Diocese of Carlisle

    Director of Mission and Ministry Support and Innovation

    Church House, 19-24 Friargate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7XR
    26 Jul 2023, noon
    3 Aug 2023

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    Could you support the local church to flourish in its mission & ministry?

    Do you have a heart for building collaborative teams?

    Can you turn strategy & plans into effective action?

    The Diocese of Carlisle is looking for a Director of Mission and Ministry Support and Innovation who will work across Cumbria to:

    • advocate for our strategy and vision ‘God for All’ and help to make it a reality

    • build our mission/ministry support team, inspiring, encouraging and equipping colleagues

    • embody a strongly relational and collaborative approach in all aspects of their work and thinking

    • engage enthusiastically with the breadth of the church in Cumbria, drawing on a deep & mature Christian faith

    • create space for faithful improvisation, imagination and innovation in the church

    This is a full-time position, initially funded for 3 years, with an expectation that longer term funding will be secured. Applications are welcome from ordained and lay applicants.

    Salary: £58,173 p.a. and generous pension. Flexible working.

    This post is subject to an occupational requirement that the postholder be a practising Christian under Part 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

    The successful applicant must complete an Enhanced DBS check.

    Closing date for applications: Wednesday 26th July 2023

    Interviews: Thursday 3rd August 2023

    For an informal chat about the role contact Derek Hurton, Diocesan Secretary, at: diocesan.secretary@carlislediocese.org.uk

    Further information and an application form at https://www.carlislediocese.org.uk/vacancies/

    Return completed applications to: HumanResources@carlislediocese.org.uk