The Cathedral is seeking to recruit a full time Virger. The Virger team is an integral part of the Cathedrals’ front of house team, interacting on a daily basis with the congregation, clergy, volunteers, visitors, venue hire organisers, external contractors and other members of the general public.

The Virger team are crucial to the fulfilment of the Cathedral’s mission and ministry, ensuring the smooth running of worshipping life at the Cathedral. Virgers are responsible for ensuring the Cathedral looks its best at all times and that it provides a safe and welcoming environment for all those who use it. Virgers are responsible for the preparation of services, leading processions, operating the live-streaming equipment on Sunday mornings and at other special services, carrying out regular cleaning, working the internal PA system during services, setting up staging for events and on occasion being the first responder for unplanned activity such as alarms activation. 

This is a full time role of 40 hours a week worked over 5 days on an agreed weekly rota including weekends.  

If you would like an informal discussion about the role before applying please contact Michelle Ovenden, Business and HR Manager. Tel: 01727 890280

The closing date for applications is Monday 6 June 2022.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14 June 2022.

Applicants are invited to submit an application form and covering letter by email to Michelle Ovenden, Business and HR Manager E: [email protected]


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