Whether you are looking for employment, somewhere to volunteer, a place to gain some work experience or to simply make a difference, Kent Life is full of opportunities.

JOB VACANCIES

We have several vacancies at Kent Life, please take a look at the opportunities available below.

Current Vacancies

Livestock Assistant

Kent Life is a working farm, home to over 150 animals from small domestics such as guinea pigs & rabbits, through to sheep, goats, alpacas, shire horses and more. A unique opportunity has arisen to work with our Livestock Officer to care for and expand our farm offer. We are looking for a mature, hardworking & enthusiastic person to join our growing team. The perfect candidate will have previous experience with livestock/farming, have a qualification in animal management or agriculture and will have excellent time management skills. This is the perfect role for anyone looking to start their career in a fast paced and exciting animal environment.

Please take a look at the job description and person specification.

To apply, please fill in this application form and send to enquiries@kentlife.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 27th June 2017.

Catering Team Member

Job Function:

To provide front of house service within the catering team with the overall aim of delivering complete guest satisfaction. Duties will include all aspect of catering from taking and processing orders to cleanliness of all working areas, cash & credit card transactions, manual handling and stock rotation and replenishment.

Please take a look at the full job description.

To apply, either fill in this application form, or email your CV and a short covering letter.

Catering Supervisor

Job Function:

To act as Supervisor to the catering offer with the overall aim of delivering complete guest satisfaction to Kent Life’s guests. Duties will include all aspects of guest services including taking and processing of orders for food & beverages, cleanliness of all working areas, cash & credit card transactions, stock ordering and replenishment, staff training, catering staff rotas and management.

Please take a look at the full job description and person specification.

To apply, either fill in this application form, or email your CV and a short covering letter.

Lunch Time Chef

Job Function:

To work with the Catering Manager to produce traditional light lunch foods whist working with local suppliers. The role covers lunch services, breakfast service on Saturday as well as BBQ and Hog Roasts for selected special events throughout the year.

Please take a look at the full  job description and person specification.

To apply, either fill in this application form, or email your CV and a short covering letter.

Cleaner

Job Function:

To maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the site and buildings to the highest possible standard.

Please take a look at the full job description and person specification.

To apply, either fill in this application form, or email your CV and a short covering letter.

Entertainer

Job Function:

To provide daily entertainment and activities for Kent Life guests, ensuring a positive customer experience.

Please take a look at the full job description and person specification.

To apply, either fill in this application form, or email your CV and a short covering letter.

Land Train Driver

Job Function:

Offer daily Land Train & Tractor rides around the Kent Life site as advertised on the itinerary.  A clean driving license with the ability to tow & drive a minibus is essential.

Please take a look at the full  Job Description and person specification.

To apply, either fill in this application form, or email your CV and a short covering letter.

VOLUNTEERING

Would you like to make a difference and lend a hand in conserving all aspects of rural life? Enjoy your passion, meet new friends and make a difference by volunteering at Kent Life, whatever your interests or skills, we would like to hear from you

Kent’s Life Volunteer Programme is varied and adaptable to your skills and interest. Here are just some of the opportunities we have for our volunteers:

  • Planting and caring for the medieval herb garden
  • Growing and planting of wild flowers and produce in our farmhouse gardens
  • Restoring large historic agricultural machinery
  • Maintenance and upkeep of our historic buildings and homes
  • Livestock husbandry and welfare
  • Office and administration duties

To be a volunteer at Kent Life please contact enquiries@kentlife.org.uk or call 01622  763936.

Alternatively, you can download either an Adult Volunteer contact form, or a Student Volunteer/Work Experience contact form and return to enquiries@kentlife.org.uk.