Exciting and flexible employment opportunities, excellent employee benefits, a rich creative heritage and beautiful surroundings make West Dean an inspiring place to work. If you feel you meet the person specification for any of our vacancies, we would love to hear from you.
Please note that we always endeavour to contact each candidate directly. Occasionally, due to volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to each unsuccessful candidate before the interview date. Speculative applications will be held for six months and candidates notified of any suitable vacancies.
Email us on email@example.com for further information.
The Edward James Foundation is committed to treating all employees and job applicants fairly and equally, regardless of any characteristic, but particularly any deemed a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010.
Please see our current vacancies below:
We have the need for a variety of casual roles including:
£7.88 per hour
Flexible hours (including weekends and bank holidays) hours to meet the needs of the business
Casual roles offer flexible work patterns and the opportunity to work in several areas of Property & Campus Operations.
Successful candidates for all of the above roles will work primarily straight shifts with a two week Christmas closure.
If you would like to apply, please send your CV to Alfie Gould, HR Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01243 818276. Please notify Alfie if you would like the job description, person specification and terms & conditions of employment.
As an employee you can expect to enjoy a wide range of benefits:
West Dean works closely with the University of Chichester to provide paid internships to their degree students through the Graduate On Scheme. Occasionally we may also offer paid internships outside this scheme and these vacancies will be advertised on our website when available. If you have skills you feel would be beneficial to West Dean and you would like to gain experience with us we have many volunteer opportunities as described below.
Join our committed and diverse team of volunteers, meet new people, use your expertise and make a difference. You can volunteer in the Gardens, Conservation, Visual Arts, HR, IT, Marketing, Fundraising teams and more. If you feel your skills could be put to good use at West Dean, please get in touch.
Volunteers usually work between 3 and 8 hours a week and take on a variety of activities.
If you are interested in volunteering at West Dean, please detail your experiences and skills in a note to: email@example.com
Alternatively you can write us at The Edward James Foundation, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.
"It is immensely satisfying to realise that I have had an input, however small, into the beauty of the garden, and I am very proud of that. It is great, too, to be a part of the friendly team, and I look forward to coming each week." Lesley Aylwin, Volunteer
Thank you to our many Volunteers from NADFAS.
Benefits of being a volunteer
As a volunteer you will learn new skills, enhance your cv and make a real difference to our work.