Rural Dean

Diocese of Salisbury

As Team Vicar based in Alderbury, five miles south-east of Salisbury, you will have responsibility to serve and ‘walk with’ the parishes of Alderbury, West Dean with East Grimstead and West Grimstead, set in beautiful Wiltshire-Hampshire border countryside.

As Rural Dean of Alderbury you will have the opportunity to build on work already done with the Bishop, Archdeacon and Assistant Rural Dean, in shaping the future mission and ministry across the deanery, covering the rural parishes around the eastern side of Salisbury.

There will be much freedom to lead the development and implementation of a local ministry strategy for the Alderbury Deanery. The appointment is for an initial period of five years to be reviewed at the end of year four, so as to align with the diocesan timeframe.

Closing date: 17th April 2024

Shortlisting:  25th April 2024

Visit and interview: 15th & 16th May 2024

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