Shrewsbury ... shall be a name 'as stirring to the heart as the glories we have lost'

Blessed John Henry Newman, 1852


Diocesan Vacancies




Cathedral Pastoral Development Officer

 Salary £25,000 to £27,000 dependant on experience

Shrewsbury Cathedral is seeking to appoint a Pastoral Development Officer to develop and enhance the role and presence of the Cathedral in the life of the Diocese, the town of Shrewsbury and county of Shropshire.  Working together with clergy and civic partners, the Pastoral Development Officer will engage with parishes across the Diocese to develop links between parishes and the mother church of the Diocese and the wider community.  The Development Officer will be responsible for creatively responding to the vision of the Bishop for the life of the Cathedral and how its potential can be maximised in its sacred use and in its tourist, historic and civic appeal.


Cathedral Parish Secretary and Admin Support

Salary £11,700 – £13,000 dependent on experience

The Cathedral Parish of Our Lady Help of Christians & St Peter of Alcantara  is seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified Parish Secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support required to ensure the smooth running of the Cathedral Parish to enable the Priests in the Team Ministry to carry out their Parish and Diocesan responsibilities.  The role will also include working with and providing support as required to other officers within Cathedral House along with Parish Committees and groups.

Job descriptions and an application form for each post can be found below:

Cathedral Secretary – Job Description
Cathedral Secretary – Application Form

Pastoral Development Officer – Job Description
Pastoral Development Officer – Application Form


Completed applications should be returned to


Closing date 22 February 2019