Vacancies


Thank you for your interest in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, its churches and schools. As the Church of England in Suffolk we cover a diverse and contrasting range of contexts bringing together over 443 churches and 87 church schools, serving 631,000 people.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and are seeking new opportunities all our vacant positions will all be listed below.  We wish you well in your search for your next opportunity and look forward to receiving your application.

Thank you for your interest in applying for a job with us.  

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Clergy posts

Applicants for parochial clergy posts should please note that, unless otherwise stated, posts are offered in accordance with the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Standard Terms of Appointment, a summary of which can be found here.

A Guide to Parish Vacancies and Appointments | PDF 

Interregnum Prayer

Dear Lord,

call to our churches a true Shepherd,

a man or woman of God,

a minister of Christ,

and make us, with him or her,

a church joyful in worship and united in witness, working, caring, praising, loving,

to the glory of your Name,

through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

 

For further information 

The Diocesan Growing in God vision | weblink

Explore our presence in Suffolk | weblink

Diocesan map | PDF

 


Human Resources Manager, Norwich/Ipswich (hybrid working)
We are seeking someone to fulfil the position of HR Manager, Norwich/Ipswich
Open Human Resources Manager, Norwich/Ipswich (hybrid working)

Vicar | Bures with Assington and Little Cornard
Opportunity to guide us on the next step on our journey | Closing date: 25 February 2022
Open Vicar | Bures with Assington and Little Cornard

Rector | Suffolk Heights Benefice | (2/3rds post)
Be the shining light of our thriving and energetic rural benefice | Closing date: 7 February 2022
Open Rector | Suffolk Heights Benefice | (2/3rds post)

Priest-in-Charge | Waterfront Parishes | Ipswich | 0.5
Do you have a heart for God, mission and community? Closing date: 26 January 2022
Open Priest-in-Charge | Waterfront Parishes | Ipswich | 0.5

VICAR All Saints, Newmarket
We are committed to growing deeper in our love of God. Closing date: 9 February 2022
Open VICAR All Saints, Newmarket

Priest in Charge | Alde Sandlings Benefice
We are looking for someone to fulfil the position of Priest in Charge at Alde Sandlings Benefice - Closing date | 16 March 2022
Open Priest in Charge | Alde Sandlings Benefice

Priest In Charge | Mid Loes benefice
Is God calling you to join us on our journey? Closing date: 20 February 2022
Open Priest In Charge | Mid Loes benefice

Rector 0.5, St Mary Stoke, Ipswich
We are praying for a Rector to be with us and part of Inspiring Ipswich
Open Rector 0.5, St Mary Stoke, Ipswich