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

Porchester – Vicar

St James, Porchester lies on the outskirts of Nottingham and is a warm and welcoming community. We are seeking a prayerful vicar who can help us to grow disciples, especially in areas of the parish and with age profiles (13-45-year olds) that we are not currently reaching. We have a desire to work collaboratively with neighbouring parishes to establish a new worshiping community in expanding housing developments on the northern boundary of the parish. We are also hoping that our new vicar will help our congregation to grow deeper in faith through preaching and teaching, and is able to nurture, motivate and affirm the gifts and contributions of others and encourage us to pray.

Closing date: 8 October 2018 / Interview: 21 November 2018

Please apply via http://pathways.churchofengland.org/  Ref: CofE/TP/146/508

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

Wilford Hill – Vicar

The parish of St Paul’s Wilford Hill is part of the West Bingham Deanery situated in West Bridgford, a leafy suburb to the south of the City of Nottingham. The Church lies at the centre of its Parish on the junction of Loughborough Road and Boundary Road and is known as St Paul’s Boundary Road. St Paul’s is a welcoming community of different ages and backgrounds, seeking to understand what it means to be disciples of Christ. We grow together through our gathered worship, small groups, and a variety of other activities whilst serving the needs and aspirations of our local community.

Closing date: 5 October 2018 / Interview: 19 November 2018

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/   Ref No: cofe/TP/146/971

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 contact Sarah Clark, Archdeacon of Nottingham, on 07917 693285 or email archd-nottm@southwell.anglican.org.

NEWARK ARCHDEACONRY VACANCIES

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.

Mansfield Woodhouse – Vicar

We are one of the largest parishes by population in the Diocese. There is a strong sense of community, and we have excellent community networks and an effective church café. We are committed to growing disciples wider younger and deeper and looking for someone who can help us do this especially among young families and men. We are praying for someone who can help us to develop our gifts, communicate our faith and worship in a variety of styles while keeping Communion central.

Closing date: 28 September 2018 / Interview: 6 November 2018

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/ Ref No: CofE/TP/148/843

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.

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.