Part-time Housekeeper

Contract: 16 hours per week, flexible days, permanent

We are looking for a well-organised and flexible person to join our team.Work at The Sharpham Trust

This role is vital to the effective and smooth running of the organisation. You will be required to undertake the day to day operations of Sharpham House under the guidance of the House Manager.  You will liaise closely with the House Manager and Assistant House Manager as well as answering queries from our retreat leaders and the staff of external groups who hire the facilities.

You will work closely with our other Housekeepers, to include being aware of Health & Safety in the House, cleaning all areas, making up bedrooms, helping in the kitchen (to include preparing vegetables and washing up), and ensuring the smooth turnover of the house on changeover days.

This is a varied role, within a small team, in an organisation that has seen significant growth in the last three years and is looking to be more outward-facing in the pursuit of its charitable objectives. There can be no better environment to work in than the one offered at Sharpham.


How to apply

Click here to read and download the Job Description as a Word document

Click here to download our Application Form as a Word document

Complete the Application Form and email it to [email protected]

Closing Date: 28 January 2019

Interviews: 1 February 2019


Occasional cooks/chefs wantedWork in our kitchen at The Sharpham Trust

We occasionally require self-employed vegetarian cooks/chefs to provide meals for our guests on our residential courses and retreats.

The numbers of participants for catering vary from 12 to 40+.

If you are interested please contact Denise Scribbins, House Manager on 01803 732842 or email [email protected]



VolunteersVolunteer at The Sharpham Trust

We are always recruiting volunteers to help in the maintenance of Sharpham House and grounds and within the Sharpham Archive, sharing the benefits of this venue, its history and its setting.

Click here to read more about how you can get involved in volunteering at Sharpham, or email [email protected]



If you would like to know more about the information on this page, please contact:

Name: Amy Ruewell, Trust Administrator
Tel: 01803 732055
Email: [email protected]
Address: Sharpham House, Sharpham Estate, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon, UK, TQ9 7UT