Current vacancies at Wells Cathedral

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Cleaner

Salary: £8,143 per annum

Permanent, 20 hours a week over 5 days, 7.30am – 12pm

You will undertake the effective cleaning as part of a team for the Cathedral and additional buildings around the Cathedral site.  We take pride in our high standards of cleanliness and are a small happy team working in a beautiful environment.  You should have previous experience of undertaking a variety of cleaning duties.

Shifts are worked over a 7 day a week rota from 7:30am to 12pm with a half hour unpaid tea break. Weekend working may be required but normally with at least one day off each weekend.  Flexibility of working hours as part of cover arrangements is essential as is a respect for the Christian ethos and worship.

To apply: please send your CV and covering letter to Human Resources by email: recruitment@bathwells.anglican.org  or post to: The Diocesan Office, The Old Deanery, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UG.

Closing date: Monday 8 October 2018

Application Pack

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Visitor Services Assistant – Retail

·       Part–time temporary hours

and

·       Annual permanent contract for 630.5 hours (normal working days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday)

We are recruiting for Visitor Services Assistants to join our Retail team.  You will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to visitors and acting as an ambassador for the Cathedral.

This is a seven day a week business and therefore weekend working is required.

To Apply:

CVs should be sent to Human Resources by email: recruitment@bathwells.anglican.org or post to: The Diocesan Office, The Old Deanery, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UG.

You can also drop CVs into the Cathedral shops.

Closing Date: Friday 31 August 2018

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy once we receive sufficient applications.

Application Pack, EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM

Flower Arranger Coordinator

This a voluntary role.

The team of Flower Arrangers provide the Cathedral with beautiful floral displays which welcome visitors and congregation members alike. Flower arrangers, and displays, are on a two-week rota with additional flowers for special services and festival periods.

The ideal volunteer has experience creating large floral displays; good communication and computer skills and is organised and able to work within set budgets.

Enquiries to: Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483.

Emailruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Countertenor Vicar Choral

Applications are invited from experienced singers. Free housing in the beautiful Medieval Vicars’ Close, with a competitive salary and fees package.

Enquiries to: Matthew Owens, Organist & Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483  Email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

Application Pack for Countertenor VC June 2018 CATHEDRAL-APPLICATION-FORM

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

VACANCIES FOR COUNTERTENOR, TENOR, AND BASS CHORAL SCHOLARS from September 2019

Paid internship with housing in the beautiful mediaeval Vicars’ Close, with extra fees package and funding for singing lessons

Applications are welcome from experienced gap-year students or graduates.

Closing date for applications: Friday 21 September; auditions: Wednesday 3 October

Enquiries to:

Mr Matthew Owens, Organist & Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483  Email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

Application Pack for Choral Scholars 2019-20 CATHEDRAL-APPLICATION-FORM EQUAL-OPPORTUNITIES-MONITORING-FORM-v1

Volunteer Café Assistant 

To assist the catering team in the Cathedral Café clearing and cleaning the tables for our customers. Hours that need to be covered are between 12noon and 2.30pm on the following days; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday but we would be interested in hearing from people who can help on just one day a week. The ideal Café Helper will have worked in a similar environment previously, although this is not essential.

Benefits

A soup lunch and drink will be offered after the duty.

Skills required

  • Excellent communication
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Happy to work in a team

Interested?

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Volunteer Cathedral Welcomers and Duty Welcomers

We are currently recruiting for the roles of Cathedral Welcomer and Duty Welcomer. These are both voluntary roles.

Welcomers provide a warm, friendly and sensitive welcome to all who enter Wells Cathedral.  The role can include handing over an appropriate welcome leaflet, notifying visitors of guided tours and generally helping with directions.

The ideal volunteer is someone who is friendly, enjoys engaging with the public and has the ability to follow instruction, as well as being able to be flexible.

More details about the role are available in the role description which can be downloaded here.

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Choristers

Matthew Owens, Organist & Master of the Choristers, is always pleased to hear from parents of prospective choristers.

Scholarships and additional bursaries for Wells Cathedral School, which all choristers attend, are available.

For more information, please telephone 01749 834213 or 01749 674483 or email admissions@wells.cathedral.school

“one of the most impressive of today’s British cathedral choirs” in “world-class form” Gramophone Magazine

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