Diocesan ambition of growing disciples ‘wider, younger and deeper’.

The profile is currently being shaped and will be available very soon. Informal queries welcome. 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.

Clifton Team Ministry – Team Vicar

Clifton is a significant parish of some 23,000 people on the outskirts of the City of Nottingham. It is situated on the excellent A453 which connects the City to the M1. The people of Clifton have their own sense of identity and are served by good shops, schools and public transport, including the new tram route into the City.  Two churches serve the parish; St. Mary’s in the village and Holy Trinity with St. Francis in the estate. Clifton is a hard-pressed area with many joys and challenges and is a fulfilling place to serve.

We are seeking a Priest who will join us in loving the people of this parish and will engage with the challenge of ‘growing disciples wider, younger and deeper’.

We are praying for a person who is:

  • An evangelist who will help us grow in number, making disciples and seeing new worshipping communities established
  • A team player who has commitment to mission and is excited by discipleship
  • Has resilience
  • Able to celebrate and respect difference
  • A deep pastoral heart

The profile may be downloaded from the following link: Clifton Team Ministry Profile

For informal discussion and further information , please ring Owen Page, The Team Rector, on 07980639631 or email ramblingrector@virginmedia.com

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 profile may be downloaded from the following link: Parish Profile

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

Blyth and Scrooby with Ranskill – Priest-in-Charge (0.5)

This is an exciting opportunity to minister in an established benefice that longs to continue and improve its witness to God’s love.

We have congregations who are committed to serving God and caring for our communities. With a range of styles of worship in our services and several mission and outreach endeavors in place, we have a lot to offer both young and old, families and those on their own. Can you lead us in our growing ministry?

You will:

  • Enjoy pastoral ministry with a heart for growing churches
  • Have a collaborative working style involving a gifted group of lay leaders
  • Have a creative, innovative and inclusive approach to worship
  • Be excited about developing existing constructive relationships with our local schools
  • Be motivated to help extend positive relationships with the wider community

The parish profile may be downloaded from the following link: Parish Profile

For enquiries related to this vacancy please contact Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacon, on 01636 817206 or email jo.padmore@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.

Hucknall Team Ministry – Team Rector

Hucknall is a thriving and growing community with a rich heritage. We are looking forward to welcoming a Team Rector, who will also be the Vicar of the historic town centre church of St Mary Magdalene, the resting place of Lord Byron.  We look forward to someone who can lead our team and create a cohesive partnership across our three, diverse, local congregations.

We are praying for a Priest who will:

    • focus on growing disciples while developing a new way of collaboration
    • promote prayerful worship and engage proactively with us and our wider community
    • possess strong leadership and collaboration skills both within the church and the wider community

Job Description

  • to lead an existing and experienced team of clergy and lay people to implement our mission strategy
  • to minister alongside us in order to grow disciples
  • to demonstrate Jesus’ love and enable effective pastoral care
  • to discern and develop the gifts of others
  • to thrive within a variety of worship styles including civic services,
  • to relish involvement with our Good Primary and Secondary Church of England Schools
  • to oversee and contribute to the effectiveness of the management structure of the John Godber Centre

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/     Ref No: cofe/TP/146/298

For application queries: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts. NG25 0JH; email archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org; Tel: 01636 817206

The parish profile may be downloaded from the following link: Parish profile

Closing date: 23 February 2018 / Discernment Process: 21 March 2018

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.

Mansfield St John’s with St Mary’s – 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 enquiries to Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JH; email: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org / tel: 01636 817206

Information about the parish may be downloaded from these links: Parish Profile / Diocesan Appendix

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.

Mansfield St Peter & St Paul with Mansfield St Mark – Vicar

An invitation to join and lead our welcoming, dynamic congregations as we Grow Disciples – Wider, Younger, Deeper.

The ancient market town of Mansfield is situated in the heart of Sherwood Forest, close to the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District, with good access to the rail network, M1 motorway and A1. There is a full-time Associate Priest at St Mark’s.

What we can offer

  • A committed ministry team including a Children’s Worker, full time Verger at St Peter & St Paul. There is also secretarial support and the Church Centre has a Manager and Caretaker
  • A devoted, growing congregation, open to change and varied styles of worship and music

We seek a vicar who is

  • A motivational leader and effective communicator
  • Comfortable with traditional and contemporary styles of sacramental worship
  • A good team player, able to share our vision of an inclusive and growing church

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/     Ref No: cofe/TP/146/388

The parish profile may be downloaded from the following link: Parish profile

For application queries: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts. NG25 0JH; email archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org; Tel: 01636 817206

Closing date: 16 March 2018 / Discernment Process: 10 April 2018

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 enquiries to Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JHemail: archdeaconspa@southwell.anglican.org / tel: 01636 817206

Information about the parish may be downloaded from these links: Parish Profile / 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.

 

 

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.