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JOBS AT MILLETS FARM 

We have a number of temporary Christmas Vacancies this year. To apply for any of our positions below please send your CV or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application form. Closing date Monday 30th November.  

DELI COUNTER ASSISTANT – Weekends for the first 2 weeks of December and then additional weekday shifts from 14th – 31st December. 
Millets Farm Shop is looking for a flexible person with excellent customer service skills to join our Deli team. This role will involve keeping the dairy chiller stocked and serving customers on the Deli counter throughout the day whilst ensuring the environment is kept clean and tidy at all times. The successful candidate must be well presented and have high standards of cleanliness and ideally enjoy cheese! Applicants for this position must have completed their GCSE’s.

PRODUCE ASSISTANT – Saturday, 7am – 5.30pm for the first 2 weeks of December and then additional weekday shifts from 14th – 31st December.
Millets Farm Shop is looking for an energetic individual to work within our fresh produce department. This role will involves helping to set up the fresh produce display ready for the shop opening, keep it replenished throughout the day and clean down at the end of the shift whilst always adhering to a high standard of food hygiene practice. The role requires somebody with attention to detail as all the produce need to be assessed for quality before putting out for sale. The successful candidate must be able to follow instruction and use their initiative to find tasks that need completing. The role will require some heavy lifting. Applicants for this position must have completed their GCSE’s.

CHRISTMAS GIFT MARQUEE WARDEN – Part time from 14th – 24th December.
Millets Farm Shop is looking for a friendly and chatty person to work within our Christmas gift marquee. This role involves keeping the shelves tidy, putting stock out where required and most importantly helping customers with their festive product queries. The successful candidate must be well presented and approachable. Applications from candidates over 18 only for this role please.

TILL WARDEN – Saturday or Sunday for the first 2 weekends in December. Additional weekday shifts from 14th – 24th December.
Millets Farm Shop is looking for a confident and calm individual to work alongside our Tills team. This individual will be responsible for queue management and directing customers to the next available till – including our two overflow tills in an extension marquee on the side of the shop. The successful candidate will have to be mindful of customers being able to social distance while moving around whilst also ensuring we are able to process customer transactions as quickly and as efficiently as possible to reduce queuing time. The ability to project your voice when calling customers over is essential. Applications from candidates over 18 only for this role please.

CHRISTMAS CLICK & COLLECT PACKER – Wednesday 16th – Thursday 24th December.
Millets Farm Shop is looking for a few people to join our online team packing customers online orders in the run up to Christmas. The successful candidate must have a good eye for detail and accuracy – mistakes in people Christmas food shopping is obviously a big no! Orders need to be read from a typed packing list, picked in the correct quantity, being weighed where required and also checked for quality before being packed in a labelled box. Legible handwriting and the ability to read small font is essential. A good knowledge of different fruits and vegetables is also required. Applicants for these positions must have completed their GCSE’s.

RESTAURANT DOOR WARDEN – 2 x Part time roles (3-4 days/week) available each must include a weekend day. Immediate start.
The Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant is looking confident, friendly individuals to greet customers on entering the restaurant. The person in this role is responsible for ensuring that visitors to the restaurant “check in” using the NHS Track & Trace app or leave their contact details before entering. They will then need to give the customer our menu and explain how our ordering process works.  The successful candidates must be well presented and approachable and have excellent customer service/communication skills. These roles will be required until 31st December as a minimum with likely extending of the posts into the New Year and on to Spring.  

Working with us... 

Millets Farm Centre is a family owned business that attracts over 1 million visitors per year offering a premium Garden Centre, Farm Shop, Restaurants, Play Barn and seasonally family orientated events. Working 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. As part of the Millets team you will receive:

  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension plan
  • Site wide discounts
  • Free entry to Millets events including the Maize Maze and John Lawson Circus
  • Uniform provided
  • Training opportunities
  • Employee of the Month scheme
  • Perk Box Scheme
  • Mystery shopping voucher scheme
  • Special staff offers within our employee newsletter
  • Staff social events throughout the year
  • We offer NVQs in retail and hospitality where suitable

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. for an application form. Applicants for weekend positions must have completed their GCSE’s.

Permanent positions with January 2021 start dates 

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 good standards of personal hygiene, be able to follow instruction and work well as part of a team. Once the apprentiship 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.

PROCEUREMENT ASSISTANT: 8-10 hrs/week. Monday and Wednesday. Hours flexible.
Millets Farm Centre is looking for someone who has had previous experience of buying to take responsibility for the procurement, ordering and stock management of our “shared” items within the business. This includes cleaning products and packaging items. The successful candidate must be excellent with numbers, comfortable with communicating with suppliers, highly organised and proficient on Excel. 

RESTAURANT DOOR WARDEN – 2 x Part time roles (3-4 days/week) available each must include a weekend day. Immediate start.
The Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant is looking confident, friendly individuals to greet customers on entering the restaurant. The person in this role is responsible for ensuring that visitors to the restaurant “check in” using the NHS Track & Trace app or leave their contact details before entering. They will then need to give the customer our menu and explain how our ordering process works.  The successful candidates must be well presented and approachable and have excellent customer service/communication skills. These roles will be required until 31st December as a minimum with likely extending of the posts into the New Year and on to Spring.