Current Vacancies



Priest-in-Charge - Draycote Benefice and Leam Valley Benefice

The Draycote Group and Leam Valley Benefice are looking for a leader with the skill and passion to shape and implement our vision - a future in which rural ministry is thriving and all who serve are equipped, trained and empowered. Ultimately, we will be a benefice of nine parishes, creating a great opportunity for a leader to reshape how we do things.  We need someone special.  Is this you? This post will be full-time.

  • Experience of directing change that leads to growth.
  • Clear leadership skills including identifying, developing, and empowering others.
  • A heart for rural mission growth and a passion for sharing an active Christian faith through teaching and engaging with people of all ages, including our Church of England primary schools.
  • Able to think about mission in creative and innovative ways, communicating ideas in a clear and engaging style, but seeking the views and opinions of others through collaborative consultation and efficient resource management.
  • An engaging manner with the ability to nurture relationships with people of all ages.

Please click on the following links for more information:

Click to download the Advert.

Click to download the Draycote Benefice's Parish Profile.

Click to download the Application Form.

Click to download the Parish Profile for the Leam Valley Benefice from 2018.

Informal conversations very welcome with the Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore, on 07487 578311 (; or with the Area Dean, Rev'd Tim Cockell, on 01788 812613 (

Please send completed application forms to Matt Robinson: