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Archdeacon of Gloucester and Residentiary Canon of Gloucester Cathedral

The Bishop of Gloucester





Ref: JN006384

Job Description

Is seeking to appoint an Archdeacon of Gloucester and Residentiary Canon of Gloucester Cathedral.


The Archdeacon will play a key role within a dynamic senior team and will work closely with diocesan officers, area deans, parishes and chaplaincies to engage with both urban and rural communities, enabling fruitful mission and ministry.


Bishop Rachel is looking for a committed follower of Jesus Christ who is a strategic, prayerful and imaginative leader who thinks and acts theologically. The post requires someone who is relational and able to challenge; both resilient and compassionate; someone who is emotionally intelligent and not afraid of conflict; who has an eye for process and a heart for the Kingdom of God.


We welcome all applications, but women, and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates are currently underrepresented among the senior clergy of the Diocese.


For further information about the diocese, its vision and priorities, and application details visit our website at


For an informal conversation about the post please contact the
Ven Phil Andrew, Archdeacon of Cheltenham on 07498 052045


The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 28 August.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed the following week.


Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for interview from the late afternoon on Sunday 23 September until late afternoon on Monday 24 September


This post is subject to the usual Church of England required safer recruitment and DBS checking processes.

Closing date: 28 August 2018


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