Exciting and flexible employment opportunities, excellent employee benefits, a rich creative heritage and beautiful surroundings make West Dean College of Arts and Conservation 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.
Please see our current vacancies below.
We often have the need for a variety of casual roles including:
We offer flexible hours (including weekends and bank holidays), hours to meet the needs of the individuals and business. Casual roles offer flexible work patterns and the opportunity to work in several areas of the Estate. Successful candidates for all of the above roles will work primarily straight shifts with a one week Christmas closure.
Hourly Rate: £8.21 per hour plus 12.07% holiday pay
If you would like to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Helen Dearing, Human Resources Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01243 818247.
As an employee you can expect to enjoy a wide range of benefits:
West Dean College 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 College and Gardens 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. If you feel your skills could be put to good use at West Dean College and Gardens, please apply as below.
For more information on volunteering in the Gardens, please click here.
If you are interested becoming a volunteer then please complete the Volunteer Application Form below and email to email@example.com
Alternatively, you can send to us at HR, The Edward James Foundation, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.
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.
You are able to opt out of us having your data at any time, by contacting the HR Department 01243 818276 or HRMailbox@westdean.org.uk with your request.