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Job Ref SSS-09-2018
Wage £7.83/Hour
Hours 5.5 Hours /day, over 7 Days (20 Days Holidays)
Location Stanmore, London
Duration Permanent
Date posted 25 September 2018
Closing date 24 October 2018
Number of positions available 1

An opportunity has now come up for a pujari religious worker.
Applicants must be male only and be of Hindu religion due to religious requirements. Applicant should be able to read Swaminarayan Scriptures with the relevant raags and be literate In Gujarati and/or Sanskrit.
Ideally the candidate should have carried out this role previously in a Swaminarayan Temple. Duties involve performing the morning waking up of the deities, preparation and performing Aarti, preparation and performing of the Deities Thaal (food offering) and reading religious scriptures. This vacancy is exempt from the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (SDA) SDA ref. S7(2)(e). The vacancy is also exempt from the Race Relations Act (RRA) due to religious requirements. As a condition of your employment you will be required to reside in the temple premises where adequate accommodation exists. A charge for rent and other charges for the use of utilities will be deducted from your wages. All reasonable maintenance (food, clothing and other such disbursements) will be provided by the temple.

How to apply

For further details please contact Mr. Khimji Patel on 07956 823745. Please send your CV and references to or by post to the address below.


Shree Swaminarayan Satsang (Shree Swaminarayan Temple Stanmore)

Additional information

The employer has claimed an exception under the Race Relations Act. The employer has also claimed an exemption under the Employment Equality regulations with regards to Religion or Belief due to strict religious requirements. This vacancy meets the requirements of the National Minimum Wage Act.

Please note, no application will be accepted after the 24 October 2018.