Careers

From time to time opportunities arise for enthusiastic individuals to come and work with us.





Careers

We are an evolving business rooted in tradition and are very lucky to have a team of dedicated and talented staff. From time to time opportunities arise for enthusiastic individuals to come and work with us. Our available positions are listed below.


Part Time Chef/Cook

We are currently looking for a passionate chef/cook to join our team in the Phoenix Kitchen at the Claydon Estate. We are an integral part of our courtyard here at the estate and we are surrounded by beautiful grounds and gardens. Attracting visitors from the house, gardens and the local area. We serve fresh, wholesome locally sourced food and homemade cakes to our guests as they enjoy the surroundings.

The Job

You will assist in menu creation, the preparation and service of fresh seasonal food, ordering and ensuring that all required standards are met, and our customers are enjoying their experience with us. Duties will also include baking and assisting with the day-to-day cleanliness of the department. We are a growing business and as we grow there will be opportunities for you to grow with us.

The Person

  • Enthusiastic in what you do.
  • Experience in a commercial kitchen with recognised qualifications essential.
  • Passion for providing great fresh food and a capable baker, a real ‘foodie’.
  • Good time management.
  • Deal well with pressure.
  • Team player, willingness to get stuck in.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude with a proactive approach to what you do.
  • Awareness of allergens.
  • Food hygiene certificate level 1 or above.
  • Willingness to learn.

Job Type: Part Time

Pay/Salary: Pay per hour dependent on experience.   

Hours of work: Monthly Rota. Sociable hours – typically 8am – 4pm but dependent on the needs of the business with occasional evening work, you would be required to work a mixture of weekdays, weekends and some bank holidays.

All shifts are rota based and we work with you to ensure the rota covers the requirements of the business and accommodates where possible a positive work life balance. We believe happy staff produce the best results.

Interviews will be held either by telephone calls or held on site with social distance measures and personal protection in place.

If this sounds like the perfect job, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Chris Titley at [email protected]


Part Time Catering Assistant

The Job

Focusing on exceptional customer service. You will carry out preparation for the start and end of the day, money handling, ensuring the set standards of presentation and cleanliness are maintained. Clearing tables, assisting with washing up along with other tasks given to you by either the Shift Supervisor or Catering Manager.

The Person

  • Enthusiastic and Passionate. Customer Service is what you do best.
  • Good time management
  • Deal well with pressure.
  • Team Player, Friendly.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude with a proactive approach to what you do.
  • Approachable

Pay: Competitive hourly rate. Discussed on interview.

Hours of work: Flexible part time hours. Hours available on weekdays, weekends and bank holidays.

All shifts are rota based and we work with you to ensure the rota covers the requirements of the business and accommodates where possible a positive work life balance. We believe happy staff produce the best results. There will be weekend shifts, bank holidays and weekday shifts. All shifts our sociable hours with little to no evening work.  

Interviews will be held either by telephone calls or held on site with social distance measures and personal protection in place.

If this sounds like the perfect job, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Chris Titley at [email protected]

Get in Touch

The Claydon Estate
Estate Office, Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire
MK18 2EX

Opening Hours

Claydon Courtyard and Phoenix Kitchen are open daily, between 10am-5pm.

We recommend you check with individual Courtyard businesses and the National Trust Claydon House for their opening times.

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