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JOBS AT MILLETS FARM 

Working with us at Millets, you will become part of a large and friendly team spanning a variety of different departments but always with the same goal of providing the very best in quality food, shopping and entertainment. 

To apply for any of our positions below please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a copy of your application form. Application form can be downloaded via the button below. Applicants for weekend positions must have completed their GCSE’s.

Application Form

FARM SHOP

BAKERY KITCHEN ASSISTANT – 4 days per week including Sunday, 7am – 4pm.

This role involves working as part of the Bakery production team responsible for our delicious cake range. There will be a phased approach to learning how to make a range of products with the long-term objective to be able to make all products in our range competently and quickly without supervision. Alongside production all team members contribute to daily and weekly cleaning tasks, packing and pricing of products, putting away deliveries and serving on the counter to cover lunch breaks. We are looking for a candidate with previous experience of working in a commercial kitchen, a good understanding of food hygiene and who is able to work well as part of a team. Cake decorating experience would be beneficial. This is a permanent position with a mid-April start date.

BAKER APPRENTICE – Minimum 32 hours/week. 2am shift start time!
Millets Farm Shop is looking for a someone who is interested in a career as a Baker. This apprentice role would involve completing a Retail NVQ and learning the trade and skills of a traditional commercial Baker on the job. The successful candidate must have high standards of personal hygiene, be able to follow instruction and work well as part of a team. Once the apprenticeship is completed a permanent opportunity as a Junior Baker may be offered. Shifts would be from 2am/3am until midday and would include at least one weekend day.

SPROUTS PLAY BARN

SPROUTS PLAY BARN MANAGER -
Full time – 40 hours a week
Start Date: 4th May 2021 (subject to COVID restrictions easing.)

At Sprouts we are passionate about being the best we can be and offering an exceptional customer experience to all of our visitors.
Being the safest and cleanest soft play in the area is something we pride ourselves on and as such have won best soft play in Oxfordshire every year since we opened our Play Barn, you will play a key role in ensuring that our valued reputation continues.
We are looking for a Manager to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of our Play Barn, which is an action packed, fast paced but most importantly fun soft play centre.
The Play Barn when at full capacity welcomes up to 975 customers a day. As such the working pattern requires a varied working pattern including regular weekend working and occasional evenings.

This role involves being responsible for:

  • Daily operation of the Play Barn
  • Play Supervisors and Play Assistants, their development and wellbeing
  • H&S of the venue
  • Maintaining the high standards of cleanliness
  • Managing customer bookings and queries
  • Handling escalated complaints
  • Delivering a high-quality service
  • Build good working relationships with all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure the adherence by staff and customer of the established protocol and procedures

The successfully candidate will need to be:

  • enthusiastic, in a high energy environment
  • dedicated to creating a fun and save space
  • trustworthy and organised, being able to run the operation with minimal supervision
  • team player, being a valued member of the team
  • Experienced in leading and motivating a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high standards
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated at all levels
  • First aid trained (can be organised and paid for by the company)

Application deadline: 14/04/2021
Expected start date: 04/05/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

PARTY & EVENTS MANAGER -
Fixed Term Contract (to cover maternity leave).
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and manage all of our parties and events at Sprouts Play Barn.

At Sprouts we are passionate about hosting fun and well thought through events which when successful become a traditional annual event for our customers. For our party packages we have won best party venue every year since we began and you will play a key role in ensuring that our valued reputation continues.
This is a varied role promoting and selling our party packages to customers, boosting revenue opportunities and delivering a bespoke party package. Utilising your creative flair you will devise marketing material to advertise and promote events internally and externally. As an experienced manager you will be able to handle customer complaints where necessary and follow the correct procedures in resolving these. You will also need to work closely with our Café team to ensure the catering offer is correct for all events and parties.
Weekend work will be needed dependent on the bookings and the training of the team required.

Successful applicants will:

  • Possess exceptional organisational skills and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Have previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Have experience or strong interest in events/marketing/sales
  • Be first aid trained (can be organised and paid for by the company.)
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Have strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate, develop and inspire team members.

Contract length: 12 months
Part-time hours: 25 per week
Application deadline: 14/04/2021
Expected start date: 04/05/2021
Job Types: Part-time, Contract