Sharpham House cook/chef
37.5 hrs per week over 5 days, within a 7 day shift rotamaking winter kale salad

We are looking for a permanent cook for the kitchen at Sharpham House. The excellence of our vegetarian food has been rightly celebrated for a number of years and we want to continue this high standard, utilising produce grown in our walled kitchen garden. 

This role oversees the catering for groups of 20-44 participants on retreats and courses at Sharpham House. 

The successful candidate will liaise with our Head Gardener and create menus based on the available produce. The House kitchen usually produces a buffet breakfast, a full lunch menu and a lighter evening meal. This role will oversee the kitchen, with support given by a trainee, assistant cook or housekeepers when needed.

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To apply, fill in the application form and return via email to [email protected]

Closing Date: Thursday 3 June

Interviews: Tuesday/Wednesday 8/9 June


Permanent housekeeper, 16 hrs a weekSharpham House

We are looking for a permanent housekeeper to work for The Sharpham Trust.

Please email Denise Scribbins on [email protected] or phone 01803 732842 for more information.


Casual housekeeping staffSharpham House

We are looking for housekeeping staff to work for The Sharpham Trust on a casual basis.

Please email Denise Scribbins on [email protected] or phone 01803 732842 for more information.


Garden & Archive volunteers

We are usually 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.

However, the Covid-19 pandemic means we've had to put our volunteering scheme on ice for the time being.

If you are interested in volunteering with us in the future though, you can 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