Job & Internships

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Current Vacancies


Chef de Partie Wanted (Full-Time, Permanent Position)

As Chef De Partie (CDP) you will be responsible for supporting our Head Chef, delivering consistently high-quality food, handling food orders, stock control and ensuring items arriving are checked for quality and put away properly. You’ll be tasked with breakfast, lunch & dinner delivery to the highest standards, often working unsupervised and controlling the service staff.

For full details, please click here: Full-time CDP Job

To apply, please send your CV & a covering letter to [email protected]

Closing Date: Friday 25th June 2021 @ 5pm


Guest Services Assistant Wanted (24 hours a week)

Part-Time, Permanent Position; Saturday, Sunday & Monday 08.00-17.00

As one of our Guest Services Assistants, you will be tasked with providing a professional, stand-out service each time you interact with one of our customers or visitors, whether that be by phone, email, or face to face.

Part of your role will be to ensure all reception & administrative functions run smoothly, so you will need to be confident in taking the initiative and being pro-active. With excellent communication and organisational skills, you will be passionate about people and always aim to exceed expectations.

Click here for full info: Guest Services Assistant

To apply, please send your CV & a covering letter to [email protected]

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th July 2021 @ 5pm


Evening Host (Casual)

We are currently looking for customer focused, committed individuals to join our Evening Service Team. Our people always pay great attention to detail and share the love of delivering the highest level of customer service at all times: We pride ourselves on delivering a balance of knowledgeable service with warm personable hospitality.

Hours of work are based on rostered shifts, including bank holidays and weekends, generally to cover 17.00-22.00, 7 days a week.

Full info can be found here: Evening Host

To apply, please send your CV & a covering letter to [email protected]


The Big Cat Sanctuary – Carnivore Internships

(6-month & 12-month placements available)

We are currently recruiting for voluntary internships for a period of 6-12 months working predominantly with our keeping team. Although not open to the general public, there are experiences offered throughout the week, so flexibility is essential. The main role as an intern will be to assist the keeping team in their daily tasks, including attending to the daily husbandry requirements of the animal collection as well as delivering our selection of experiences, as directed by the Curator & Deputy Head Keeper (Ranger for a day, Photography Workshop, Overnight Lodge Tour, Big Cat Encounter)

All internships are offered on a voluntary basis and are therefore unpaid, although on-site subsidised accommodation can be provided, if required. The hours of work are 08.00-17.00, 5 days a week. Please note, the Big Cat Sanctuary is not accessible by public transport.

For further information and details on how to apply, please click here: Intern Advertisement June 2021

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th June 2021 @ 5pm

Please be advised that we will only respond to those who have been short listed