Parish Vacancies

Patron: The Lord Chancellor

This is a stimulating and challenging post based in north-east Derbyshire, close to Sheffield and on the edge of the Peak District.

The Team comprises 5 churches:

  • St John’s, the historic (c1135) Parish Church of Dronfield
  • St Swithin’s, Holmesfield
  • St Mary’s, Unstone (LEP)
  • St Andrews, Gosforth Valley, (LEP) based in St. Andrew’s School
  • St Phillips, Holmesdale
Last modified on Thursday, 10 November 2022 13:04

Located in a growing village nestling near the edge of the glorious Peak District National Park, we are an established, traditional, village Church with a regular weekly congregation of 60+; one parish with a heart to grow through mission and outreach across all age-groups.

Last modified on Monday, 21 November 2022 09:54

This group of 5 rural parishes known as The Peak Five sits within the heart of Derbyshire Peak District, located to the north of the market town of Ashbourne and within the Deanery of Carsington. This is an interim fixed term post for 3 years.

Last modified on Friday, 07 October 2022 14:17

Wirksworth Team Ministry (WTM) has an exciting opportunity for an energetic and inspired Team Rector to live and serve in a rural area of the beautiful Derbyshire Dales whilst leading the Team forwards into growth. WTM offers:

  • A supportive ministry team
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, and active communities across the parishes
  • A sound financial base
  • Breadth of worship styles and churches, willing to accept innovation
  • An established rural training incumbency

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead mission and seek opportunities for growth
  • Engage, encourage and challenge rural communities
  • Nurture and enhance established school links

Enquiries to: The Venerable Carol Coslett, Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales carol.coslett@derby.anglican.org

Closing date: Noon, 13th January 2023

Orientation/interviews 6th/7th February 2023

Bishop's Letter

Team Profile

Job Description

Application Form 

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)

Candidates should hold a current driving licence and be willing to travel between the parishes of the Team.

Last modified on Friday, 18 November 2022 14:15

This is an exciting post for someone who has a desire to work within a collaborative team ministry. There is huge potential for growth across our six churches, creating strong and sustainable worshipping communities.

We are seeking a Team Vicar to help us share the good news of the Kingdom of God, with a heart for mission and a focus on the growth of our churches. Outreach is a key priority for us.

Last modified on Friday, 30 September 2022 09:43

The below parishes are currently vacant.  This is for information only and details regarding recruitment will be made available when known.

Derby City and South Derbyshire Archdeaconry 

  • Allestree St Nicholas and Quarndon
  • Ambergate and Heage
  • Boulton
  • Longford and Long Lane
  • Derby St Bartholomew and St Luke
  • Derby St Peter and Christ Church with Holy Trinity
  • Findern and Willington
  • Pride Park, Wilmorton, Allenton and Shelton Lock
  • Sinfin St Stephen
  • Swadlincote & Hartshorne 

Derbyshire Peak and Dales Archdeaconry

  • Brailsford with Shirley, Osmaston with Edlaston and Yeaveley
  • Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry - Team Vicar
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith
  • Fenny Bentley, Thorpe, Tissington, Parwich and Aslop-en-le-Dale
  • Longstone, Curbar and Stoney Middleton
  • Matlock Bath and Cromford
  • Whitfield
  • Wirksworth Team Ministry - Team Rector and Team Vicar 

East Derbyshire Archdeaconry

  • Calow and Sutton-cum-Duckmanton
  • Cotmanhay and Shipley
  • Dronfield with Holmesfield Team Ministry - Team Rector 
  • Newbold
  • Wingerworth


Last modified on Wednesday, 23 November 2022 14:35