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:

Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for a friendly & motivated member of staff with a positive working attitude who is able to communicate well with other team members. You will assist in the efficient operation of the kitchen providing essential support to the chefs and ensuring that all areas and equipment in the kitchen and prep areas are kept clean and hazard free. Working days are varied and duties and include kitchen preparation, dishwasher operation and the cleaning of pots, pans, crockery and glasses and the sweeping and washing of floors as required, along with any other tasks as requested by the Head Chef. Some food preparation work will be expected and you will also be assisting in the plating up of dishes alongside our team of six chefs and other kitchen porters.

Experience of working in a similar environment, knowledge of COSHH and a Basic Food Hygiene certificate would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be given. This job will involve some heavy lifting and working with chemicals.

The role is based on a 37.5 hr week however there is always a lot to do in peak times of year (April to September) so plenty more hours are available for those that wish to work more. The role will involve weekend and evening work. We offer a competitive salary depending on age and experience including holiday pay and meals on duty when applicable. For more information please email becky@south-farm.co.uk 

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:

Waiter/Waitress

  • 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.

Housekeeping

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 james@south-farm.co.uk if you are interested in any of the above positions.

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