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An application form can be downloaded here Application form.

Job Title: Housekeeper

Reporting to: Housekeeping Manager & General Manager

Responsible for: All Accommodation and Amenities

Purpose of jobWe are looking for a housekeeper to maintain a clean, sanitary, comfortable and tidy environment, which is critical in maintaining and strengthening our reputation.

The manor house is one of the premier wedding and conference venues in the South West and is surrounded by a 5* award winning campsite.  Therefore, your duties will be diverse and you will need to work flexibly and efficiently.  Some weekend, early morning and evening work will also be required at times.                                                                                                 

Reporting to: Estate Manager

Purpose of Job: To make sure that the grounds are kept to a high standard and run smoothly.

Reporting to: Head Chef, Executive Chef, Café Manager, General Manager

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: Previous Kitchen Experience

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Level 2 Health and Hygiene Qualification

Start date: Immediate

Reporting to: Café Manager, FOH Supervisor, General Manager

Position: Bar Assistant

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: None

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Previous Bar Experience

Start date: Immediate  

Reporting to: Senior Supervisors, Café Manager, General Manager

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: Previous Food/Drink Service Experience

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Level 2 Health and Hygiene Qualification

Start date: Immediate

Reporting to: FOH Supervisor’s, Café Manager, General Manager

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: None

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Previous waiting/bar experience

Start date: Immediate

Reporting to: Head Chef, Executive Chef, Café Manger, General Manager

Position: Kitchen Assistant

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: None

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Previous Kitchen Experience. Level 2 Health and Hygiene Qualification

Start date: Immediate

Reporting to: Head Chef, Executive Chef, Café Manger, General Manager

Position: Kitchen Porter

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: None

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Previous Kitchen Experience

Start date: Immediate

Reporting to: Retail Supervisor, Café Manager, General Manager

Position: Retail Assistant

Wage: Negotiable dependent on Age and experience

Essential Qualifications/ Experience: None

Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Previous Shop/Retail Experience

Start date: Immediate

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