Vacancies - Chester Cathedral

Vacancies

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Find details of Chester Cathedral's current vacancies listed below and on our jobs portal.

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Volunteer Assemble Fixer

Voluntary position, flexible

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated volunteer to help organise events in our new debate forum called Assemble at Chester Cathedral. Assemble uses the convening power of the Cathedral to encourage engagement with and debate on controversial and big topics that are important to our local community. The topics being debated are informed by our local audience and are added to each time there is a debate.

Download the volunteer role description here.

Applications should be made by emailing our volunteer coordinator, Patricia Faraday atvolunteercoordinator@chestercathedral.com at your earliest convenience.
 

Foreman Stonemason

Full time (37.5 hours per week) – £24,000 to £30,000 (based on experience)

The Stonemasonry team oversees the repair and conservation the fabric of the Cathedral and surrounding buildings in conjunction with the Clerk of Works, Cathedral Architect and the Cathedral’s Conservator. The Cathedral is just beginning to induct and train the next generation of masonry apprentices and has an ambitious plan improve the facilities on offer and to support our region in the development of heritage skills training. As a department, the works team are also at the start of a journey to deliver high quality external contracts in our area for the general benefit of our local community and as a mechanism for generating profit to support the training of apprentices. As the Foreman Stonemason, you will be required to oversee worksites when on projects. This includes management of Health and Safety, as well as ensuring that work is being carried out to an acceptable standard, and that the project is running on time, according to plan. You may also be asked to support in the training of apprentices.

Download the Job Description here.

To apply, complete a standard application form and send, along with a covering letter to recruitment@chestercathedral.com. We will be considering applications on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.


Tenor Lay Clerk

£8,500 per annum.
We are recruiting for a Tenor Lay Clerk to join the team of six Lay Clerks who form a part of the Cathedral Choir.

Download the Job Description here.

To apply, complete a enhanced application form and send, along with a covering letter to recruitment@chestercathedral.com. We will be considering applications on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

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