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Jobs at Worcester Cathedral

We are proud of the people who work for us at the Cathedral and have a very good level of staff retention, which means we don't often have vacancies. However, we do want to attract the best people to our jobs and take the process of recruitment seriously. We are also keen to ensure that Safeguarding is a top priority and will follow the Diocese of Worcester's Safe Recruitment policy and processes.

Vacancies will be advertised on this page for jobs at Worcester Cathedral and our associated Almshouse St Oswald's Hospital. We commit to advertising all our roles on this page. If there are no current vacancies that match your requirements at this time, please do keep checking.

For each vacancy we will include a Job Description and Person Specification, which details the expectations for each role.

Application Process

Please complete an application form (unless specified otherwise) and equalities monitoring form and return it by the advertised closing date to, unless otherwise stated in the application pack.

If you do not hear from us within five days of the closing date, we have not been able to shortlist your application. 

If you are invited to an interview, we will advise you of the arrangements. Please let us know if you have any additional needs that we should consider.

Thank you for your interest in Worcester Cathedral.

Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form

Vacancy: Residentiary Canon and Precentor

The post of Residentiary Canon and Precentor of Worcester Cathedral is vacant following the appointment of Dr Michael Brierley to be Director of Formation at Ripon College, Cuddesdon.

We hope that you will prayerfully consider whether this is a ministry to which God may be calling you.  May he bless you as you do so.

Full details of the role, the application form and guidance and the Cathedral's strategy and liturgy plan can be found here.

Vacancy: Casual Visitor Welcome Assistant

We are recruiting for a casual Visitor Welcome Assistant.

This is an exciting new role at Worcester Cathedral and is part of the Visitor Experience Team. Largely based in the Welcome Area, the Visitor Welcome Assistant will be on the frontline of the Cathedral’s interaction with the public; providing a world-class welcome to all Cathedral visitors and ensuring the smooth running of the day-to-day visitor experience.

View the application pack

Vacancy: Volunteer Coordinator

We are currently looking for a part-time Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for the administration of volunteer recruitment, induction, training and on-going support.

This role includes: working with departmental managers to ensure records of all volunteers are maintained centrally; preparing volunteer role descriptions in conjunction with other staff; assisting with volunteer recruitment; taking up references; recording volunteer information; progressing DBS checks; responding to volunteer enquiries; and liaising with volunteers over induction training and recording completion information.

View the role description

Application Form

Vacancies: Cleaner (Weekday) & Cleaner (Weekend)

We are looking to recruit a cleaner who will support the operation of the Cathedral. This is a new post and we are looking for someone with excellent communication and organisation skills who is self-motivated with the ability to identify and complete tasks without direct supervision.

View the application pack:
Weekday Cleaner post
Weekend Cleaner post

Application Form

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Find out more about Worcester Cathedral and the work that our volunteers do.