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Bakehouse LogoThe Welbeck Bakehouse
Night Time Operations Manager

Reporting to: General Manager
Job Type: Full Time, 45 hours over 5 days
Hours: Shift-based work (unsociable hours)
Job Location: Welbeck Estate, Worksop
Salary:  Dependent on experience

The Welbeck Bakehouse is an award-winning wholesale bakery in the heart of the Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire. Our ethos is about using local, natural ingredients and we specialise in long fermentation processes and traditional techniques. Focusing on our signature sourdough and Viennoiserie range we provide exceptional products to restaurants, cafes and shops across a wide area on a daily basis.

This is a brand-new role and you will have a unique opportunity to have a creative and innovative input into a growing profitable business. The applicant will have input to the direction of the business, working closely with the General Manager on both organisational structure and operational processes.

The Role:

Staff Management:

  • Day to day management of Delivery and Cleaning Staff, including setting monthly rotas and conducting performance reviews.
  • Recruitment of new staff, working with the General Manager.
  • Training the Drivers and Cleaners and completing training records accordingly.


  • Adhering to current food hygiene standards.
  • Maintaining high quality.
  • Working with the Delivery Supervisor to improve driving standards and packing quality.
  • Packaging,  ordering and implementing real standards of packing of our products.

Health and Safety:

  • Ensuring high standards of safety for all Drivers, Cleaners and vehicles.
  • Ensuring all vans are maintained to high standards, and all vehicle checks are completed accurately and following all legal guidelines.
  • Ensuring cleaning equipment is fit for purpose and safe for all to use.

Bakehouse Development:

  • Supporting the General Manager with business development.
  • Keeping up to date with new processes and procedures around driving and COSHH regulations.
  • Ensuring the Bakehouse stays within set budgets.

Any other duties that may be required.

The ideal candidate:

The successful candidate should be passionate and have a keen eye for detail. They must be able to work independently and due to the nature of this position, be able to work unsociable hours.

They should have:

  • previous management experience with small to medium sized teams;
  • be competent in all areas of rota’s, delivery and driving processes and have held previous responsibility for health and safety and food hygiene in the workplace;
  • be a great communicator who is motivated to promote the business and able to delegate tasks when needed; motivating the team as they go;
    • and, be committed to quality customer service and delivering this with guile and conviction.

Please apply via email or write with your CV, stating your salary expectations to:

Mark Garry
General Manager
Welbeck Bakehouse
Lower Motor Yard
S80 3LR

Closing date: Friday 27th September 2019

Welbeck Logo

The Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Clerk of Works

The Welbeck Estates Company Limited is looking to appoint a Clerk of Works to be responsible to the Estate Buildings, Security and Safety Manager.

The role includes managing a team of foreman, directly employed tradespeople and approved contractors within a building department, ensuring projects and maintenance works are delivered safely, to specification, on schedule and within budget to the highest standard of workmanship.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Carry out site visits and audits to agree programmes of work with foremen, ensuring the programmes of work are implemented, making regular inspections to ensure compliance and workmanship.
  • Monitor and re-evaluate projects to ensure timescales are achieved and labour forces are allocated accordingly.
  • Prepare and submit progress reports, including any project deviations to the Estate Buildings, Security and Safety Manager. 
  • Monitor contractor and internal trades performance, advising on workmanship disputes
  • Support and monitor the Storeman in all purchasing and procurement activity, ensuring the materials are in strict accordance of the project/works.
  • Ensure requirements under the Construction Design and Management Regulations are adhered to, including the enforcement and/or monitoring of Construction Phase Plans.
  • Input to construction plans and ensure that all activities proceed in accordance with agreed plans.
  • Ensure that company policies are adhered to within your area of responsibility and that changes or additions are communicated to your team and correctly implemented.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the construction industry to ensure the companies capability continues to develop.
  • To be an active member of the Disaster Management Team, participating in relevant training to achieve the level of response required in the event of an emergency.

Skills and qualification requirements:

  • Experience of working on refurbishment projects, as well as planned maintenance and reactive repairs.
  • The successful candidate will have served an apprenticeship in a building trade and ideally be a Member of the Institute of Clerks of Works, in addition to holding an HND or HNC qualification in a construction related subject and having or working towards a health and safety in construction related qualification.
  • A sound working knowledge of building construction and building maintenance techniques.
  • Significant experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • It would be desirable, although not essential, for the successful candidate to have experience of working on listed and heritage properties.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to negotiate and influence others including building and maintaining effective relationships with internal staff, tenants and contractors.
  • Knowledge and experience of CDM 2015 Regulations.

The role is based at: The Welbeck Estates Co Ltd, The Works Yard, Welbeck, Worksop.

The Welbeck Estate is nestled in the heart of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. Welbeck extends to some 15,000 acres, straddling the boarders of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Welbeck has constantly evolved over the centuries, today it remains a working estate and contains some of the country’s most important heritage buildings; a Grade 2 listed historic park, ancient woodlands and forestry, a beautiful chain of lakes; farmland and grazing and a deer park. At its heart lies the historic Welbeck Abbey, as grade 1 listed stately home and Welbeck Village where a substantial amount of listed and heritage buildings have been converted for alternative uses.

The Clerk of Works role is based within the Building Department. With a team of 38 directly employed trades, foremen and administrators plus approved contractors the department delivers on property refurbishments and developments, as well as planned maintenance and reactive repairs to the estate's portfolio of let buildings. 

If you would like to apply, please send a letter outlining your salary expectations, and CV in via email, post or drop off at reception to: 

Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
S80 3LL

Closing date: Friday 27th September 2019

Welbeck LogoThe Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Relief Dairy Worker

The Welbeck Estates Company Limited are looking to appoint a relief Dairy Worker to work at our four-year-old purpose built dairy unit in Cuckney, Mansfield. The unit houses 250 cows and young stock.

Duties include: Keenan feeding, saw dust cubicle bedding, scraping and JCB loadall and assist with calf feeding.

The successful candidate ideally would hold a valid tele-handler ticket.

Hours to be worked on alternate weekends and will be Saturday and Sunday 5am to 10 am year round, plus 2.30pm to 6.30pm on both days from approximately September to April time.

Applicants would be considered on an employed or self-employed basis.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply to:

Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
S80 3LL

Closing date: Friday 27th September 2019