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:

The Potting Shed Church – Worship Team Leader

The Potting Shed Church is a pioneering new church in the heart of rural Nottinghamshire. We’re at an exciting stage in our development and are looking for a Worship Team Leader. If you enjoy being creative in worship, building and encouraging a team – we’d love to hear from you!

Worship Team Leader Job Description

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/     Ref No: cofe/TP/2831/684

For an informal discussion and further information contact the Revd Alison Jones on 01636 636716 or email alison.jones@thepottingshedchurch.org.

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 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.

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.

The ‘Cranmer Group’ (birth place of Thomas Cranmer): Whatton with Aslockton, Hawksworth, Scarrington, Orston & Thoroton – Vicar (0.5)

The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln and CPAS seek an incumbent who: 

  • can build on innovation and tradition to further God’s mission in the parishes
  • is a leader and enabler of people who will move the parishes confidently and sensitively forward
  • will help the parishes ‘grow younger’, engaging with our two schools, and be ex-officio governor at the Archbishop Cranmer C of E Primary Academy.
  • is enthusiastic, compassionate and a builder of teams
  • will be visible within the wider community
  • is an effective communicator who can explain their faith confidently in ways others can understand

We offer:

  • welcoming, hospitable and caring congregations with a thirst to grow
  • a four bedroomed house in an attractive setting in Aslockton, the largest of the villages, through which bus services run and train services to Nottingham
  • the market town of Bingham is a 10 minute bus journey away and Grantham on the East Coast Line 20 minutes
  • outstanding local primary and secondary schools
  • a skilled part-time administrator to support the Incumbent
  • strong social engagement and hospitality within church life

Closing date: 20 July 2018 / Interview: 6 September 2018 / Orientation : 5 September 2018

The parish profiles may be downloaded from the following link: Cranmer Group Profile June 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/146/783

For application queries: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, 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.

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

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.