Benefits include a Defined Contributions Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays increasing to 27 days after 5 full years of employment.
The position is for 42.5 hours per week consisting of five 8.5 hour shifts across a 7 day working week. Including a one hour paid lunch break during which time you would be “on call”.
Standard shift timings are:-
Monday to Saturday 7:30 - 16:00 or 10:00 – 18:30
Sunday 08:00 – 16:30 or 9:00 – 17:30
Working in a managerial role in the Verger & Cleaning department and under the direction of the Head Verger in the largest Cathedral in the UK (and 5th largest in the World). You will be part of a busy team facilitating the requirements of all aspects of Cathedral life for both liturgical services and secular events throughout the year ensuring the Cathedral and its grounds are clean, tidy and presentable for the many worshippers and visitors we welcome each year.
The person we are looking for will:
Educated to GCSE Standard or above.
Previous Supervisory or Managerial Experience.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
Excellent planning and organisation skills with an ability to prioritise own workloads effectively.
Ability to manage staff effectively within their roles in a positive and motivational manner, with a demonstrated willingness to lead from the front.
Ability to handle a range of diverse tasks and work under pressure.
Educated to A Level standard or above.
Previous experience of working in the role of “Verger” within the Church of England.
Experience with and a working knowledge of modern digital and analogue public address systems.
Experience of working with staging and associated equipment.
Excellent written and numerical communication skills.
Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
Knowledge of current customs and practices prevalent within the Church of England.