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Intercultural Mission Enabler

35 hours per week. Monday to Friday with evening and week-end working required


West Midlands


Ref: JN009189

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£32,314 per annum plus 8.5% Employer Pension Contributions


The Diocese of Coventry is seeking to appoint a full time Intercultural Mission Enabler to help the Diocese deliver its ambitions for a culture change in making and growing new Disciples, Our shared commitment is to work with determination and zeal towards a fuller representation of social, cultural and ethnic diversity of our region in our church communities, visible and participating in the worship, ministry and life of the church.


The main responsibilities are:

  • To grow healthy church communities that more fully represent the wide ethnic and cultural make up of people living across the Diocese.

  • Increase the number of United Kingdom Minority Ethnic / Global Majority Heritage vocations (lay and ordained).

  • Enable learning opportunities on Race Awareness to be accessed across the diocese.

The successful applicant will have a Degree or equivalent in Theology, proven experience of leadership in a church that is culturally/ethnically diverse, experience of working with churches of more than one tradition, be a skilled and confident communicator, be able to work collaboratively with lay people and clergy as equal colleagues in a strong team culture, and a creative thinker, able to re-imagine mission and ministry in contemporary society.


A demonstrable understanding and commitment to the Mission of the Church of England, being called to proclaim afresh the Christian Faith in each generation is essential. It is therefore an Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9 part 1 of the Equality Act 2010) of this post to have a committed Christian faith.


The Diocese of Coventry is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents all aspects of the communities we are part of and welcomes all applications. As an equal opportunities employer, we particularly welcome applications from United Kingdom Minority Ethnic / Global Majority Heritage (UKME/GMH) candidates who are currently underrepresented in our organisation. All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.


If you have a disability or long term illness that otherwise prevents you from meeting any of the essential criteria, please contact us to discuss whether reasonable adjustments can be made.


For an informal discussion, please contact The Ven. Barry Dugmore on 07487 578311


Full job description and Person Specification are available by clicking 'apply for this job' button below.


Closing date for applications: Monday 28th June 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews will take place via Zoom: 14th July 2021


To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and covering letter to: Simone King or post to Simone King,

HR Administrator, Cathedral & Diocesan Offices, 1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB

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Closing date: 28 June 2021


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