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.

The purpose of Bath Abbey is to “Live and Tell the Good News of Jesus”. To find out more about how that purpose is worked out, through the Abbey’s Vision and Mission priorities, please see our Mission Action Plan and our Values.

Paid Vacancies

Youth and Families Minister

Come on an adventure with us!

Are you a confident youth / kids worker with an infectious faith and a sense of fun? Do you have a vision to serve the young people of this city and their families?

Bath Abbey is actively seeking a Youth and Children’s Families Minister which will offer a unique city centre opportunity for mission, growth, and discipleship amongst children and youth

Employment   12 months fixed term /Industry Placement

Salary               £24,500 per annum (based on 32 hours per week)

Hours               Up to 32 hour per week including some evenings and weekends

Annual            Leave: 25 days + Bank Holidays (based on FTE)

Bath Abbey is a large, busy city centre church as well as a major visitor attraction, receiving thousands of visitors each week. You would be promoting the spiritual and emotional flourishing of over 40 choir children and young people, and their families, as well as that of our Abbey church families. There is an opportunity to reach out to the wider community with new initiatives. With the Learning Manager you would be welcoming schools for Living Church workshops, and with the whole congregation you would be helping the Abbey nurture children and youth in different roles and ministries within the church community.

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

Operations Assistant

Bath Abbey is actively seeking an Operations Assistant who will be a key member of the Bath Abbey Facilities Management Team responsible for the smooth and effective operation, maintenance and cleanliness of Bath Abbey, its buildings and events taking place in the Abbey.

As Operations Assistant you will be part of the team responsible for the daily running of one of the country`s most iconic buildings. This is a varied, hands-on role which will involve key holder responsibilities for opening and closing the building, supervision of the Abbey floor (including fire and security emergency response), assisting with the set-up of events and activities and day to day cleaning.

Full-Time             40 hours per week over 7 days (regular weekend working and evening work)

Salary                  £24,150 per annum, plus holiday / additional benefits

Contract              Permanent

We aim to be a diverse and truly representative Abbey and particularly welcome applications from people of UKME/Global Majority Heritage – a full statement is contained within the job descriptions

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

Please send a copy of the Equality and Diversity form here with your application.

Deputy Lay Clerks

Bath Abbey Choir is looking for deputy Lay Clerks. The Abbey has 12 Lay Clerks who sing the alto, tenor and bass part in the Abbey choirs and support our boys and girls choristers who sing the treble part. Singers need to have some experience singing chorally, and be confident sight-readers.

In recent months there have been opportunities for our deputy Lay Clerks to accompany the choir on tour and take part in concerts, recording and broadcasts. Deputy Lay Clerks get the opportunity to be associated with the Abbey’s excellent music making in this building, with its fine acoustics and world famous Klais organ.

Bath Abbey takes safeguarding seriously therefore as part of our Safer Recruitment process applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance check and the relevant Safeguarding training.

For further information, please contact Huw Williams, Director of Music

Volunteering at Bath Abbey

We have a variety of volunteer positions available at the Abbey, from chaperoning our choirs to welcoming visitors from around the world. Have a look at our open positions below and contact us if you would like to join us at this exciting time in the Abbey's history.

Group of Bath Abbey volunteers