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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.


Vicar of Brackley & Rural Dean of Brackley Deanery

Rector, The Astwell Benefice: Six Churches, One Church

Volunteer Police Chaplains to support Northants Police across the county


Currently no vacancies


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.


Continuing Ministerial Development Officer Diocese of Chichester and Priest-in-Charge of St John the Baptist, Hove

The Bishop of Chichester is seeking to appoint an experienced priest to be half-time CMD Officer for the clergy of the diocese and half-time parish priest of St John the Baptist, Hove.

A wonderful opportunity to minister in a lovely part of England. The role of CMD officer involves

  • Working with a committed team in the Diocesan Department for Apostolic Life;
  • Supporting clergy as they develop throughout their ministry, and enabling them to deliver Diocesan Strategy;
  • Working with the Bishop’s staff to develop appropriate resources and training for clergy;
  • Helping the Diocese theologically reflect and respond to the demands, challenges and opportunities for ministry in Sussex today;
  • Helping to enable the Diocese become more fruitful in mission.

St John the Baptist, Hove is looking for a priest who

  • Will have strong pastoral gifts
  • Will enjoy working in a church which enjoys a glorious situation in Palmeira Square, Hove, close to the sea front;
  • Is comfortable in a central church tradition;
  • Enjoys working with gifted and committed lay people;
  • Likes a creative culture
  • Can develop the use social media
  • Is a stimulating communicator

A very attractive modern town house is available within walking distance of the beach and the church.

Please send CV and the application form to Tash Islam at:

For an informal conversation contact:
Ven Martin Lloyd Williams regarding St John’s:
01273 425691, 07732 676273 or email:

Regarding the CMD officer, contact:
Revd Rob Dillingham on 01273 421021 or email:


Head of Development for Growing Christian Communities Diocese of Chelmsford

The Head of Development is a new senior role with leadership responsibility for the development of Christian communities, pioneer ministry and fresh expressions in the Diocese of Chelmsford including co-ordination and oversight of our church planting projects in strategic mission priority areas, many of which are externally funded through the Church Commissioners.

£50,000 p.a.
Based at the Diocesan Office in Chelmsford

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Director of Music – 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 to 10 weddings per year and funerals.

The Priory Church is situated 8 miles north of Peterborough (PE6 8NP)

Pay commensurate with experience, plus fees.

Closing date for applications: Friday 14 December

Job to commence: January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For further details, or to apply, please email