Join Our Team!

The Black Horse and The Birch are family owned Freehouse establishments.  We are very busy restaurants with a fantastic reputation for delivering outstanding service and quality fresh food.  Our team is dedicated, enthusiastic and hands on, with a passion for food and pride in their work.

If this sounds like you and you wish to join our team of talented chefs or customer orientated waiting staff, then we would love to hear from you!  Either contact us by telephone or click here to fill out an application form.

If we do not have a job vacancy at the time, we will keep your details on file, and if we feel you’re right for the job, we will contact you when something becomes available.

We are currently looking for Full/Part Time Waiting Staff, a Full/Part Time Kitchen Porter and a Chef de Partie/Junior Sous.


Full Time/Part Time Waiter/Waitress

Salary: wages + tips

Pub: The Black Horse at Ireland

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic people with previous waiting experience who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service.

Whilst previous waitering experience is preferred, it isn’t essential as training will be given.

Must be:

  • friendly and outgoing
  • conscientious and hard working
  • customer focused



Chef de Partie/Junior Sous

Salary: wage based on experience + tips

Pub: The Black Horse & The Birch

As Chef de Partie you will be part of our team of highly talented chefs. You will get to create quality dishes using fresh ingredients (sourced locally where possible) and can have the opportunity to give your own input and ideas towards a menu that changes over the year.

Live-in and live-out positions available.

Required Chef de Partie attributes:

  • Experience working with quality fresh food
  • Well organised and motivated
  • Calm working under pressure
  • Punctual and reliable with an excellent work ethic
  • Passionate about food

Must have:

  • Previous chef experience (at least 2 years)
  • High standards of food hygiene and able to maintain food safety procedures, including food labelling, food temperature and cleaning schedules

Benefits include:

  • Live-in accommodation available
  • Free staff meals on day’s you work
  • Working in a restaurant with a fantastic reputation
  • Being part of a friendly and enthusiastic team
  • Opportunities for promotion

Full Time/Part Time Kitchen Porter

Salary: Hourly Salary + Tips

Pub: The Black Horse

We’re looking for a Kitchen Porter to work in our busy kitchen alongside our friendly team of chefs.

Part/Full Time hours available with split shifts (lunch & dinner services) Wednesday – Saturday and/or extended lunch service on Sundays.

Job includes:

  • pot washing    
  • kitchen cleaning    
  • laundry
  • occasional vegetable prep

Applicants must be old enough to work on licensed premises and be physically fit enough to lift heavy pots and pans