Employment at Buckfast Abbey

Current Vacancies at Buckfast Abbey

Employment
Welcome to the employment page for Buckfast Abbey, thank you for your interest.

Buckfast Abbey is home to a Benedictine Community of monks; it employs 120 staff who are mainly involved in hospitality and retail, helping visitors in our restaurant, conference centre, education department and guest accommodation.
We have need, on occasion, for employees to assist with the working of all manner of activities whether, it is maintaining the buildings, serving guests in our various accommodations and shops, cooking meals or providing conference facilities.
The Abbey is a beautiful setting in which to work and to support the mission of the community.

Disability Confident Employer
Our commitment to equality and diversity applies to everything we do. We welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition and will offer disabled applicants an interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job. Buckfast Abbey's certificate of 'Disability Confident Employer' can be found by clicking this link

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Sacristan

The Liturgy & Music Department of Buckfast Abbey is seeking to appoint a Sacristan. This full-time post presents an exciting opportunity for someone with a keen interest in the liturgy and ritual of the Roman Catholic Church, within the environment of an active Benedictine monastery. 

Location: Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £25,000 annually

Hours of work: 40 hrs per week over 5 days. The Sacristan must be flexible in start and finish times and the days of the week worked.

Closing Date: Midday Monday 19th July

To apply, please submit a CV to recruitment@buckfast.org.uk by Midday on 19th July 2021. If you have any questions before applying please contact parkwright@buckfast.org.uk

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Kitchen Porter

Location: Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £8.10 per hour (aged 18 to 20 yrs) / £9.10 per hour (aged 21 and over)

Hours of Work: 40 hrs per week. 5 day working week to include weekends

Closing Date:  Midday on Friday 2nd July 2021

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Food and Beverage Assistant Seasonal

Location: Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Contract Type: Temporary

Salary: £8.10 per hour (aged 18 to 20 yrs) / £9.10 per hour (aged 21 and over)

Hours of Work: 35 hrs per week. 5 day working week to include weekends

Closing Date:  Midday on Friday 2nd July 2021

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