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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.

  • PRODUCE ASSISTANT: Full or part time hours Open or Close

    FRESH PRODUCE ASSISTANT –  Full or part time hours available. 7am - 6pm shifts with some 3pm finishes. Must include either a Saturday or Sunday shift.
    Millets Farm Shop is looking for an energetic individual to work within our fresh fruit and veg department. This role will involves helping to set up the fresh fruit and veg 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. 

    Starting rate of pay £9.50/hour for over 23 year olds with weekend, over time an d bank holiday supplements.

  • ARTISAN BAKER: Full time Open or Close

    ARTISAN BAKER – Full time, 5 days/week including a weekend day. 2am shift start time!

    Millets Farm Shop is looking for an experienced Baker to work in our scratch bakery alongside 2 other Bakers to produce our range of handmade loaves, baps, sweet buns, speciality breads and sour doughs on a daily basis. The successful candidate must have high standards of personal hygiene, be able to use their initiative and work well as part of a team. Shifts would be from 2am/3am until 11am/midday and would include at least one weekend day. Rate if pay £10 - £11.50/hour dependant on experience with weekend and bankholiday supplements. 

  • APPRENTICE ARTISAN BAKER: Full time Open or Close

    APPRENTICE BAKER – Full time, 5 days/week including a weekend day. 2am shift start time!

    Millets Farm Shop is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is looking for a career in Baking to work in our scratch bakery alongside 2 other Bakers to produce our range of handmade loaves, baps, sweet buns, speciality breads and sour doughs on a daily basis. The successful candidate must have high standards of personal hygiene, be able to use their initiative and work well as part of a team. Shifts would be from 2am/3am until 11am/midday and would include at least one weekend day. Full training will be given and progression opportunities will be available. Starting rate of pay dependant on age. £9.50/hour for over 23's 


Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant
  • KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Full time Open or Close

    Kitchen Assistant: Full time. Shift times 7am – 4pm. Must include at least one weekend day.

    We are looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant 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 6 other chef’s/kitchen assistants 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 £22,500 - £24,000 for 5 days/week (approx. 45 hours).


Sprouts Playbarn


Rose Cottage Café within Sprouts Playbarn
  • FRONT OF HOUSE CAFÉ ASSISTANT – Min 25 hours per week. Shift times between 8.45am - 6pm. Must include a weekend day. Open or Close

    FRONT OF HOUSE CAFÉ ASSISTANT – Minimum of 25 hours/week. Shift times between 8.45am – 6pm. Must include a weekend day. 
    Rose Cottage Café within Sprouts Play Barn is looking for a hard-working individual to join their front of house team. The roles involve processing transactions on the till and barista training as well as helping to keep the play barn clean and tidy throughout the day. 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. 


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

    FRONT OF HOUSE CATERING ASSISTANT – Saturday or Sunday shift available. 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. 

     

  • WEEKEND KITCHEN ASSISTANT: 7AM - 4/5PM shift Open or Close

    WEEKEND KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Saturday or Sunday shifts available, 7am – 4/5pm. 
    We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to help us deliver top quality food from seasonal and homegrown ingredients as part of our friendly kitchen 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 assisting in the preparation of the restaurant menu and working on the pass during breakfast and lunch service. You would be joining a team of 5 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 shift is 7am start with a finish time between 4pm - 5pm depending on how busy the day has been. Starting salary dependant on age and experience but ranges from £5.50 - £9.50/hour.  Please note this role is not suitable for a first job and previous experience in a commercial kitchen would be beneifical. 

     

     


Events Work


Seasonal Work
  • OCTOBER HALF TERM CATERING ASSISTANT & CUSTOMER SERVICE ROLE Open or Close

    OCTOBER HALF TERM CATERING ASSISTANT & CUSTOMER SERVICE ROLE

    We are looking for 2 or 3 individuals to work in our Catering Pod during October half term - our busiest week of the year with Pick Your Own pumpkins and a circus on site!

    This role will involve serving customers serving customers with hot sausage rolls and pasties, making hot drinks using a barista coffee machine and processing customers transactions through the Till. You will be working alongside one other person and will need to be able to work well as a team. Excellent customer service skills and a good understanding of food hygiene practices are essential. You will be required to complete some online training, including a food hygiene certificate before starting.

    The hours are 9am - 6pm and you must be available to work for at least 7 days from Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th October.

    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.

    Rate of pay dependant on age and in line with the living wage for those over 23.