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Vacancies in the Diocese of Ely


The Ely Team is a growing network of churches looking to appoint a part-time administrator to support the continued development of St Mary’s and the surrounding parishes. The administrator will coordinate the existing office team volunteers and will take responsibility for the provision of a hospitable and efficient office environment.

You will be joining the team as we invest in the congregations of St Mary’s, Ely and four new fresh expressions of church, as we look to bring new life to our village congregations and as we plan to reorder St Mary’s building for the next hundred years.

Passionate about the Christian faith, with good relational and supervision skills, a competent administrator/PA, you might see this as a vocational step to play a part in God’s Kingdom.

The initial 18 hour week will attract a salary equivalent £11/hour plus pension contribution. Subject to a 6 month probationary period.

If you are the person for this role and would like more details, the full job description and details on how to apply are available on our web site. www.stmarysely.org

Closing Date for application – Monday 5th January 2015 with interviews on the afternoon / early evening of Monday 12th January 2015.

To apply:  please send your CV and letter of application by post to Rev C Hill, Ely Vicarage, St Mary’s Street, Ely CB7 4HF; or email to chris.hill@stmarysely.org by 12:00 Monday 5 January 2015


Doddington with Benwick and Wimblington

Our Encouraging Team and Supportive Churches are seeking to appoint a House for Duty Priest to live in Doddington in Cambridgeshire in the Diocese of Ely.

You will work on Sundays and two other days and to live in the well-appointed 5 bedroom modern rectory in Doddington.  Doddington is a pleasant village within striking distance of Ely, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We would like you to become a member of our Ministry Team working with our Priest in Charge, Retired Priest, Licensed Lay Minister, LLMs and Lay Leaders.

We seek someone with a flexible approach who values scripture and church teaching with a caring nature and good humoured disposition.

For an informal conversation, please contact the Priest in Charge:
The Rev’d Kevin Fitzgibbon
Telephone 01354 680969   Email : k.fitzgibbon@care4free.net

Requests for an application pack and parish profiles to:
The Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech, c/o Mrs Karen Steyn, Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX,
Email:  archdeacon.handw@ely.anglican.org.

The post will require an enhanced DBS check.


The Cathedral Shop operates solely to raise money which goes directly towards the upkeep of the Cathedral. We rely on our volunteers to help us run the shop efficiently and provide a good experience when visitors come to the Cathedral.

The role of the shop volunteer is to assist the member of staff with the daily running of the shop. Duties will include serving customers, display of stock, dusting, stock checks etc. If you feel you would like to join our team please contact Brenda Covell on 01353 660340 or email shop.manager@cathedral.ely.anglican.org.

Vacancy in the Diocese of Peterborough


The Bishop, Bishop’s Council and Diocesan Board of Finance wish to appoint a Diocesan Communications Officer.

The Communications Officer is the key person in co-ordinating all forms of internal communications and being a pro-active interface with local and national media.

(S)he will be a practising Christian and enthusiastic about the aims and vision of the Church of England and the Diocese of Peterborough.

The Diocese has offices in Peterborough and Northampton. The Diocesan Communications Officer will be based in Peterborough. The salary will be £26,000 per annum.

Deadline for applications: 9 January 2015.
Interviews in Peterborough: 23 January 2015

Further details from and applications to: Sharon Welbourne, PA to the Diocesan Secretary, The Palace, Peterborough  PE1 1YB  sharon.welbourne@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for a practising Christian who is in Communion with the Church of England