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

Diocesan Secretary

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:

  • Simon Archer Vicar at All Saints, Belvedere from 04.05.19
  • Danielle Pearson-Smith Rector at Snodland w Lower Birling from 01.06.19
  • Edward Barlow Team Vicar at Bexley Team Ministry from 04.06.19
  • David Jones Vicar at St John, Beckenham 07.09.19
  • Jim Bennett Priest in Charge at Slade Green from 06.10.19
  • Mandy Young Associate Priest at Dartford St Edmund/St Alban from 05.06.19
  • 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
  • Andrew Axon Area Dean of Paddock Wood from 08.05.19
  • Richard Mortimer Area Dean of Dartford from    12.05.19
  • Jane Kustner Chaplain at Bromley & Sheppard's Colleges from 05.06.19
  • Anne Le Bas Honorary Canon at Rochester Cathedral from     01.09.19


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 Andrew Wooding Jones

Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Tonbridge
The Ven Julie Conalty
Tel: 01732 833840

Page last updated: 22nd May 2019 7:36 AM

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