As a working abbey and a major tourist attraction a lot of work needs to done to maintain this historic building and in the ministries we carry out as a church. The vast majority of this work is carried out by a dedicated and hard working team of volunteers, but a small number of more formal roles are paid. From time to time vacancies arise for these paid roles and when they do, they will be shown below.

Bookshop Assistant Manager - Part Time, Maternity Cover, Up to 12 Months

The Abbey Bookshop is looking for someone to provide maternity cover for the Assistant Manager. The part-time role will be for up to a year and will involve working 15 hours per week, 5 afternoon sessions Monday to Friday. This rewarding job will involve working with the Abbey stewards and visitors and shop management with a focus on Christian books. For a fuller role and person specification or to discuss the post, please contact Rob Hitchings on 01666 824339, 07779 584972 or at The closing date for applications is Wednesday 13th September and the interviews will be held week commencing Monday 25th September. The start date will be Monday 2nd October.

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