Careers at Whatley Manor

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We are looking for naturally friendly professionals to join our team and deliver great service.

We are delighted that you are thinking of joining us – we are always happy to hear from passionate and talented individuals looking to develop their career within our star studded team.

Our culture is one of empowerment and ownership and as such we will help you to develop and achieve the highest satisfaction from doing your job well and taking pride in the success of the business.

For it is you who will make the difference by giving our guests that extra special experience that they will always remember and return for more.

You, through your innovation and enthusiasm, will deliver the promise of satisfaction that we make to our guests.

Please view our current vacancies below, and before applying we ask you to take a moment to read our applicant privacy policy here.

Current vacancies

Apprenticeships
Kitchen

Chef De Partie

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Chef De Partie

We are looking for a Chef de Partie with two years experience in a similar establishment to join our dedicated team.

Our Kitchen Story- In our extensive kitchens we are working hard to produce not only the next generation of some of the country’s most versatile individuals but also ultimate hospitality ambassadors. With an emphasis on one team, our chefs have the opportunity to collaborate across all of our dining options, working very closely with our suppliers, offering an eclectic mix of chef menus, brasserie menus and 5 star afternoon teas.

If you are looking for your next step, we would love to hear from you.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Food & Beverage

Waiter/ Waitress - Full or Part time

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Experienced Waiter or Waitress – Full and part time opportunities

Do you have a passion and flair for excellent guest service? We are currently recruiting experienced waiting staff to work full or part time across a range of shifts. Ideally you will bring experience from working in a similar property and a keenness to learn and develop.

Hours to suit whether you are an early riser and can deliver an early morning smile at breakfast, or whether you prefer a later shift through dinner.

If you would like to join our fabulous team, we would love to hear from you.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Bartender

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Bartender

We are currently seeking a Bartender with a wealth of knowledge and experience to join our award winning team and support our Food and Beverage operation.

As Bartender you will bring individuality, hosting our bar, lounge and terrace areas, providing the warmest Whatley Welcome. You will offer a unique afternoon tea experience and provide a wide selection of food and drink options to our guests whilst delivering top notch hospitality. You will drive and maintain guest satisfaction, product quality and profitability.

In particular, we are looking for:

  • Previous experience as Bartender working in a luxury hotel or similar property
  • Superb guest service skills with a background of exceeding guest expectations
  • Excellent product knowledge around cocktails, wines and spirits
  • Afternoon tea experience preferred
  • An ability to share your expertise with others
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • An engaging personality, able to communicate at all levels
  • Immaculate personal presentation
  • Pride and precision in your work

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you…

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

Housekeeping

Room Attendant

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Room Attendant – Full or Part-Time

We are looking for a Room Attendant to join our small friendly Housekeeping Team. With a keen eye for detail and an organised approach, you will take pleasure in preparing and servicing our luxurious guestrooms for guest arrival. The role also involves cleaning of our public areas and laundry duties.

Experience not essential as we’ll give you great training and make you feel very welcome. Hours to suit.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Housekeeping Assistant (Linen Porter)

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Housekeeping Assistant (Linen Porter)

We are looking for a Housekeeping Assistant/ Linen Porter to join our small friendly Housekeeping Team. With a keen eye for detail and an organised approach, you will support our team in preparing our luxurious guestrooms for guest arrival.

The role of Housekeeping Assistant / Linen Porter is a varied one, stripping and making beds, delivering linen across the hotel, receiving housekeeping deliveries, spa cleaning and stocking the cupboards, cleaning of our public areas and any other support required to help the Housekeeping team.

Experience not essential as we’ll give you great training and make you feel very welcome.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Front of House

Hotel Receptionist

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Hotel Receptionist

Exciting new opportunity to join our team as full-time Receptionist. We are looking for an experienced Receptionist to supplement our team, delighting our guests and providing them with the highest level of hospitality. We are looking for someone with the personality and passion to deliver top-notch hospitality that will ensure our guests feel relaxed, enjoy themselves and come back for more!

The role:

Through reservations where we answer queries and manage the bookings until the point of departure, it is our dedicated Hotel Reception team who are on hand to meet, greet and ensure that our guests are looked after from start to finish, whether its looking after luggage, parking of cars, helping with enquiries and requests or booking an excursion or treat.

Ideally, applicants should have at least one year’s experience of working as a Hotel Receptionist and must be fluent in spoken and written English.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Gardens & Maintenance
Spa

Spa Therapist

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Spa Therapist – Full or part-time

We currently have openings for qualified Spa Therapists either full or part-time to join our super friendly team, providing 5 star luxury treatments in Aquarias Spa.

