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:

  • 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
  • Pat Dickin Team Vicar at South Gillingham from 09.12.19
  • Susan Atkinson-Jones  Priest in Charge at Green Street Green & Pratts Bottom from 12.12.19
  • Victoria Pask Vicar at St Mark, Bromley from 14.12.19
  • Simon Braid (SSM) Tonbridge Archdeaconry Public Preacher from 22.10.19
  • Jeremy Blunden Area Dean of Beckenham from 24.11.19
  • Tristan Alexander-Watts Kent & Medway NHS& SCP Trust from 19.12.19


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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