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Head Verger

The Chapter of Peterborough Cathedral is seeking to appoint a 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.

More details and application form

Please follow this link for the Head Verger Recruitment Pack

Please follow this link for the Cathedral's Vision and Values

Please follow this link for the Cathedral Application Form (applicants must complete this form)


Please read carefully the full details of the application process that are within the Head Verger Recruitment Pack above.

Please send your application to the Dean’s P.A . by email:

Closing date for applications: midnight on Friday May 28th 2021

Provisional date for interviews: Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th June 2021, in Peterborough. 

There are sometimes opportunities for volunteers to join the Peterborough Cathedral team, so if this is something you might be interested in, please check our volunteering page.

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