District Office, Beckminster Methodist Church, Wolverhampton, WV3 7BQ


Job Opportunities

Area Co-Ordinator

Borderlands Rural Chaplaincy are seeking a part time Area Co-Ordinator with an annual salary of £15600 along with holiday entitlement and pension provision if required.
The position operates primarily in the Hereford and Shropshire Borders for the Ecumenical Rural Chaplaincy.  The Chaplaincy is jointly organised by the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist District and the Diocese of Hereford.
The role will be working for our full time Rural Chaplain and with a growing number of part time volunteer Chaplains.  Assisting in liaising with other key national and local agencies, ensuring effective communication in the Chaplaincy as a whole and undertaking a limited chaplaincy role to ensure the post holder understands the issues within the rural communities.  Flexible, pre-arranged hours over seven days to mutually meet the needs of the post and the post-holders allocation of time.
Experience in effective team working is essential as will be the ability to use IT and organising/communication skills.  There will be occasions when the post-holder will be required to talk to Church Groups and take part in Christian Services, consequently the post holder needs to have experience in sharing or leading a Christian Service.
Further details, including a Job Specification can be obtained by email from Paul Trenberth.

Exciting Outreach Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a full time Church & Community Worker for 2 churches within the Cannock Chase Circuit of the Methodist Church – St Paul’s Rugeley and Handsacre Methodist Churches.
We are looking for a self motivated person to work with families, groups and individuals in our communities; in order to build Kingdom growth and encourage mission and outreach.
The appointment will initially be for 3 years. The salary will be £20,000-£23,000 dependent on experience and qualifications. The normal working pattern will be 35 hours per week.
For more information or an application form, please contact Elaine Croft or call 01889 881487

Ecumenical Assistant Chaplain

An Ordained Minister is sought to join our lively team
Band 5 37.5 hours weekly – full time or possible job share opportunities.
Joining our high profile and diverse Multi Faith Chaplaincy team, you will provide specialist pastoral care, support and sacramental ministry to patients, visitors, staff and volunteers within the Trust.
As a team we aim to meet the spiritual needs of those of all faiths and none.
The candidate must be an ordained Priest, eligible to be licensed by the Diocesan Bishop or, a Minister of a church in membership of Churches Together in England, who is eligible for authorisation by an appropriate church authority.
As set out within the job description, the successful candidate will assist in developing spiritual care provision within the Trust.
Experience of hospital chaplaincy is highly desirable but not essential, as ongoing support and training may be available to a candidate with the requisite parish background.
An ability to adapt to an ever changing NHS and a good sense of humour are essential attributes.
The successful candidate will be required to travel between sites at short notice, within a specified time period and, to take part in the Trust’s on-call and weekend service provision as required.
In return, we offer an exciting Trust to work with and an innovative team to be part of.
For an informal discussion and visit please contact Julie Morrell (Chaplaincy Team Leaders) on 01902 695098 or julie.morell@nhs.net
Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Youth Worker

The Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist District is seeking to appoint a Youth Worker to work in the Clun & Bishops Castle areas of the Shropshire and Marches Circuit.
This post will be a two year fixed term contract working 16 hours per week starting as soon as possible following appointment.
The rate of pay is £12.50 per hour and work related expenses will be reimbursed.
Experience of rural ministry would be beneficial to this role.
There is an occupational requirement that the post holder will be a practicing Christian and will to engage with the Methodist ethos of the role.
The post holder will have a heart to encourage and disciple young people both within the church and the wider community, building links with other organisations such as local schools and community groups.
The provision of accommodation could be explored if necessary.
For an application pack and further details please contact admin@wsmethodist.org.uk
Closing Date: 12 noon on 11 March 2019
Interview Date: 19 March 2019