Working with us

The estate has a diverse range of jobs in both permanent and seasonal positions. The current vacancies listed are at Chatsworth, Bolton Abbey and other businesses within the Devonshire Group, please apply as indicated beneath each position.

Part-time Receptionist

16 Hours per week (2 days)


This position is often the first point of contact by our visitor and it is absolutely key that you are able to provide exceptional standards of customer care for each and every enquiry - and these can be many and varied in a day.

You should have some previous experience of telephone work with a proven history of delivering excellent customer service. You must be pleasant, professional and organised and have the ability to work in a busy environment. There are some administrative responsibilities to the role; therefore you must be proficient using Word, Excel and Outlook. A pleasant, positive person with good communication skills is essential for this role. You will be dealing with confidential matters therefore you must be discreet, reliable and trustworthy.

A Criminal records bureau check will be required.

Closing Date for this position is 27th January 2017

To apply please forward a CV and covering letter, to Stacy Kenealy, Chatsworth Settlement Trustees, HR Department, The Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6EX or send by email to hr@boltonabbey.com or call 01756 718137

Casual Cleaner/Housekeeper


Casual Cleaner/Housekeeper required for Bolton Hall. You will work as part of the Duke & Duchesses private staff and you duties will include:

• Cleaning

• Changing/making beds

• Some kitchen work

• General domestic duties

If you would like to apply please contact Jo Hamilton

Casual Kitchen Porter


We have a vacancy within our private domestic team at Bolton Hall for a casual kitchen porter. No experience is required however, it would be preferred.

Duties include:

• To clean all kitchen and food preparation areas.

• To wash crockery and cutlery.

• To empty bins.

• To ensure the bin area is safe and clean.

• To deep clean the kitchen and equipment including ovens, microwaves etc.

If you would like to apply, please contact Jo Hamilton.