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42 Acres, Holt Road, Witham Friary, Frome BA11 5HL
As soon as possible
Inviting a motivated, confident, joyful person to join our Medicine Kitchen Team as Kitchen Assistant/ Kitchen Porter at our pioneering organic farm and well-being centre designed to serve people and planetary well-being. This is an entry level role but there are opportunities for development if you are interested and motivated to progress.
42 Acres is a growing Regenerative Estate and Wellbeing Retreat. Our accommodation, experiences and events all share one vision: to promote living in harmony with nature, self and others. Currently operating in the UK, we are home to a stunning farmhouse estate alongside an experimental, organic working farm in Somerset. We have a clear philosophy, focused on biodiversity, inner work, and collaboration, in service of human and planetary wellbeing.
It is a place where food is grown and foraged onsite, and its suppliers are almost exclusively local and ethical. With a strong philosophy to deliver unforgettable experiences for every guest, 42 Acres runs almost exclusively on renewable energy and much of the almost 200-acre setting is dedicated to nature restoration and wildlife.
We are looking for a kitchen assistant/kitchen porter who will support our Medicine Kitchen team to deliver deeply nutritional, wholesome food. You will be invaluable to the team in delivering the health and safety standards of the kitchen ensuring it is sanitised and tidy at all times. A willingness to work within the team and meet the requirements to keep services and spaces meeting and exceeding expected standards is important. You will be part of the team delivering retreats and events which may be situated indoors but will also involve outdoor fire cooking and working from our off-grid Woodland Kitchen.
This role is within the catering and guest-experience team. Key accountabilities include:
You will be:
42 Acres core vision centres around supporting others to connect to nature, themselves and each other. These beliefs are at the heart of the offering at 42 Acres - we weave together opportunities for deepening connection and this is also at the heart of our culture here.
We encourage fluid working to foster these connections and support one another to deliver an unforgettable guest experience. In reality this means you will at times be required to support the production team, gardens team and guest experience team with housekeeping, production, working retreats, whole self service activities, fire cooking events and other events that enable you to support the team, immerse yourself in 42 Acres and connect with nature!
This is a permanent, full-time role. Your salary is based on an average of 40 hours of work per week, which will fluctuate significantly during certain periods of the year. You are expected to be present during retreats, usually between 0700 and 2200, and mainly across weekends. We run the space 52 weeks a year and will encourage you to take annual leave in between the busy programme periods to make sure you have time to recharge.
There is no public transport to 42 Acres. It is best accessed by car so you will need the ability to travel to a remote rural location.