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:

  • Paul Filmer Vicar at Princes Park from 01.09.19
  • Nicholas Williams* Priest in Charge at Larkfield 03.09.19
  • Pat Dickin Team Vicar at South Gillingham from 05.09.19
  • David Jones Vicar at St John, Beckenham 07.09.19
  • Richard Worssam Vicar at Pembury from 19.09.19
  • Tom Holme* Priest at Chiddingstone & Chid Causeway from 25.09.19
  • Jim Bennett Priest in Charge at Slade Green from 06.10.19
  • Mark Blakely Vicar at Holy Trinity, Lamorbey 27.11.19
  • Liz Cox Priest in Charge at St Barnabas/St Mary Magdalene Gillingham from 07.12.19
  • Susan Atkinson-Jones  Priest in Charge at Green Street Green & Pratts Bottom from 12.12.19

* in addition to current role

  • Anthea Harris-Faulkner  Curate at Stone from 01.09.19
  • Jef Foulger (SSM) Curate at St Paul, Beckenham from 02.09.19
  • Claire Allwood Associate Vicar (SSM) at Tunbridge Wells King Charles the Martyr from 08.09.19
  • Claire Allwood Associate Vicar (SSM) at St Mark, Tunbridge Wells from 08.09.19
  • Bill MacDougall Associate Priest at Chiddingstone &Chid Causeway from 25.09.19
  • Bill MacDougall Associate Priest at Penshurst & Fordcombe from 25.09.19
  • Rachel Archer Curate at Biggin Hill from 28.09.19
  • Paul Robinson (SSM) Curate at Holy Trinity South Chatham from 28.09.19
  • Jenny Warrigton (HFD) Curate at St Paul w All Saints, Chatham from 28.09.19
  • Dom de Mattos Curate at St Thomas Southborough from 28.09.19
  • Daniel Whiffin Curate at St John Bromley from 28.09.19
  • Lorna Faulkner Curate at Coxheath Group from 28.09.19
  • Amanda Spence Curate at Crayford from 28.09.19
  • Adam Pyrke Curate at St Justus Rochester from 28.09.19
  • Anne Le Bas Honorary Canon at Rochester Cathedral from 01.09.19
  • Will North Area Dean of Malling 23.09.19


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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