Careers

Due to popular demand and an increase in customers the Foresters Arms Pub are recruiting.

Please see below careers available at the Foresters Arms.  

Due to location anyone applying must be able to drive or have a way to get to and from Fairwarp as there is no public transport.

Staff Opportunities

Bar Staff


Bar Staff

The Foresters Arms is a village pub in the Ashdown Forest catering for up to 80 covers during busy periods. We are open from 12.00 pm serving lunches, bar snacks and evening meals six days a week.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team. The right candidate will need to be able to drive to and from the workplace as there is no public transport in the village.

This job is full of variety, and you’ll be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks.

We’ve successfully increased our clientele and reputation and need to ensure quality continues to improve for the long-term success of the pub.

The successful applicant will be working with the bar team and working as a team member to ensure our excellent standards remain consistent.

This is a full-time position which includes shifts, evenings, and weekend work. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Job brief

We are looking for an enthusiastic Bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good Bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons

  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks

  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations

  • Plan and present bar menu

  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age

  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies

  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience

  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations

What we can offer you:

  • Benefit from a competitive salary

  • Share of staff tips

  • 20% discount on food

  • Online training and development

  • Casual dress

  • Flexible schedule as part of a supportive and close-knit team

  • Enjoy the fact-paced fun of pub life in a company that shares your passion

  • Staff social events including one hell of a Christmas Party




Chef de Partie


Chef de Partie

The Foresters Arms is a village pub in the Ashdown Forest catering for up to 80 covers during busy periods. We are open from 12.00 pm serving lunches, bar snacks and evening meals six days a week.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team. The right candidate will need to be able to drive to and from the workplace as there is no public transport in the village.

This job is full of variety, and you’ll be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks.

We’ve successfully increased our clientele and reputation and need to ensure quality continues to improve for the long-term success of the pub.

The successful applicant will be working with the kitchen team and working as a team member to ensure our excellent standards remain consistent.

This is a full-time position which includes shifts, evenings, and weekend work. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Job brief

We are looking for a professional Chef de Partie to amaze the patrons of our establishment with excellent cooking according to the chef’s recipes and specifications. Your work will be an important factor to a client’s contentment.

Responsibilities

  • Good hygiene level

  • Prepare menus in collaboration with colleagues

  • Ensure adequacy of supplies at the cooking stations

  • Prepare ingredients that should be frequently available (vegetables, spices etc.)

  • Follow the guidance of the executive or sous chef and have input in new ways of presentation or dishes

  • Put effort in optimizing the cooking process with attention to speed and quality

  • Enforce strict health and hygiene standards

  • Help to maintain a climate of smooth and friendly cooperation

What we can offer you:

  • Benefit from a competitive salary

  • Share of staff tips

  • 20% discount on food

  • Online training and development

  • Casual dress

  • Flexible schedule as part of a supportive and close-knit team

  • Enjoy the fact-paced fun of pub life in a company that shares your passion

  • Staff social events including one hell of a Christmas Party




Chef


Chef

The Foresters Arms is a village pub in the Ashdown Forest catering for up to 80 covers during busy periods. We are open from 12.00 pm serving lunches, bar snacks and evening meals six days a week.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team. The right candidate will need to be able to drive to and from the workplace as there is no public transport in the village.

This job is full of variety, and you’ll be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks.

We’ve successfully increased our clientele and reputation and need to ensure quality continues to improve for the long-term success of the pub.

The successful applicant will be working with the kitchen team and working as a team member to ensure our excellent standards remain consistent.

This is a full-time position which includes shifts, evenings, and weekend work. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Job brief

We are looking for a Chef to join our team and prepare delicious meals for our customers.

Chef responsibilities include studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes. You should be able to delegate tasks to kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared in a timely manner. Also, you should be familiar with sanitation regulations.

Ultimately, you’ll prepare and deliver a complete menu that delights our guests.

