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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

Choral Scholarships and Organ Scholarship, St Margaret, Lee

CHORAL SCHOLARSHIPS (AGE 18+) St Margaret’s, Lee seeks to appoint four Choral Scholars (ATB) for the coming academic year (2021/22) to sing with the choir. The…

Closes Friday 31 December

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Associate Vicar, Emmanuel Church, South Croydon

Experienced minister sought to join leadership of large evangelical church. For further information, including the job description, person specification and to apply,…

Closes Thursday 18 November

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Parish Administrator & Bookkeeper, St Barnabas, Dulwich

We want you to support our busy parish Description of Job: You will be supporting the ministry team that includes clergy, music…

Closes Wednesday 17 November

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Providence House Children and Families Worker

As a community-based youth charity, youth engagement is at the heart of everything Providence House does and the Children and Families Worker…

Closes Monday 15 November

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Vicar, Upper Tooting, Holy Trinity with St Augustine

The United Benefice of Upper Tooting is at the heart of a vibrant, diverse and changing community.  The two parishes and their…

Closes Sunday 14 November

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Associate Vicar, St Mark, Battersea Rise

The role includes: Leadership of the church alongside the Vicar and Senior Pastor. Helping to lead and manage the staff team. Responsibility…

Closes Sunday 14 November

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Generous Giving Adviser

Full-time, £32,000 – £34,000 Working alongside the Director of Giving and Parish Funding to promote and develop a culture of generosity, encourage…

Closes Tuesday 26 October

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