Diocesan Office Vacancies
Church Growth Officer and Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Renhold
The Diocese are seeking applicants for the 0.5 post of Church Growth Officer combined with the 0.5 post of Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Renhold.
Closing date for applications: Friday 16th March 2018, 12 noon
Interviews: 11th April 2018 in St Albans and 12th April 2018 in the Parish
Lay Ministry Officer
The Diocese are seeking applicants for the post of Lay Ministry Officer. This post is open both lay and ordained applicants.
Closing date for applications: Monday 5th March, 2018, 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 15th March 2018, in St Albans
Ecumenical Facilitator, Hertfordshire
This is a key post for all the Churches in Hertfordshire.
16 hours a week. Salary: £9,750 pa. The successful applicant will be a lay or ordained member in good standing with one of the denominations within Churches Together in England.
S/he will exercise collaborative leadership and enable local congregations and Hertfordshire Church Leaders to work together for mission and service.
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2018
Interviews: 9 February 2018
Full details: www.ctherts.org.uk
Organist, St Mary the Virgin, Essendon, Herts
An organist is urgently required to play for services in this church, which has one Sunday service a week. Essendon is one of a group of five rural churches and sometimes the Essendon organist may be asked to play at other group churches in conjunction with the other organists.
Organist, Parish of Bengeo, Hertford
The parish stands in the Broad (Central) Anglican tradition. The principal Sunday service is the 10am Parish Communion with a small robed choir.
Essential: The ability to accompany the choir and congregation with sensitivity. To extemporise in liturgy. A reasonable knowledge of organ repertoire. The ability to work as part of a team.
Duties: Attendance at the choir rehearsal each Sunday at 9.15am, and Parish Communion at 10am. Playing at services on high days and holy days, notably during Christmas and Easter periods. Optional playing for weddings, funerals etc. (10–15 services a year)
Holy Trinity Church (1855) has a two manual Walker organ. St.Leonard’s Church (1120) Grade I listed church, open during summer. It has a new chamber organ built by Peter Collins.
An annual contract of £4,000 is offered. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to the Vicar, The Revd Robert Thompson by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01992 413691 for general enquiries.
Youth and Children’s Worker, St Andrew’s Bedford
St Andrew’s wishes to appoint a full-time Youth and Children’s Worker to oversee and develop the teaching and inspiration of the younger members of our congregation. The successful applicant will build on the existing children’s work and develop our ministry to young families and local schools. Salary from £20,000 per annum. A job description, person specification and application form will be available from 4 March via the Church website or from the Church Centre Office. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required.
Closing date: Thursday 29 March at noon.
Interview date: Tuesday 24 April.
Part-time Youth Worker, Christ Church St Albans
Christ Church in St Albans are looking to appoint a part-time Youth Worker who will be passionate about leading their 11-18 year olds and inspiring them to be all that God created them to be. They are looking for a leader who relates well with young people and able to build relationships with them in church, community and local secondary schools.