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Stand-in Church Beadle (verger)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th April 2019

  • Advertised from 6th March 2019
  • Pay is £75 per Sunday / £55 per service (other than a Sunday).


This is a stand-in role when the Beadle is absent/on holiday – a minimum of 6 Sundays per year. The key responsibility is to offer a supportive service to the Ministry Team to facilitate all practical aspects of services of worship in a respectful and dignified way. You will be required to attend the Kirk’s core Sunday services when on duty: weekly at 1100 and 1230; monthly at 0930 and 1900 Refugio.

You will be responsible for the safety and security of the Kirk and occupants. You will be practical, confident, think on your feet, answer questions and deal with issues as they arise.

Application notes

Detailed Job description attached below.

A covering letter explaining suitability on no more than 1 side of A4 plus 2 sided CV (max) with two references to: Steve Lister, Operations Manager, Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QQ or by email to

Closing date: Tuesday 30th April 2019.

We are also recruiting for a Duty Events Manager. Whilst both roles can be undertaken by two people, they could be undertaken by one.

Greyfriars Kirk is a registered charity:

Edinburgh, Greyfriars Kirk (Church of Scotland): SC003761

Greyfriars Outreach Ltd: SC016736

Greyfriars Foundation: SC006644