Job Type
Date Added
New Search


of the Parish of Birstall and Wanlip




East Midlands


Ref: JN008882

Job Description

The Bishop of Leicester is seeking to appoint a full-time Rector to serve the two church parish of Birstall and Wanlip.


Birstall is a suburban village to the north of Leicester and Wanlip an adjacent hamlet. We are a rapidly growing parish with an ever changing demographic profile. Our congregation is an open Christian community where people feel loved, respected and free to be fully themselves.


We seek a person who:

  • Is a warm hearted and approachable leader with sensitive
    pastoral gifts
  • Will encourage team work, lay leadership, outreach and
    pioneering work in the community
  • Will, though their own prayerful faith help us to grow in faith, worship, teaching and discipleship bringing new ideas and energy
  • Feels comfortable leading worship in a variety of ways with
    different congregations
  • Is enthusiastic to work with schools, young people, and our ecumenical links

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact

Archdeacon of Leicester: Ven. Richard Worsfold

07487 616648 •


Application forms and parish profile are available from:

Mrs Wendy Dunnington, St Martins House

7 Peacock Lane, Leicester LE1 5PZ

Tel: 07398 618824 • Email:

or view the details on our website by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below


Closing date for applications: 24 February 2021

Interviews: 26 March 2021


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: 24 February 2021


Wed 20 Jan @ 14:29
Rector vacancy in East Midlands

Most Popular Articles

Past Week
Past Month