- For an Informal conversation about the position please contact Philip Poulter, Interim Diocesan Secretary.
- Please download the Job Description for full details.
- Applications close at 5pm on January 8 2024, and are made via the Church of England Pathways website.
- Interviews will be held on January 24 2024.
Due to the impending retirement of our present Diocesan Chancellor, Phillip Waller QC, CBE, the Bishop of Portsmouth is seeking to appoint a new Diocesan Chancellor with effect from Spring 2024. The new Diocesan Chancellor will be a judge, or a senior barrister or solicitor of good standing and will be a communicant member of the Church of England.
The new Chancellor will have an important role to play. The Chancellor, as the independent judge of the Consistory Court, will oversee the faculty jurisdiction across the Diocese, relating
to the use of and alterations to church buildings and land. She or he will work closely with the Diocesan Registrar and Registry Clerks, the Archdeacons and the Diocesan Advisory Committee.