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There are lots of reasons why you might choose to work for the Countryside Education Trust. We offer a range of different roles, opportunities to develop new skills and a great working environment. People tend to stay for a long time - and return – which we think means we are doing something right! Most importantly you’ll know that you are helping people, and in particular children, to connect with the countryside, growing the environmental champions of the future.




Assistant Cook/Housekeeper


Current Vacancy – Assistant Cook/Housekeeper

The Countryside Education Trust is a charity based on a farm in Beaulieu, with another site in the woods at the National Motor Museum.Working here is truly varied, and we need a person who is committed to the team and happy to pitch in.

We can promise the opportunity for training, working in a great team, and having opportunities for new things.

Responsible to our Residential Centre Manager, you will have the following duties:

Cooking one supper and potentially one breakfast each week (breakfast is at 8am, and dinner is at 5.30pm) for our residential group.
Prepping food for other colleagues.
Making packed lunches.
Baking cakes and cookies as required.
Keeping the kitchen impeccably clean and tidy.
Preparing Home Farm for visiting groups.
Cleaning the residential centre, our classrooms, offices and other buildings as part of a team.
To help with fundraising events and activities (occasionally in the evenings or at weekends)
To deal with teachers and other visitors in a positive and cheerful manner.
Other duties as requested by the Chief Executive or the Residential Centre Manager.
Hours to be agreed, from 13-17 per week.

Pay is National Living Wage or more depending on catering experience.

Holiday is based on 22 days pro rata and will largely be taken in school holidays.

The postholder will have free entry to Beaulieu Motor Museum and Buckler’s Hard along with their family.

The post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check which will be paid for by the CET.

Download the application form in the section below and complete and return to [email protected]



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