Careers & Opportunities at Dartington

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For internships click here
For volunteering and work experience opportunities, click here
For current bank staff opportunities please click here
We also list job opportunities from partner organisations based on the Dartington estate – click here to view these

Current opportunities

Cafe Chef

Cafe Chef – The Green Table, Dartington. Creating delicious, seasonal, and local food, at a reasonable price, in the café’s open-plan kitchen. You should have a minimum of 1 year experience in a professional kitchen environment, be willing to work hard (we’re very busy!), and be able to follow recipes. It also helps to have

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Commis Chef

As Commis Chef, you will support the effective and efficient operation of all kitchens within Dartington Hall, with the aim that they provide the highest quality of product, are cost effective, meet budgeted targets and achieve a regional and national quality profile.

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We are looking for a Housekeeper who will enjoy working in the unique Dartington Courtyard bedrooms. As part of a motivated team, you will be responsible for the daily cleaning and upkeep of the guest bedrooms, conference rooms and public areas.

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Apprentice – People Team

Our People Team is evolving.  Do you want to be a part of it? People are at the heart of everything we do at Dartington.  We do HR differently – our overriding aim is to live our purpose and values through our work, making Dartington a place where everyone can be their best.

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Kitchen Porter

The successful candidates will be able to work well as part of a team and use their initiative to deliver a high level of customer service.  Your role will include routine cleaning duties including pot washing, general cleanliness and providing excellent customer service, while maintaining an awareness of food hygiene and health and safety.

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Night Supervisor

As Night Supervisor you will assist in the smooth operation of the White Hart Bar and Restaurant, Roundhouse Café and various events including conferences, festivals and weddings.  You will be responsible for the security/safety of the building and ensuring a safe, healthy and secure environment for both staff and guests during the overnight period.

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More opportunities


Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and experience whilst working in beautiful surroundings? We want to help people get their working lives started well and have developed an internship scheme to support this.

Our partners

The Dartington estate is home to a wide range of diverse businesses. From time to time, we’ll list job opportunities from those businesses on this page. If you’re based in Dartington and want to advertise your role here, please contact us at

Bank Staff

We are always looking for staff to work with us on an ad-hoc basis.


Would you like to support a local charity with an international reputation and make a positive contribution to your local community? At Dartington, there are many opportunities to make a difference

Staff benefits

Our employees get to work in beautiful surroundings, and know that they are contributing to a social enterprise making a difference to many people’s lives. We offer some great staff benefits, including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) free car parking, a stakeholder pension with Legal & General, childcare vouchers, discounts at The Shops at DartingtonDartington HallBarn Cinema and elsewhere, use of the open air pool in the summer months, and more.

Dartington’s Diversity Statement

To view Dartington’s Diversity Statement please click here.

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