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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: £8.75 per 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: 28th February 2019 



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Job Title: - Chef

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

Hours of Work: 5 day working week to include weekends, evenings and occasional breakfast shifts

Responsible to: Accommodation Manager/ Duty Manager 

Closing Date: 28th February 2019 

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Job Title: - Deputy Accommodation Manager

Salary: £12.40 per hour (£25,792pa based on 40hr week)

Hours of Work: 5 day working week to include varied shifts, weekends, evenings and days

Responsible to Accommodation Manager 

Closing Date: 28th February 2019 

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Job Title: - Housekeeper

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

Hours of Work: 5 day working week to include weekends

Shift starts approximately 9.30am – 3.00/4.00pm

Responsible to Accommodation Manager/Supervisor

Closing Date: 28th February 2019

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Job Title: - Reception Supervisor

Salary: £ 10.90 per hour 

Hours of Work: 5 day working week to include varied shifts, weekends, evenings and days

Shifts: 7.00am – 3.00pm and 3.00pm to 10.00pm

Responsible to Accommodation Manager 

Closing Date: 28th February 2019

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