Current Vacancies

Catering Assistant (part time: 25 hours per week)

We have a vacancy for a part-time Catering Assistant. As part of the Cathedral Kitchen team, the Catering Assistants serve colleagues and visitors to the Cathedral and offer them an enjoyable visit. They are one of the public faces of the Cathedral and help us to ensure our ministry of welcome and hospitality is extended to all who come here. More information and an application form may be found here:

Catering Assistant Information Pack May 2019

Application Form-catering Assistant - May 2019

Applications must be on the official form; CVs will not be accepted. Closing date: Friday 3 May 2019, 12.00. Copies of the application packs are available from the Cathedral Office: t 01924 373923. If you would like an informal chat about the post, please contact Neil Holland, via Cathedral Office.

Cathedral Choir - Lay Clerks

We have vacancies for voluntary Alto,Tenor and Bass Lay Clerks to sing at Wakefield Cathedral from September 2018 onwards. The Choir performs a wide, exciting and varying repertoire.

The normal weekly timetable is currently


10.30am - 10.55am - Rehearsal; 11.00am - Sung Eucharist

3:00pm - 3:25pm - Rehearsal; 3.30pm - Evensong

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday are normally free days for Lay Clerks, Evensong being said, or sung by the boys/girls.


6.00pm - 6.25pm - Rehearsal; 6.30pm - Evensong

7:45pm - 9.00pm - Men’s Rehearsal; 9.00pm - Lazy Compline (2nd Thursdays term time, men only)

There are occasional extra services, a few arranged at short notice, which are over and above the regular services.In addition, the choir normally goes to other venues in the diocese several times a year to sing at services or concerts; it also takes part in the Girls' and Boys' Cathedrals Festivals.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact the Acting Administrator Neil Holland or the Canon Precentor on 01924 373923 or at or

For further information and/or to make an application, please see the background information, role description and application form below.

Lay Clerk Background Information

Lay Clerk Role Description

Lay Clerk Application Form

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