Careers & Opportunities at Dartington

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Current opportunities

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Temporary People & Human Resources Administrator

We have some big plans for the next few months and we need someone with discretion, a sense of humour, and an attention to detail to help us deliver this.

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Housekeeper - DH1017191

We are looking for a Housekeeper who will enjoy working in the unique Dartington Courtyard bedrooms.

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Research Assistant

As well as our annual delivery programme of learning events, publications and research resources, RiP and RiPfA also conduct primary research and evaluation projects for organisations within the social care sector. These projects typically involve the collection and analysis of evidence in order to understand the effect services are having on practice and outcomes for people.

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Food and Beverage Supervisor

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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Food Shop Supervisor

We at The Shops at Dartington are proud of our heritage and strive to trade ethically and fairly, respecting the ethos of The Dartington Hall Trust. We actively support and promote the local economy and community, with over 80% of the produce available in the Food Shop made, reared or grown in the West Country.

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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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Invitation to Tender: Dartington International Summer School & Festival

We are looking for a brilliant PR to work alongside our small team in the run up to the 70th anniversary of the Dartington International Summer School & Festival.

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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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