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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 Abbot and community.
To apply for any of our current vacancies complete either an application form or send a CV and covering letter as stipulated in the individual adverts. Job descriptions can be viewed by clicking on the link at the end of each advert. Electronic applications will be accepted and can be emailed to:

Alternatively, applications can be posted to:
HR Department, Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0EE

Please state the job for which you are applying.
To download an application form >>please click here<<

Thank you for your interest in Buckfast Abbey



Job Title: - Breakfast Chef

Salary: £8.75per hour (other rates apply for those under 21 years of age)

Hours of Work: Shift starts approximately 6am – 11/11.30am

Working five days a week on a rota to include weekends

Responsible to Accommodation Manager/Supervisor

Closing Date: 30th August 2019

Click here for more details and application form

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Children's Book Festival July 11th - 14th

We had two days of workshops for primary schools (Thursday 11th and Friday 12th) and two festival days for families (Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th) which involved workshops, talks, events and shows!



Oaks and Acorns - August Sessions

Buckfast Abbey is 'branching' out with a series of sessions for grandparents and toddlers. 10:30am to 12pm These sessions are FREE, however Booking is essential Book now or call 01364 645517 to reserve your space and pay on the day. 'Oaks and Acorns' makes the most of the glorious setting and great facilities on offer at the Abbey and makes for a fun filled morning for the young and young at heart alike. With the hands on help of our experienced Education team, toddlers and grandparents will have the opportunity to get stuck into a wide variety of activities from getting their fingers green in the gardens, to exploring shape and colour through the windows and artwork on show in the Abbey Church. Each session involves storytelling, exploration, messy making and much more.

Exhibition of Weaving, Spinning and Dyeing

Exhibition of Weaving, Spinning and Dyeing 10am to 5pm Friday 23rd to Monday 26th August 2019 FREE Entry

Bank Holiday Organ Recital: Mark James & Alberto Brigandì

A rare opportunity to hear Verdi's masterful Requiem performed in this version for two organists (four hands and four feet!)