Join our amazing team at the Wildheart Trust

At The Wildheart Animal Sanctuary we can offer variety and personal development under the umbrella of a charitable organisation during an incredible period of change and investment. No day is the same and nestling alongside one of the UK’s most attractive beach locations your work-life balance could easily be one of the very best the UK has to offer!

As a small friendly charity, you will soon get to know our team and even get in amongst our fundraising activities! It is a great place to learn and grow your skills while knowing that your work is supporting vulnerable wildlife on the Isle of Wight and around the world. Whether you are fixed term or permanent you will also get to enjoy free parking, uniform, PPE and discounts within our cafe and shop! Once eligible we have a full pension scheme, BUPA health and wellness packages and additional days leave for long service – you will also get your Birthday off!! Being part of a small community we often also get great discounted rates for some amazing Island businesses, and discount on cross Solent ferries.

To apply send us a copy of your CV along with a cover note, by the deadline shown. All applications must be sent to Katy Hurd via email to recruitment@wildheartanimalsanctuary.org

For any additional queries please contact us at recruitment@wildheartanimalsanctuary.org or call 01983 403883



Full Job Description

Closing Date

Chef - Wildheart Cafe

We are looking for a chef who can join us to prepare, cook and deliver food to a consistently high standard whilst minimizing waste and maximizing profitability.  You must be a confident with plant based cooking and ensure our plant-based menu delivers, in order to support key Trust messages. Above all we need you to deliver a delicious range of options for all ages and dietary requirements.


Front of House Supervisor - Wildheart Cafe

An exiting opportunity for an experienced, confident and hands-on FOH Supervisor is now available.

The perfect candidate will be organised and customer focused ensuring a very warm welcome is given to all our visitors and that exemplary customer service is provided across our food and beverage and admission points of our sanctuary.