Local Employment: All Positions At The Fox Inn, Corscombe

Mark Hix’s new venture at the Fox Inn in Corscombe is now ready to hire staff. Rather than asking for applicants, they are promoting their need through rewarding someone for their recommendation. If you introduce a member of staff to them between now and 17th May they will say a big thank you to you with a complimentary meal for two* at the pub.

They are currently hiring for all positions front and back of house, ready for reopening indoors.  Please tag someone you think would be interested on their Facebook post HERE or drop them a line with an introduction and CV. Email: Jo.Harris@coastalmarks.co.uk.

Full and Part time positions are available:
  • Waiting Staff
  • Runners
  • Bartender
  • Chef de Partie
  • Kitchen Porter
  • Supervisor
They are also recruiting at The Oyster and Fish House, Lyme Regis so please do recommend team members to them at the pub should they live closer to Lyme Regis and you will enjoy the same thank you at their sister restaurant!
🦊  * T&Cs apply. The recommended team member must stay with the company for 3 months minimum and pass their probation before a gift voucher for £150 will be issued to the introducer. 🦊

Local Employment: Kitchen Assistant At Stableyard Restaurant

The Stableyard Restaurant at Redlands Yard in Broadwindsor are looking for someone to join their friendly team of hard working staff to work in their busy kitchen.

Duties to include:

  • Cooking
  • Cake making
  • Food preperation
  • Sandwich & Salad making
  • Cleaning
  • Washing up
  • Packing away deliveries.

There will be some weekend work as well as weekdays.

Straight shifts: hours to be discussed. Full or part time. The positions starts when they reopen in May.

Apprenticeship position is also available.

Apply through their Facebook page HERE
or email:

Stableyard RestaurantThe Stableyard Restaurant plan to open outside and offer takeaways on Wednesday 5th May, 11am – 3pm. They will be open for hot and cold drinks, yummy cakes and slices, sandwiches and toasties.
The restaurant will fully open on Tuesday 18th May 9.30am (as long as the Government allows).


Local Employment: Cook/Kitchen Hand At Symondsbury

The Symondsbury Kitchen, part of the Symondsbury Estate are a growing local business and they are looking for cooks and kitchen hands to join their busy kitchen team.
If you have a passion for food and take pride in serving delicious home cooked food using home grown ingredients then they would love to hear from you!
  • Past experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given.
  • Full time or part time positions are available.
  • Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to Sarahsarah@symondsburyestate.co.uk.
If you would like more information, please contact Sarah.
The Symondsbury Estate is located at Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6HG.

Local Employment: Part Time Customer Service Administrator At Rural Ranges

Rural Ranges Ltd are a small but growing family run business located at Pineapple Business Park at Salway Ash, near Bridport.  With over 18 years experience in the AGA and Rayburn trade, they offer everything from a routine service to a complete AGA installation including base chimney, fuel source and, of course, the AGA or Rayburn itself. They also have a small online shop.

They have a part time position for a highly motivated individual with exceptional customer service skills to enable and maintain an exemplary customer experience throughout the buying process. They believe in selling with integrity and honesty, finding the best fit for their customer and producing the bespoke product they desire. For their clients anything should be possible and they believe in going the extra mile to help realise their dreams.

The successful candidate will work alongside the director to secure sales, improve sales processes and documentation and further develop the shop side of the business. Working hours will be untaken over 2 days (14.5 hours) – some flexibility of these hours may be considered but availability to work Mondays and either Wednesdays or Thursdays is essential. There is strong potential for growth of this role over time.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Responding to customer enquiries with knowledge and enthusiasm via both telephone and written means.
  • Securing sales and encouraging trade.
  • Following up on all sales with correct documentation and liaising with customers throughout the buying process, including after sales service and the ongoing relationship with their customers.
  • Greeting visitors to our showroom and demonstrating the appliances with knowledge and confidence
  • Producing quotations, invoicing and job specifications.
  • Developing social media content.
  • Development of their online shop offering, including website updates.
  • Packaging shop purchases and booking courier collections.
  • Ordering of stock and liaising with suppliers.
  • General administration and filing.
  • Housekeeping/cleaning of the working environment.


  • Strong Sales experience.
  • Flexibility and adaptability – as a member of a small business, your role will be varied, you will need to be able to meet any given challenge.
  • Good time management – this is a mixed role, where there may frequently be conflicting demands on your time. You will need to prioritise and effectively manage limited working hours.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • Excellent literacy skills.
  • An appreciation of the demands of a high-end clientele – being accommodating and going the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.


  • Experience of working within a similar small business.
  • Previous knowledge / experience of Aga Cookers and / or Woodburner products.
  • Experience of online sales.
  • Experience of website building, including Squarespace or similar products.
  • Strong social media experience.


  • You will be a valued member of a small team within a fast moving and exciting business.
  • Salary: £7163 – £7917.
  • 28 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays).
  • 1 additional day holiday for every year of service, up to a maximum of 5 additional days.
Steve Smith - Rural Ranges
Steve Smith – Director at Rural Ranges.

To Apply:

Please submit an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, outlining your interest in the role and all relevant experience. Applications close: 5th March 2021.

