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.
Associate Priest, St Peter, Petersham
We offer House for Duty plus a half stipend The parish is vacant We are the inclusive and welcoming parish church of…
Closes Thursday 9 SeptemberView Vacancy
Children & Families Worker, St George the Martyr, Southwark
St George the Martyr is a thriving parish near London Bridge. We wish to appoint a part-time Children and Families Worker…
Closes Monday 6 SeptemberView Vacancy
Pioneer Evangelist, North Sutton Centre of Mission
The Diocese of Southwark, in partnership with Church Army, has created the role of Pioneer Evangelist to bring the Good News of…
Closes Sunday 5 SeptemberView Vacancy
Young people and families’ worker, St John, West Wickham
We are looking for someone who is devoted to drawing young people and their families into a transformational relationship with Christ. The…
Closes Wednesday 1 SeptemberView Vacancy
Ministry Assistant, Ascension, Balham
WHAT IS A MINISTRY ASSISTANT? A Ministry Assistant is a similar role to an internship except you are as a paid part-time…
Closes Tuesday 31 AugustView Vacancy
Vicar (0.5) Christ Church with St Philip, Worcester Park (Methodist LEP) and Associate Priest (0.5) St Oswald, in the Cheam Team Ministry
Our suburban parishes on the borders between Greater London and Surrey are seeking a priest who will work with us to build…
Closes Monday 30 AugustView Vacancy
Children and Families Leader, St Margaret, Chipstead
We are looking for an excellent and enthusiastic Children and Families Leader who is passionate about knowing and sharing God’s transforming love….
Closes Monday 16 AugustView Vacancy