South Farm is a successful and unique wedding venue located in beautiful rural surroundings in South West Cambridgeshire. The business is a well-established and successful family run enterprise run by James and Philip Paxman and Christine Lyon. We are the largest wedding business in Cambridgeshire with a good forward order book and are therefore lucky enough to be able to offer secure jobs.

We provide a very professional service to our clients and always aim to be flexible, transparent and deliver above expectations in everything we do. No matter what your role at South Farm we expect everyone to work together as a team, have fun and work in a professional, trustworthy and reliable manner.

Full Time Positions:

Senior Sous Chef

We are looking for a Senior Sous Chef to join our busy Kitchen Team.  Working days are varied and can include from breakfast in the morning, wedding breakfast service in the afternoon through to evening food.  Every wedding breakfast menu is individual using our own seasonal produce, eggs and pork, where applicable.  You will be assisting in the preparation, cooking and plating up of dishes alongside our team of six chefs and three kitchen porters.

Our ideal candidate would be friendly and motivated with a positive working attitude and be able to communicate well with other team members.  You would have a passion for fresh and seasonal produce, a good knowledge and interest in food, a willingness to learn with determination and drive.  Previous relevant experience in a busy and productive commercial kitchen would be a bonus.

If you would like to be part of our amazing team then please email for more information.

Part Time Positions:

We are always looking for local people to join our pool of casual staff. We offer a very flexible working arrangement. Each month staff are sent a list of the shifts available, they respond indicating which they are available for and we then allocate shifts and email shift allocations.

We are always interested in recruiting people for the following roles:


  • Event set up
  • Waitressing
  • General cleaning of the venue
  • Serving drinks and canapés, tea and coffee

We usually stagger the start times of shifts so you will be able to opt for one that suits you best. Start time vary from 12 noon until 5pm and finish is usually between 7pm and 9pm.

Please note that we generally only employ people aged 18 or over.


We are looking for more housekeeping staff to join our award winning team! Housekeeping will normally carry out morning shifts, other than deep clean days.

Bar and Overnight Supervisor

If you are over 18, local, with good work ethics and after a casual but responsible role with flexible hours then please get in touch. £7 – £12 per hour (depending on experience and time of shifts)

Please call 01223 207581 or email if you are interested in any of the above positions.

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