Vacancies and Appointments


There will always be a number of vacancies within the Diocese of Rochester, both ordained and lay. The links below will take you to further details of the clergy vacancies in each of the Archdeaconries and the lay vacancies across the Diocese.

If you wish to discuss the possibility of moving to work within the Diocese of Rochester please contact the appropriate Archdeacon for clergy appointments or The Diocesan Secretary for lay appointments.

Archdeaconry of Bromley & Bexley

Archdeaconry of Rochester

Archdeaconry of Tonbridge

Lay Positions

Other opportunities

Children and Young People


The following appointments have been made and the links will take you to the relevant webpages for the parish/department/etc:

  • Michael Payne Vicar at Gravesend St Aidan from 08.09.18
  • Monica Cameron Vicar at Christ Church, Erith from 22.09.18
  • Helen Reeves Rector at Ash w Ridley from 13.11.18
  • Nick Cornell Associate Vicar at Southborough Christ Church from 05.09.18
  • Jane Winter Associate Priest at Cray Valley from 09.09.18
  • Dorothy McGarvey Associate Rector at Eynsford w Farningham & Lullingstone from 18.09.19
  • Lisa Cornell curate at Yalding w Collier Street from 29.09.18
  • Laura Faturoti curate at Christ Church, Dartford from 29.09.18
  • Nicola Rawlins curate at St Augustine, Gillingham from 29.09.18
  • Jessica Smith curate at St Francis, Strood from 29.09.18
  • Luke Bacon curate at Christ Church, Beckenham from 29.09.18
  • Judi Hammill curate at St James, Tunbridge Wells from 29.09.18
  • Gordon Taylor curate at Trinity w Christ Church, Tunbridge Wells from 29.09.18
  • Anthea Harris-Faulkner (SSM) curate at Greenhithe from 29.09.18
  • Simon Walker (SSM) curate at St Mary, Swanley from 29.09.18
  • Clive Wood (SSM) Diocese of Rochester - General Licence from 29.08.18
  • Sue Brewer Rochester Cathedral – Residentiary Canon from 09.09.18
  • Chris Dench Rochester Cathedral – Residentiary Canon from 09.09.18
  • Andrew Wooding Jones Archdeacon of Rochester from 11.09.18
  • Karl Carpani Kings College Hospital Chaplain from 17.09.18
  • John Musson Area Dean of Orpington from 18.09.18
  • Miriam Barker Area Dean of Tonbridge from TBC


Diocesan Secretary
Geoff Marsh 

Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Bromley & Bexley
The Ven Dr Paul Wright

Tel: 020 8467 8743

Archdeacon of Rochester
Andrew Wooding Jones

Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Tonbridge
The Ven Julie Conalty
Tel: 01732 833840

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