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Ministerial Vacancies

Working for us as a member of clergy in one of our rural, urban, or inner city parishes will be as varied and interesting as the people of Nottinghamshire you serve.

The diocese is based in the heart of the East Midlands, close to the bustling city of Nottingham, and with easy access to London by train with good transport links up, down and across the country.

You can be assured of regular pastoral and spiritual support from our Discipleship and Ministry Team, ensuring that your development needs are met in your Ministerial Development Review,  with opportunities for peer support and personal growth.

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Transformational Change post as Priest-In-Charge, St Mary’s, Wollaton Park (Time Limited Interim*)
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Priest in Charge – The Churches of Sherwood Forest
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Priest in Charge – Oswaldbeck Benefice
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Priest in Charge – St Lawrence Martyr, Mansfield & Missioner Priest for the East Mansfield Estates
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Vicar – The Idle And Sands, Retford
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Priest-In-Charge – The Benefice of Trowell, Awsworth and Cossall (new profile added)

DBF Vacancies

Supporting the diocesan mission and the work of clergy across the Diocese, there are a range of support roles working from the modern offices in Southwell. Located opposite the Minster, with plenty of on-site parking, the offices are open plan and provide a attractive working environment.

Working for us will bring benefits such as:

  • 25 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 3 extra set days leave a year
  • Competitive salaries
  • 10% of salary contributed to a pension scheme
  • Maternity, paternity and shared parental occupational pay
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Programme with access to counselling, legal and health advice
  • Excellent sick benefits from first day of employment
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Chief Officer – Transforming Notts Together

Parish Vacancies

Our 300+ parishes directly employ a range of varied roles. These include Administrative Support, Children and Youth Workers, Worship Leaders, and many other opportunities.

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Organist, Clayworth & Misterton
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Operations Manager – St Swithun’s Retford
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Worship Pastor – St Swithun’s Retford
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Children, Youth & Families Lead – St Paul’s Wilford Hill (St Paul’s Boundary Road)
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Assistant Organist/Pianist – St Peter & All Saints, Nottingham

Education Vacancies

The diocese has responsibility for 73 Church of England Schools, including both Primary and Secondary Schools. Our Schools aim to have a distinctive Christian ethos in the way in which they teach all their students. If you have empathy with this and you are committed to providing the best possible education for children, you are welcome into our family.

Sorry, no vacancies available right now.

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