Jobs & Vacancies

Please see below for our latest vacancies - both voluntary and paid. In addition to these roles, we are always looking for volunteers to join our team. To find out more about volunteering at the Abbey, please click here.

Bath Abbey Lay Clerk (Tenor)

Salary: £3096.90 per annum
Hours: 9 hours a week (typically 3 sessions a week each of 3 hours duration). 37 weeks of the year between September and July based on the academic school year.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a closely knit choir who have had the pleasure of being involved in many exciting projects in recent months.

Bath Abbey choir also has an exciting 12 months ahead with a CD recording planned, 2 BBC broadcasts, concerts and hopefully a summer tour to France and Belgium in July.

For more information, including a full job description and how to apply please click here.

Caretaker

Hours: 40 hours per week over 7 days (regular weekend working / some evening work)
Salary: £19,950pa

As our Footprint Project draws to a conclusion, the Abbey now has several new facilities in our basement (our Discovery Centre, Learning Centre, Public Toilets and Commercial Kitchen) which has led us to need / create a new caretaker role within our wider Facilities Management Team. Bath Abbey is therefore looking for an experienced full-time hands-on caretaker who is great with people. The Caretaker will play an important role within the wider Facilities Management Team promoting a positive health and safety culture within the Abbey.

To view further details including the job description, please click here.

Volunteer Role: Choir Chaperones

Would you like to support the future of music at Bath Abbey? We are currently looking for volunteers to help out with welcoming, accompanying and safeguarding the children in the boys’ and girls’ choirs. To view a full description of what’s involved, please click here.

Volunteer Role: Learning Volunteer

Learning volunteers make students of all ages feel welcome, guiding them through activities created by our Learning Officer on a range of topics involving the Abbey’s history, including its Anglo Saxon, Medieval, Tudor and Georgian past.

You’ll be based in and around our brand new Learning Room on weekdays, and as part of this new team you’ll be shaping its future for years to come.

To view the full role description, please click here.

Volunteer Role: Welcomer

Welcome volunteers at the Bath Abbey support the work of the Visitor Experience team, by providing a warm, friendly and sensitive welcome to all who enter the Abbey. Welcomers are the first faces a visitor will see. They give brief initial information to visitors, and accept entry donations.

To view the full role description, please click here.

For further information, or to discuss your interest in this role, please contact: visits@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315

Volunteer Role: Steward

Stewards make visitors from around the world feel at home in the Abbey, by answering questions about the history, architecture and religious nature of the Abbey, or the City of Bath and sometimes, just by having a chat with someone who will appreciate For details of the full jopb description and how to apply, it.

It’s a varied volunteer opportunity where you might also be asked to help a person in need - by finding one of the Chaplains for a quiet talk, or to be the eyes of the Bath Abbey team with regard to simple housekeeping tasks and health and safety.

To view the full role description, please click here.

For further information, or to discuss your interest in this role, please contact: visits@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315

 

Volunteer Role: Visitor Research Volunteer

Visitor Research Volunteers support the work of Bath Abbey by collecting information about our visitors and gather feedback on their experience. This helps us better understand who our visitors are, why they come and how we can improve our visitor experience.

This role is based in the Abbey and focuses on engaging with visitors at the end of their visit. Volunteers are provided with a visitor survey, either on paper or an iPad, and actively encourage visitors to complete it. Full training and ongoing support will be provided.

To view the full role description, please click here.

For further information, or to discuss your interest in these roles, please contact: visits@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315