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


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

  • Serena Willoughby Vicar at Seal Chart & Underriver from 03.09.17
  • Lynn Trainor Vicar at Langton Green from 09.09.17
  • Tim ffrench Rector at Horsmonden from 27.09.17
  • Trish ffrench Associate Rector at Horsmonden from 27.09.17
  • Paul Prentice Rector at Crayford from 12.10.17
  • Mell Jemmett Vicar at Lamorbey, Holy Redeemer from 08.11.17
  • Emma Young Vicar at Darent Valley from 19.11.17
  • Matthew Taylor curate at Sevenoaks St Nicholas from 30.09.17
  • Folake Makanjuola curate at Rochester St Peter w St Margaret from 30.09.17
  • Wendy Carr curate at Tonbridge St Peter & St Paul from 30.09.17
  • Edward Pritchett curate at Beckenham St George from 30.09.17
  • Nicola Harvey curate at Hadlow from 30.09.17
  • Amanda Maskell curate at Gillingham St Mark from 30.09.17
  • Harriet Hall (SSM) curate at Kingsdown from 30.09.17
  • Jim Bennett (SSM) curate at Slade Green from 30.09.17
  • Christine Allen (SSM) curate at South Gillingham from 30.09.17
  • Jef Foulger (SSM) curate at Beckenham St Barnabas from 30.09.17
  • Julie Conalty Archdeacon of Tonbridge from 24.09.17


There are currently no imminent retirements.


Diocesan Secretary
Geoff Marsh 

Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Bromley & Bexley
The Ven Dr Paul Wright

Tel: 020 8467 8743

Archdeacon of Rochester
The Ven Simon Burton-Jones

Tel: 01634 560000


Archdeacon of Tonbridge

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