The Balloon Tree has been voted Yorkshire's finest farm shop. We have competitive prices, excellent quality products, produced ourselves or sourced locally. Our staff receive training in a variety of departments together with product knowledge and customer service training. We are a market leader by doing everything we can for our customers and team members. It is our people that make the difference every day. They help create a unique shopping experience and earn our customer's loyalty. The Balloon Tree is a high-performing, professional business where everyone has a role to play, ensuring we try our best for each and every customer. We promote from within, where the opportunity arises.

In order to apply for any vacancies advertised, download our application form. Please be sure to fill out all your details and the position you wish to apply for. The completed application form along with your CV and covering letter can be returned via email to or by post to The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe, Stamford Bridge Road, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB.

We look forward to receiving your application. Thank you.

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies are listed below. If there are no current vacancies, please submit your application form for future reference.

Fresh Produce Manager
Brief Description:

A unique opportunity has become vacant at The Balloon Tree to manage our Fresh Produce Department. This role would see the applicant overseeing the fresh fruit and vegetables department in its entirety.

If you enjoy working independently outside, coordinating procedures and working towards targets and goals, you may find yourself suited to this role.

The hours of work will be on average 30 hours per week – however this may fluctuate to the needs and seasonality of the business.

Suitable candidates would need to be physically fit and be able to lift a minimum weight of 25KG comfortably.

Structure for job share

The nature of the role is such that the responsibilities can be split equally and would suit two people looking for part time work.
Please email a CV or any enquiries to

30 hours per week
Front of House Manager
Brief Description:

A great position has opened as the head of our Front of House team. The role will see the successful candidate overseeing the day to day running of the restaurant, staff management, assisting in creating new menus and developing the restaurant as a whole. 

The position will be 38 Hours Per Week and include some weekend work. 

Prior experience is essential.

Please email a CV or any enquiries to

38 hours per week

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