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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.


Interim Priest in Charge, Daventry, Holy Cross

House for Duty Team Vicar with responsibility for Braunston, Brooke, Hambleton and Egleton

House for Duty Priest in Charge of Ketton and Tinwell

Rector, The Astwell Benefice: Six Churches, One Church

Volunteer Police Chaplains to support Northants Police across the county



Love Werrington Assistants

Werrington Parish Church seeks to appoint two Love Werrington Assistants, to continue the work of our exciting Christian social action initiative ‘Love Werrington’. The Love Werrington Assistants will be based in the parish and will work with children & families, young people, a team of volunteers, schools, local businesses and other professionals in the surrounding area.

20 Hours per week - Salary £8.75 per hour

This is a part-time post for one year, with our hope of extending the contract being dependent on the availability of further grants.

Interested in finding out more, please contact:

Michele Hunt, Way In Manager

and Newton Kibiringi, Youth Minister

For a Job Description and Application Form please contact Werrington Parish Church Parish Office, Twelvetree Avenue, Peterborough PE4 5DT on 01733 576541 or email:

Application deadline: 12 noon on Monday 23rd September 2019

Interviews: The afternoon of Tuesday 1st October 2019

Student and Young Adult Mission Leader

St Giles Church and Friendship International: Students and Host (FISH) are offering an exciting opportunity for a passionate and committed individual to lead and pioneer our Student work, seeking to reach out to the 14,000 students at the University of Northampton and to help lead our Young Adult ministry.

Salary: £20,800 pro-rata (FTE 40 hours) annually
Initially 2 year fixed term contract
Part-time 28 hours per week (16 h/w with St Giles, 12 h/w with FISH
This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To develop St Giles’ ministry and mission with University students, particularly seeking to reach those who are not Christians.

  • To oversee and seek to expand St Giles’ existing ministry with young adults and students.

  • To nurture those within the student and young adult ministry to be disciple making disciples of Jesus Christ.

  • To guide the Student and Young Adults leadership team to enable them to lead, resource and facilitate weekly gatherings as well as organising outreach initiatives and social activities.

  • To plan student welcome programmes, especially around key times of the year such as Freshers' Week.

  • To assist the Church Leadership in providing pastoral care for students and young adults.

  • To continue to develop the partnership with FISH and to raise the profile of mission and ministry with international students both at St Giles and beyond. 

More information including the job description and application form can be found here

Application deadline: Monday 30th September 2019

Interviews: 21st/22nd October

Music Post at St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers

St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers is looking to enhance and develop its music provision – building on our long-standing fine choral and music tradition. We are exploring new and creative ways to enrich our worship, as well as engaging more fully with our community.

We are inviting enquiries and expressions of interest from church musicians with previous experience as an organist, choir director or musician to explore a possible post as Director of Music, or Assistant Organist, at this exciting time of new possibilities. This is an unique opportunity to be involved at the beginning of shaping both this post and the potential development of music and liturgy within the church. RSCM professional rates are offered on a range from £3,500 to £6,500 (depending on the nature of the post appointed to and previous experience).

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Revd Michelle Dalliston on 01733 569147 or 07961 003352, or email

The details of the job description will be agreed in discussion with the successful candidate.

We can offer:

  • A small but committed and experienced choir of adults and a small junior choir

  • A fantastic church setting – St Mary the Virgin Higham Ferrers is a 13th Century, Grade 1 listed building in an unique setting with three other Grade 1 listed buildings/monuments: The Bede House, Chantry Chapel (both 15th Century) and nearby Medieval Churchyard Cross

  • An excellent modern hybrid organ, built by trailblazing organ-builder Peter Collins, and installed in 2009 (see the NPOR entry for full specification –

  • Supportive and enthusiastic colleagues committed to developing the musical life of St Mary’s.

We are looking for:

  • An excellent musician with some experience of church music and choirs to grow and develop the musical life of our church and community

  • Someone with creative flair and a willingness to experiment, as well as an understanding of church tradition

  • Good interpersonal skills and proven organisational ability.


For clergy and other vacancies in neighbouring dioceses, click the link below.



Southwell and Nottingham



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.

Hope for Every Home Project Manager

Hope for Every Home serves local churches to equip Christians to take the good news of Jesus to every person, home by home. We also encourage Christians to show compassion through practical action, like Jesus. And we believe that we can achieve nothing without prayer. Hope for Every Home in the UK began as part of HOPE in 2017 and is part of Every Home for Christ International. The Project Manager will be mentored by Roy Crowne and will also receive training from Every Home for Christ.

This is a full-time position with a £30,000 salary

More information including the job description can be found here

Application deadline: 23rd September 2019

If you would like to apply for this position please email with a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Sue Jennens at

Student Christian Movement CEO

Up to £40,000 depending on experience.

Flexible location

Hours: 35 per week

Contract: Permanent, on completion of a six month probationary period

As part of our exciting development, the Student Christian Movement wishes to appoint a CEO to lead the organisation. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated person who can provide strategic leadership, raise our profile, and oversee fundraising to support the growth of the movement. Together with the Operations Manager, the CEO will support and develop a talented staff team.

The ideal candidate will enjoy networking, acting as a confident ambassador of the organisation, and will be adept at promoting organisations with marketing flair. Our CEO will be a successful manager of teams, creating high levels of motivation and ensuring financial targets are met.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ individuals who are currently underrepresented in the organisation.

We are a student led movement committed to creating community, deepening faith, seeking justice and celebrating diversity.

If you are excited by our vision, please visit to download a detailed recruitment pack and application form.

Application deadline: 12 noon, Friday 27th September