Hotel Jobs

Not only an incredible Partner Benefit but an amazing career opportunity as well…

We own and operate 5 exclusive hotels situated in some of the most beautiful parts of the country.  Our hotel teams offer their guests the same high-standards of service you would expect from anywhere else in the Partnership. With all this, comes incredible job opportunities within the hotel/leisure sector.

At our hotels, we look for people who love creating great experiences and fantastic memories for our guests. Our Chefs and kitchen brigades create their own menus, often using locally sourced produce, even grown on the premises to deliver fine dining, event catering, restaurants, bar and bistro menus.

But it doesn’t stop there… we also offer a broad range of careers from Reception to Beauty Therapists, Management to Housekeeping, Servers to Bartenders, Lifeguards to Gardeners and Maintenance to Boat Skippers, to name but a few. Sound interesting?

Find out more about our opportunities in the video below:

Hotel Locations

We have a beautiful range of hotels where you could join us in your perfect role. Discover more about each of these below.

Ambleside Park Hotel

Our place in the lakes, nestles on the side of the majestic Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park. Click here to view our current opportunities in Ambleside or register for job alerts. 

Brownsea Castle

Our place by the sea, located on its very own island in Poole Harbour accessible only by private launch. Click here to view our current opportunities in Brownsea or register for job alerts. 

Bala Lake Hotel, Spa and Activity Base

Our place in Snowdonia National Park. This hotel offers a great mix of action-packed activity, relaxation and indulgence. Click here to view our current opportunities in Bala or register for job alerts. 

Leckford Abbas

Our place in the country, a tranquil and relaxed boutique country house hotel in the Hampshire countryside. Click here to view our current opportunities in Leckford or register for job alerts. 

Leckford Lodges and camping

Our place in the country with welcoming log cabins, ready pitched and safari tents and apple press lodge restaurant. Click here to view our current opportunities in Leckford or register for job alerts.

The Odney Club

Our place by the river, idyllic manor house set in 130 acres of landscaped grounds in Berkshire with conference centre and spa. Click here to view our current opportunities in Odney or register for job alerts. 

Careers on offer…

We have an array of exciting and fulfilling career paths for enthusiastic and passionate individuals who wish to join us. Take a look below at some of the most popular opportunities on offer.

Hotel Catering Jobs

If you enjoy the buzz of hotel life, creating your own menus and delivering exceptional fine dining experiences, then this could be the perfect path for you. We offer a wide range of Hotel Chef jobs, Head Chef jobs, Hotel Commis Chefs jobs, Hotel Chef De Partie jobs, Hotel Catering Assistants jobs and Catering Team Leader jobs. Discover more below about what these roles involve.

What will I do as a Hotel Catering Partner?

Our catering roles are varied, but typically include:

  • Producing menus to a consistently high standard to wow our guests
  • Being a brand ambassador and providing excellent customer service to all guests
  • Creating delicious dishes which meet food production and presentation standards
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues to develop the hotel’s performance

Will I suit this team?

We look for individuals with a passion for food who are able to curate menus using locally sourced produce and high-quality ingredients. Experience of working in a professional kitchen is necessary for most roles, in addition to basic food hygiene qualifications.

Browse our Catering opportunities.

Food Service Jobs

You could work in one of our many restaurants or bars in our hotels throughout the UK. You’ll play a key role in keeping guests happy as they dine with us or enjoy some drinks at the bar.

What will I do as a Hotel Food Service Partner?

Typically, in this role you will:

  • Provide an exceptional service for guests while serving food and drink
  • Work as part of a team to deliver vibrant events, parties and dinners
  • Ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene throughout food service areas

Will I suit this role?

If you enjoy variety, providing a seamless customer experience and a buzzing atmosphere then this could be the team for you. You should be a team player and ideally have a love for good food and drink.

Browse our Food Service opportunities.

Hotel Restaurant Supervisor Jobs

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career or would love the chance to oversee one of our magnificent hotel restaurants, then you could join us as a Hotel Restaurant Supervisor.

What will I do as a Hotel Restaurant Supervisor?

You could get involved in the following:

  • Lead your team of Food Service Partners to deliver excellent service
  • Assist Food Service Managers in the running of the catering department
  • Be at the forefront of dealing with guest queries and complaints

Will I suit this role?

If you have a passion for leadership, coupled with a passion for customer service in a hospitality setting, then this would be the ideal role for you. We look for individuals who are comfortable supervising a busy restaurant and have a good eye for detail.

Browse our Restaurant Supervisor opportunities.

Hotel Beauty Therapist Jobs

We have a variety of Beauty Therapist jobs in our Bala Lake Hotel and Odney Club & Winter Hill Golf Club. These hotels offer spa facilities so that our guests can completely relax while they stay with us. You could bring your passion and expertise to our specialist Beauty team and deliver a first rate experience through market leading customer service and professional beauty therapies.

What will I do as a Beauty Therapist?

