Careers

Vacancies as of 25th June 2021

We are looking for the right people to fill the vacancies below. If it’s you, then please get in touch.

Fishmonger

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: 40 Hours Per Week (Tuesday - Saturday)

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated Fishmonger to manage the running of the busy counter at the Peasmarsh Superstore, with an immediate start.

Duties will include:

Monitor the running of the counter and contribute any suggestions for continuous improvements

Placing orders with existing suppliers

Ensuring that all products received are to the required high standard

Descaling fish, removing bones, gutting and cleaning

Cleaning, preparing and displaying the slab ready for the days sales

Setting promotions

Serving customers and giving advice on different fish, which cuts to use, how to cook it and how to store it

You must have:

Experience in handling and preparation of a variety of fresh fish (either working as a chef or other relevant roles).

Relevant experience in a retail environment

Understanding of Food Hygiene regulations, personal safety procedures including the handling and use of knives and machinery

Passion about delivering great customer service

Excellent people skills, with a proven ability to work collaboratively in a team

A ‘Can Do’ attitude

Own transport is essential.

Please only apply if you match the requested criteria, Thank you.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Mandy Hall,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Senior Supervisors

Contract: Full time

Hours:

Job Description:

Looking to start a fulfilling new career in Retail Management?

Want to join a successful growing company that is investing in its stores, people and technology?

This could be the role for you.

We are expanding our retail operations with new store openings and online presence.

We are looking for passionate Senior Supervisors to join our team.

About the Role – You will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and further developing an environment that is quality led, motivated & passionate
  • Building, maintaining & promoting a culture of continuous improvement
  • Dealing with the more complex customer queries & complaints
  • Merchandising and promotional changes
  • Overseeing all aspects of the Post Office counters
  • Ordering of stock & overseeing the ‘Adding to Socks’ using the internal computer system
  • Ensuring all stock is correctly labelled, date checked & rotated accordingly
  • Ensuring Stock taking is carried out in an accurate & timely fashion
  • The ability to work within budgetary parameters
  • Managing all aspects of the team including Staff recruitment, training, retention & succession planning
  • Collating Staff rota’s & holiday planning
  • Ensuring the store is always ready for an unannounced EHO visit
  • Completion of all records for the HACCPS system and ensuring that all staff are following Food Safety, Health & Safety & Quality Regulations
  • Also ensuring the staff dress & hygiene standards are maintained
  • Maintaining compliance with all Jempson’s company policies and procedures

About You – Qualifications & Skills:

  • You will be able to work in a fast past environment and be adaptable to change
  • Level 3 Hygiene Certificate is advantageous but not essential as training will be given
  • Willingness to become a First Aider
  • Excellent written & verbal communicational capabilities
  • The ability to trouble shoot & Problem solve
  • Self-motivation and the ability to identify and complete tasks without direct supervision is also an integral part of the role
  • The ability to walk, bend & stretch for 100 per cent of the shift
  • The ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance is essential
  • Reliable transportation is required – STORE DEPENDENT

If you think you are the right candidate for this position, why not come and join the team?

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Nigel Carter, Jempson's Superstore, Main Street, Peasmarsh, East Sussex TN31 6YD

Head Chef

Peasmarsh Restaurant
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours:

Job Description:

We require an experienced Head Chef to lead our brigades at the Peasmarsh Superstore and run the store’s Restaurant as well as “Jempson’s Local Kitchen” which produces chilled Ready Meals made from locally sourced ingredients.

Applicants should have relevant experience in catering, management, product development and a “hands on” approach who works well under pressure.

Salary in the region of £30,000 – £35,000 – Dependent on experience.

Daytimes only. Sunday and one mid-week day off.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Neil Sheppard,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Restaurant ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

General Assistant

Wadhurst
High Street
Wadhurst
East Sussex
TN5 6AJ

Contract: Part time

Hours:

Job Description:

We require general assistants to join the team to support on Saturdays.

The role will involve early starts on Saturday mornings to support with displaying and stocking early deliveries.

Departments include produce and chilled.

Ability to work alone and part of a team is vital.

Must be customer focused.

Full training will be given.

Will include moderately heavy lifting.

Extra hours available to cover holiday.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Lorraine Sherwood ,  Jempson’s Wadhurst ,  High Street ,  Wadhurst ,  East Sussex ,  TN5 6AJ

General Assistant

Hawkhurst Cafe’
4 The Colonnade
Rye Road
Hawkhurst
Kent
TN18 4ES

Contract: Part time

Hours: 20+ P/W - Between 6:30am - 4:30pm

Job Description:

We are looking for a general assistant to join the team our busy café/bakery.

Hours will include Saturday working.

Additional hours maybe required to cover holidays and sickness.

If you would like join us, we would love to hear from you.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Matthew Yates,  Jempson’s Hawkhurst Cafe’ ,  4 The Colonnade ,  Rye Road ,  Hawkhurst ,  Kent ,  TN18 4ES

The Rye Bakery
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Part time

Hours:

Job Description:

We produce thousands of bread rolls and loaves a week for our busy stores as well as our renowned fresh donuts.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible new member of our team to undertake general bakery duties including packing, slicing and cleaning. This is a hands-on role and you will be on your feet for most of the day.

The role will be every Saturday, with an immediate start.

Additional hours will be required to cover holidays and sickness.

No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Matthew Yates,  The Rye Bakery ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

General Assistant

Battle
Market Square
Off Market Road
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0XB

Contract: Full time

Hours:

Job Description:

We require a customer focused assistant to join the team immediately.

5 days a week, shift work between the hours of 6am-8pm.

The role will include serving on tills, customer services, stock replenishment and bakery.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Claire Barden,  Jempson’s Battle ,  Market Square ,  Off Market Road ,  Battle ,  East Sussex ,  TN33 0XB