Vacancies

We are currently seeking volunteers for all roles. 

Guildford Cathedral is a sacred space and a community of people who engage with God and the wider world for the common good.  

We do this by being a warm hearted community open to God, to all, to growth and to transformation.  Over 100,000 visitors come to the Cathedral each year and our Cathedral ‘community’ comprises thousands who feel close the Cathedral because of historical connection, the purchase of a brick in the 1950s, their membership of the worshipping congregations or staff and volunteers.

The Cathedral is led by the Dean with the Cathedral Chapter which is akin to a Board of Directors of charity trustees. The Chief Operating Officer leads the small lay staff.

 

current vacancies

Guildford Cathedral is a sacred space and a community of people who engage with God and the wider world for the common good.  We do this by being a warm hearted community open to God, to all, to growth and to transformation.  Over 100,000 visitors come to the Cathedral each year and our Cathedral ‘community’ comprises thousands who feel close the Cathedral because of historical connection, the purchase of a brick in the 1950s, their membership of the worshipping congregations or staff and volunteers.

The core task of Guildford Cathedral is worship. Daily and Sunday choral services are the backbone of our work. The Cathedral is led by the Dean with the Cathedral Chapter which is akin to a Board of Directors and charity trustees. The Residentiary Canon with Responsibility for Liturgy has the responsibility for liturgy and outreach. The Organist and Master of the Choristers has responsibility for provision of sacred music in support of the liturgy.

The Chapter wishes to appoint the following positions:

Music Department Safeguarding Officer

The Music Department Safeguarding Officer will assist the Music Department with the proper Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in Guildford Cathedral Choir in line with Guildford Cathedral's Safeguarding Policy.

Accountable to:      Organist and Master of the Choristers

Hours and salary:    An average of 35 hours per week during the three choir terms (not in the choir holiday periods) Although there is some regularity of timetable, hours of work vary during the choir term and a good deal of flexibility will be required to meet various requirements out of working hours during the week and at weekends. £16,000 per annum, paid monthly in arrears in regular amounts every month.

Full details of the vacancy can be seen via the Music Department Safeguarding Officer Link

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Application Process for all vacancies

To apply for any of these posts, please visit the Cathedral Website (www.guildford-cathedral.org) and complete the application form provided. Please send this with a covering letter stating the role you are interested in, addressing the Key Tasks and Essential Skills and Attributes, as well as your CV, to Dops@guildford-cathedral.org or Matt O’Grady, Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford GU2 7UP.  Referees will not be approached without your consent.  Applications will only be considered with a completed application form, CV and covering letter. Guildford Cathedral operates under a Safer Recruiting policy. DBS clearance will be required before appointing, as will proof of eligibility for working in the UK.

For an informal conversation, please contact Matt O'Grady on 01483 547 864.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 24 June 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview during the week following.