Position: Religious worker/ Priest
Salary: £18,500 p.a.
Hours of work: 37.5
Location: 557 Kenton Road, HA3 9RS Middlesex
Mahavir Foundation Ltd is a religious charity organisation operating a Jain temple in Kenton, London. The Foundation is inviting applications for a post of full-time religious worker for the temple at 557 Kenton Road, Kenton, Middlesex HA3 9RS. The right candidate must also have minimum experience of working as a religious worker/ priest or equivalent job for at least 3 years and must produce a letter of experience from the recognised religious trust/organisation or a recognised religious Guru.
The job duties involve:
- Ability and knowledge to perform religious rituals including Ashta-Prakari Pooja, Snatra-Pooja, Aarti, Mangal divo, Samayik and Pratikraman;
- Opening and closing of the temple every day and to lead worship every day and on special occasions;
- Performing other Jain rituals and to have proper knowledge to perform them.
- officiating at marriages, birth, funerals and other special services;
- Perform traditional Jain rituals every day and on Jain festive days.
The candidate must be fluent in Gujarati and Hindi languages and must have ability to recite prayers in Sanskrit/ Prakrit language. The candidate will be expected to perform all daily activities of a traditional Jain temple and also organise religious functions. Inspiring people to recognise learn and practise good values and non-violence would be considered as an additional advantage.
Closing date: 23 September 2021
The right candidates must send CV along with forwarding letter and letter of previous experience (marked Private and Confident) to:
Mr Yogesh Rayani
557 Kenton Road,