Residentiary Canon
Canon Missioner

The Bishop of Manchester, in consultation with the Dean and Chapter, seeks to appoint a Canon Missioner for our busy, urban Cathedral. This new and exciting post of Canon Missioner will work with the Dean and other colleagues to develop the capacity of the volunteers and congregations to know, and also to tell the story of, Jesus Christ.  The Canon Missioner will help to develop appropriate content to share our faith and life with others through a variety of platforms that are already available or being further developed, to enable the Cathedral community to grow into maturity in Christ.

Candidates interested in this post are invited to read the Vacancy Detail information pack prior to submitting an application. The closing date for applications is at midday on 27 June 2022; Clergy Application Forms 1 and 2 must be submitted to the Cathedral Administrator before the deadline along with a completed Church of England Confidential Declaration Form.  All forms are available for download below.  Interviews are scheduled for 8 July 2022.

Informal queries are welcomed by the Dean of Manchester, which may be made by contacting Nidhi Sinha on 0161 833 2220 (extension 220).

This post will be offered subject to receiving satisfactory references, providing evidence of the right to work in the United Kingdom and an interview in accordance with our safer recruitment procedures.  This role involves regulated activity and an enhanced criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required.

Download the Vacancy Detail (including job description and person specification)
Download Clergy Application Form Part 1
Download Clergy Application Form Part 2
Download Church of England Confidential Declaration Form

Manchester Cathedral is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. We will only use the personal information you provide in this application form to process your application to work at Manchester Cathedral. You can review our Privacy Notice for Applicants here, which clearly outlines how your personal data is used and your legal rights regarding its use.

If you wish to exercise any of your rights outlined under Section 11 of the Privacy Notice for Applicants, including withdrawing your consent, please contact the Cathedral Administrator. This will not, however, affect the lawfulness of any processing that has already taken place based on your consent before its withdrawal. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn consent, we will no longer process your personal information for the recruitment purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legal basis for processing.

In conjunction with the diocesan safeguarding policy and the full national guidelines we carefully select, support and train all of our workers (both paid and unpaid) in line with safer recruitment principles, including the use of criminal records disclosures and barring schemes wherever applicable.  Our Disclosure and Barring service is provided by Thirtyone:eight Opens in new window (formerly The Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service, or CCPAS).  Manchester Cathedral operates a policy for the recruitment of ex-offenders; the disclosure of any offence may not prohibit working with us.