The verging team is responsible for ensuring that all visitors to Derby Cathedral are welcomed and engaged, and that services and other events run smoothly. The Head Verger is a key member of the senior staff who brings dynamic leadership to the verging team, enabling it to fulfil this function.

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Enquiries in the first instance to Carol Thomas, Head of Operations -

Job Title - Head Verger
Reporting to - Head of Operations
Hours of work - 40 hours per week (shift pattern)
Location - Derby Cathedral
Key relationships - The role will work closely with the clergy, music department, welcomers and Cathedral wardens.

We are seeking an organist from January 2019, for our weekly Sunday morning service (9.15am to 10.15am) at St Stephen's Borrowash, alongside a regular choir practice (if possible) and one-off special services eg 9 Lessons and Carols. Honorarium given.

Please contact the Rev'd Tim Sumpter - 01332 820084 -

All Saints, Bakewell wishes to appoint an inspirational Organist/Choir Master/Mistress who will continue to develop the musical life of the parish, lead choir and play for services.

All Saints, Bakewell has a small but enthusiastic adult robed choir which sings at the Parish Choral Eucharist, Evensong, Occasional Offices (weddings and funerals) and other special services. The choral repertiore is from Tudor to contemporary.

Plans are in place for the refurbishing of the Brindley and Foster 3 manual fine pipe organ and we hope to do this in 2019/2020. There is an opportunity to be part of this process.

Renumeration follows the RSCM scale for a Band B Church.

An Enhanced DBS will be required.

Bakewell is a Peak District Town with an annual Well Dressing.

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The closing date for applications is Friday 30 November 2018

For an informal conversation, please contact: Canon Tony Kaunhoven, 01629 814462,


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Workplace Chaplaincy in Derbyshire are seeking chaplains to serve throughout Derbyshire in the Derbyshire Constabulary and/or Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Workplace Chaplaincy in Derbyshire is a Christian organisation which provides voluntary pastoral support to people in the county by building bridges of understanding between industry, faith, commerce and society. 

Our chaplains serve in a wide range of workplaces, including agriculture, fire and rescue, industry, police, sport and transport. 

Our chaplains are diverse: men and women, ordained and lay, with varied life experiences - but all have an ear to listen and a heart to serve, rooted in their Christian faith. 

If you wish to have further discussion about serving as a chaplain in the Derbyshire Constabulary or Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service and how to become part of our team, please contact the Police and Fire Lead Chaplain: Ami Lindo, 

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