Recruitment

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:

Live In Team Member for Front of House / Housekeeping / Multi-tasking Role

We are currently looking for a full-time Live-in person to help out in the House Keeping / Front of House / Bar / Overnight Set up Teams with flexibility and multi-tasking at the core of our ethos – job roles can be shaped accordingly to people’s skills and interests.  Competitive salary available to the right candidate and will be dependent upon age and experience (lots of hours available in our busy times!)

The successful Applicant will need relevant experience, be hard working, flexible, trustworthy and reliable. This position is permanent and the job is fun and rewarding. We are looking for open- minded team players with lots of enthusiasm.

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.

Duties will include:

For Front of House/House-keeping assistant:

–              Event set up

–              Waiter/Waitress duties serving drinks & food

–              Keeping public areas tidy and general cleaning

–              Breakfast Service

–              Possible Bar work

–              Housekeeping within our B&B accommodation

–              General cleaning of site and private house

Bar / Overnight set up

–              Serving customers & clearing glasses

–              Cleaning the site

–              Setting up for the following days wedding (involves manual handling and lifting)

In-house training will be provided and there may also be opportunities to receive external training to gain other qualifications. Applicants must be English speaking.

Accommodation is available and rent is deductible at a rate of £30 per week including all bills.  Living on site enables living costs to be kept to a minimum – no transport costs, no bills and, often, a good amount of your food will be provided during our busy wedding season.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to James@south-farm.co.uk or call 01223 207581.  You must be able to attend an on-site interview.

Part Time Positions:

We are particularly looking for candidates who can work during term time and are not restricted by college or university commitments – we have a great pool of students who work during the holidays but we need people who can work all year round not just during the holidays!!

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.  You will need to be hard working, flexible, trustworthy and reliable – the job is fun and rewarding and we are looking for open- minded team players with lots of enthusiasm.

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

Waiter/Waitress

  • Event set up
  • Waiting/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.

Housekeeping

We are looking for casual housekeeping staff to join our award winning team! Housekeeping will normally be carried out in morning shifts, other than the deep clean days which will be longer hours.

Afternoon Bar, Evening Bar and Overnight Supervisor

If you are: over 18 with relevant bar experience, enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude and have a good work ethic then this responsible role with flexible hours may be for you.  Please get in touch. £7 – £12 per hour (depending on experience and time of shifts)

Please call 01223 207581 or email james@south-farm.co.uk if you are interested in any of the above positions.