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Our Diocese offers a variety of roles that support our mission and ministry. Some positions are unique to the Church, such as ordained ministry and lay leadership roles, whilst others require a range of skills to help ensure that the Diocese, our parishes and partner organisations run smoothly. We hope that this website gives you an understanding of the work of the Diocese, our vision and the values that we uphold.

Ordained ministry and lay leadership

We are always seeking clergy and lay people who are prayerful, faithful, generous, and willing to take risks as we share and proclaim the love of Christ to all.

In the Diocese of Southwark, Christians of diverse backgrounds and theological convictions speak well of each other and are committed to our common life and task as expressed in the Southwark Vision. This mutual trust allows us to invest in parochial ministry and to respond creatively and innovatively to changing communities and new developments.

If you think God is calling you to serve in this place, do explore our current vacancies prayerfully and see if you share our Southwark Vision.

Teaching opportunities in our Diocese

The Southwark Diocesan Board of Education (SDBE) is proud to support 103 schools and academies, colleges and universities across our diverse and vibrant Diocese. If you are looking for your next teaching opportunity, search our vacancies on the SDBE website:

Apply for teaching vacancies in our Diocese

How to add your vacancies here

If you’d like to advertise your vacancy please contact our Communications Team.

If you’re a parish looking for advice on what to do during a vacancy, download our Guidelines for a Parish in Vacancy.

Current Vacancies

Church Manager

The Church Manager role is an opportunity for a competent, gifted administrator to support the Vicar and wider staff team in taking…

Closes Friday 26 April

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Children and Families Minister

We want to add to our happy, collaborative and committed staff team and are seeking to appoint a Children and Families Minister….

Closes Monday 29 April

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Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor Vacancy at All Saints Peckham! Looking for the next person to lead the youth ministry at our vibrant, charismatic evangelical…

Closes Friday 3 May

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Vicar for the Benefice of All Saints Benhilton

The Bishop of Southwark assisted by the Bishop of Fulham seeks to appoint a Vicar for the Benefice of All Saints Benhilton…

Closes Tuesday 7 May

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Priest-in-Charge (Vicar Designate) of Dulwich St Barnabas with Christ’s Chapel

An exciting opportunity to lead this large, growing church at the heart of Dulwich in South East London.

Closes Sunday 12 May

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Executive Assistant – Disability Project and Public Policy Team (FTC)

Introduction The National Church Institutions comprises a wide variety of teams, professions and functions that support the mission and ministries of the…

Closes Sunday 12 May

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Vicar of St Philip’s, Reigate

The Bishop of Southwark wishes to appoint a Vicar of St Philip’s, Reigate St Philip’s, Reigate is tucked away in a residential…

Closes Sunday 19 May

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Director of Music at Christ Church West Wimbledon 

We’re looking for someone to work collaboratively with our new Vicar to grow and develop our music offering not just at Church, but also in the community.

Closes Friday 24 May

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