Current Vacancies


We are looking for a self-motivated person to join our team as a full-time Verger (35 hours per week). The Vergers ensure the functioning of the Cathedral as a place of worship, and for the many other roles and activities which it serves.

Full details of the role may be found in the application pack:

Verger Information Pack Feb 2019

The application form is available on this link:

Application Form-verger - February 2019

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 1 March 2019.

Catering Assistants (bank staff)

We are looking for Catering Assistants to join our team of bank staff in Cathedral Kitchen. Variable hours: Monday-Sunday between 7.30am & 8pm. Further information and an application form may be found at the following links:

Catering Assistant (bank Staff) Advert Jan 2019

Catering Assistant (bank Staff) Job Description Person Spec Jan 2019

Application Form-general

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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