We are growing, fancy joining our team?

Hartley Farm is a family owned farm shop and kitchen with a mission to produce and serve the very best food and drink. We are passionate about the provenance of our ingredients – what we can’t grow, rear or make ourselves is sourced from as close to home as possible.

Wanting to share the love of great food in another community further afield than our farm in Winsley, we opened Neston Farm Shop and Kitchen on the Neston Park Estate. Different location, same values.

We know that growing our business doesn’t mean changing our ethos and the people who work with us are a big part of that. We are looking for team members who share our values and want to help us grow our story and spread the word to our customers.

Employer of the Year 2017 – Runner-up at the Rural Business Awards

Training and Development

We want the best people to work for us and understand that to achieve a fabulous team we need to provide you with ongoing support and training. We believe that working in retail and hospitality is a great career choice and we can support your progression in these areas.

 

Induction and Training

To start off with we will go through an induction programme with you so that you know what we are all about, including a tour of the farm where it all started. Once you have got to grips with all the required information, such as health and safety, your manager or supervisor will get you going with our on-the-job training programme specifically for your role. Your progress will be tracked and we will keep talking to you and setting you new and exciting challenges.

 

NVQ

We work with Babcock International to provide some of our employees with apprenticeships so you can earn whilst you are training. Once enrolled we will provide you with a mentor and your assessor from the college will visit and check your progress on a 6-8 weekly basis.

We can offer the following courses:

NVQ 2 Food and Beverage Service

NVQ 2 Food Production

NVQ 2 Professional Cookery

NVQ 2 Retail Skills

NVQ 3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership

NVQ 3 Retail Management

Level 2 or Level 3 Certificate for Proficiency in Meat and Poultry Industry Skills and Functional Skills.

We are seeking a positive and customer-focused Shop Assistant to work in our gift shop on a Sunday.

We are a family run farm shop and cafe in Winsley, near Bradford upon Avon, and are well known for our locally sourced produce and great customer service. Working under the guidance of our Shop Manager and supervisors, your role will include greeting and helping customers with their enquiries, working on the till, serving customers at the deli counter, restocking shop shelves and displays, and ensuring the shop area looks clean and tidy at all times.

The successful candidate will be able to go above and beyond for our customers and maintain a friendly, welcoming manner at all times to both staff and customers alike. If you have worked in a similar environment before then great, but if not, we will provide full training.

You will:

  • Be able to offer excellent customer service consistently
  • Be a team player and possess good communication skills

We can offer:

  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Staff discount
  • Free meal when working

We are looking for an energetic person with good attention to detail to work within our kitchen team on a Saturday. As a Kitchen Porter you will be working to wash up during service and ensure the pot wash area is left clean and tidy at the end of the day. You may also be asked to complete any other cleaning or food prep tasks as directed by the Chef or Café Manager. Experience isn’t necessary and training will be given but a positive attitude and willingness to complete tasks quickly to a high standard is a must!

Benefits offered:

  • Free meal when working
  • Equal share of staff tips
  • Staff discount
  • No early starts or late finishes – daytime hours
  • Training programs available for those wanting to further career in the kitchen
  • Be part of a friendly, hardworking team who support each other

Opportunities to work with us

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