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Current vacancies with Clifton Diocese


The Clifton Diocese is the Catholic Church in the West of England. Our administrative offices are based in Bristol and support the pastoral needs of the Catholic community throughout Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Bristol. As an employee of the Clifton Diocese you will be working for an award-winning, unique and diverse organisation. You will be in contact with people with various backgrounds and from around the world. You will enjoy being challenged and thrive working as part of our professional and dedicated teams; whether that’s as part of small office-based teams, the local Catholic community, and wider still as part of the Universal Church. You will work with professionals, volunteers, clergy, as well as many external contacts.

Current Vacancies:

An exciting new opportunity to work for the Diocese of Clifton within the Department for Adult Education and Evangelisation.

Adult Formation and Evangelisation Officer

  • Are you passionate about your faith and have a desire to share it with others?
  • Would you like to support our parishes in their mission to be communities of evangelisation, mission rooted in synodality?
  • Do you have an interest in developing resources and working with a variety of different groups to deliver effective and dynamic ongoing faith formation and sacramental preparation, alongside accompanying parishes in their outreach to those seeking faith or simply curious?

The person appointed to this role will be someone committed to the mission of the Church, a confident communicator, able to promote the Gospel and support parishes to grow in their capacity to be places of mission and outreach. He or she will work closely with the Officer for Caritas and Environment on some joint projects, particularly in the area of Youth Ministry.

If you are interested in such a role and would like to work for Clifton Diocese, please send your application to For more information and an informal conversation, prior to applying, please contact Sarah Adams, Director for the Department of Adult Education and Evangelisation, on 0117 902 5595

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 11th February 2023

Interviews Week beginning Monday 20th February 2023

Adult Education Officer – Job description

Adult Formation and Evangelisation Officer – Personal Specification

Clifton Diocese Application Form

Accounts Officer/Administrator

The Diocese is currently looking to recruit an Accounts Officer/Administrator to strengthen its central Finance Office function.
The role is a full-time – although more flexible patterns will be considered – within the Finance team which is part of the Curia (administrative office) of the Diocese.
The role is based at Alexander House, Bristol but there will be an occasional need to travel to parishes throughout the Diocese.

Job Description – Accounts Officer & Administrator – Sept 2022

Finance Application form Sept 2022