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We Currently Have Vacancies For

Shop Assistant – Market Harborough LE16

The hours of work are:

18 hrs: 3/6 days   7:00 am starts & 6.00 pm finishes and some Saturday shifts


Providing superlative customer services to our customers.

Carry out all other duties relevant to the post, including setting up the shop at the start of the day, cashing up and cleaning at the end (includes some lifting).


The successful candidate must have the following:

Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work as part of a small team which includes some solo shifts, must be flexible and willing to work extra to cover holidays, sickness, and busy times of the year.

In return we can offer:

A great place to work on the job training, discount on our lovely products and a competitive salary.

To Apply

Please email with a covering letter to:



 Cake Maker & Pastry Chef

Job description

Day Shift 5/7-day Rota – 37.5 hrs - Start times will vary, includes weekend work

Hambleton Bakery, an artisan bakery set in Rutland and voted as Britain’s Best
Bakery, is looking for an experienced cake maker/pastry chef to work as part of our team.

We have recently opened a brand new bakery in Stretton, just off the A1.
A purpose-built bakery to match our growing business whilst retaining our goal of producing artisan breads to traditional methods of long fermentation and no additives.

This role will be based in Stretton until towards the end of 2022 when we will be moving to our new Hambleton Bakery Café & Shop in Exton, Rutland.

Working as part of our team you will be given full training.

The role:

  • You will be making sweet and pastry products from scratch working 5 out of 7 days on a rota basis with hours between 7am and 6pm
  • Maintaining a clean environment and meeting and exceeding all Health and Safety regulations
  • The bakery is in a rural location, your own transport is essential

In return, you will receive:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (includes bank hols)
  • Staff discount on our amazing products
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free access to a local Gym and Fitness classes
  • Ride your bike to work scheme

To Apply

Please email with a covering letter to:



Hambleton Bakery Exton - Cafe & Shop Manager


Building on the success of our artisan bakery, we are delighted to announce that we are now opening our first café within our shop and bakery in Exton, Rutland. More Cafes will follow if this venture is successful.

We are looking for a Manager to help us open the café, continue the great work our shop team are doing and bring our vision to life. We are an award-winning bakery and pride ourselves on the quality of food we produce and want to share that passion in serving delicious food to our customers and creating a unique and special place for them to visit.


Your key tasks will be:


  • Helping to recruit your team, manage their training and organise their rotas
  • Preparing the café / shop and team for opening
  • Leading the customer service team, projecting a warm welcome.
  • Coordinating with vendors and suppliers to ensure our café is fully stocked
  • All general admin duties including managing timesheets,
  • Ensuring all café and shop areas are clean and tidy and meeting and exceeding all Health and Safety regulations

 A successful Candidate will be able to demonstrate


  • Charm, energy and commitment
  • Flexibility – our café and shop will be open during weekends and public holidays
  • Your own transport – the shop and new café are in a rural location with no public transport
  • Relevant experience in a café/restaurant environment and of team leadership is an advantage but not essential.


In return, you will receive:


  • Staff discount on our amazing products and at our sister company, Hambleton Hall
  • A uniform
  • Access to Hospitality Action, Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free access to a local Gym and Fitness classes
  • Ride your bike to work scheme
  • A referral scheme
  • Salary will be discussed at interview and is dependent upon experience


COVID-19 precaution(s):
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitisation, disinfection and cleaning procedures in place


To Apply
Please email with covering letter to

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability status.

Hambleton Bakery is an award-winning artisan bakery, opened in 2008 to produce top quality, traditionally made bread for sister companies Hambleton Hall and Harts Hotel  (Nottingham). We have grown to supply 6 shops and 160 Wholesale customers. Our Exton café, located in the part of our bakery where we make cakes and savouries, is an exciting new venture for us. The Café is set in the most beautiful part of Rutland, overlooking Exton Park where our customers can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, enjoy top quality food with a first-class customer service. 


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