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

Sneinton St Cyprian, Nottingham – Priest in Charge

St Cyprian’s is a Traditional Catholic parish in the Church of England and The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham has invited the Bishop of Beverley to provide alternative Episcopal sacramental and pastoral care. St Cyprian’s is affiliated to The Society of St Wilfred and St Hilda, and registered with Forward in Faith.

We are prayerfully seeking a House for Duty Priest in Charge (Sunday plus two days)  who can put into practice our mission statement and support the Southwell Diocesan Vision of “Growing Disciples, Wider, Younger, Deeper. .

We would like an enthusiastic and committed Priest who will:-

  • Lead us in Catholic worship to deepen our discipleship, prayer and sacramental life
  • Inspire younger people to be involved in the life of our church, support outreach into schools, strengthen our Sunday School and encourage our uniformed organisations
  • Help us foster links with the local community and other religious organisations in the area.

We can offer our new priest:-

  • A welcoming church community with a cohesive and committed congregation
  • A modern well-equipped vicarage, located in a quiet area close to Nottingham city centre
  • A high standard of music
  • Strong links with other Anglo-Catholic parishes

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/148/1108

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

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 required.

Whatton with Aslockton, Hawksworth, Scarrington, Orston and Thoroton (The Cranmer Group, birthplace of Thomas Cranmer) – Vicar (half time: 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 and train services operate. The market town of Bingham is a 10 minute bus journey away and we are 20 minutes from Grantham which is on the East Coast Line
  • outstanding local primary and secondary schools
  • a skilled part-time administrator to support the Incumbent
  • strong social engagement and hospitality within church life

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

The parishes profile may be downloaded from the following link: Cranmer Group Profile January 2019

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 required.

NEWARK ARCHDEACONRY VACANCIES

Annesley with Newstead and Kirkby Woodhouse – Priest in Charge

Annesley with Newstead and Kirkby Woodhouse are three distinctive, expanding communities situated on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border within easy reach of Nottingham, Mansfield and Worksop by public transport.

Priorities of the role

  • Connecting the community to the church and vice versa
  • Working with congregations to cast and implement a new vision for growing disciples
  • Developing gifts, skills and vocations
  • Communicating the gospel and teaching the faith
  • Engaging with children and young families and involving them in the life of the church

We are prayerfully seeking a new priest in charge who:

  • Is at ease being a visible, public figure in the community
  • Loves and includes people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Establishes excellent pastoral care
  • Communicates well with those inside and outside the church
  • Unites people around a common vision

What we can offer

  • A friendly, warm welcome
  • The prayerful support of loyal and hardworking churchwardens
  • Developing and evolving churches with plans to extend into new estates in the parish
  • Good teams of helpers
  • Beautiful and well-maintained churches

The parish profile and application form may be downloaded from the following links: Parish profile / Application form

Closing date: 20 March 2019

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

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.

Hucknall St Mary Magdalene with St John the Evangelist – Incumbent designate

Hucknall is a thriving and growing community with a rich heritage. We are looking forward to welcoming an incumbent who will be the first vicar of a proposed new parish of St Mary Magdalene with St John the Evangelist, Hucknall.  St Mary Magdalene is the historic, town centre church and the resting place of Lord Byron.

We are prayerfully seeking a new priest who:

  • Has a joyful and infectious faith who is open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit in their life and leadership
  • Has an inspirational and strategic leadership and will collaborate across the two churches helping to grow disciples in both the town centre and the residential communities of the new parish
  • Has the ability to communicate the Gospel and lead worship with understanding, relevance and creativity
  • Has a pastoral and prayerful heart for the whole community, relating well to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Is a good listener who values each person, encourages them to grow in faith, develops their gifts and challenges them to reach outwards.

Priorities of the role

  • To embody the diocesan vision of growing disciples –wider, younger and deeper
  • To invite others to know Christ and lead people to maturity of faith
  • To relish the opportunities of meeting people in the community and meeting God in worship
  • To broaden and deepen relationships between the churches

What we can offer

  • A ministry team across the two churches including two retired priests, five readers and four recognised lay ministers, pastoral care teams and many willing and dedicated volunteers
  • Support from other clergy in the cluster
  • A part time paid administrator

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

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

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 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 parishes’ 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

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 (with St. Chad’s, Pleasley and Peafield Community Church) – Vicar

 Do you feel God calling you to lead and journey alongside a parish where you have the opportunity to 

  • grow new disciples of Christ – wider, younger, deeper – with enthusiasm and vision?
  • relate warmly to people of all ages and from all walks of life with compassion and insight
  • engage energetically with the local church primary school and children’s work
  • be an active and visible part of a rich community life
  • inspire and encourage growth in faith and understanding
  • empower people to share their faith more effectively
  • lead a variety of forms of worship, both modern and traditional, whilst keeping Holy Communion securely at the heart of worship?

….then we are the parish for you, so why not come and meet us!

We are a welcoming church family with a deep desire to grow and flourish through strong, committed community involvement underpinned by prayer and praise.

We are a large vibrant parish in west Nottinghamshire with paid staff in administration and our work with children and young families. We seek to be a welcoming church and have a deep desire to flourish and enable growth through our community involvement and life of prayer.

For an informal discussion and further information contact: David Picken, Archdeacon of Newark, on 07917 690576 or email archd-newark@southwell.anglican.org

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

The parish profile may be downloaded from the following link: Mansfield Woodhouse 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

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 required. 

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

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/      Ref No: CofE/TP/146/116 

Application enquiries to Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JHemail: 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.

 

 

 

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.