Responsibilities

  • Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales

  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients

  • Cook food in a timely manner

  • Delegate tasks to kitchen staff

  • Inform wait staff about daily specials

  • Supervise Cooks and assist as needed

  • Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)

  • Monitor food stock and place orders

  • Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items

  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients

  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area

What we can offer you:

  • Benefit from a competitive salary

  • Share of staff tips

  • 20% discount on food

  • Online training and development

  • Casual dress

  • Flexible schedule as part of a supportive and close-knit team

  • Enjoy the fact-paced fun of pub life in a company that shares your passion

  • Staff social events including one hell of a Christmas Party




Kitchen Porter


Kitchen Porter

The Foresters Arms is a village pub in the Ashdown Forest catering for up to 80 covers during busy periods. We are open from 12.00 pm serving lunches, bar snacks and evening meals six days a week.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team. The right candidate will need to be able to drive to and from the workplace as there is no public transport in the village.

This job is full of variety, and you’ll be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks.

We’ve successfully increased our clientele and reputation and need to ensure quality continues to improve for the long-term success of the pub.

The successful applicant will be working with the kitchen team and working as a team member to ensure our excellent standards remain consistent.

This is a full-time position which includes shifts, evenings, and weekend work. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Job brief

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to clean our kitchen and support our cooking staff. This is an entry-level job but if you’re good at it, you’ll be invaluable in making sure our kitchen is always sanitized and tidy.

Kitchen Porter responsibilities include washing pots and pans, keeping floors clean, sanitizing food preparation areas and occasionally helping with food prep work. If you think you’ll enjoy the buzz of a busy kitchen, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll help our kitchen adhere to health standards and service customers faster.

Responsibilities

  • Keep all kitchen work surfaces (counters, sinks, stoves, walls) clean and sanitized

  • Sweep and mop floors at the beginning and ending of shifts

  • Be ready to clean up spills to avoid hindering operations

  • Wash cookware, utensils and cutlery fast to keep them in rotation

  • Arrange equipment and ingredient deliveries

  • Keep the food and supply storage areas organized

  • Take out the garbage

  • Help with routine food prep tasks (such as peeling and chopping vegetables) when needed

What we can offer you:

  • Benefit from a competitive salary

  • Share of staff tips

  • 20% discount on food

  • Online training and development

  • Casual dress

  • Flexible schedule as part of a supportive and close-knit team

  • Enjoy the fact-paced fun of pub life in a company that shares your passion

  • Staff social events including one hell of a Christmas Party




Dishwasher


Dishwasher

The Foresters Arms is a village pub in the Ashdown Forest catering for up to 80 covers during busy periods. We are open from 12.00 pm serving lunches, bar snacks and evening meals six days a week.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team. The right candidate will need to be able to drive to and from the workplace as there is no public transport in the village.

This job is full of variety, and you’ll be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks.

We’ve successfully increased our clientele and reputation and need to ensure quality continues to improve for the long-term success of the pub.

The successful applicant will be working with the kitchen team and working as a team member to ensure our excellent standards remain consistent.

This is a full-time position which includes shifts, evenings, and weekend work. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Job brief

We are looking for a Dishwasher/Kitchen Porter to join our kitchen staff and maintain cleanliness around our restaurant.

Dishwasher responsibilities include collecting used dishes, plates and utensils, loading washing machines and stacking washed items appropriately.

Responsibilities

  • Collect used kitchenware from dining and kitchen areas

  • Load and unload dishwashing machines

  • Wash specific items by hand (e.g. wooden cutting boards, large pots and delicate china)

  • Store clean dishes, glasses and equipment appropriately

  • Set up workstations before meal prep begins

  • Ensure there are always enough clean dishes, glasses and utensils, especially during peak hours

  • Maintain cleaning supplies stock (e.g. detergents) and place orders when necessary

  • Check washing machines’ operation and promptly report any technical/performance issues

  • Remove garbage regularly

  • Sanitize the kitchen area, including the floor

What we can offer you:

  • Benefit from a competitive salary

  • Share of staff tips

  • 20% discount on food

  • Online training and development

  • Casual dress

  • Flexible schedule as part of a supportive and close-knit team

  • Enjoy the fact-paced fun of pub life in a company that shares your passion

  • Staff social events including one hell of a Christmas Party





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