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:

  • Andrew Davie VIcar at Milton Christ Church from 20.05.21
  • Susan Atkinson-Jones Rector at Chelsfield w Green Street Green & Pratts Bottom* from 01.06.21
  • Joel Love Priest in Charge at Borstal from...... 21

* In addition to the current role
* * New benefice created by Pastoral Scheme

  • Beverley Ejimofo (SSM) at Beckenham St George & St Barnabas from ....04.21
  • Luke Bacon Curate at Chatham St Philip & St James from 07.03.21
  • Mark Edwards Curate at Gravesend St George from 29.09.21
  • Jayne Shillito Curate at Rural North West Kent Group  from 29.09.21
  • Mandy Clampin Curate at Kingsdown  from 29.09.21
  • Eucharia Asiegbu Curate at Sidcup St John w Footscray  from 29.09.21
  • Sheela Thomas Curate at Beckenham St John  from 29.09.21
  • Steve Osei-Mensah (SSM) Curate at West Sevenoaks Team Ministry   from 29.09.21
  • Helen Musson (SSM) Curate at Orpington Christ Church  from 29.09.21
  • Esther Bevan (SSM) Curate at Dartford St Edmund and St Alban  from 29.09.21
  • Ethlyn Roy-Johnson (SSM) Curate at Slade Green from 29.09.21
  • Mark Packer (SSM) Curate at Shipbourne w Plaxtol from 29.09.21
  • Jocelyn Walker Guardian at Pilsdon at Malling Community from 18.04.2021
  • Rochester Cathedral – Honorary Canon  Helen Burn  from 06.06.21
  • Rochester Cathedral – Honorary Canon  Tim Hatwell  from 06.06.21
  • Rochester Cathedral – Honorary Canon   Penny Stephens from 06.06.21
  • Rochester Cathedral – Honorary Canon   Adam Foot from 06.06.21
  • Rochester Cathedral – Honorary Canon   Ren Harding from 06.06.21


Diocesan Secretary
Matthew Girt
Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Bromley & Bexley
The Ven Dr Paul Wright

Tel: 020 8467 8743

Archdeacon of Rochester
The Ven Andrew Wooding Jones

Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Tonbridge
The Ven Julie Conalty
Tel: 01732 833840

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