Chaplain and Interfaith Advisor vacancy in London and Home Counties

The Bishop of Edmonton in partnership with University College London wishes to appoint a Chaplain and Interfaith Advisor for University College London to:


  • Develop the existing chaplaincy provision within Student Services.
  • Minister to students and staff at UCL, from all religious and cultural backgrounds to support learning, teaching and research.
  • Pioneer the development of the Anchorage Student Congregation.

We wish to appoint an ordained Anglican priest who can develop the existing chaplaincy provision within the University. The Chaplain and Interfaith Advisor will be someone with a strong Christian background who can nurture community and foster diversity and cohesion amongst students and staff.


UCL is committed to providing an inclusive learning and working environment where students and staff of all world views can thrive.


The Chaplain and Interfaith Advisor will be able to engage positively in the areas of faith and meaning for students and staff in both personal and professional life.


We are looking for a Chaplain with aptitude and skills for pioneer ministry to develop a new phase of the Anchorage Student Congregation begun by the previous UCL Chaplain and her colleague at the LSE in 2016.

Renewing the vision and ministry of this community may involve new partnerships with nearby parishes and chaplaincies.


Accommodation will be provided for the successful candidate.


Job Description (PDF format) and application form from:

The Bishop of Edmonton’s office

[email protected] • Tel: 020 3837 5250


Closing Date for Applications: 13th May 2022 at 12 noon

Interviews: 30th May 2022


Enhanced DBS Clearance will be required.


We welcome applications from all. However, we are aware that women and people of colour are currently under-represented among our clergy and so we particularly encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will of course be based on merit alone.

Closing date: 13 May 2022

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