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  • Priest-in-Charge of St Wulfran’s, Ovingdean

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    House-for-duty in the Deanery of Brighton 

    A lively, enthusiastic and committed church family, with a beautiful Norman church, in a single parish benefice, in a delightful village, on the edge of a vibrant city, very near the sea, is looking for a man or woman to be their new parish priest to lead them in worship and mission. 

    We are looking for someone who has 

    • Lively and joyful faith in Jesus Christ 
    • A genuine love of people 
    • A fresh story of faith to tell 
    • An instinct for inclusion 
    • A flare for communication 
    • A Gently catholic disposition 
    • A love and respect for creation. 
    • Community spirit

    There is a nice house, sound church finances, and a very willing congregation. This job will make you smile. 

    For an informal chat please contact Ven Martin Lloyd Williams on 07732 676273/01273 425691 

    Application packs from Marc Sacher at marc.sacher@chichester.anglican.org

    Applications by 25th June 2018 

    Interviews on Friday 20th July 2018.

  • Sessional Youth Leader

    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Contract: 2.5 hours per fortnight, 25 sessions. 

    Location: A large village 3 miles east of Lewes, next to Glyndebourne, on the edge of the South Downs National Park, with a secondary school, Kings Academy Ringmer and Primary school. 

    Alongside our existing sessional children’s worker, who runs a fortnightly Friday club for Primary aged children we are looking for a youth worker to develop a suitable and inspirational range of activities with our over 11 year olds. Desirable would be appropriate musical skills as we are simultaneously making appointments to ensure the inclusiveness of our worship for families, children and young people. Additional hours are available for a wider role developing the music in our monthly Family service. Hourly rate dependent on experience. 

    If either/both of these roles could be for you, please don’t delay – get in touch to find out more. 

    Details on www.ringmerchurch.org.uk
    email ringmervicarpa@googlemail.com
    call Rev Beth McCleave on 01273 812243

  • Parish Administrator for Parish of St Mary the Virgin, Willingdon

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When: 7 May 2018

    £6,591 per annum (£8.45 per hour)
    Part time (15 hours per week, Monday to Friday) 

    St Mary’s is a busy parish to the north of Eastbourne. The church is situated in the heart of Willingdon Village, which also serves the community of Willingdon Trees. 

    We are looking for an experienced administrator to be responsible for the running of the many aspects of our busy parish office and church hall. 

    Applicants need excellent IT skills; Word, Excel and Publisher experience is essential. The successful candidate should have good communication and organisational skills, be adaptable and have a pleasant and approachable personality. An application form and a detailed copy of the job description are available on our church website www.stmaryswillingdon.org

    Please forward your completed application form to recruitment@sussexhr.co.uk

    It would be helpful if applicants have an understanding of Parish life and an appreciation of the Christian ethos. 

    Applicants should be aware that the Parish office is situated at mezzanine level and is accessed via two flights of stairs. 

    Closing date for applications 7th May 2018, however we reserve the right to close the vacancy sooner if the right candidate is identified prior to that date.

    Relevant documents;
    Parish Administrator Job Description
    Administrator Person Secification
    Application Form

  • Priest-in-Charge for the Parish of St Giles, Horsted Keynes

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    The Bishop of Chichester wishes to appoint a half-time Priest-in-Charge, St Giles, Horsted Keynes 

    We offer:

    • Welcoming and friendly congregations 
    • Glorious rural location on the edge of the Ashdown Forest 
    • A non-stipendiary Deacon 
    • Eucharistic tradition of worship with a variety of services 
    • A large, 4-bedroom, modern and well-maintained rectory with stunning views 
    • Excellent school and transport links by road and rail (Haywards Heath, East Grinstead and Gatwick) 

    We are praying for a Priest who: 

    • Will balance sensitively the needs of various worship backgrounds while developing and expanding ministry within the parish 
    • Will be an encouraging and prayerful presence within a caring and vibrant village community 
    • Has excellent communication skills and will connect with people of all ages 
    • Will continue to enhance and nurture the good relationship between parish and school 

    Application Form and Parish Profiles available from:
    The Ven Fiona Windsor, The Archdeacon of Horsham,
    20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA
    Email: archhorsham@chichester.anglican.org

  • Family Support Practitioner (multiple locations)

    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Following a successful round of funding applications, Chichester Diocesan Association for Family Support Work are looking to appoint four Family Support Practitioners across Sussex. 

    This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic individuals to join one of the oldest Children’s Charities in Sussex as a Family Support Practitioner. Working with a wide range of families and children referrals are received from a broad spectrum of schools, voluntary and statutory agencies. 

    Key responsibilities include:

    • identifying and managing own caseload,
    • developing bespoke support services for each family,
    • promotion and co-ordination of our service in the relevant area,
    • developing support groups,
    • drop ins and term and non-term time activity sessions,
    • providing advice, guidance,
    • support and counselling to families and individuals who are struggling with life

    The successful candidate will be CQSW, Dip SW qualified and registered with the relevant Social Care Council or with an equivalent professional qualification and registration. You will also have experience of working with children and families and providing support within a multi-agency setting. 

    You must also have good knowledge of the Children's Act and accompanying guidance and all secondary legislation with a sound understanding of the complex issues facing children and their families today. 

    If you are passionate about our mission and want to play a role in driving forward the work of Family Support Work, we want to hear from you. 

    FSW values and invests in their employees’ development, employee benefits include: 

    • Matched employers contribution to a group pension scheme (to a current maximum of 4%). 
    • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time). 
    • Family friendly policies and flexible working. 

    Vacancies are as follows: 

    Full time positions x2
    Locations: Crawley, West Sussex and Newhaven, East Sussex
    Contract: 3 year fixed term to start, 37 ½ hours per week
    Crawley, Job specification

    Part time positions x2
    Location: Coldean, Brighton, East Sussex
    Contract: 3 year fixed term to start, 18 ½ hours per week
    Coldean, Job specification

    Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex
    Contract: Permanent, 18 ½ hours per week
    Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 per annum (FTE)(Starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications)
    East Grinstead, Job sepcification


    An application pack is available from Nina Clyde nina@familysupportwork.org.uk or telephone 01273 832963 option 4. For further information about the positions, or for an informal chat please contact Elaine Waight, Community Services Manager on 01273 832963. 

    Applicants will be subject to vetting checks related to child protection and safeguarding matters. These include references covering a five-year period, medical fitness checks, qualification status/registration, identity checks and Enhanced DBS checks as laid down by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

    Family Support Work is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

    Family Support Work a registered charity number 285337 is an equal opportunities employer. 

    Closing date: 12 noon, 29 June 2018.
    Interviews will take place on 9 & 10 July 2018 in Brighton.

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