Careers at Sindlesham Court


Sindlesham Court operate all year round and as a busy events and wedding venue are looking to grow our team. Please see below our latest vacancies:

Chef / Catering Cook

We are looking for a cook/chef to join our expending friendly team at Sindlesham Court. The ideal candidate will have a passion for food, enjoy working with a small team of chefs making delicious home cooked food. Previous cooking experience in a pub, school or restaurant would be desirable. The successful candidate will help & support the day-to-day operations of our kitchen. They will be responsible for assisting with food preparation, cooking meals under the supervision of our head chef, cleaning kitchen equipment, washing up and following health and safety regulations. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to work in a kitchen that offers a wide variety of meals with varying volumes for diverse customer functions

Main Duties:

  • Prepare & produce food in a timely manner with guidance from our head chef
  • Cater for special dietary requirements
  • Balance portion control whilst providing quality across all meals
  • To ensure that necessary preparation is undertaken for the day/weekly demand/needs of the Centre
  • Maintain a clean & safe working environment
  • To be observant of the need to minimise waste
  • Assist in the cleaning of the kitchen & equipment following preparation on a daily basis
  • Assist with food deliveries
  • Ensure food is stored correctly & safely as well as monitoring of stocks by date rotation
  • Operate all types of kitchen equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturer’ instructions.
  • To always maintain a high personal standard of hygiene and presentation in compliance with the Food Safety Act.
  • Ensure that safe catering principles are followed

Days & Hours of Work

48 Hours per week worked over 6 days, Monday to Sunday. Your work pattern will be based on a weekly rota with our current chefs

Desired Skills & Personal Qualities

  • Previous cooking experience in a pub, school or restaurant would be desirable
  • Food preparation skills
  • Knowledge of nutrition
  • Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques
  • Must be able to listen & follow instructions
  • Ability to multitask
  • High attention to detail
  • Show creativity
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work unsupervised using own initiative
  • High level of discipline
  • Passion & motivation with a positive can do attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Due to the location of the premises its recommended that the successful candidate has their own transport.

What can we offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Full induction into your role, giving you the skills you require to deliver meals to restaurant standards
  • Flexible working hours
  • You will gain a wide experience in our kitchen due to the varied nature of menus for the events we host
  • Additional support and coaching from our Head Chef and his team
  • We will support you with the tools you need to do a great job
  • Large kitchen which contains all modern appliances to do a great job
  • A small family team environment
  • Flexible & adaptable organisation

To apply for this role,  please send your CV to:

HOSPITALITY ASSISTANT – Part time, shifts available during the day & or evening.

Job Role:

The role will include providing high quality of service to our dining and bar customers. Serving meals to those dining & clearance as required. Pot washing & returning of dining materials following service. General cleaning & tidying after each event. If aged 18+ to also work behind one of our bars providing drinks to our customers to support our Bar Manager.

Job Hours:

Mon – Sunday adhoc shifts available which vary from 4 hours – 8 hours, daytime & evening


No bar knowledge required (Training will be provided)
Good level of customer service experience
Ability to work on own initiative
Positive attitude
Good attention to detail
Good verbal communication skills
To be reliable & punctual

Salary – Competitive dependant on age & experience

To apply for this role,  please send your CV to: