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Do you want to work with the public? Get a kick from the buzz of a busy shift? 

We aim to deliver amazing food & great service. 

We value & reward the people who can make this happen.

Please send your cv to Rebecca at

The Green Man Thriplow, Recruitment Information:

About The Green Man

We are Rebecca & Chris, and we run The Green Man, a traditional village pub in rural Cambridgeshire. The Green Man is owned by the villagers of Thriplow, so it has a lovely homely feel, and lots of friendly regular customers. We have 15 or so fabulous folk working with us here at The Green Man, we are a small but very hard working team!


What it will be like working at The Green Man, Thriplow

  • We are a busy pub. Our bar & kitchen are open all day, so we work hard and make hay while the sun shines. We organise a couple of staff treats per year, so we like to play hard too.
  • We have a daily changing menu, and a passion for fresh, seasonal produce. To be a member of both our Kitchen or Front of House team you need to understand good, honest pub grub. There’s lots of opportunity to improve your food knowledge working for us.
  • Front of the house, our service style is relaxed but very process driven. You will be encouraged to get to know our customer’s names and to be friendly everyone. 
  • We are a family friendly pub, so it’s is important that you like kids.
  • We are also a dog friendly pub, so being comfortable with dogs of all shapes and sizes is necessary.
  • We raise our own Berkshire pigs right here in Thriplow. This provides the pub with a source of local, out door reared, very happy meat - and gives those of you who have an interest a chance to all get involved with the animals.
  • We try to give all our staff two days off per week, 99% of the time this is possible. We cannot guarantee that the 2 days off will be consecutive, however we try and be accommodating if you have something planned. 

What we offer here at The Green Man, Thriplow

  • Our wages are well above minimum wage.
  • Tips are great – our customers recognise and appreciate the personable and high quality service they receive.
  • 28 days paid holiday per year. This is your opportunity to see other parts of the UK or Europe. With London Stansted airport (gateway to Europe) just a 25 minute drive away & London just 1 hour on the train, you can use this time to whizz off to the continent, or visit the bright lights. During our peak times like July, August or Christmas/New Year we cannot guarantee holidays - but we try and be as flexible as possible.
  • It's really important for you to know how delicious our food and drink is. So on top of the free tasters here and there while you're working, you'll receive a 25% staff discount on all of your food and drink for when you're not working.

About Thriplow

  • Thriplow is a small village of around 400 people. It is quintessentially English and famous for it’s annual daffodil festival which attracts around 10,000 people.
  • Thriplow is very close to the Duxford Imperial War Museum, so we get to watch lots of aerial acrobatics during the air shows.
  • Thriplow is served by a village shop, and also a local bus service that will take you in to the buzz of Cambridge city centre. A 15 minute cycle to Foxton, will get you on a train to London very easily.
  • We are within easy distance of London (1 hour by train), Cambridge (12 minutes by train), London Stansted Airport (25 minutes by car), Saffron Walden (20 minutes by car). We think it’s the best of both worlds, a beautiful rural village, within easy access of Cambridge & London. 

The Green Man staff accomodation

We have a a range of accomodation available:

  • Free super fast broadband internet access 
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Television in the communal lounge (we pay the TV license)
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Central heating
  • Garden & patio area
  • Staff bicycles provided to cycle to and from work

You will share the house with other members of staff, it becomes like a small family unit. Most of our staff make great friendships during their time here.



If you come and work for us you'll get paid fair and square for each hour you work, above minimum UK wage, based on your ability and contribution to our business. This means you have the opportunity to make a great living here, or save money for further travelling adventures.

If you have the necessary paperwork/legal right to work in the UK, we look forward to receiving your application. If you do not have the relevant visa/work permit/right to work in the UK, we cannot employ you.


Our team

Our staff come from all over, New Zealand, Scotland, Australia, Spain, Canada, Czech Republic, Zimbabwe and as nearby as here in Thriplow. You will need a sense of humour, your wits about you, a love of food and drink, a good work ethic and the ability to entertain/communicate/delight our customers.

In our staff, we look for:

  • A great personality
  • An interest in our daily changing menu
  • Team players
  • Sense of humour
  • Personable and friendly
  • Ability to follow processes
  • Be able to work fast and smart
  • Work hard yet still smile!

How to apply for a job at The Green Man, Thriplow

Please send your CV and a recent photo of yourself doing something you enjoy to Don't be afraid to tell us why you would like to work for us, we are looking for people who want to be part of our amazing pub community.

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The Green Man Thriplow Wall of Fame! Meet just some of our lovely, bubbly, fun loving staff (past & present):

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