At Audley we can provide a varied and exciting career across many different industries.

Our retirement villages offer our customers a five star level of service across all of the services we provide. So if you have the personality to offer the highest level of customer care in a friendly manner, and take pride in everything you do, a career with Audley may be for you.

Within our villages we have roles in our Audley Clubs, Restaurants and Audley Care and we have opportunities for individuals that share in our passion for providing the best service available and making sure people feel valued. We believe in honesty, integrity and pride in what we do and respect for those we do it for. 

Below are the current jobs available at our retirement villages. If you think you have the skills and personality to work for Audley, and are interested in any of these roles, please contact us on 0371 226 3775 or email

Restaurant and Club Job Vacancies

  • Head Chef

We are looking for a Head Chef to join our team to work at The Orangery Restaurant, Darley Dale..

We are always looking for hard-working, highly personable and genuinely caring people to join our team. Unlike many in our sector, we invest heavily in our people and can therefore offer you a real opportunity to build a rewarding and secure long term career.

As Head Chef you will manage the day to day food administration and be responsible for ordering equipment, setting up suppliers, recruiting and training team members and designing exciting, innovative menus for our restaurant, bar and terrace. We encourage locally sourced seasonal dishes that are freshly prepared and served and as Head Chef you would oversee creation of our menus.

Candidates must be confident in communicating effectively with colleagues across all levels in the business and enjoy working in a busy, hands on environment. 

Daily tasks will include:

  • Ordering food stock to appropriate levels
  • Meeting financial targets
  • Inspiring and motivating team members
  • Ensuring all dishes are delivered to 5 star standard
  • Presenting food for service in a timely manner and in correct sequence
  • Complying and implementing all H&S and Food Hygiene requirements
  • Training and development of team

You will have a track record of taking ownership and improving performance and will manage people with respect and fairness.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar environment, be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work proactively as part of a team. This is a hands on role for someone who wants and expects to be actively involved in all aspects of service

In return for your skills and commitment we offer an attractive salary and benefits package and the opportunity for development within a successful growing organisation.

For any queries about the vacancy please contact Hazel on 0371 226 3775 or email

Audley Care Job Vacancies

  • Live in Care 

We are looking for caring individuals to join us as Live In Carers supporting our customers' day to day needs and enabling them to remain as independent as possible within their own homes. 
Our Live In Carers provide companionship and help in domestic tasks such as cooking, shopping and ironing. In addition there will also be some personal care support, for example; assistance getting in and out of bed, dressing and washing. 

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop skills in the care sector. Board and meals are paid for. We also offer great rates of pay, simply health plan, paid mileage, paid CRB and training and Uniform. The role does require a full driving licence.

If you have the personal qualities we need, and you're ready to work for an employer who genuinely cares about your career, contact us on 0371 226 3775 or email to find out more and apply.

  • Personal Care Assistant 

As a Personal Assistant you will be working within the community in the clients own home. Our clients are mainly elderly. You will usually be working one to one providing all aspects of care. You will see a number of clients throughout the day and you will generally assist them with Personal Care, Domestic Support, Emotional Care and Social Outings Support.

To find out more about the Personal Assistant roles we have available, and to apply, contact us on 0371 226 3775 or email us at

  • Senior Carer

We are looking for a Senior Carer where you will be working within the community in the clients own homes.

The Senior Carer will effectively supervise the Carers to deliver exceptional care in line with the Care Certificate and to achieve and maintain a compliant standard incorporating outstanding levels of customer service. To ensure that all mentoring documentation is fully completed, updated and signed where required.

Previous experience in the care sector is essential along with a working knowledge of IT systems. Applicants must be qualified or working towards a Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma. It will be a contracted role working 5 days over 7 days on shift patterns of; 6.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. and 14.30 pm. – 10.30 pm.

The ideal candidate will possess good organisational skills and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. We are looking for proven experience in delivering high standards and a working knowledge of managing teams. Current UK Driving license essential.

If you have the personal qualities we need, and you're ready to work for an employer who genuinely cares about your career, find out more and apply now.

To apply please send your CV to

For any queries about the vacancy please contact the Audley Recruitment Team on 0371 226 3775.

Village Job Vacancies

For any queries about village vacancies please contact Hazel from the Audley Recruitment Team on 0371 226 3775.