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TFC Fresh Start Refugee Link Worker

Between £8,000 per annum (£20,000 fte) and £9,718 per annum (£24,297 fte salary) depending on qualifications and experience + NEST staff pension scheme

14 hours per week, 6 month fixed term contract.

The Diocese of Coventry in seeking to fulfil its Mission Purpose of Worshipping God, Making New Disciples, and Transforming Communities, especially those at most disadvantage.

Together for Change is excited to announce that we are seeking to appoint a Refugee Link Worker to assist with our Fresh Start programme, which seeks to mobilise churches to befriend and support newly-arrived individuals from overseas – especially asylum seekers, who are rarely eligible for additional support. This role will seek to support the Fresh Start Coordinator in both delivering our existing provision and increasing what we offer, including additional ESOL sessions spread across the week – both online and face-to-face – and social activities.

It is an Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9 part 1 of the Equality Act 2010) of this post to have a committed Christian faith.

The Diocese of Coventry is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents all aspects of the communities we are part of and welcomes all applications. Applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within our workforce.

 

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The closing date for applications is: 12 noon, Thursday 27th August 2020.

Interviews will take place in Coventry on: Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

 

For an informal conversation, please contact Matt Robinson on 07443 870617.

 

Please send completed application forms to: Stephen.Davenport@Coventry.Anglican.org

 

Safeguarding Training and Support Officer

30 hours per week.  Some evening work required

£20,969 (£24,464 FTE) per annum plus 8.5%  Employer Pension Contributions

Based in the Coventry Diocesan Office

 

The Diocese of Coventry is seeking to appoint a part time Safeguarding Training and Support Officer to lead on the implementation and delivery of the safeguarding learning and development strategy in line with the House of Bishops guidance. In addition this role provides support to parishes and excellent administrative support to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team in serving and equipping the Diocese to live out our Mission Purpose of Worshipping God, Making New Disciples, and Transforming Communities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the safeguarding team as we continue to develop a culture of safeguarding throughout the diocese as part of our ongoing commitment towards making churches ‘safe spaces’ for everyone.

This post reports to the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) and is based in Coventry.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Be responsible for the organisation, implementation and delivery of face to face and online training
  • Be responsible for all safeguarding training administration, supporting the DSA in ensuring all Clergy, Readers and those with Permission to Officiate have undertaken training in the last 3 years.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Parishes (often the Parish Safeguarding Officer) in respect of the Safer Recruitment process including DBS of volunteers.
  • Ensure accurate data inputting of information onto the database and Contact Management System.

The successful applicant will have experience of working in a Safeguarding role, arranging, facilitating and delivering face to face training, be highly organised and have good administration and IT skills, particularly MS Office.

The Diocese of Coventry is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents all aspects of the communities we are part of and welcomes all applications.  Applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within our workforce.

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For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Sarah Price, the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor on 07950382934

Closing date for applications: Monday 31st August 2020

Interviews will take place at the Diocesan office: 18th September 2020

Please send completed applications to: Email: Simone King Simone.King@CovCofE.org or Post: Simone King, HR Administrator, Cathedral & Diocesan Offices, 1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB.

Priest-in-Charge - Churches of Arden

The beautiful village parishes of Claverdon, Preston Bagot and Wootton Wawen seek a priest who will:

  • Be a visible, accessible, committed presence in our historic, rural villages.
  • Be a good listener and communicator, bringing people along through consultation.
  • Recognise and value the different worship styles of each parish in the group.
  • Be nurturing, encouraging, creative, enabling small group worship, deepening spirituality.
  • See the scope for mission to all ages across the group.

To find out more about us, please visit: www.churchesofarden.org.uk

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Closing Date: Noon, Friday 28th August.

Interviews: Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th September.

Informal conversations very welcome with the Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (Barry.Dugmore@CovCofE.org), or the Area Dean, the Reverend Kate Mier, on 01527 852830 (rector@ardenmarches.co.uk).

Please return application forms to Matt Robinson by email: Matt.Robinson@CovCofE.org 

The Diocese of Coventry welcomes applications from candidates from a BAME background.

 

Vicar (HfD) - Holy Cross, Caludon

Be the first vicar of a new parish!

An inclusive priest with a passion for working collaboratively within our community is sought for Holy Cross, Caludon, on either a self-supporting or House-for-Duty basis. We are looking to appoint a committed and compassionate priest who will:

- Preach with sensitivity and understanding, communicating the good news of the love of Jesus Christ in an inclusive and engaging style.

