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Join our 2018 team!

We are now recruiting for many roles across our site – please take a look below.

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

Good luck!

Entertainments Team Member

Kent Life are looking for a talented and engaging entertainer with bags of personality, who is passionate about delivering great guest experiences, to host and look after Kent Life’s entertainment.

A background working with children and/or involving animal husbandry is advantageous. However enthusiastic individuals will be considered.

The role involves informing, motivating and entertaining a range of ages and group sizes whilst delivering a variety of general daily entertainment including cuddle corner sessions, donkey rides and games to name a few.

Whether you are looking for an exciting new career, a weekend job or are simply fed up of working the 9-5 we have the perfect job for you. In return, you will be joining a team of like-minded individuals that gets a buzz from being the best at what they do.

No two days are the same as an Entertainer at Kent Life! If you would love to make sure our guests have a great day out and you have the skills and drive that we are looking for we would love to hear from you!

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Hollie Loveland at hloveland@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd February.

Children's Party Host

We are looking for talented and engaging people with bags of energy to join our team as a Children’s Party Host.

A background working with children and/or involving animal husbandry is advantageous, however enthusiastic individuals will be considered.

You’ll meet and greet our party groups ensuring that everything is set for their chosen party option and that their visit runs smoothly. You’ll be interacting with the party group throughout their visit to ensure they go away having the best possible experience with us.

You’ll stay with the party at all times and will be running up to 3 parties throughout a day.

Please note this is mainly a weekend role with some weekday parties during half terms and holidays. If you would love to make sure our guests have the best birthday and you have the skills and drive that we are looking for we would love to hear from you!

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Hollie Loveland at hloveland@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Land Train Driver

We are looking for a team of mature, friendly candidates to join our award-winning team. The land train runs every day at allocated times, taking our guests on a journey through the site. Running one of our most popular attractions our Land Train Driver is responsible for making memories, & delivering excellent guest service.

The post holder must be 25 years or older, hold a clean driving license with the ability to drive minibuses & tow a trailer.

Full training will be provided for all successful applicants.

The perfect candidate will have previous experience ideally as a PSV or HGV driver looking for a rewarding part-time position.

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Hollie Loveland at hloveland@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Front of House Team Member

We are looking for smiley, outgoing & friendly people to join our growing Front of House Team.

The perfect candidate will enjoy meeting new people will be engaging and work well as a team. The Front of House team have a very important role meeting and greeting each of Kent Life’s guests as they begin their visit.

As a Front of house team member you will be responsible for delivering great guest service & be part of an award-winning team where family fun & heritage sit side by side

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to David Robb at drobb@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Catering Supervisor

We are looking for a hard working & dedicated individual to join our friendly team to help us maintain our high standards of quality food & excellent service.

The perfect candidate will be an outgoing& driven person who will support the Catering Manager and act as supervisor to the catering offer.

Duties will include all aspects of guest services including taking and processing orders, cleanliness of all working areas, cash & credit card transactions, stock ordering and replenishment, staff training and catering staff rotas.

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Nichola Burns at nburns@kentlife.org.uk

 Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Wood Fired Pizza & Lunch Time 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 *NEW* 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.

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Nichola Burns at nburns@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Catering Team Member

We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals to join our growing catering team.

Kent Life’s Catering offer has grown in the last year to include the addition of a traditional BBQ & a Wood Fired Pizza Oven. The role includes front of house cover in our quaint Dottys Tearoom, the energetic Pantry in the Play barn as well as pizza tossing in our pizza garden (full training given)

The ideal candidate will be friendly, motivated, engaging and willing to work as part of our award- winning team.

We have both weekday & weekend roles available. Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Nichola Burns at nburns@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Function Bar Team Member

Come and join our lively team here at Kent Life working in our Function Bar covering Weddings and Events.

We’re looking for team members who are outgoing, hardworking and thrive from working in customer service.

You’ll be serving behind a busy bar so you must be active and engaged. The hours are part time so it is essential you are flexible, hardworking, available to work evenings and weekends including the odd day shift.

Bar experience is desired but full training will be provided on the job!

The ideal candidate will be friendly, motivated, engaging and willing to work as part of our award- winning team.

We have both weekday & weekend roles available. Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Nichola Burns at nburns@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

Cleaner

We’re looking for hard working cleaning team members to join our Site Team.

Cleanliness is of upmost importance here at Kent Life as our guests comfort and welfare comes first!

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and ready to get stuck in; will work well as a team but also willing to work on their own.

The role includes the daily cleaning of our washroom facilities as well as looking after our heritage buildings, function rooms & event set up.

It is a varied role where no two days are the same, we have both weekday & weekend roles available. Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification – to apply for this amazing opportunity please complete an application form and send to Natalie Cox at ncox@kentlife.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 2nd February.

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.