01939 210 905

Shrewsbury SY4 3DB

Our aim at Battlefield is to be a visitor destination where everyone feels welcome. Whether a visit is to purchase some award winning homemade or local food from the shop, meet up for a coffee, breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea at the café, discover local history in our exhibition, join us at one of our events, or simply go for a Battlefield walk, our team of staff are on hand to offer a warm welcome and assistance.

We are always developing our business and pushing forward with exciting new ideas across the site. We are a family owned, farm based business. 

We offer staff discounts in the Shop and Café. If you would like to become a part of this, please get in touch by sending an email to

Current Vacancies:


General Manager (Front of House). 

Full time, Monday to Sunday, 5 days a week

We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking General Manager.

With around 50 employees across the site we are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills to lead a motivated team. This is a very hands-on role, and the successful applicant will be at the forefront to ensure our customers enjoy a positive experience.


The Role: 

To oversee and manage all operations at Battlefield 1403 Farm Shop, Café and Exhibition, working closely with our Head Butcher and Kitchen Manager. We are seeking an experienced, hands-on manager to develop and lead our amazing team.

The ideal candidate will have experience in catering and retail, creativity, the ability to see an opportunity and work with a team to maximise sales, improve margins and maintain a high-quality customer experience.

The general manager will be responsible for: recruitment, induction, training and development of all front-of-house staff; management of all aspects of the Café and farm shop operations on a day-to-day basis; ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and company policies regarding health and safety, food hygiene, and staff management.

We are looking for someone who is keen to drive progress and develop in the role. The role will be across all areas of the business including face-to-face in the café and shop, team leadership and business development therefore presenting an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a varied role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage a happy and effective team
  • To provide every customer with exceptional customer service
  • To manage stock, supplier relationships and oversee merchandising
  • To ensure that the Café & Farm Shop is always maintained to a high standard
  • With our events and brand co-ordinator to develop, manage or support events
  • To present the retail spaces to the highest level of display each day, while reflecting promotional and seasonal activities throughout the year
  • To oversee the cash management and in liaison with our team constantly review our business performance and financial position
  • To oversee maintenance of the property and grounds in liaison with our team
  • To maintain and develop the presentation of the Heritage centre
  • In liaison with senior management, all health and safety on site
  • Maintain a good understanding of competitor businesses and advise, as part of the senior management, on how we can improve the current offering

An ability to think on your feet, suggesting new initiatives and exciting new products to maximise sales is key.

Benefits include:

Competitive salary- DOE

20 days holiday leave plus Bank Holidays

Company pension scheme

Staff discount


If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, please apply to with a covering letter and an up-to-date copy of your CV. If you want more information, the job specification or for an informal chat please contact through this email and we will get back to you.

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Kitchen Assistant/Food Production Member. 

Battlefield Farm Shop and Cafe is a busy family run, on-farm visitor destination. The Battlefield kitchen is central to many of the site activities seven days a week, catering for the cafe, making a growing range of home produced food for the farm shop and catering for various events of different sizes both on, and sometimes off site.

The successful applicants will have a keen interest in food, (in particular locally sourced), will be able to work under pressure, follow recipes and work within a friendly team who will provide training and day to day guidance. The role will include production of food for our farm shop and deli, and also some work in our bakery making cakes, tray bakes and some breads.

Commercial kitchen experience is preferred although not essential, however a 'can do' attitude and a willingness to learn and develop as part of our team is essential. Level 2 food handling training or refresher training will be provided as necessary.

The role is full time and permanent. Weekends will be required by rota (usually alternating).

Benefits include discounted or free food; On-site parking

Schedule: Day shift

CV & covering letter to


Café Assistant. 

We are looking for a hard working, reliable person to join our busy cafe team. The right applicant will be calm and focussed while being polite and friendly ensuring that every customer to the cafe receives excellent service.

Key duties will include all aspects of cafe customer service including; taking orders, advising on food and drink products, communicating messages to the kitchen, taking food and drink to the tables, communicating with customers throughout their visit, taking payments, and routine cleaning duties.

The role is full time and permanent. Weekends are required by rota, usually alternating.

Finding the right person is paramount to us therefore while past experience is not essential, it is ideal. Training specific to our cafe will be given.

CV & covering letter to


Seasonal Butchery Assistant

Seasonal staff required in our Butchery for Christmas.

Please call Steve on 01939 210 905 ext 2 to express interest and have an informal chat.