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Working at The Old Rectory

 

As a family-run independent hotel the people that work for us become part of an extended family group that are bound by our core values and the sharing of knowledge and experience. We believe in fair recruitment, two-way communication, mutual respect and understanding. Several members of our team have worked with us here for more than 10 years.

  1. Warm & Thoughtful
    We take care of each other and offer a genuine welcome to all.  We set people up to succeed and listen to what our teams have to say.
  2. Proud & Ethical
    We take care of every detail, we’re honest, kind and fair and we take personal ownership in our business.  We love what we do, we do the right thing, and because of this, we do ourselves proud.
  3. Ambitious & Energetic
    We’re ambitious about what every member of our team can achieve and we develop our people so that they can accomplish it.  We’re goal-focused and we inspire and excite in what we’re doing

 

The Old Rectory is a Living Wage employer. This means that we pay a real living wage across the business – a minimum of £10 per hour and offer a full range of employee benefits

Full and Part Time House Keeping Staff

 

We are looking for  smart and friendly people to join our daytime team for this coming season.  The roles involve assisting with breakfast service and servicing our luxurious and stylish bedrooms to the high standards expected by our guests. You should be a stickler for detail who enjoys delivering great customer service.  You should be happy to work both in a small team and independently, often to tight deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Perform cleaning duties in all guest areas and back of house.
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly, and engaging service.
  • Ensure housekeeping departmental standards are followed.
  • Respond timely to guests’ special requests for miscellaneous items like shampoo, extra towels, pillows etc.
  • Maintain inventory of necessary supplies.
  • Report necessary maintenance items.
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies
  • Assists other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Performs additional duties as needed.

Experience of working in a high end but unstuffy environment would be an advantage, although not necessary as full training will be given.

We anticipate that this role will start in March and run until the end of October. Hours will be either 8am til 3pm or 10am til 3pm

If you are interested in this position, please email and tell us a little about yourself at [email protected] 

  • Starting pay £11.50 per hour 
  • Share of Tips
  • Holiday Pay 
  • Pension Scheme
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Part Time Evening Waiting Staff – 3+ Evenings per week

 

We are looking for smart, outgoing people to join our restaurant team for a minimum of 3 evenings per week . At The Old Rectory, we have an excellent reputation for delicious fresh locally sourced food in our resident’s dining room, working with our talented head chef, Thomas Frost.

We are looking for two smart, friendly people to join our evening team for this coming season.  The roles involve serving pre dinner drinks & canapes as well as waiting at tables during dinner service. You will also assist with clearing away, washing up and laying tables. Experience of working in a high end but unstuffy environment would be an advantage, although not necessary as full training will be given.

We anticipate that this role will start in March and run until the end of October. Hours will be 6.30pm to 10.30 pm (4 hours)

 

  • 3+ Evenings per week  –  6.30pm to 10.30pm
  • Starting pay £11.00 per hour 
  • Share of Tips
  • Holiday Pay 
  • Pension Scheme
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Looking to stay with us this season?

Check our late availability and cancellations for the 2022 season

Cancellation list

01598 763 368

[email protected]