The Patron (the Lord Chancellor) and the Bishop of Southwark are seeking a new Rector for the Parish of St George the Martyr with St Alphege & St Jude – a lively, diverse and inclusive church in the liberal catholic tradition in Borough about half way between the Elephant and Castle and London Bridge.
As the profile makes clear, the parish is looking for ‘a confident leader and builder of a diverse parish team’ and someone who will be committed to growth, to rebuilding a stronger community in the parish and ‘to engage with our local community.’
The Parish Profile suggests the following priorities:
The Parish offers:
Details for applicants:
Anyone interested in a conversation about the role is welcome to contact the Archdeacon of Southwark, Jonathan Sedgwick on 07585 113773 or Jonathan.Sedgwick@southwark.anglican.org
Closing date: Applications should be received by midnight on Sunday 05 March 2023.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28 March 2023.
We welcome applications from priests who have completed a stipendiary curacy (or equivalent) in the Church of England or another of the Anglican Churches of the United Kingdom with the right to work in the UK.
The diocese is particularly keen to encourage women and those of UKME heritages to apply for incumbency and other more senior roles.
This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.