Within your day-to-day role, you will:

  • Provide a wonderful and courteous customer service
  • Make our guests feel pampered and relaxed
  • Be responsible for the provision of luxury beauty treatments
  • Use your knowledge to recommend appropriate treatments

Will I suit this role?

You should be knowledgeable about the products and services that you’re selling, as well as have a good level of understanding of beauty therapy. In most cases, we also require relevant beauty qualifications.

Browse our Beauty Therapist opportunities.

Hotel Assistant Jobs

You could deliver exceptional service in one of our hotels, ensuring the high standards of presentation for our guests both on arrival and throughout their stay. You’ll also ensure that there’s a safe and secure environment for guests.

What will I do as a Hotel Assistant?

You will enjoy a diverse and exciting career, with responsibilities including:

  • Maintaining the hotel, ensuring it is in immaculate condition
  • Setting up and looking after different facilities for events
  • Providing a knowledgeable and courteous service for guests
  • Ensuring the dining room is carefully laid out, paying attention to the type of dining experience and menu

Will I suit this role?

If you’re flexible and willing to go the extra mile to fulfil our guests’ needs then you’ll fit right into our close-knit team. All Partners will receive food and beverage training in order to provide the best experience possible.

Browse our Hotel Assistant opportunities.

Hotel Receptionist Jobs

Choose a receptionist role with a difference at one of our impressive hotels. You’ll play a key part in the running of our hotel within our front of house team.

What will I do as a Hotel Receptionist?

Typically, you will:

  • Deliver a professional and welcoming service for guests
  • Carry out admin functions in line with the hotel’s requirements
  • Resolve guests’ queries or complaints as the first point of contact

Will I suit this role?

If you enjoy interacting with customers from day-to-day, whether on the phone or in person, then a receptionist role could be for you. You should have a friendly telephone and face-to-face manner, and always aim to deliver a fantastic guest experience.

Browse our Hotel Receptionist opportunities.

Hotel Housekeeping Jobs

Join our housekeeping team to make a real impact in one of our hotels. This is a customer focused ‘behind the scenes’ role which requires a good level of fitness, practical dexterity and a positive attitude.

What will I do as a Hotel Housekeeper?

Your role will include:

  • Servicing and cleaning guest bedrooms, bathrooms and public areas of the hotel
  • Working with the whole team to deliver the best experience for guests
  • Ensuring excellent levels of cleanliness throughout the hotel

Will I suit this role?

You should be able to work well both in your own capacity and as part of a team, while putting the customer at the heart of everything you do. To succeed in this role, you’ll also have keen attention to detail and be able to work under pressure in a busy environment.

Browse our Housekeeper opportunities.

Hotel Groundkeeper Jobs

You could show your competency in horticulture or grounds and gardens management, and demonstrate an understanding of grounds and gardens machinery as a Groundskeeper at the Partnership.

What will I do as a Hotel Groundskeeper?

From day-to-day, you will:

  • Deliver a comprehensive grounds and gardens service
  • Add value to both your team and the running of the hotel
  • Get involved in a range of duties to ensure key areas are well looked after

Will I suit this role?

This is a diverse role which requires a high level of flexibility, fitness and practical application. It would suit a highly motivated achiever who thrives on a challenge and reacting positively under pressure.

Browse our Groundskeeper opportunities.

Hotel Boat Skipper Jobs

If you’ve ever dreamed about being at an actual castle, then you could join our stunning Partnership hotel located on Brownsea Island. As a Boat Skipper at Brownsea Castle, you’ll safely transport hotel guests, colleagues and island residents while operating boats with consideration.

What will I do as a Hotel Boat Skipper?

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Executing the agreed boat schedule
  • Working as part of a team to delivery a first rate guest experience
  • Demonstrating flexibility to support other areas of the department/hotel when required

Will I suit this role?

This role is ideal for someone who enjoys being outside and can work in diverse weather conditions. Ideally, you should be physically fit with an affinity with the outdoors.

Browse our Boat Skipper opportunities.

Other opportunities at our Hotels

The opportunities don’t stop there! We also have Activity Instructors, Administrators, Gardeners, Lifeguards, Porters, Pool Assistants, Team Leaders, Technicians, IT Specialists and Maintenance Partners to help keep our hotels running. Simply browse our current vacancies to see what’s available, or you can set up a job alert to notify you when we post more roles that may interest you.

Will I receive training?

At the Partnership, we believe that everyone should have the right to fulfil their potential. Our Partners take pride in what they do and how they do it, because we provide all of our people with the same opportunities to learn and progress with us. No matter what role you take on, we’ll provide you with the support necessary to get to where you want to be. Learn more about our stance on training and development.

What benefits will I receive?

Everyone who joins the Partnership also gains access to market-leading benefits. These include an annual bonus, discount in both John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners stores, and subsidised food and drink at Partner dining rooms and cafes throughout our sites. Find out more about the perks that you could enjoy.

Apply now for opportunities at our Hotels

You’ll find a wide range of full and part-time, temporary and permanent vacancies available at our Hotels.

See our latest Hotel opportunities below. Apply now to join us.