Guest Services & Catering Assistant

**Immediate Start**

Salary: up to £10.57

Full Time: Permanent – 40 Hours a week, no split shifts, Christmas Shutdown.

Part Time opportunities also available.

Working pattern: 7am to 3pm or 11am to 8pm (5 days over 7)

Benefits: Company Pension Scheme matched up to 8%, Life Assurance, free lunch during working hours, free on-site parking, 10% discount at the Abbey Shop & Cycle to Work.

We are a charitable organisation going through an exciting period of change as we prepare for the opening of our new Visitor Centre and Tearoom in March 2024.

If you enjoy working in a friendly peaceful atmosphere, meeting new people, being part of a hardworking team Ampleforth Abbey is perfect for you!


· Show off your passion for great customer service

· Responsible for greeting guests and making them feel at home during their stay.

· Serving food and drinks.

· Working to ensure our cleaning adheres to high standards of hygiene.


· 1 year catering experience would be beneficial but not essential.

· If you are happy to learn we can teach you everything you need to know to be successful in this role

· Natural hospitality charm and the ability to build great rapport with guests.

· You will have high standards & genuinely want to make guests smile.

· Own transport & Driving License is preferred due to our location.

· Job Types: Part-time, Full-Time & Permanent

· Eligible to work in the UK

Ampleforth Abbey is set in the Howardian Hills with a beautiful view from most of our offices. We are a charitable organisation and currently embarking on an exciting project to open our new our Visitor Centre, Shop & Tearoom. The Abbey Church continues to be open for our visitors and our orchard is one of the largest commercial orchards in the North of England. The Abbey Church continues to be open for visitors and our retreat centre welcomes guests from all over the world.

Ampleforth Abbey Trust is committed to upholding the highest standards of safeguarding for children and adults. All offers of employment will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks and receiving adequate employment references.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Zero hours contract

Salary: Up to £10.57 per hour


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • Day shift

Work Location: In person

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