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Lead Verger

We are looking for a permanent Lead Verger to join our team at Hexham Abbey in Northumberland. We are looking for 32 hours per week, but would consider reduced hours for the right candidate.

This is a varied and interesting role, and for the person keen to contribute to the life of the Abbey, a rewarding post indeed.  We are looking for someone with good people skills, who enjoys being part of a supportive team and is interested in a wide-ranging role that you can develop.

The salary is £20,475 (FTE of 37.5 hours) with additional benefits of on-site car parking and staff discounts.

Please click here to download the job outline.

To apply for this post, please email the following to by 5pm on Wednesday 25 May:

  1. A covering letter explaining why you believe you can do this role
  2. The completed application form including 2 referees that we can contact prior to interview.


We are always looking for Volunteers who would like to help out here at Hexham Abbey. This could be guiding and stewarding visiting groups, for those with an interest in history who enjoy helping and interacting with people. The Gift Shop and Cafe are also partially staffed with volunteers who simply enjoy keeping busy and giving people a warm welcome as they visit our site.

If you would like to speak to someone further about volunteering opportunities please contact Kirsty Wills on 01434 602031 or via


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