External vacancies

Derby Cathedral is at the heart of the city of Derby and the life of the Diocese of Derby, and is implementing a strategy for growth. We have a growing reputation for our music and worship, and for our arts, culture and events programme. We have a deep commitment to be effective in the region’s learning networks, not least in our partnership with Derby Cathedral School. We have ambitious plans for developing our remarkable Grade 1 listed building for more flexible worship and events, and for expanding our heritage offer to visitors and pilgrims. The Chapter seeks to develop robust income generation by developing existing Cathedral resources.

We are looking for an effective senior leader with demonstrable management skills to lead our talented and resourceful team. You will be able to operate confidently across a wide range of areas including HR, safeguarding, communications, enterprise, and finance.

This role requires an understanding of the relevance of the Christian faith in the public sphere and a proven track record in leading in a complex environment. If this is you and you have integrity, energy, resilience and high level interpersonal gifts, please get in touch.

For an informal conversation about this role, please contact Jessica Kilmurray, PA to the Dean of Derby, The Revd Dr Peter Robinson, on 01332 341201.

Download an application pack here

Applications to be received by: 12 noon on Wednesday, 22 March 2023
Interviews to be held in Derby on: Thursday, 30 and Friday, 31 March 2023

Salary: £55,000 plus pension contribution.

This post carries an occupational requirement to be a member of a Christian denomination which is in sympathy with the Church of England’s life and mission (in accordance with the Equality Act 2010).

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Community Agricultural Chaplain

Derbyshire Rural Chaplaincy  

Salary: £32,026 (full time equivalent) plus mileage and expenses

Hours: 22 per week. Flexible working hours with some weekends and evenings.

Contract: 3-year fixed term contract.

Benefits: Pension.

Location: Home working with travel across Derbyshire.

We are offering an exciting post to expand the Derbyshire Rural Chaplaincy by developing new and existing mission and ministry opportunities within the agricultural and rural community.

We aim to be distinctively Christian in our approach and witness, providing support and encouragement, in the midst of the ongoing challenges faced by farmers and rural workers.

  • You will be ordained, with previous experience of working in collaborative and creative ways within a rural community,
  • You will have an understanding of the specific needs of the agricultural sector.
  • You will be enthusiastic and will display exceptional communication skills.
  • You will be an ambassador for the chaplaincy in a variety of settings.
  • You will take responsibility for delivering specific activities and events linked to the farming year, with other members of the chaplaincy team and the administrator.
  • You will lead worship at services celebrating significant life events at the request of farming families, and by invitation from local clergy and the lead agricultural chaplain.

Want to know more?  

Contact us:

Revd Alan Griggs, (Lead Agricultural Chaplain)
Email: alan@derbyshireruralchaplaincy.org.uk
Mobile: 07710 088972
Website: www.derbyshireruralchaplaincy.org.uk

>> Download the application pack


Closing date for applications: Tues, 21 March 2023 at 5pm.

Completed Applications to be returned to: alan@derbyshireruralchaplaincy.org.uk or posted to:
Kiosk 10, Derbyshire Rural Chaplaincy, Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, DE451AH

Interview date and location: Thurs, 30 March 2023. The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell.

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The PCC's of St Michael's Kirk Langley, All Saints' Mackworth and All Saints' Mugginton are seeking to appoint a Benefice Administrator to undertake all administrative tasks for the three parishes. We are looking for a highly motivated person who must be capable of working on their own initiative and working alone. 

Hours: An average of 8 hours per week, to be worked in a flexible manner

Salary: £11.20 per hour

Application closing date: 17 February 2023

Job description

If you require any further information, please contact susan_silcock@hotmail.com

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Old Brampton Church is a village church with a long-standing musical tradition and ambitions for the future.

We are looking for someone to work with us to develop music provision within our worship and, in time, to explore ways of developing stronger links with the local community through music making.

We would welcome enquiries from people with past experience but also from those who wish to further develop their skills as Organist and Choir Director.

>> Further details are on the church website

For an informal conversation and an application pack, please contact the Vicar, Revd. Sarah Colver 07975 689403 or email: vicar@oldbramptonchurch.org.uk

Children’s & Youthwork Leader/Coordinator
The parish of All Saints’ Ockbrook with St Stephen’s Borrowash

Could you make a difference in the lives of children and young people? Could you help us advance our recently developed Shaping the Future Vision Document with an emphasis on numerical and spiritual growth across the church family, including our work with the under 18s?

You will have a strong Christian faith, be passionate about children, young people, and their volunteer helpers. You will be educated to A-Level standard or have an equivalent level of experience of working with children and young people.

This is a full-time paid position, 40 hours a week (including lunch break), 41 weeks p/a (Derbyshire School term-time only, with one week at Christmas and one week in the summer holidays + statutory holidays), with a salary between £16,400 and £19,680 p/a (depending on experience).

For more details, and an application pack, please email tmsumpter@hotmail.co.uk

Derby Cathedral is seeking a part-time Choir Supervisor to work 8 hours per week, providing support and care of the boy and girl choristers both in and outside the Cathedral.

The successful candidate will supervise the choristers for rehearsals, services and other events both internally and externally, ensuring their wellbeing is maintained at all times.  Choir Supervisors play a vital role in the Music Department.

As this role is supervising children and young people, a clear Enhanced DBS check prior to appointment will be required, together with the commitment to complete CofE Safeguarding training to the required level.

For more information, please contact office@derbycathedral.org

>> Job description and application form

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