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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: - Catering Cleaner
(out of hours and lone working)
Location: Buckfast, Devon
Hours: 15 hours a week over 6 days (12.5 hours in Winter months)
Hours can be completed after 5pm or before 6am
Hourly Rate: £8.45 per hour (other rates apply for those under 21years of age)

Click here for more details and application form

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