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Job Vacancies


Personal Assistant to the Dean

We are recruiting for a Personal Assistant to the Dean of Southwark. This is a key role at Southwark Cathedral, supporting the Dean. The role will primarily feature the management of a busy personal diary, correspondence, and broader administrative support for the Dean in his capacity as Dean of Southwark, Chair of Chapter and CEO of the Cathedral. 

Hours | 21 hours per week

Salary | £18,600 (£31,000 FTE)

Applicants should submit a CV and Cover Letter (no more than two sides of A4) outlining their suitability for this role, with reference to the main duties and person specification below. Applications should be sent to by 8am on Tuesday 11 June 2024.

Applicant Information Pack


Tenor Lay Clerk

We are looking to appoint a Tenor lay clerk to join the Cathedral Choirs from this September. Applicants should submit a CV and details of two referees to Ian Keatley (Director of Music) by e-mail:

Applications close on Thursday 20 June 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be advised of an audition time which will take place on Thursday 27 June 2024.

Applicant Information Pack

Event Stewards

We are recruiting Event Stewards to support the delivery of private events, history talks and special ceremonies at Southwark Cathedral. The role includes welcoming visitors, managing large crowds, and ensuring health and safety mesures are respected. If you are looking to start a career in events and to develop hands-on experience, this might be the role for you. Full details can be found in the Applicant Information Pack below. 

Please note, this role involves standing up for extended periods of time. 

Hours | Casual

Applicants should email a CV to 

Applicant Information Pack

Volunteer with us

We also have a number of voluntary opportunities at the Cathedral. Please visit our Volunteer page for further information.