Aquarias Spa is suitably equipped and beautifully designed. Facilities include: hydrotherapy pool, tepidarium, flotation pod, salt scrub and experience showers, steam rooms, infrared sauna, traditional sauna, gym and spa lounge. Our expert therapists craft world-class luxurious face and body treatments, using industry leading skin ranges Natura Bissé and Gaia.

If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Spa Attendant

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Spa Attendant

A great opportunity to work with us as a Spa Attendant in our luxurious 5 star Aquarias spa, which as a member of the team you may have the chance to enjoy too.

Aquarias Spa & Gym welcomes guests of the hotel, day spa guests and members, and has selected NATURABISSÉ & Gaia to head up their collection of spa treatments.

The role : As Spa Attendant, you will provide our guests with the highest levels of hospitality and service throughout their experience and deliver excellence in spa housekeeping standards, ensuring cleanliness and attention to detail in all areas of the spa including public areas showers and toilets. The Spa Attendant will also give spa tours, take orders for food and beverage, clear tables, prepare and stock up the spa lounge. You’ll complete pool testing too. Full training will be given. Hours will vary and will include weekend and evening working.

Skills and experience:

  • A ready smile and great team spirit
  • Good customer service skills
  • A high level of personal presentation

Spa Cleaner

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Spa Cleaner

We are looking for a part time Spa Cleaner to join our small friendly team – working 6am to 1pm x 5 days out of 7 (some weekend working to be expected). With a keen eye for detail and an organised approach, you will take pleasure in cleaning our beautiful spa facilities to 5 star standards.

The role of Spa Cleaner involves the cleaning of our public areas (toilets/ showers corridors/ lifts), the sauna/ steam room and gym, our spa lounge and reception. You will also help with towel laundry. Experience not essential as we’ll give you great training and make you feel very welcome

Spa Receptionist - Part time

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Part time Spa Receptionist

A new opportunity for a Spa Receptionist to join the team working in our luxurious Aquarias Spa – This is a part time opportunity working 17 hours across Saturday and Sunday.

In this role, you will work as part of a team to deliver exceptional guest service to spa members, hotel guests and spa day guests. Developing a first class knowledge of our promotions, products and services, you will handle enquiries, manage bookings and assist with retail sales. You will maintain excellent standards of presentation within our spa and may also support with hosting or serving in the spa lounge. Your focus will ensure that our guests receive a 5 star service throughout their stay and that they leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

A natural people person, you will have excellent communication skills and a professional approach. Previous experience working in a similar environment would be ideal as would experience of hotel/spa booking systems and other IT systems. Above all, you will be a great team player who is flexible and adaptable with the ability to learn new skills.

Management/ Admin/Sales Office Roles

Events Manager

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Events Manager

We are looking for an experienced Events Manager to join our dedicated team. In this role, you will manage a wide range of events from small scale meetings through to exclusive use weddings. Whilst highly organised, you will bring charisma and a real passion for seeing events come to life. You will manage a busy administrative inbox as part of the sales and reservations team and see the booking through from start to finish, coordinating those events on the day. This is a very exciting and pivotal role within our team, collaborating with all departments across the hotel.

With a passion for food and beverage, you will have significant experience coordinating and managing events, ideally in the hospitality sector. Experience of using a room & event booking system such as HART would be ideal as would experience securing, booking and realising quality creative events. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, we look forward to hearing from you.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Reservations Manager

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Reservations Manager

Exciting new opportunity to join our team as Reservations Manager, responsible for the professional and smooth administration of our reservations department. In this role you will develop an effective sales team, converting enquiries to maximise hotel occupancy. You will generate revenue through effective management of room rates and bedroom inventory.

Our ideal candidate will have sound commercial acumen, be highly organised, driven, outgoing and demonstrate superb communication skills, a natural rapport. It is likely that you will bring a passion for food & beverage gained from working in a similar environment, in and around the sales department. You will have reservations management experience and be able to lead a small team. Familiarity with a room & event booking system such as HART would be ideal.

If this sounds like the role for you, we look forward to hearing from you.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply please use the form below or to apply in writing send your CV to the Human Resources department humanresources@whatleymanor.com

We are always happy to receive speculative CV’s or if you are interested in a specific vacancy please call us to discuss further. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Whatley Manor provides that unique opportunity for every employee to bring their own individual personality and a fresh perspective to what we do. You will find working here to be an exciting and rewarding challenge.

We firmly believe in working together and giving every individual the opportunity to contribute to the success of the business and share their ideas.

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