Come and work at the South East's leading events and leisure venue! 

We usually have vacancies in our hospitality, catering, maintenance and visitor attraction departments. 

Email your CV today, highlighting which area of the business you'd like to work in. 

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Part-Time Receptionist / Gift Shop

The Hop Farm, Kent's landmark event venue, is looking to recruit a casual, part-time receptionist in our gift shop. Flexible hours but during the working day, no early mornings or evenings.

Must be honest, reliable and have good customer service skills.

Salary dependent on experience

Own transport / drivers licence preferable

Job Type: Part-time

Required experience:

  • Customer Service: 1 year

Email your CV to

Apprenticeships available

Carve out your career and skills at Kent's leading entertainment venue. The roles include weekday and weekend work, particularly during school holidays. Minimum 16 hours / wk, may progress to 39 hours / wk during peak periods. Duration: 1 year, 1 day. The apprenticeship schemes we have available are:

  • Kitchen services
  • Level 2 professional cookery
  • Customer services
  • Front of house (food and beverage)
  • Level 2 team leader
  • Level 2 food production
  • Key skills - Maths & English (if required)

Successful candidates may have the opportunity to progress with further training/work

For further information or to apply, please contact Elaine Boyle by sending your details and CV to or by post to Elaine Boyle, The Hop Farm, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6PY

Kitchen Staff – Cafe Staff

The Hop Farm

The Hop Farm is one of the most famous and recognisable features of the Garden of England, boasting the world’s largest collection of iconic Victorian Oast houses. We open our gates to over 500,000 visitors every year offering a wealth of events and attractions for all ages to enjoy. Stretched over 500 acres of beautiful countryside we can hold an array of functions and events throughout the season.

The Roles

To assist our catering team across site in each of our venues to create the perfect experience for our customers and clients. Candidates may be required to work in a variation of settings including cafes, both front of house and in our kitchens, at functions including weddings, festivals, and the general running of the park.


Shifts are flexible and may involve weekends. Shifts can range from early mornings to late evenings, dependent on events and functions taking place.


Will have prior experience in the Hospitality or Catering industry. Level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate essential. Will ideally have their own transport due to the location of The Hop Farm.

Must be over the age of 16.


Dependent on experience

Required experience:

  • Catering: 1 year

Part-time - casual contract - hours varying seasonally.

Our Animal Farm Manager is recruiting! She has created a rescue farm where the animals are either unwanted pets or cruelty cases. The main thing she is looking for in a potential employee is kindness; someone who TRULY loves animals. The ideal person will be experienced with horses (particularly driving) and enjoy working with children. The role will include: animal husbandry and exercising, interacting with the public and hosting children’s birthday parties and school visits. Hours will be very flexible and will vary with the season. If you are interested in applying then please send a CV and covering letter (explaining why you think you are suitable) to