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JOBS AT MILLETS FARM 

Millets Farm Centre is a family run business with a family focused ethos. 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.  In addition to enjoying your time at work you will also benefit from: 

  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension plan
  • Site wide discounts
  • Training opportunities including NVQs in retail and hospitality where suitable
  • Employee performance related pay bonus and pay scheme
  • Perk Box Scheme
  • Mystery shopper and customer feedback voucher reward scheme
  • Free tickets to Millets events including the Maize Maze and John Lawson Circus
  • Special staff offers and freebies within our employee newsletter
  • Staff social events throughout the year

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 C.V. or application form. An application form can be downloaded via the button below.

Application Form


Farm Shop
  • HOME PRODUCE ASSISTANT: Full or part time hours Open or Close

    HOME PRODUCE ASSISTANT: Full time or part time hours. Normal shifts Monday - Friday from 9am – 4pm (start time can be flexible but a 4pm finish is required to assist with the daily clean down)
    Millets Farm Shop is looking for someone who is passionate about producing high quality food products and able to withstand the pace of a commercial kitchen. This role involves heavy lifting and requires a good level of physical fitness. This small team are responsible for making the desserts, soups and salads for sale in the farm shop and restaurants. The successful candidate needs to be organised and methodical in their working and able to follow recipes accurately. They must have high standards of cleanliness and be focused on completing their allocated tasks within a team environment. This is a permanent position with an immediate start date. Salary dependant on age and experience but starts at £9.50/hour for those 23 or over.

  • TILL OPERATOR: Part time Open or Close

    PART TIME TILL OPERATOR: minimum 18 hours/week. Tuesday 10am - 6pm, Wednesday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm.
    Millets Farm Shop is looking for a friendly individual to work on our tills. This role will involve processing customer till transactions throughout the day. The successful candidate must be well presented, be happy working with technology, have a good knowledge of fruit and vegetables and be accurate with cash handling. Being able to talk clearly and confidentially to customers is essential. Rate of pay dependant on age. £9.50/hour basic for those aged 23.


Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant
  • COMMIS CHEF/KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Full or part time hours. Open or Close

    COMMIS CHEF/KITCHEN ASSISITANT: Full time, part time and weekend positions available. Shift times variable between 7am – 4pm. Will include at least one weekend day.
    We are looking to recruit a Junior Chef to help us deliver top quality food from seasonal and homegrown ingredients as part of our friendly team in the Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant. The Farmhouse Kitchen is a busy day time restaurant with a popular breakfast and lunch service. This role involves working on the pass during breakfast and lunch service, assisting in the preparation of the restaurant menu on a daily basis as well as helping with the production of other products such as quiches, scotch eggs and homemade ready meals to sell in the Farm Shop. There are also conferences, private functions and themed events to cater for on a pre-booked basis from a selection of menu packages or bespoke menus. You would be joining a team of 4 other chef’s and working as part of a larger kitchen team to ensure all standards are maintained relating to food hygiene, customer satisfaction, profit margins, health & safety and COSHH. The shifts are 7am - 4pm/5pm finish including at least one day at the weekend. We are closed evenings and on Christmas day, Boxing day and New years day. This role would suit a Chef looking to achieve good work life balance! Salary dependant on experience but ranges from £22,000 - £25,000 for 5 days/week (approx. 45 hours).

  • EXPERIENCED CHEF (CHEF DU PARTIE): Full or part time hours. Open or Close

    EXPERIENCED CHEF (Chef du Partie): Shift times 7am – 4pm. Full time or part time hours. 1-5 days/week available, must include at least one weekend day.
    We are looking to recruit an experienced Chef to help us deliver top quality food from seasonal and homegrown ingredients as part of our friendly team in the Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant. The Farmhouse Kitchen is a busy day time restaurant with a popular breakfast and lunch service. This role involves working on the pass during breakfast and lunch service, assisting in the preparation of the restaurant menu on a daily basis as well as helping with the production of other products such as quiches, scotch eggs and homemade ready meals to sell in the Farm Shop. There are also conferences, private functions and themed events to cater for on a pre-booked basis from a selection of menu packages or bespoke menus. You would be joining a team of 4 other chef’s and working as part of a larger kitchen team to ensure all standards are maintained relating to food hygiene, customer satisfaction, profit margins, health & safety and COSHH. The shifts are 7am - 4pm/5pm finish including at least one day at the weekend. We are closed evenings and on Christmas day, Boxing day and New years day. This role would suit a Chef looking to achieve good work life balance! Salary dependant on experience but ranges from £26,000 - £29,000 for 5 days/week (approx. 45 hours).


Sprouts Playbarn


Rose Cottage Café within Sprouts Playbarn


Weekend Work
  • SUNDAY FRONT OF HOUSE CATERING ASSISTANT – Shift times variable between 9am – 6pm. Open or Close

    SUNDAY FRONT OF HOUSE CATERING ASSISTANT – Shift times variable between 9am – 6pm.
    The Farmhouse Kitchen restaurant is looking for hard working individuals to join their front of house team. The newly extended Farmhouse Kitchen is a busy and vibrant part self-service/part table service restaurant. Our customers are very varied from those who want a quiet lunch in the week, families enjoying a day out at the weekend, coffee and cake customers in the afternoons, cooked breakfast lovers or coach trips. The role involves running customers food to their tables as well as helping to keep the restaurant clean and tidy throughout the day. Once the successful candidate has shown they are able to use their initiatives in these tasks they will progress to taking customer orders on the till and barista work. The successful candidates must have a nice manner with customers, be able to use their initiative to find the tasks that need completing and have the energy to stay motivated during a busy shift. Salary ranges from £5.50-£9.50 per hour dependant on age. 

     

  • SUNDAY PRODUCE ASSISTANT – 7am – 6pm Open or Close

    SUNDAY PRODUCE ASSISTANT – 7am – 6pm.
    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. Salary ranges from £5.50-£9.50 per hour dependant on age. 

  • WEEKEND TILL OPERATOR – Shifts times variable between 8am and 6pm. Open or Close

    WEEKEND TILL OPERATOR – Saturday and Sunday shifts available. Shift times variable between 8am and 6pm.
    Millets Farm Shop is looking for a friendly individual to work on our tills. This role will involve processing customer till transactions throughout the day. The successful candidate must be well presented, be happy working with technology, have a good knowledge of fruit and vegetables and be accurate with cash handling. Being able to talk clearly and confidentially to customers is essential. Salary ranges from £5.50-£9.50 per hour dependant on age. 


Events Work


Seasonal Work
  • CATERING CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT Open or Close

    CATERING CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT – Full time and part time, fixed term contracts available from 20th July - 4th September. All positions will include weekend work and applicants should have no more than the equivalent of 2 weeks of unavailabality during this period. 

    Millets Farm Centre are looking for enthusiastic bubbly individuals to to work in our Catering Pod during the Summer holidays. We are looking for a team player that isn’t afraid to get stuck in with the tasks of the day. This role will involve serving customers serving customers with snacks, scooping Ice creams, making hot drinks using a barista coffee machine and processing customers transactions through the Till. Excellent customer service skills and a good understanding of food hygiene practices are essential. You will be required to complete an online food hygiene certificate before starting. Previous catering experience and barista training would be ideal. Applications from over 17 year olds only please and this role is not suitable for a first job. Salary range £5.50 - £9.50/hour dependant on age.