Parish Nurse Vacancy Advert and Update 03/07/2018

Parish Nurse for St Goran, St Just, and St Michael Caerhays

Our search for a Parish Nurse for the Benefice has now reached the stage of advertising for the vacancy. The advertisement for the post is reporoduced in text form below. So far 3 people have made enquiries and application packs have been sent to 2 of these applicants. If you are interested in taking up the post please see  below for details on how to apply. 

St Goran Church                                                                                                                                          

Gorran, PL26 6HN   





St Goran Church is seeking to employ a Registered General Nurse for the new position of Parish Nurse in this beautiful part of south Cornwall, near Mevagissey.

Two days per week or equivalent (15 hours)

Salary: NHS Band 6 pro rata (but flexible depending on experience)

Contract: Fixed term for 3 years initially

Closing Date:  31 July 2018

We are very excited about starting a Parish Nursing Service for the parishes of St Goran and St Michael, Caerhays. The Parish Nurse will attend courses run by, and be supported by, Parish Nursing Ministries UK.

Our vision is that the Parish Nurse will help people in our community achieve optimum health and wellbeing, work with our Pastoral Care Team and liaise with our local surgery, Health Visitors, The Community Matron, Voluntary Services and other agencies.

The role includes: Supporting independence and improving quality of life by offering advice and care to individuals and groups; home visits; organising health education events; assisting access to health, social services and other agencies; supporting spouses/partners and carers.

It is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a Christian and, in conjunction with the Priest in Charge, identify and meet the spiritual needs of individuals where appropriate.

For information about Parish Nursing see

For an application pack or to talk about this post please contact:-

Rev’d Anne Charlton, The Vicarage, Gorran, St Austell, PL26 6HN

Tel: 01726 842917


There are more details of this exciting project under the "Parish Nurse" tab on this web site, including details of the separate bank account that has been set up to administer the financial aspects of this venture. 


If you would like to support the Parish Nurse and have not yet given, your donations would still be welcome. If you think you can help in that way please download the form on the link below and use it to set up a Standing Order or for a one-off donation. 

Parish Nurse Donation