Vacancies at Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral is recruiting!

Please read the application pack for full details of the role on offer. If you think you have the skills and experience we need and would love to work in one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in England, please do apply; we would love to hear from you. If you are not sure, there are contact details of a member of the Cathedral team in the pack who will be happy to have a conversation with you.

Wells Cathedral’s Job Applicant Privacy Notice can be downloaded here.

Tenor Vicar Choral

Applications to join Wells Cathedral Choir are invited from experienced professional singers. Housing will be provided in the beautiful Medieval Vicars’ Close, with a competitive salary and fees package.

Application Pack

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Application Form

Closing date: Noon on Friday 3 December 2021

Interview date: 18 January 2022

Music and Choristers September 2020


We are always pleased to hear from parents of prospective choristers.

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

To discuss the opportunities available for your child and for more information about auditions, please telephone 01749 834213 or 01749 674483 or email

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

Click here for more information about Wells Cathedral choristers.

Volunteer Cathedral Welcomers and Duty Welcomers

We are currently recruiting for Cathedral Welcomers. Roles are voluntary and can be a one or two hour commitment.

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.

Skills required

  • Someone who is friendly and enjoys engaging with the public
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Happy working on their own or in a team

Enquiries to: Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral Offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 832217 or 01749 674483 ext. 3001


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