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Chaplain to The Archbishop of Canterbury

Posted 20 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2021
  • Job Ref: 10362

Chaplain to The Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury is looking for a new Chaplain and this is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Archbishop’s senior leadership team at a time of immense opportunity and challenge for the Church.

The Chaplain’s primary role is to pray for, assist and support the Archbishop, taking particular responsibility for aspects of the pastoral and liturgical dimensions of his ministry and his publishing commitments.  The Chaplain is also responsible for developing the Archbishop’s personal priority of prayer and the renewal of religious life.

As well as leading on the diverse and fascinating range of responsibilities, the Chaplain will play a key role in advising the Archbishop on a broad spectrum of wider issues and help to shape strategic priorities for his ministry. This is a busy and demanding role, calling for stamina and resilience. Judgement, theological thinking and highly developed interpersonal and pastoral skills are vital, and a true prayerfulness.

The Church of England is for everyone and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. This is a priority for Archbishop Justin, and part of a wider strategy of change across the Church of England. If you think this role might be for you, or you want to know more, do please contact us for a conversation.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity and application process, please visit our microsite:

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ali Hollinbery on 01730 776 655 or

Closing date: 11:59pm Sunday 7 March 202