Clergy policies and procedures


The Church of England website holds a wealth of information for Clergy and Office Holders on the National Clergy HR pages - please click here to access these materials.

For any information specific to the Diocese of Ely, please contact the Ministry team.

Guidelines for the Professional Conduct of Clergy

  • Please click here to download the Guidelines for the Professional Conduct of Clergy.

Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009

  • Click here to view the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009

Diocesan Policies and Guidance 

Maternity and Paternity Leave in Curacy

Where the qualifying criteria for payment of statutory maternity pay are not met, (i.e. to have been employed by the Diocese for at least 26 weeks), the Diocese will pay an honorarium; the amount dependent upon the number of weeks without salary to a maximum of 13 weeks in the first instance.

Housing will be available and supported as per normal curacy arrangements

Where the qualifying criteria for paid paternity leave are not met the Diocese will grant two weeks paid leave.


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