Job Vacancies

The Chapter of Peterborough Cathedral are inviting applications for the post of Head Verger.

The role of the Head Verger is to lead the Verging Team in the daily running of the Cathedral, ensuring the highest standards are met for all services and events, presentation, welcome and safety and maintaining the dignity of the Cathedral as a place of worship. 

This is a complex, demanding and rewarding role which requires flexibility, initiative and excellent people skills. The duties set out in the job description are representative of the broad nature of the role and are not the sum total of tasks. The post-holder will be expected to recognise this and respond to the challenge of what is a dynamic role. They will lead by example, creating, inspiring and overseeing a high performing, hard-working team.  It should be noted that there is a significant amount of physical work to be undertaken as Head Verger, it is therefore a requirement that the successful candidate will be physically fit.

The Head Verger is responsible to the Head of Operations, but also works to the Canon Precentor in liturgical matters

Salary: £27,500.

To Apply
For more information and the full job specification please follow this link.
The closing date for applications is midnight Friday 28 May 2021.

Applications are to be emailed to the Dean’s PA with a completed application form and a covering letter indicating why they believe they will excel in the role.
This is detailed in the application pack on line but they should send it to

Interviews will be held on either Tuesday 8 or Wednesday 9 June in Peterborough.


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