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for the Benefice of Desford and Kirby Muxloe


East Midlands


Ref: JN008229

Job Description

The Bishop of Leicester is seeking to appoint a Rector to the benefice of Desford and Kirby Muxloe. These two suburban parishes are situated on the North West of Leicester close to the M1, M69 and M42, with a residential area of around 10,000 people.


To this end, we seek a person who:

  • Can inspire, encourage and strengthen ministry for all, developing our laity and investing in new leaders and teams
  • Can communicate the story of Jesus to all ages and backgrounds listening with compassion and demonstrating good pastoral skills
  • Can help us see and embrace new opportunities, encouraging us to take risks
  • Is comfortable with a variety of worship styles and locations.


For an informal conversation about the post, please contact
Archdeacon of Loughborough Ven Claire Wood, Tel: 0116 261 5309



Application forms and parish profile are available from:

Mrs Wendy Dunnington, St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester LE1 5PZ

Tel: 0116 261 5309 Email:

or view the details on the Web:


Closing date for applications: Friday 7 February 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 17 March 2020


This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure There is An Occupational Requirement for the appointed person to be an ordained member of the Church of England under the 2010 Equality Act, Part 1, Schedule 9.

Closing date: 07 February 2020


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