Tavistock Methodist Circuit

Job Vacancy – Part-time Pastoral Worker (lay or ordained)

Please reply to: Circuit Office, Tavistock Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Tavistock Devon, PL19 8DX Tel: 01822 611049 E-mail:

 The Tavistock Circuit of the Methodist Church, based on the edge of beautiful Dartmoor, is seeking a part-time Pastoral Worker (lay or ordained) to exercise a ministry of care and mission outreach. The successful candidate will have pastoral responsibility for specific churches and other responsibilities around the circuit depending on needs and skills.

Car owner and driver essential, as is an approachable and warm personality, ability to work with people of all ages and willingness to actively engage with the local communities. 30 hours per week, initially for two years to include a six month probationary period, commencing September 2021 or as soon after.

Salary: £14,820 – £17,376 (depending on proven ability). Please contact the Circuit Office for an application pack. Closing date for applications, 13th July with interviews taking place on 20th July 2021

Ringsash Circuit

Part-time Administrator Required

8h per week (average) at £9.50 to £12ph based on experience

The Ringsash Methodist Circuit (comprising the Methodist chapels in Morchard Bishop, Black Dog, Witheridge and Copplestone) are looking to appoint a part-time administrator who can work alongside the minister and other church members to ensure the smooth running of the circuit.

If you’re an excellent organiser, enjoy working with a varied team as well as on your own, are looking for a few hours paid work a week that you can fit around everything else in your life and, are accepting of the beliefs and customs of the Christian faith, this could be the role for you!

We are looking for someone who can

  • assist in administrative and clerical tasks (production of schedules, taking of minutes, writing of letters etc.)
  • keep the circuit updated with what’s going on through the production of regular newsletters
  • assist the Circuit Treasurer with basic accounts prep
  • be flexible and enjoy taking on new problems and challenges

The circuit office is located at the Methodist Chapel in Morchard Bishop so you will need to spend some time there but there is also the option to work from home.

For more information and for an application form, job description and person specification, please contact Andy Cooper (01884 860698,

Closing date for applications is midnight on 16th July 2021