We are looking for someone with vision and experience to lead strategic change for mission, share in teaching and pastoral care, inspire collaboration in ministry and implement our diocesan strategy.
Our new Archdeacon of Portsdown will encourage and support our churches grow in depth, impact and number working in collaboration with the Bishop and senior colleagues committed to delivering our live | pray | serve strategy .
Within our live | pray | serve strategy the diocese is seeking to equip people to live as disciples of Christ; to pray, individually and together as worshipping communities; and to serve our local neighbourhoods and society together. This strategy has informed a renewed drive to find fresh ways of reaching out enabling pastoral reorganisation and creating new worshipping communities.
The Role Profile for this position can be found in the Application Pack that is attached.
For more information about this application process, please use this link
The Person Specification for this position can be found in the Application Pack that is attached.
Our diocese is made up of 11,000 or so worshippers in 139 Church of England parishes across south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. It is led by our Bishop, and includes clergy, readers, retired clergy, chaplains, paid staff and thousands of volunteers who work in our parishes.
Our diocese is divided into seven deaneries with the deaneries of Havant and Portsmouth making up the Archdeaconry of Portsdown.
Information about the diocese can be found at : www.portsmouth.anglican.org
To discuss the post, please contact The Rt Revd Christopher Foster on
The closing date for applications is Monday, 4th November 2019 at noon.
The interviews will take place on Monday, 18th and Tuesday 19th November 2019.