Careers FAQs

Want to know more before joining our family? Check out our FAQs.

What's it like working with us?

Find out more about our application process and what it's like to be a part of the St Austell Family Group. Check out some of our frequently asked questions, or get in touch with our team for more information.

All of our vacancies are regularly updated and displayed on our website, whether in a pub, distribution centre or our head office. If you’d like to apply, simply click on the role you’re interested in, and complete the short application form.

We’ll be in touch with the next steps to begin your adventure.

The majority of our roles will only be suitable for over 18s, however, there are certain positions where we can accept sixteen and seventeen-year-olds candidates.

To find out if you are suitable for a particular role, check out the job description.

If you the position you are interested in is not available due to your age, we also run an award-winning apprenticeship programmed alongside a chef scholarship scheme.

We welcome candidates of all ages. Whether you’re looking for a part-time or full-time position, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for any of our roles. If you aren’t sure, contact our people team with any specific questions regarding eligibility.

Whilst experience is preferred, we accept applicants at all levels and offer full training to ensure you are equipped to complete your job.

All of our vacancies will appear online – if you are able to find a position on our website, it may be that the role has already been filled. We recommend checking back regularly or signing up for our email job alerts to.

We typically begin recruitment for new pubs six to eight weeks before doors open to the public. All vacancies will be advertised on the website, and you can filter through by location.

Our managed pub, distribution and, brewing teams operate on a rota basis – for further information on what this looks like, contact our people team before applying. Most of our head office roles will require you to work between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Check the individual job description for further information.

All of our applications are processed in-house by our team and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible to let you know whether you have been shortlisted.

If you haven’t heard back from us more than a week after the position has closed, please contact us and we can let you know the status of your application.

We’re pleased to be able to offer work experience across the company. To find out more and discuss a placement, please get in touch.

Family-owned since its inception, we pride ourselves in providing flexibility for family commitments. We will always try to accommodate individual requests for flexible hours where possible. If you have any concerns, just contact our team.

We welcome applicants with disabilities and will support you both during the recruitment process, and through the course of your employment. If you wish to speak confidentially to one of our team before applying, please get in touch.

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