- Value our worship heritage (Eucharistic, gently catholic) whilst helping us to explore and develop other ways of experiencing the love and wonders of God.

- Be community minded and develop networks of relationships locally.

- Enable the church community as we grow in depth and breadth, helping us to build on our strengths and to address our weaknesses.

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Informal conversations very welcome with the Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (Barry.Dugmore@CovCofE.org), or the Area Dean, the Reverend Buff Stone, on 07954 652824 (vicarstcaths@gmail.com).

Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

The Diocese of Coventry is committed to equality and diversity.

 

Associate Minister - Holy Trinity Coventry

Jesus first - Being transformed together - Church for everyone!

A large and diverse in all respects civic, city-centre church which is already seeing new growth under their new incumbent (2017), seeks an Associate Minister to assist this growth on a Self-Supporting or House for Duty basis.

Informal conversations are most welcome with the Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (Barry.Dugmore@CovCofE.org), or with the Vicar, Rev'd Graeme Anderson, on 07528 765027 (church.graeme@gmail.com).

Expressions of interest are welcome.

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Click here to download an Application Form.

Click here to download the NCD Guide for Holy Trinity Coventry.

 

 

Associate Minister (HfD) - St Matthew Salford Priors

Are you called to minister in a village with great opportunities for missional advance and growth?

We welcome applications from gently charismatic evangelical priests who are: 

  • Pastoral evangelists who would love to exercise these gifts in a village context, with a particular heart and passion for reaching families, including via schools. 
  • Able to ensure worship is attractive and relevant to the whole village community, including younger families.  We would also welcome being sensitively moved forwards in understanding and greater experience of spiritual gifts in worship, mission and everyday life.   
  • Able to prioritise ministry within one village whilst working within the relational dynamics of a wider benefice.  
  • Fun to be with and enjoy working with and empowering lay leaders.

We have also put together a video which shows more about our parish! This can be found here on YouTube.

Please click the following links for more information:

Click to download the Advert.

Click to download the Parish Profile.

Click to download the Application Form.

Click to download the NCD Guide.

Informal conversations very welcome with the Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (Barry.Dugmore@CovCofE.org), the Rector, Peter Walker, on peter@heartparishes.org.uk (01789 772217), or Area Dean, Kate Mier, on rector@ardenmarches.co.uk (01527 852830).

 

 

Vicar - Camp Hill (on an interim basis for three years)

Camp Hill in Nuneaton is an Ebbsfleet parish, rich in its Anglo-Catholic tradition, with a desire for a vibrant future! We are seeking a vicar registered with The Society (SSWSH), or who are willing to do so, and who: 

- Are a positive role model to the congregation and wider Diocese in growing a healthy church in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, in an area undergoing significant regeneration, with the Eucharist at the heart of worship, contributing to the already positive influence Society churches are bringing to the health and diversity of the wider Diocese. 

- Value and enjoy working in schools, maintaining our current links, and can translate that work into reaching and attracting young families. 

- Can lead the church into a vibrant new future, including some major renovation, refurbishment and possible re-building of parts of the church plant to enhance church growth and community development initiatives.

- Do not mind starting with a small base of people! 

- Are able to laugh and have fun with us and the local community!

Informal conversations welcome. Please contact: Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (Barry.Dugmore@CovCofE.org); or Bishop of Ebbsfleet Representative, Fr Dexter Bracey on 02476 711687 (dexter_bracey@yahoo.co.uk).  

Expressions of interest welcome.

Please click the following links for more information:

Click to download the Advert.

Click to download the Parish Profile.

Click to download the Application Form.

 

 

Vicar (Interim Basis), St. Oswald's, Tile Hill

An Ebbsfleet parish with huge potential for community regeneration initiatives seeks a priest in the Anglo-Catholic tradition registered with The Society (SSWSH). 

Informal conversations very welcome with the Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (Barry.Dugmore@CovCofE.org), Area Dean, Rev Greg Smith: 02476 422856 (gregsmith31760@tiscali.co.uk) or Bishop of Ebbsfleet Representative, Fr Dexter Bracey, on tel:  02476 711687  (dexter_bracey@yahoo.co.uk )  

Please click on the links below for further details.

Expressions of interest welcome.

Click here to download the advert.

Click to download the Parish Profile.

Click to download the Application Form.

Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.