Associate Minister

Job Posted: 68 days ago

Available until: 28th Aug 2018

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£25,000 to £28,000



We are looking for a dynamic leader to join a budding team and oversee our ministry and mission to children, young people and their families.

Christ Church Chilwell is a growing Evangelical church with a renewed vision and direction to be a Spirit-filled family, following Jesus through celebrating God together and sharing His transforming love with our communities to change the world.

We are committed to: Reaching our neighbours with love and authenticity; Teaching the Bible with care and integrity; Praying persistently with purpose and expectation; Growing together with generosity and joy; and Going out as servants, leaders and witnesses.

To meet, enlarge and extend our vision, we are looking for a dynamic leader to join a budding team and oversee our ministry and mission to children, young people and their families through church life and by growing relationships with the surrounding communities. This is a position open to all applicants, ordained or not ordained, but it is non-stipendiary and ‘permission to officiate’ for ordained applicants would need to be sought from the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham prior to appointment.


Role:                             Associate Minister (with lead responsibility for developing work with children, young people and their families)

Contract:                     Permanent

Hours:                          Full time – 40 hours a week including Sundays.

Salary:                          £25000 – £28000

Responsible to:          Vicar (as line-manager)

Key relationships:      Church Administrator; Curate; Children & Families worker for sister church (St Barnabas, Inham Nook)

Line manager for:       Interns and Leaders (including volunteers) involved in ministry and mission with children, young people and their families

Employed by:              The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of the Benefice of Chilwell and Inham Nook


Applications to be made to the Vicar, Rev Andy Tufnell, in writing by 28th August 2018 (applications sent by email are welcome). Please include a clear personal statement explaining why you are applying for this position and a curriculum vitae. Applicants are also asked to respond to five application questions and submit contact details for referees.

All documentation necessary for applying for this post may be found at:

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviews, which will take place across Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September. When invited to interview, shortlisted candidates will be sent details of what to expect from the interview process.

For any further information please contact the Vicar at

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