Vacancies at Time Well Spent Traditional Pubs #Smallfield #Okewood #Chipstead
3rd April 2017
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Hello, we are Marc Jones & Richard Ferguson and we operate Time Well Spent LTD.

We are a small pub chain business based in Surrey.  We own eleven fully refurbished pub/ restaurants, all in beautiful locations. Time Well Spent has been in existence for 14 years and has owned and operated a number of businesses in the area. We are currently forming a chain of premium & professionally run pubs & restaurants in the surrey & Sussex area. We are fully funded and have a positive & healthy approach to the industry.

We have been involved in the industry for 25 years in many different roles, ranging from director in a large managed company, industry expert consultant, BII mentor and award winning publican.  We believe in sharing our knowledge and enjoy watching people realise their dream of running their own business.   TWS is a progressive company and is always looking for people who have a forward, positive and upbeat temperament. 

We currently employee over 110 people but due to a successful expansion we now are looking to fill multiple roles. In most cases experience is not essential as we believe in training. 

If you are looking to enter into this industry or fancy a change of direction, then do not hesitate to get in touch. We are an equal opportunity company who enjoy all different people from all different walks of life! 

All the positions are




Kitchen Manager - Plough & Furrow - Smallfield. RH6 9JW

The Plough & Furrow sits near Gatwick with close links to the M23 and is a beautiful village pub with a large restaurant & bar. It also has a good sized kitchen with plenty of scope to develop further. The Plough & Furrow is a warm and upbeat place with a great local feel. This role would suit someone who has been in the industry but wants to step up taking on some more responsibility.



Manager/ Couple – The Punch Bowl – Okewood – RH5 5PU

The Punch Bowl is a classic true country pub. Situated just outside Dorking the pub is in the middle of the village. Recently completely refurbished to a high standard the village now truly has it pub back! The current head chef is moving up to head our fine dinning restaurant so we are now looking for his replacement.



Kitchen Manager – The Well House – Chipstead – CR5 3SQ 

We are now recruiting for a relaxed and professional kitchen manager/ head chef for the Well House in Chipstead which is near j8 of the M25.   

The Well House is a 16 century pub and restaurant and is surrounded by beautiful country side.  Only a few minutes away from Reigate town centre, 5 mins away from Junction 8 of the M25 and 20 minutes away from Gatwick airport. The site has a 40 seater restaurant, 30 seater bar and a large garden (100) & carpark.(50) A  50/50 split between F&D with high sales.

The perfect candidate will need to be upbeat, fun and professional.  The role will involve all aspects of catering from cooking, cost control, stock management, daily special creations, and employee management. The role is contracted full time, 45/50 hours per week, with two consecutive days off.  Accommodation is available to the right candidate but it is 10 minutes away from the Well House so driving will be essential. Salary range is good - depends on experience. Six weeks + holiday PA, gratuity, good working hours, bonuses and autonomy in decision making, comes as standard in our company. 

We have a generic menu which all chefs have an input but each site creates their own specials on a daily/ weekly basis. Our generic menu is changed every 12 weeks.  

Ideally the right person will have been, or are, in the industry.



General Assistant/ Couple – Front & Back Of House

These roles are for general assistants for the group. We are seeking general assistants for the front and back of house. These are perfect roles for a couple who would like to enter into the industry or people who want a relaxed, non pressure roles. Days off and working will be the same.    

All are roles are

  • Contracted
  • Good rates of pay
  • 28 Days Holiday
  • Consecutive days off
  • Gratuity
  • Good working conditions
  • Company Parties
  • Close working management Team
  • Progressive attitude company

 We believe that with the right approach anyone can be part of this great industry so get in touch today. 


Firstly check us out by googling Time Well Spent, send your CV and a CURRENT PHOTO to 

A face to face interview will be required and no agency applications will be accepted. 

Informal chats are welcome in the first instance on the number supplied. 

Previous applicants may apply again.  We pride ourselves on being an employer who actively promote equal opportunities. 

Thank you for taking the time to read our post.


Cheers and good luck! 

Marc & Richard.


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