Jobs in the Restaurants at Trentham
Jobs at Trentham Shopping Village
Jobs at Trentham Gardens

Jobs at Trentham

The Trentham Estate is a thriving business community - over 700 people were employed here during the Summer. It might also be well worth you coming to look around the Shopping Village, as short-term vacancies are often posted in the shop windows.

Current Vacancies

Manna Kitchen
Coffee Shop Assistant at Manna Kitchen

Manna Kitchen are currently recruiting a part time Coffee Shop Assistant to work within our busy cafe based in the heart of the Trentham Shopping Village. 

The Coffee Shop is central to our busy operation as it provides outstanding food and service to all our customers.
Barista & Café Assistant Role £7.83 / hr .

Are you:

  • Passionate about quality food?
  • A ‘people person’ and great team player?
  • Vivacious and a natural smiler?
  • Customer focused where nothing is too much trouble?
  • Enthusiastic, energetic & hard working?
  • Clean and tidy and all times?
  • Able to keep calm under pressure?

If the answer is "yes" to all these questions then please apply.

We have a part time slot available with a minimum of 8 hours a week.

Candidate will need to be flexible as hours are dependent on the needs of the business. Catering / cafe experience is preferred but not essential. In house training is provided.

Level 2 Food Hygiene is desired but not essential. Training will be given to the right candidate.

The hourly rate will be reduced accordingly for applicants below 25 years of age.

Please send your CV and covering letter to

Trentham Monkey Forest a Family Day Out
Catering Assistants at Trentham Monkey Forest

Trentham Monkey Forest is unique to the UK, with 140 free-roaming Barbary macaques living within a 60-acre forest. We are looking for confident, friendly, customer focused people to join our exceptional cafe team.

Daily duties within our busy onsite cafe include preparing food, re-stocking/replenishing items, preparing and serving hot food, till work and general cleaning duties. Experience is preferred but not essential.

We have available part-time and full-time posts, and all positions start in March until the start of November. You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

For more information and to apply visit the Monkey Forest website

Jobs at Trentham Gardens
Historic and Botanic Garden Training Programme (HBGTP) Trainee Gardener Placement

Would you like to advance your horticultural career by gaining practical skills and knowledge in historic gardens? If so, the Historic and Botanic Garden Training Programme (HBGTP) may be just what you're looking for...

For more information visit the HBGTP website

Jobs at Trentham Gardens
Garden Services Assistants

We're looking for Garden Service Assistants to join our Trentham team! 

The Garden Services Assistants primarily provide daily Health and Safety checks and basic maintenance activities covering the Adventure Play Area, Barefoot Walk, Lakeside, picnic areas, bins and toilet facilities to ensure an excellent standard of presentation across our opening hours.

You will provide assistance to customers as the first point of contact for those needing support within the gardens, whether that is First Aid or providing information about activities/ events and times or and locations.  We offer a wide range of visitor experiences which will require you taking on roles such as crewing on the boat including docking the boat, giving tour information and cash handling. There are additional shifts on the Fern Train as both crew and driver for which training is provided.  

You will provide significant support to the Duty Management of gardens in evenings and weekends with activities including supervising customer behaviour, safety and egress, supported by site security.

You will support the Events team in delivering excellent customer service through a proactive, flexible approach to teamwork, independently work on routine tasks whilst covering concerts including set up and site cleanliness during and post production.  

For further details download the job description

To apply please email your CV, completed application form and covering letter to

Catering Assistant

Capabilitea Tearooms is a quirky tea and coffee shop located within the lovely Trentham Shopping Village.

We are looking for a part time catering assistant ready to step into a role in our kitchen.

You will be passionate with experience, willing to work hard and have a passion for customer service and team work. We prepare and cook all our dishes from scratch, the same goes for all our barista standard coffees.

You will naturally be:

  • Friendly, trustworthy, respectable, approachable and able to build both team and customer rapport, whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Full of passion and enthusiasm for customer satisfaction through excellence service.
  • Must have certification for health and safety & food hygiene procedures.
  • Organised, hard-working and able to multi-task / work in various roles.

Please apply via email or pop your CV into Capabilitea Tearooms asking for Lynn.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Job Type: Part-time