Thank you very much for your interest in the post of Director.
I hope you find the accompanying documents give you all the information you are looking for.
This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual. If you think that person could be you, we look forward to hearing from you.

With every blessing,

John McManners

Chair of Trustees



Shepherds Dene is the Retreat House for the Dioceses of Durham and Newcastle, being initially gifted to the Diocese of Newcastle in 1946 and shared with the Diocese of Durham for the last 40 years.

Its vision is to be a Retreat House in the Christian tradition offering guests from all denominations, faiths and none, a place for reflection and rest.



To lead the Retreat House working closely with the Board of trustees, to set in place the strategic direction and good operational management of the House.

For further information and to apply please click on the buttons below. Please note applications will only be considered if made on the application form.