St Benet Fink, London

St Benet Fink

North London Pastoral Assistant Scheme (Full-Time Vacancy)

A chance to discern vocations on a great scheme in a great city

RECRUITING NOW – Vacancy for a full-time Pastoral Assistant (Ministerial Experience Volunteer) Role in Tottenham (Autumn 2022 – July 2023)

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS MONDAY 17th OCTOBER 2022 (12 NOON); however, you are encouraged to apply as soon as your application is ready, as an earlier start date may be possible.

Do you feel God is calling you to offer your skills and abilities to his service? Would you like the opportunity to take time out and respond and discern this vocation? The North London Pastoral Assistants Scheme offers young people the opportunity to work for a year or two in the Lord’s harvest, alongside priests and people, in our wonderful, diverse parishes.

You are invited to consider joining the team in the parish of  St Benet Fink, Tottenham, and other parishes in the wider NLPA Scheme, and to spend a year developing skills and exploring your sense of vocation whilst getting fully involved in the life and mission of the parish. PAs enjoy strong support through regular supervisions with trained clergy and a rigorous spiritual and theological development programme. Our assistants also enjoy an overseas trip and a retreat during the year.

Further information and an application for is available below.

Brochure for North London Pastoral Assistant Scheme

About the Role

NLPA Application Form SBF

If you are interested in applying for a Autumn (or soon afterwards) 2022 start, please complete the application form above, and return it to Fr James Hill, the Vicar of St Benet’s, by email to  You are also welcome to contact Fr James if you would like to have an informal conversation about the roles at any time.