Director of Mission and Ministry Support and Innovation

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£58173.00 - £58173.00

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: Noon, Wednesday 26th July 2023

Interviews: Thursday August 3rd 2023

For an informal chat about the role contact Derek Hurton, Diocesan Secretary, by July 20th at:

Further information and an application form at

Return completed applications to: