Work at Welbeck

We find Welbeck an inspiring place to work.

If you would like to join us at Welbeck, job opportunities from across the estate's diverse businesses are posted on this page when they become available.

If you have any questions about working at Welbeck, please do get in touch.

 Welbeck is Investors in People accredited - Work at Welbeck


Welbeck LogoThe Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Grounds Maintenance/Landscape Operative x 2

Full-time - 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4pm

Welbeck is one of the great traditional landed estates, set mainly within Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, an area of great natural beauty. The Estate extends to some 15,000 acres, straddling the borders of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.  Several areas of the Estate have been designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest by Natural England, providing a fantastic habitat for a diverse range of wildlife. Much of the land on the Estate is used for agriculture and forestry purposes.

An opportunity has arisen to increase the size of our Grounds Maintenance Team with two new roles, these will be focussing primarily on the maintenance of the grounds on domestic properties and other commercial sites around the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas, and some assistance to the team with the day to day maintenance of the grounds and gardens of Welbeck, as instructed by the Head Groundsman.


  • To assist in the day to day maintenance of the grounds (mowing and strimming), gardens, parkland, boundary fences, hedges, ditches, roads and pathways.
  • To assist the team in grounds maintenance work at commercial property sites within Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
  • To assist in the establishment and maintenance of lawns, sports pitches and tennis courts, including marking out.
  • To assist with the maintenance and repair of tools, equipment and machinery relevant to grounds work to ensure that all operate in a safe working order.
  • To carry out constructional work, including fencing, paving and soft landscape projects.
  • To apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilisers, ensuring that COSHH and other Health and Safety Regulations are adhered to.
  • To propagate, establish and maintain trees and shrubs.
  • To care and provide maintenance of trees – including pruning, clearance and replanting.

To carry out other general tasks as may reasonably be requested by management.


The successful candidate must have:

-               A suitable Horticultural/Agricultural qualification

-               PA1/PA6 spraying certificates would be preferable

-               Experience in a similar role and be prepared for a physically demanding role

-               The ability to operate a range of tools and machinery relevant to the position

-               The ability to work alone and as part of a team

-               A knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations and adhere to these at all times

-               A “can do” attitude, be a hard-working team player and maintain a high quality of work

-               The ability to schedule their own workload and manage their time effectively

-               An ability to recognise potential hazardous situations/materials and respond accordingly

-               A full driving licence, with strong preference for someone with a trailer entitlement.

In addition to the above, chainsaw certificates would be desirable, or as a minimum a willingness to undergo the relevant training.

If you would like to apply for this post, please submit your CV, stating your salary expectations to or the below address:

Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
S80 3LL

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019

Welbeck LogoThe Welbeck Estates Company Limited

Welbeck are looking to recruit a full-time Receptionist/Administrator to provide a high standard reception service - at all times representing the company in a positive and professional manner. They will manage the switchboard and provide general office administration support.

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm

Main Duties and Accountabilities

1. Greeting visitors and directing them to the right person in the company.
2. Answering, screening, and routing telephone calls on a multiline switchboard.
3. Taking messages and passing them on in a timely manner.
4. Receiving postal/courier deliveries and distributing as required.
5. Manage the bookings of meeting rooms for staff and tenants, setting up and providing refreshments for meetings.
6. Keeping the reception area tidy.
7. Sorting, scanning, and franking the post daily.
8. Creating and maintaining information databases as requested.
9. Typing correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, and any other documentation as directed.
10. Performing general office administration duties, e.g. maintaining office supplies, organising facilities management services, etc.
11. Undertaking any other appropriate duties as required.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must have previous relevant experience, an excellent telephone manner and good computer skills (Word, Excel and Outlook), ideally with a typing speed of 50wpm+.

They must have a pleasant and welcoming personality and a smart, professional appearance due to being the front face of the company.

Candidates must be able to work under pressure and on their own initiative, prioritising where required.

If you are reliable and committed to work hard representing Welbeck please apply with your CV, stating your salary expectations to or the address below:

Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
S80 3LL

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019

Welbeck LogoThe Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Electrician – Building Department


40 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm)

The Welbeck Estates Company are looking to recruit a qualified electrician, working for the departments Lead Electrician supporting a busy Building Department.

The role will cover planned, reactive and refurbishment jobs over a wide range of tenanted buildings across the Estate, with a mixture of domestic and commercial requirements.

Duties include:

-          working on electrical fixtures, control equipment and pumps;

-          fuse board installations;

-          repairs;

-          fault finding;

-          inspection and testing;

Experience of control panels and working in plant rooms would be an advantage but not essential, as training can be provided.

The successful candidate should have a can-do attitude, flexibility, initiative and good communication skills.  The role is customer facing and you will be representing the Building Department to both our domestic and commercial tenants.  An ability to prioritise and manage work load is essential, although you will be working within a small managed maintenance team.

Support will be provided for knowledge of the Estate and its requirements.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply, stating your salary expectations to or:

Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
S80 3LL

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019

WAB LogoThe Welbeck Abbey Brewery
Brewery Assistant and Cover Delivery Driver

We’re hiring! Welbeck Abbey Brewery is looking for a brewery assistant & cover delivery driver to start as soon as possible.

This post is 4 days a week (30 hours). Working hours usually fall between 7am and 4pm Monday to Thursday depending on the work required. You must have a full clean driving licence to be eligible for this role. The rate of pay will be £8.21 per hour.

Primary duties will include:

  • Cask washing and labouring in the brewery
  • Delivering beer to pubs and shops
  • Dealing with cash
  • Dealing with customers
  • Using a computer based stock system
  • Lone working when delivery driving

This role would suit someone who enjoys wide variation within their working day and adapts well to change. The successful candidate will need to be prepared to perform a very physically demanding job and should not under estimate the manual handling element.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of driving light goods vehicles
  • Experience with manual handling and awareness of safe van loads
  • Experience of using a similar computer system daily
  • Good communication skills and experience of customer service
  • An interest in real ale or food and drink generally

If you would like to apply for this post, please submit your CV by Monday 25th March to