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Job opportunities

Current opportunities to work at Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral employs a number of staff members who do a variety of jobs ranging from office administration, to maintenance, to teaching music and many more.

We periodically have job opportunities and volunteer roles that are advertised on this page as well as internships that are suitable for students or graduates.

If you are interested in manual sessional work, we employ events crew to rig and de-rig events – activities include chair moving, staging, bar tending, and stewarding. Please call the Events Manager on +44 (0)24 7652 1228 for more details if you are interested in this type of work

If you have any queries about working at Coventry Cathedral or are interested in jobs advertised, please contact us on +44 (0)24 7652 1227.

Verger (Full time)

£20,900.88 per annum

(35 hours)

The role of Verger is crucial to fulfilment of the Cathedral’s mission and ministry. We are looking for a committed Christian to take on the important responsibilities of being a Verger in Coventry Cathedral. The right person is more important than previous experience. Providing assistance to the ministers in the delivery of worship services, preparing for services, providing a warm welcome to visitors and general security of the Cathedral and the associated buildings, along with other duties.

The post will offer fixed weekly hours of 35, but as a team player, you will need to be willing to operate flexible shifts with your colleagues to provide cover on the rota. The post is subject to DBS clearance, and will include weekend and bank holiday working. To find more information on Coventry Cathedral’s Safeguarding Policy please visit Safeguarding - Coventry Cathedral.

For Full Job details and requirements please download the job pack below.

Verger Job Pack

The closing date for applications is Monday 8th April 2024 and interviews will take place at our offices, to be confirmed for the commencing 15th April 2024.

Please send your CV and 1 A4 page covering letter, explaining how you meet the Person specification to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Verger (Part-time)

(£10,878.48 per annum + 8% non-contributory pension)

(20 hours)

The role of Verger is crucial to the fulfilment of the Cathedral’s mission and ministry. We are looking for a committed Christian to take on the important responsibilities of being a Verger in Coventry Cathedral. The right person is more important than previous experience. Providing assistance to the ministers in the delivery of worship services, preparing for services, providing a warm welcome to visitors and general security of the Cathedral and the associated buildings, along with other duties.

The post will offer fixed weekly hours of 20, but as a team player, you will need to be willing to operate flexible shifts with your colleagues to provide cover on the rota. The post is subject to DBS clearance, and will include weekend and bank holiday working.

For Full Job details and requirements please download the job pack below.

Verger Job Pack

The closing date for applications is Monday 8th April 2024 and interviews will take place at our offices, to be
confirmed for the commencing 15th April 2024.

Please send your CV and 1 A4 page covering letter, explaining how you meet the Person specification to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

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