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:

Diocesan Lead for Growing Younger Disciples (age 0-18) (FT: £42,670)

 We have an ambitious commitment to Growing Disciples among younger people. 

 You are already an effective and gifted worker amongst this age range who is ready to take on a senior strategic role to inspire, equip and enable 300 churches in reaching the next generation.

You are ready for a pivotal role, working within a dedicated Discipleship & Ministry team, excited by the prospect of enabling New Worshipping Communities to be established across the diocese that are well-placed to reach children and youth. We are seeking someone who can develop an innovative training model to equip our churches and 75 Church Schools (including 7 secondary) in Growing Younger Disciples.  You have gifts in evangelism and communicating the gospel to children and/or youth and are nationally networked. You will have a track record of initiating and developing work with children, youth and families, seeing spiritual and numerical growth in this area.

This role has a genuine occupational requirement for a communicant member of the Church of England or Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.

Closing date: 29 November 2019                        Interviews: Wednesday 11 December 2019

The job description may be downloaded from the following link: Job description

For an informal conversation please contact:  Revd Canon Dr Richard Kellett, Director of Discipleship & Ministry tel. 01636 817231, email: richard.kellett@southwell.anglican.org

Please apply via Pathways: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/ Ref No: CofE/TP/148/2129

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 strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance required.

 

NOTTINGHAM ARCHDEACONRY VACANCIES

Clifton – Incumbent

A lively community on the outskirts of the City of Nottingham – the largest Parish in the Diocese, comprising two churches. This post is an exciting opportunity to develop and build upon a much valued ministry, which presents both challenges and opportunities for mission.

The role gives scope to work with a range of secular agencies and statutory bodies in the wider Parish community.The committed and experienced Ministry Team will provide support, encouragement and practical help.

We are looking for a priest who:

  • Has a broad range of practical experience.
  • Able to communicate and teach the gospel effectively to a wide range of audiences.
  • Is willing to explore alternative forms of worship
  • Has excellent team leadership/collaborative working skills, a good listener, creative and strategic thinking skills
  • Is committed to community outreach and ecumenical work
  • Is committed to developing ministry in the parish in the medium to long term

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

Or the application documents may be downloaded from the following links:

Clifton Parish Profile 2019 / Clergy Application form

Closing date:  11 November 2019            Interviews:   28 November 2019

For an informal discussion and further information contact the Venerable Phil Williams, Archdeacon of Nottingham at archd-nottm@southwell.anglican.org, 07850 518504 . 

We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections of the community, and strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

Porchester – Vicar

St James, Porchester lies on the outskirts of Nottingham.  We are a warm and welcoming community.

We are seeking a vicar who:

  • Can help us to grow disciples, especially in areas of the parish and with age profiles (13-45year olds) that we are not currently reaching.
  • Is outward focussed and will help us develop the contacts we already have on the “fringe” of church on the journey towards a mature faith.
  • Is willing to work collaboratively with neighbouring parishes to establish a new worshiping community in expanding housing developments on the northern boundary of the parish
  • Will help our congregation to grow deeper in faith through preaching and teaching.
  • Is a collaborative team player, able to nurture, motivate and affirm the gifts and contributions of others.
  • Has a love for prayer and a desire to encourage others to pray.
  • Is friendly and approachable with a sense of humour!

We are able to offer –

  • A vision for the future which has been developed through the PCC and consultation with the congregation but open to leadership and development.
  • An enthusiastic leadership team who are open to new approaches.
  • Paid employees, including a Children and Families Worker, an Administrator and a Musical Worship Leader.
  • A significant legacy, providing opportunities for mission and the development of the church building.

If you feel God is calling you to fill this vacancy, we would love to meet you.

For an informal discussion and further information contact: David Picken, Archdeacon of Newark, on 07917 690576; archd-newark@southwell.anglican.org or The Revd Anthony Giles, Area Dean Email: giles.ant@btinternet.com. 

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

Please apply via: http://pathways.churchofengland.org/     Ref No: 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

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.

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 the Venerable Phil Williams, Archdeacon of Nottingham at archd-nottm@southwell.anglican.org.

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 the Venerable Phil Williams, Archdeacon of Nottingham at archd-nottm@southwell.anglican.org.

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

Blidworth and Rainworth – Vicar

These parishes are situated towards the North of Nottinghamshire, just a few miles outside the large market town of Mansfield. They are set in an area with very attractive surrounding countryside. We are seeking a priest who will:

  • Be a person of prayer and deep faith who will put God at the front as we are led into the future
  • Be a priest whose experience has shown them that good pastoral care is a vital basis for wider engagement and evangelism
  • Be committed to a ministry of leadership in both church and community and be keen to build on our experience of partnership in missional church (PMC)

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

Or the application documents may be downloaded from the following links:

Parish Profile / Clergy Application form

Closing date:  22 November 2019            Interviews:   11 December 2019

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 strive to be an equal opportunity employer. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

Hucknall St Mary Magdalene with St John the Evangelist – Vicar

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 the 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

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 John with St Mary – 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.

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

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

Closing date: 29 November 2019

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.

 

 

Overseas applicants may apply for posts. 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.