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Position: Sacristan
18 hours per week
Permanent post
Salary: £8,564.40 per annum
5 weeks holiday pro rata plus pension scheme available

An opportunity is available for the post of Sacristan to be based at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TQ.

The successful candidate will be required to maintain the Cathedral Sacristies and all its liturgical items in advance of the celebration of Mass and other liturgical services to include cleaning and preparing cruets, chalices, ciboria, linens, oils and candles.

You will work closely with the Cathedral Dean, Canon Anthony O’Brien and other Cathedral clergy. In addition, you will also be required to co-ordinate a team of volunteer Sacristans.

The hours of work are on a fixed rota basis as follows;
Monday: 1.00pm – 5.00pm, Thursday: 10.00am-4.00pm, Saturday: 5.30pm – 7.30pm and Sunday: 8.00am- 2.00pm.
Flexibility is essential leading up to Easter and Christmas each year which may include additional hours.

Candidates must have empathy with the ethos and mission of the Roman Catholic Church and a commitment to the work undertaken by all at the Metropolitan Cathedral.

Applicants must have; cleaning experience, a good understanding of the liturgical year and how the sacraments are celebrated, a strong desire to assist others, excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team.

Closing date: Friday 24 January 2020. This post is subject to a disclosure and barring service check.

To apply, visit or ring 0151 522 1102 for an application pack.

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