Employment at Buckfast Abbey

Current Vacancies at Buckfast Abbey


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.

Some of the benefits of working at Buckfast Abbey

  • The opportunity to work in Buckfast Abbey’s beautiful, expansive grounds with a diverse range of facilities and services
  • A generous Pension Scheme with a minimum of 10% Employer Contributions through Royal London
  • Death In Service Benefit equal to 4 x your annual rate of pay (for staff who are members of this scheme)
  • A Disability Confident Employer
  • 20% discount across our shops and restaurants
  • Free state of the art gym available to all colleagues on site
  • Professional Development
  • Free annual staff BBQ event
  • Free 24 / 7 telephone counselling service
  • Free Staff lunches
  • Free parking


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


Housekeeper Permanent

Location: Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £8.51 per hour (aged 18 to 20 yrs) / £9.56 per hour (aged 21 and over) 

Hours of Work: Approx. 40 hrs per week, but not guaranteed. 5 day working week to include weekends  

Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022.

To apply: Please submit a CV to recruitment@buckfast.org.uk


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Hospitality Support – Casual Bank

Location: Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Hourly Rate: Salary: £8.51 per hour (aged 18 to 20 yrs) / £9.56 per hour (aged 21 and over) 

Hours of work: Hours based on need, as and when, which may include weekends.  As this is a casual contract, there will be no obligation to accept work offered – this is a fantastic opportunity for those who need true flexibility.

To apply: Please submit a CV to recruitment@buckfast.org.uk

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