Career Opportunities at Swinton Park

Career Opportunities

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Swinton Park – A place where guests love to stay as much as you’ll love to work.

So many of our guests specifically return to Swinton Park because they know that they will find familiar smiling, caring faces and to receive time and time again not just good service, but excellence in service and facilities.

We want every one of our new guests to think that way too.

We want continually to improve what we do and achieve.

Our wonderful team provides our guests’ experience in a friendly, thoughtful, considerate and considered way. They bring to Swinton Park their individual characters, making us so unique and special.

Just as our talented team provides this now, do you:

  • Have a passion for excellence?
  • Feel that you too have the yearning to want to please and delight?
  • Share our sparkle, enthusiasm, quest for the best, our desire and dedication?
  • Have a warm, friendly, positive attitude and character that will add to what we do?
  • Want to become a part of our team and progress in the hospitality industry in a structured but personalised way?
  • Want to be part of an exciting and growing business?
  • Want continually to improve in what you do and achieve?

We believe in helping you to achieve a worthwhile, fulfilling career with your own personal development plans and to see our team players progress in a measurable way, so that they can achieve personal excellence too.

We offer a competitive salary depending on experience and skills. Benefits include meals on duty, discounts on hotel services and facilities, and a uniform provided if required. You will need your own transport due to our location.

 

Current Job Opportunities at Swinton Park

 

Head Pastry Chef

Full time pastry chef required for hotel kitchen. Work will include preparation of bread, desserts and afternoon tea items for Samuel’s restaurant and hotel requirements. Great opportunity for talented pastry chef to develop his career.

  • experience at AA 3 rosette level minimum
  • split shifts

Please email your CV to Simon Crannage, Executive Chef at chef@swintonpark.com

 

Permanent, Part Time Receptionist

We need an enthusiastic, hard-working receptionist to join our front of house team, providing excellent customer service to our guests. You will be a friendly and professional team player with excellent people skills, a high standard of written and spoken English, an excellent telephone manner and a commitment to continually improving the quality of our service.

Reporting to the Front of House Manager, the role will include checking guests in and out, reservations and event enquiry handling together with associated paperwork; showcasing the hotel to prospective bookers; accurate billing and posting of revenue, and communicating information both within the front of house team and with other departments.

  • 16-20 hours/week approximately
  • Shifts will include some evenings, weekends and public holidays as business requires
  • Previous experience as part of a team in a similar establishment essential
  • Working knowledge of windows-based computer systems preferred
  • Uniform and meals on duty provided
  • Competitive salary

Please email your CV to Andrew Lindsey, Front of House Manager, andrew@swintonpark.com

 

Full Time Front of House Porter

We are looking for Porters to join our front of house team. You will be a friendly and professional team player, ideally with good to extensive knowledge of the local area. You will be passionate about customer service, with the ability to interact with people of all levels and be adaptable and flexible, in line with the varying needs of the business from day to day.

Reporting to the Head Porter and Front of House Manager, this role includes the meeting and greeting of our guests; assisting with luggage; providing directions and suggestions for places to visit; showcasing the hotel to prospective bookers for weddings and events; setting up public rooms for meetings and conferences (which may involve moving furniture, so can be physically demanding) and generally assisting with the operational needs of the hotel, to assist in delivering excellent customer service.

  • 40 hours per week (5 days out of 7)
  • Clean driving licence an asset, for valet parking and driving hotel vehicles
  • Shifts will include some evening, weekend and public holiday work as business requires
  • Uniform and meals on duty provided
  • Competitive salary

Please email your CV to Andrew Lindsey, Front of House Manager, andrew@swintonpark.com

 

Part Time Housekeeping Positions

We have the following positions available. Full training will be given.

  • Part Time Laundry Assistant – includes weekend work, as per rota
  • Part Time Housekeepers – midweek shifts
  • Casual Housekeepers – weekend shifts

 Please call Susan Morris, Head Housekeeper on 01765 680978 or email susan@swintonpark.com

 

Chef de Rang Waiters

Full time chef de rang waiters required with experience of working at a well rated hotel or restaurant offering the highest levels of customer service. The requirements for this position are:

  • Taking of food and beverage orders
  • Superior level of food and beverage service to customers
  • Laying tables, polishing tableware, delivery and clearing of tableware
  • Taking food and wine orders, and serving meals to guests
  • Perform wine service operations and preparation of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages
  • Maintaining a clean & safe working environment
  • Maintaining appearance in accordance with the restaurant’s grooming standards
  • Maintaining a harmonious relationship with other members of the service and kitchen team
  • Acquiring a full knowledge of the restaurants food and beverage service policies and procedure
  • Performing cashiering duties for customer bills
  • Assisting with opening and closing duties as required

A working knowledge of point of sale systems would be an advantage, but not essential as full training will be given.

This position will require working split shifts, including evening and weekend work, as scheduled by rota.

Please email your CV to Tom Lewis, General Manager at tom@swintonpark.com

 

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK, in line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996. Documented evidence of eligibility to work will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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