Employment opportunities

Have a look at the job opportunities below. If you think there’s one that’s right for you, go ahead and apply.

Please only apply for roles advertised as we do not accept speculative applications.

Our pre-employment checks will include a criminal record check, receipt of references satisfactory to Westminster Abbey, right to work in the UK, proof of professional qualifications and medical clearance, which may include a medical assessment by an occupational health doctor.

 


Current vacancies


Retail Assistant – Ref: WA167

Westminster Abbey Enterprises Limited is seeking to recruit two full-time Retail Assistants to join its dynamic and friendly team working in the Westminster Abbey Shops.

Closing date Tuesday, 11th October 2022 at 12.00 PM

Full Time – Permanent (35 hours)

Salary: £23,050.06 per annum

Ref: WA167

In this role, you will provide our customers with a warm and friendly welcome, assist customers with gift decisions, process customer purchases, and help to make the shop a memorable part of a visit to Westminster Abbey. You will have experience in a busy retail environment, with great communication skills and the enthusiasm to maximise sales opportunities. You will enjoy engaging with customers from around the world, be keen to learn about and share information on our unique range of products, and have the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.

How to apply

Please download the Application Pack and return your completed application form and Equal Monitoring form to [email protected].

Closing date 

All applications must be submitted no later than noon on 11 October 2022 via email: [email protected]. CVs will not be accepted. Interviews are scheduled to take place on 18 October 2022.

Safeguarding

Westminster Abbey is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk. To prevent them from harm, we undertake appropriate checks on staff and volunteers and require them to complete relevant safeguarding training and a basic DBS check. Westminster Abbey is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Retail Assistant – Ref: WA166

Westminster Abbey Enterprises Limited is seeking to recruit a full-time Retail Assistant on a three month fixed term contract between November 2022 and January 2023 to join its dynamic and friendly team working in the Westminster Abbey Shops.

Closing date Friday, 7th October 2022 at 12.00 PM

Full Time – Fixed term (35 hours)

Salary: £23,050.06 per annum

Ref: WA166

In this role, you will provide our customers with a warm and friendly welcome, assist customers with gift decisions, process customer purchases, and help to make the shop a memorable part of a visit to Westminster Abbey. You will have experience in a busy retail environment, with great communication skills and the enthusiasm to maximise sales opportunities. You will enjoy engaging with customers from around the world, be keen to learn about and share information on our unique range of products, and have the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.

How to apply

Please download the Application Pack and return your completed application form and Equal Monitoring form to [email protected].

Closing date 

All applications must be submitted no later than noon on 07 October 2022 via email: [email protected]. CVs will not be accepted. Interviews are scheduled to take place on 18 October 2022.

Safeguarding

Westminster Abbey is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk. To prevent them from harm, we undertake appropriate checks on staff and volunteers and require them to complete relevant safeguarding training and a basic DBS check. Westminster Abbey is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Documents

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Facilities Attendant - Ref: WA165

Westminster Abbey is seeking to recruit a Facilities Attendant to keep the Abbey and precincts clean, and to set up and clear seating for services and special events within the Abbey and precincts.

Full Time (40 hours) 

Salary: £23,884 per annum

Ref: WA165

The role also involves porter-type work within the Abbey precincts, and working as part of the Visitor Experience team, to promote outstanding, engaging visitor services as part of our welcome to all worshippers and visitors to the Abbey.

The successful post holder must have knowledge of cleaning techniques and products whilst also being able to work effectively as part of a team and on their own.

How to apply

Please download the Application Pack and return your completed application form and Equal Monitoring form to [email protected].

Closing date

Candidates may be contacted upon receipt of application for interview. CVs will not be accepted

Safeguarding

Westminster Abbey is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk. To prevent them from harm, we undertake appropriate checks on staff and volunteers and require them to complete relevant safeguarding training and a basic DBS check. Westminster Abbey is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Documents

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