Kitchen Gardener – £10 Per Hour, Plus Service Charge

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Kitchen Gardener – £10 Per Hour, Plus Service Charge

Location: THE PIG, Brockenhurst, Hampshire 

Salary: £10 Per Hour, Plus Service Charge.  Our Pay Promise – no one in our business will earn less than £10 Per Hour, plus service charge.  In the busy months our team have earnt up to £250 in service charge per month, whilst Service Charge varies depending on bookings with the staycation concept thriving, you can do the maths.

It all starts in the Kitchen Garden – the team here are the original Home-Grown Heroes of everything we do.  The aim is to grow as much produce on site as possible for use in the kitchens, the garden also acts as a show garden for our guests. We aim to use as many parts of the plants as possible and our Garden team ensure there is always plenty of variety for the chefs to use 365 days per year.

Reporting directly to the Head Kitchen Gardener, this is an exciting opportunity for you to join our unique and dynamic team in overseeing the growth and functionality of our Kitchen Garden. You will be responsible to cover all tasks assigned by the Head Kitchen Gardener ensuring that the garden is always presentable.

As our Kitchen Garden is open to all our guests, you must be confident to interact with them daily. We also are home to Pigs, Chickens and Quail so some animal husbandry will be required.

Experience of working in a productive Kitchen Garden growing seasonal produce is essential. Full training and support will be provided, however a real passion for gardening is required.

We are dedicated to making THE PIGs an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return for your commitment to us you can expect something a little different:

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • 35% off food & beverage across our group, plus discounted spa treatments.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year.
  • A commitment to providing craft and accredited training to all staff.

To view our full range of perks, visit our ‘What we can do for you’ section on our career’s webpage: jobs.thepighotel.com

After multiple lockdowns & furlough deadlines, we understand that job security is highly important. Whilst we cannot predict the future, our teams feel secure knowing that during these challenging times no one was made redundant and that everyone was included in our furlough schemes.  If that is a business you would like to be part of, providing security you are looking for, then look no further.

The first of THE PIG litter to open in 2011 based in Brockenhurst in the New Forest.

A hotel taking on the style of home grown country house with a piggy twist. Snuffling about in the forest is what we do best, the team at THE PIG are the very reason our guests keep coming back.

We’re more than a boutique hotel, THE PIG is a multi-award-winning restaurant with rooms. Home grown in every way from the food we cook to the people we employ.

Apply to us now to be our next Home-Grown Hero.