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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.

If you’d like to advertise your vacancy please contact our Web Manager via the details below.

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

Administrative Vacancies

There will shortly be some full and part-time roles in our Mission, Fresh Expressions, and Vocations Department, to provide administrative support to…

Closes Tuesday 31 January

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Team Vicar, St John the Divine, Richmond Team Ministry

The Diocese of Southwark, The Bishop of Southwark and King’s College, Cambridge as Patron, seek to appoint a Team Vicar for St…

Closes Tuesday 31 January

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Vicar, South Beddington & Roundshaw

The Bishop of Southwark wishes to appoint a Vicar for South Beddington & Roundshaw The parish of South Beddington and Roundshaw, a…

Closes Monday 6 February

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School Chaplain, Saint Gabriel’s College in conjunction with the Parish of St John the Divine, Kennington

Stipend and housing allowance Start Date: As soon as possible. We are seeking to appoint a priest chaplain to our popular, inclusive…

Closes Monday 13 February

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Administrator (Half-Time), Reconciliation Initiatives

Are you well organised, pro-active and capable? Do you want to contribute to addressing inequalities in society? Administrator required for a national…

Closes Monday 13 February

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Team Vicar, Limpsfield Team (with special responsibility as Vicar, St Mary’s Church, Tatsfield and Children & Families Worker Across the Team) (0.5 stipend)

We are a Team Ministry of three pretty, East Surrey rural villages in the M25 area with Tatsfield village sitting on the…

Closes Friday 17 February

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Vicar, Blackheath Park, St Michael and All Angels

We are seeking a person of grace and passion who will enable the church to build on recent growth in depth and…

Closes Wednesday 22 February

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Vicar, East Wickham, St Michael

The Bishop of Southwark and the Patron (The Dean and Chapter of Southwark Cathedral) wish to appoint a Vicar of East Wickham…

Closes Sunday 26 February

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Vicar, All Saints w Holy Trinity, Wandsworth

Vicar, All Saints w Holy Trinity, Wandsworth – a friendly, evangelical parish in South West London, Diocese of Southwark. We are seeking…

Closes Tuesday 28 February

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