Closing Date: 15/03/2024
Part Time

Derry Diocesan Trust are hiring a Sacristan to work part-time in the Parish of Carndonagh


Hours of work:                  20 hours per week

Place of work:                      Church of the Sacred Heart

Job Purpose:                      Ensure effective security of the church and associated maintenance and cleaning whilst organizing all associated liturgical requirements in line with diocesan guidelines.

In order to carry out these duties, the sacristan needs to have a good idea of the content and norms of the principal liturgical books and an understanding of the intricacies of the liturgical calendar.


Essential Criteria:

  • An ability to work on your own initiative
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Relevant experience including knowledge of liturgical celebrations, stock management, rota management, health and safety procedures and safe-guarding guidelines.


Salary:  €13,603

For application packs please contact:  Bishop’s House, St Eugene’s Cathedral, Francis Street, Derry, BT48 9AP, telephone 028 7126 2302 or email:

Completed applications must be returned to Personnel, Bishop’s House, St Eugene’s Cathedral, Francis Street, Derry, BT48 9AP or via email to no later than 4.30pm on Monday 4th March 2024

Derry Diocesan Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  We welcome applications from all men and women and from members of all communities.

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