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We recruiting for:

  • Vicar x2, Rectorial Benefice of Llantrisant
  • Vicar, Rectorial Benefice of Aberavon, with responsibility for
    St Theodore’s Port Talbot
  • Rector, Llantrisant
  • Vicar, Rectorial Benefice of Neath
  • School and Youth Worker (part time)

Vicar x2, Rectorial Benefice of Llantrisant

A unique opportunity for two suitably-qualified priests, to help establish a new clergy team in the centre of Llandaff Diocese, serving the expanding residential areas around the attractive, historic town of Llantrisant.

The Vicars will both have Incumbent status, and take primary geographic responsibility for ministry in two western areas of the new Benefice. In addition, they will play a crucial role, with lay and clergy colleagues, in seeking new ways to respond to the needs of rapidly changing communities, on the outskirts of Wales’s capital city.

A single process of shortlisting and interview will hope to appoint two successful candidates.

These are most likely to be people who:

  • Have proven and relevant experience of parochial ministry.
  • Will be energised by the challenge of helping to establish a new parish ministry team.
  • Are at their best working collaboratively, and will relate well to both clergy and lay colleagues.
  • Have a heart for searching out new ways to express the Christian faith in changing communities.

For more information or an informal chat, contact The Ven Peggy Jackson, Archdeacon of Llandaff, 02920 567 393, archdeacon.llandaff@churchinwales.org.uk

Application pack

Send your application form to:

The Bishop’s Chaplain,
Llys Esgob,
Cathedral Green,
Cardiff CF5 2YE
02920 562 400
Email: sarahrogers@cinw.org.uk

Closing date: 12.00noon, Friday 13th March, 2020

Printed copied of the application pack can be requested from the address above.

This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.


Vicar, Rectorial Benefice of Aberavon, with responsibility for St Theodore’s Port Talbot

Port Talbot is a coastal town, straddling both the M4 and the main South Wales railway line, with a strong industrial heritage. It is surrounded by coast land and hill country, and is just a short drive from areas of outstanding natural beauty such as Gower and the Brecon Beacons.

At St Theodore’s we offer:

  • Committed and knowledgeable congregation.
  • Well-sited buildings with great potential for community outreach and mission.
  • The opportunity to help shape the future of this part of Port Talbot.

We are seeking:

  • An engaging and collaborative priest who, through his or her leadership, will help us to have a greater mission-reach within our community, and to grow both in depth and number.
  • An incumbent who can help us to strengthen our links with youth organisations, schools, care homes etc. in the area.
  • A priest who would have as a priority the development of ministry to children and young people.
  • Someone to inspire us with preaching and teaching.
  • A person who is resilient.

For more information or an informal chat, contact:

The Ven Michael Komor, Archdeacon of Margam, 01656 725921 / archdeacon.margam@churchinwales.org.uk

Application pack

Send your application forms to:

The Bishop’s Office
Llys Esgob,
Cathedral Green,
Cardiff CF5 2YE
Tel: 02920 562 400
Email: sarahrogers@churchinwales.org.uk

Closing date: noon 13th March 2020. Interviews 31st March 2020.

Printed copied of the application pack can be requested from the address above.

This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.


Rector, Llantrisant

A unique opportunity has arisen for someone to become the first Rector of this newly-formed benefice, in the heart of the Diocese of Llandaff.  Llantrisant is an attractive and historic settlement,12 miles north of Cardiff. The new benefice will be seeking new ways to respond to the needs of a growing residential population, on the outskirts of Wales’s capital city.

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Comes with a proven record and successful experience in a substantial parish setting.
  • Understands the dynamics of team-building and leading organisational change.
  • Enjoys ministry in a collaborative environment, and can help others to grow in this context.
  • Expects to work with both lay and clergy colleagues, and to foster diversity among them.
  • Relishes the challenge of finding new ways to express and live out the Christian faith for the communities around Llantrisant, in the twenty-first century.

For more information or an informal chat, call

The Ven Peggy Jackson, Archdeacon of Llandaff
Tel: 02920 567 393
archdeacon.llandaff@churchinwales.org.uk

Application forms

Download the application pack below:

Rector Llantrisant – Profile – Jan 2020

Llantrisant Application Form

Application Form for Working with Vulnerable Adults – Children – Young People 2011

Please send your application form by Midday on Friday 28 February.

The Bishop’s Chaplain,
Llys Esgob,
Cathedral Green,
Cardiff  CF5 2YE
02920 562 400
Email:  sarahrogers@cinw.org.uk

Printed copies of the application form can be requested using the contact details above.

This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure


Vicar – Rectorial Benefice of Neath

Our vibrant and active Benefice is seeking someone to become part of a new team.

Our vision is to be a family of six churches reaching out into the community, sharing Christ’s love and making disciples. We share in the diocesan vision of telling a joyful story, growing God’s kingdom and building our capacity for good.

We seek a priest who has a proven record of working collaboratively with others, who is committed to team ministry, and is flexible and adaptable. The Vicar will be expected to develop the parish’s ministry to children and young people, and explore new ways of involving young families in the life of the church community. He or she would also help to develop and encourage lay involvement as we go forward together as a Parish.

For more information and an informal chat, please contact the Rector:

The Canon Lynda Newman
Tel: 01639 644612 / Email: lenewman@hotmail.co.uk

Application form and parish profile

Download the application packs below:

Printed copies can be requested from:

The Bishop’s Chaplain
Llys Esgob,
Cathedral Green,
Cardiff CF5 2YE
Tel: 02920 562 400
Email: sarahrogers@cinw.org.uk

Closing date for applications: noon 24th February 2020, interviews 2nd March.

This advert is also posted on the provincial and diocesan websites: www.churchinwales.org.uk / llandaff.churchinwales.org.uk

This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.


School and Youth Worker (part-time)

St. Peter’s Church, Fairwater, is a well-established Community Garden and wildlife habitat. The Management Team are seeking to employ an enthusiastic individual to create learning opportunities for children and young people in the Garden environment.

Experience of the design and delivery of stimulating learning experiences required, and a willingness to engage with local schools and voluntary organizations to develop the use of the Garden as an educational resource.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

12 hours a week with some flexibility in days and hours of work.

Apply with CV to: yvonnet6302@hotmail.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon Friday 14 February 2020
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 24 February 2020


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