Here at Darbys we are committed to employing fantastic customer focused staff to work as part of a new team in this lovey rural pub/restaurant. Below are the available employment opportunities at Darbys.


If you’d like to apply for a position with us please email your C.V to

Chef de Partie (Immediate Start)

We're looking for a Commis Chef to join our kitchen team. Some experience, training or college certification is required.

This role entails:

- Assisting in the food preparation process

- Cooking and preparing elements of high quality dishes

- Preparing vegetables, meats and fish

- Assisting other Chefs

- Helping with deliveries and restocking

- Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards

Requirements for this role:

- Listen, learn and take instruction

- Good initiative 

Sous Chef (Immediate start)

Darbys pub & restaurant is looking for a Sous Chef to join our growing team here at Darbys.

A sous chef reports directly to the Head Chef. The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • Directing the food preparation process and delegating tasks

  • Cooking and preparing high quality dishes

  • Assisting the Head Chef to create menu items, recipes and develop dishes

  • Supervising all kitchen stations

  • Supervising, motivating and working closely with other Chefs of all levels

  • Being responsible for health and safety

  • Being responsible for food hygiene practices

  • Ensuring food quality and excellent standards are maintained for all dishes created

  • Assisting with determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering

  • Ensuring the kitchen meets all regulations including sanitary and food safety guidelines

You will need:

  • Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards

  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award

  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience

  • Awareness of manual handling techniques

  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety

  • Experience of kitchen equipment

  • Experience of dangerous equipment such as knives

  • Competent level of English spoken and written

  • Good knowledge of all sections

  • Ability to produce good quality food

  • Good oral communication

  • Team management skills

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Good level of numeracy

  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you

  • Adaptablity to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes

  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work

  • Positive and approachable manner

  • Team player qualities

Desirable and useful but not necessary qualifications include:

  • City & Guilds 706/1 | 706/2 Catering

  • NVQ Level 2

  • Level 3 Food Safety Awards

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent