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Please see our current job vacancies outlined below.


Chef Chris Bailey Plating up on the Pass
Full time & part time

Seasonal Chefs

We are looking for chefs to join the hospitality team at Rathfinny Wine Estate during our summer season as we continue to expand the catering offer across the Estate.

We are looking for flexible, hard-working staff who have a good attitude and a willingness to learn.

We can offer training, a stunning location, flexible hours (part time and full time), exposure to cooking in one of Sussex’s finest hospitality offerings and a very good level of service charge on top of hourly rate split equally amongst staff.

Various positions you could be working in:

If you are interested in applying or would like any more information, please send a CV to georgiam@rathfinnyestate.com

Tasting Room Kitchen Pass
Full time contract

Estate Chef de Partie

We are looking for a full time chef de partie to work across the Estate in all catering departments. Start date is required as soon as possible.

Key requirements:

  • Experience in fine quality dining, working with fresh produce
  • Good attitude and ability to work cooperatively in a small team
  • Own transport required to travel to the Vineyard

Benefits of working at Rathfinny:

  • Training provided
  • Good hours and holiday allowance
  • Exposure to great produce and cooking in one of Sussex’s finest hospitality offerings
  • Very good level of service charge on top of hourly rate split equally amongst staff.
  • Health care & pension
  • Good holiday allowance

If you are interested in applying or would like any more information, please send a CV to georgiam@rathfinnyestate.com

waiter pouring wine
Permanent

Tasting Room Restaurant Supervisor

The key requirements of this role are to deliver an exceptional hospitality experience for all guests visiting Rathfinny Wine Estate, by providing a consistent and high-quality standard of food, beverage and accommodation service. To oversee the team in the absence of the Assistant Manager and guide them through pre-service preparation, service and clear down.

Key requirements

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent service and outstanding experiences.
  • Staff are to be presentable, ensuring that standards of personal hygiene and appearance demonstrate a professional image for our guests.
  • To ensure the team are following the opening/closing and daily procedures checklist.
  • Maintaining the clean, tidy and attractive consumer-facing areas and Back of House areas.
  • To ensure that mise-en-place is ready for service (glassware, cutlery etc).
  • To run pre-service briefings in the absence of the Assistant Manager with daily updates about guest booking notes/from the kitchen team.
  • Own transport is essential due to the rural location of our Estate

Some benefits of working for Rathfinny:

  • 40 hour contracted role with 25 day holiday + Bank Holiday allocation
  • Enhanced pension scheme, private health insurance & staff discount
  • On and offsite training, WSET training supported once probation is passed

For a full job description and to apply, please email your CV to georgiam@rathfinnyestate.com.

Working in a winery
Seasonal

Harvest Winery Staff

We’re looking for motivated, efficient and attentive people to join the Winery team this October to support a successful harvest.

Please view the job description for more details. If you would like to apply, please email info@rathfinnyestate.com with a CV and covering letter that specifically addresses the position requirements.

Seasonal Hospitality
Seasonal Hospitality Team Members

Front of House Team Members

We are looking for part-time Front of House Team members to join us for our Summer al fresco hospitality offer. This includes our very popular picnics and a new exciting project!

We are looking for part-time team members to join our growing team:

  • Full product and coffee training provided
  • 3-4 days a week available
  • Applicants must be willing to work some weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Own transport is essential due to the rural location of our Estate

For more information and to apply, please email your CV to flintbarns@rathfinnyestate.com

A member of the front of house team is laughing and chatting with a group of dinners as she takes their food order in the Flint Barns dining room.
Permanent

Flint Barns Dining Room Assistant Manager

The key requirements of this role are to lead the Flint Barns Front of House team to deliver an exceptional hospitality experience for all guests visiting Rathfinny Wine Estate, by providing a consistent and high-quality standard of food, beverage and accommodation service.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience leading a team within a hospitality setting essential
  • Minimum WSET Level 2 pass
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends & bank holidays
  • Own transport is essential due to the rural location of our Estate

Some of the benefits of working for Rathfinny:

  • 40 hour contracted role with 25 day holiday + Bank Holiday allocation
  • Enhanced pension scheme, private health insurance & staff discount
  • On and offsite training, WSET training supported once probation is passed

For a full job description and to apply, please email your CV to georgiam@rathfinnyestate.com.

BCorp Employment Statement

As a business, we care about the environmental, social and economic impact we have on our employees, community and wider environment. We encourage all our employees to actively participate in our B Corp certification and the adoption of the highest standard in social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. The Rathfinny team will discuss our annual targets and as a permanent or temporary member of that team, you will be expected to contribute to them.

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