Email: info@ruralranges.co.uk
Telephone: 01308 488994

Rural Ranges Ltd, Unit 6 Pineapple Business Park, Salway Ash, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5DB


Local Employment: Clerk to the Governors – Broadwindsor Primary School

Broadwindsor Primary School seek a Clerk to the Governors. A permanent, part time position, the Clerk is responsible for convening an average of 9 Full Governing Body meetings per year. This is a rewarding position, providing essential assistance and guidance to the Governing Body of the school. Employed by Dorset Council

  • Job Reference: REC/21/00160
  • Occupational group: School Support Staff
  • Salary details: Grade 5 SCP 4-6
  • Job term: Part time, Term time only
  • Appointment type: Permanent
  • Contact: Mrs Sally Dawson, sdawson@broadwindsor.dorset.sch.uk
  • Contact telephone: 01308 868376
  • Closing Date: 25 February 2021 12:00 pm

Meetings take place in the evening or late afternoon or virtually using MS TEAMS during Covid restrictions. Administrative duties such as typing up minutes may be carried out more flexibly at home or in school to suit the successful candidate. Experience in a similar post would be advantageous but training can be given and support is provided by Dorset Governor Services and via the National Governance Association (NGA).

They  are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to be Clerk to the Governors. You will play a vital role, supporting the Governors with the guidance they need. It will involve working closely with the Headteacher and Chair to ensure the smooth and effective running of the Governing Body.

You will have excellent administrative, organisational, ICT and literacy skills, working under your own initiative. You will oversee the organisation of meetings, record accurate minutes and advise on changes in legislation, policy and governance issues (ongoing training and support provided). The ability to remain impartial, comply with data protection legislation and maintain confidentiality is essential.

Visits to school during Covid restrictions cannot currently take place but please do contact the school office for further information. If you are interested in this role, please apply via the ‘Apply for this job’ link on their page. CV’s are not accepted.
(You have to log in to the Dorset Council website to apply)

They value the diversity of their workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Broadwindsor Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which they expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

The pro rata salary shown is based on the number of hours and weeks worked and paid annual leave entitlement for an employee under 5 years’ service.

Interviews: week beginning 1 March 2021


Local Employment: Care Staff At Broadwindsor House

Our lovely Broadwindsor House are seeking Full time and Part time Care Staff for their elderly residents.  All aspects of caring for the elderly are necessary and required.  Covid-19 regulations are in place.

There are 3 different shift times:

  • 8am – 2pm
  • 2pm – 8 pm
  • 8pm – 8am Night shift
  • ALL shifts include every other weekend.

Telephone: 01308 868353 or
Apply via their Facebook advert HERE.


Local Employment: Cleaner at Comrades’ Hall

The management committee at Broadwindsor’s Comrades’ Hall are seeking an additional part-time Cleaner who will be able to work with their existing cleaner as & when required and to provide holiday / sickness cover.

It is essential that you live in Broadwindsor area, this position will be on a ‘zero hours’ basis, the hourly rate to be agreed at interview with the Hall Committee.

Please contact Jacqui Sewell  on 01308 867145 for more details.



Local Employment: Broadwindsor House Seek Care Staff

Our lovely Broadwindsor House are seeking Full time and Part time Care Staff for their elderly residents.  All aspects of care are necessary and required.  Covid-19 regulations are in place.

There are 3 different shift times:

  • 8am – 2pm
  • 2pm – 8 pm
  • 8pm – 8am
  • ALL shifts include every other weekend.

Telephone: 01308 868353 or
Apply via their Facebook advert HERE.


Local Employment: Part-time Cook at Symondsbury Kitchen

Symondsbury Kitchen is part of the Symondsbury Estate: a countryside cafe in the heart of Symondsbury. Open everyday for breakfast, lunch, brunch, afternoon tea and private bookings.

They are looking for a part-time cook looking to grow their skills in their busy kitchen. Responsibilities will include basic food preperation and cooking. Trained chef experience is not required but previous cook experience is preferred.

Hours will involve regular weekend work, weekdays and some requirement for evening work.

Please email your CV to sarah@symondsburyestate.co.uk to apply.

The Symondsbury Kitchen is now serving delicious seasonal dishes including their autumn salad and their braised pork, butter bean and chorizo stew. They also serve Hollis Mead organic milk as an option for their coffees!  Dogs are welcome to bring their owners 🙂  Tel: 01308 424116 to book.


Local Employment: Part-Time at Grape Tree, Bridport

The Grape Tree Health & Food store in Bridport have a part-time, permanent position available.

The job will involve cash handling, serving customers, stock rotation, some cleaning, opening and closing the shop. Candidates must be flexible with hours:

  • hours will include one Sunday a month. 
  • one full weekend off a month.
  • 9-10 hours a week over 2 shifts.
  • more hours to cover holidays.
  • shifts can be anytime between 9am and 5:30pm Monday to Saturday and 10am till 4pm Sunday.
  • Start ASAP.
  • Minimum wage applies
  • Candidates must be over 18 as they will be a key holder.

Contact Store Manager, Lisa Harris – Telephone: (01308) 538270 or through her Facebook page HERE.

Grape Tree are a registered British organic retailer and their products offer key elements of a healthy diet whether the focus is on proteins, carbohydrates, fibre, healthy fats, vitamins or antioxidants. They actively seek new products demanded by their customers that are natural, organic, free from, vegan and vegetarian.