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The vacancies in the Diocese of Peterborough on this page are currently being advertised. For information about clergy vacancies elsewhere in the country, see the webpage for the Church of England's recruitment service.


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Please note that the Diocese of Peterborough is not responsible for vacancies offered by external organisations. Applicants should contact the organisation concerned with any queries.


Children and Families Worker (22 hours/week)

St Lawrence Church, Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, NN6 (Peterborough Diocese)

£11,500 to 12,500 a year (part-time) – depending on experience

The vision of the Church is “Jesus in Everything We Do and Everywhere We Are”. We seek a committed Christian to join our friendly and welcoming Anglican parish church to initiate and develop our work with children, young people and families. We serve a community of about 5,000 in West Northamptonshire, which has been growing due to new housing. The two primary schools there have reached record intakes.

We want the CFW to utilise existing contacts in the Schools and the wider community to connect with children, young people and families, and to engage and motivate Church members to support in outreach and mission in Long Buckby.

Candidates should complete the application form (from and send it with a current CV and covering letter to the Church Administrator at or 10 Hall Drive, Long Buckby, Northants, NN6 7QU. To find out more about the job or discuss any accommodation needs, please contact Chris Banks at


Closing date for applications: Friday 7th June.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held week commencing 17th June.

The position is subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance, and is for a two-year fixed term initially, with a possibility of extension.



Job Description

Person Specification

Parish Profile


Director of Music at the Priory Church of Deeping St James

We are looking for an organist and choir trainer to work in a church with an established choral tradition.
We have a fine, well-maintained three manual pipe organ.
Our regular robed choir is affiliated to the RSCM and consists mostly of adults, with an embryonic junior choir in training, which we wish to develop.

We enjoy a wide range of church music, with services at 10.00am weekly and a monthly choral evensong. There are occasional special services as well as approximately 8 – 10 weddings per year plus funerals.
The Priory Church is situated 8 miles north of Peterborough (PE6 8NP)

To commence as soon as possible. Salary commensurate with experience, plus fees.
For further details, or to apply, please email