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Archdeacon of Northumberland




North East


Ref: JN006624

Job Description

The Archdeaconry of Northumberland covers the city of Newcastle, North Tyneside and parts of Northumberland. Predominantly inner city and suburban, with some rural areas, this is one of the most diverse and vibrant areas of the North East, and is one of the most significant centres of business, manufacturing, sport and culture in the region. It is also challenged by the social issues associated with poverty and deprivation.


The Bishop is seeking a colleague who will

  • Enjoy joining a committed, supportive, and friendly senior leadership team
  • Be a wholehearted advocate for the Diocesan vision, and a
    tenacious supporter of parish mission and ministry
  • Undertake the duties and statutory responsibilities of an archdeacon
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Diocesan
    vision for the Church in the city of Newcastle
  • Oversee and be part of the re-shaping of the Diocesan response to its social responsibility
  • Be a Residentiary Canon at Newcastle Cathedral
  • Have a unique opportunity to make a difference at a significant time of change and development


Full details can be downloaded from

Or on request by email:


Completed application forms to be returned to:

The Rt Revd Christine Hardman, Bishop of Newcastle

Bishop’s House, 29 Moor Road South, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1PA

or by i.e. email to:


Closing date for applications is Thursday 25th October, 2018

Interviews will take place in Newcastle on:

Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th November, 2018


Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Closing date: 25 October 2018


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