Vacancies: Join us

Thank you for your interest in the Diocese of Bristol, its churches and schools. If you’re looking for a new challenge and are seeking new opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

The Diocese of Bristol is the Church of England across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Wiltshire and Swindon.

The Diocese covers a diverse and contrasting range of contexts and brings together over 200 churches, 70 church schools, a range of chaplaincies and networks of faith seeking to be a church for and serving all people in all places. Around 18,000 people worship regularly in our churches and 18,000 children and young people are educated in a church school.

As positions become vacant, they will all be listed here. Here you will find all of the information you will require to complete and submit your application. Details of the role and expected salary will also be published with each listing.

The Diocese of Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are successful in obtaining a post with the Diocese of Bristol and it requires an Enhanced DBS check this will be paid for by the diocese. Refusal to do so would prevent further consideration of your application. Any information received from the DBS will be treated in the strictest confidence.

We wish you well in your search for your next opportunity and look forward to receiving your application.


Assistant Administrator - Redland Church
We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our friendly and passionate team on this journey of change and development. As Assistant Administrator you will work closely with the Head of Administration to ensure the excellent administration of church operations. This is an exciting and varied role, where not one day is the same!
Open Assistant Administrator - Redland Church

Youth Mission Enabler, North Wiltshire Mission Area
.The North Wiltshire Mission Area was established in 2019 to promote joined-up working between the six benefices and 31 parishes of the North Wiltshire Deanery.
Open Youth Mission Enabler, North Wiltshire Mission Area

Youth and Children’s Trainees - North Wiltshire Mission Area
NWMA have up to four traineeships available for people interested in training for church-based youth and children’s work through South-West Youth Ministries (SWYM). These are based around Malmesbury, Cricklade and the surrounding villages of North Wiltshire, and last from one to three years.
Open Youth and Children’s Trainees - North Wiltshire Mission Area

Clerk to the Governing Board
St Helen’s CE Primary School Alveston, is seeking to appoint a Clerk to Governors
Open Clerk to the Governing Board

All Church of England Schools must have Foundation Governors and they are representatives of the Church of England on the Governing Body. They are a vital link between the parish and the role entails: