Careers & Opportunities at Dartington


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Current opportunities

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Chef de Partie/Breakfast Chef

As Chef de Partie, 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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Food and Beverage Supervisor

Dartington Hall, a 4 Star Gold Award Guest Accommodation, is looking for a positive and motivated Food and Beverage Supervisor to join the team and hit the ground running.
As Food and Beverage 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.

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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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ICT Desktop Technician

The Dartington Hall Trust (Dartington) ICT department is looking to recruit a Desktop Technician to assist with management and maintenance of the organisation’s voice and data networks.

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Cleaners-Variable hour contracts available

Dartington Hall Estate Facilities and Property department are looking for Cleaners that will be part of a new Facilities team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the new strategy and growth of the estate and department. We have multiple variable hour contracts available for this role.

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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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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. We are currently looking for an Apprentice to help us make this a reality.

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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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Chef de Partie -The White Hart

As Chef de Partie, 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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Retail Sales Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our friendly team. The successful candidate will understand the importance of delivering excellent customer care to all of our customers and have a genuine interest in retailing and the wide range of products that we sell.

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Internships at Dartington

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.

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Job opportunities from 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 HRadmin@dartington.org.

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Bank Staff opportunities

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

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Volunteering positions

We also have a number of volunteer posts available at Dartington.

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Dartington’s Diversity Statement

To view Dartington’s Diversity Statement please click here.


What can working at Dartington do for you?

My Dartington: Katie from Dartington Hall talks about day-to-day life working at Dartington.

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 Dartington, Dartington Hall, Barn Cinema and elsewhere, use of the open air pool in the summer months, and more.

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