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Please use our application form to apply, and take note of the relevant email address to send it to.

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Lunchtime Cook

An exciting position is available for an enthusiastic, hard-working & friendly cook to join our expanding team.

The ideal candidate will work closely with the Catering Manager & local suppliers to produce traditional lunch foods.

The role covers our wood fired pizza oven, lunch service in Dotty’s Tearoom, Saturday breakfast service as well as BBQs for selected events throughout the year.

We are looking for passionate individuals who can enhance and grow our popular catering offer.

To apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Nichola Burns at

Please take a look at the job description and person specification to help with your application.


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 or call 01622  763936. Please note: The minimum age for volunteering at Kent Life is 15.

Alternatively, you can download either an Adult Volunteer contact form, or a Student Volunteer/Work Experience contact form and return to