Career Opportunities at Swinton Park

Career Opportunities

Jobs – Training – Development – Progression – Careers

Swinton Park – Where guests love to stay as much as you’ll love to work.

Our team of outstanding service professionals are committed to providing exceptional customer service in a friendly, thoughtful, considerate and considered way. They bring to Swinton Park their individual characters, making us so uniquely Swinton.

Can you bring to us what our current team bring us 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 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, together with a uniform provided where required. Positions will require shift work (some including split shifts) as scheduled by rota including weekends, evenings and public holidays.

Current Job Opportunities at Swinton Park & Swinton Bivouac

Full Time Positions

  • Bar Tender
  • Receptionist
  • Bivouac Cook
  • Demi Chef de Partie
  • Food Services Manager

Part Time Positions

  • Room Attendants
  • F&B Assistants 
  • Front of House Porter
  • Spa Therapist

Bar Tender

We are looking for an individual with great communication skills to join our Food & Beverage team as Bar Tender. Do you have ambition, charisma and a desire to deliver excellence with a positive can do attitude?

This is a full time position and the successful applicant for this role will ensure that they act with integrity at all times by knowing the hotel and understanding the products we sell to our valued guests, deliver excellence by demonstrating a service attitude that exceeds expectations, have the ambition to continuously improve and be able to show that they care by consistently putting their colleagues and guests first.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Receptionist to join our team at Swinton Park. 

We are looking for someone who can maintain a positive and calm outlook, can communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, carry out instructions, be able to pay close attention to detail and a desire to provide exceptional customer service. Experience within a customer facing role would be preferable but not essential as full training is provided. In return, we will give you a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career within a business that is entirely focused on standards and the guest experience. If you feel you have what we are looking for, we are waiting to hear from you.

Bivouac – Bistro Cook

We are looking for a passionate individual for this fantastic opportunity as a dedicated and committed Bistro Cook, to join the team at our Bivouac Glamping Site & café, with the chance to cook with some of the best fresh local produce.  

We have a full time position available serving a mixture of breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner, home baking and some events catering may also be involved. The job will involve some weekend work. 

It is important that applicants to this position are dedicated and willing to learn new skills and have a desire to develop within our business.

Demi Chef de Partie

This exciting opportunity has arisen here at Swinton Park for a committed and passionate Demi Chef de Partie working in our 3 AA Rosette Awarded Restauarnt. You will be responsible for preparing and presenting the finest quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest experience while assisting with food cost controls. Swinton Park is one of the most recognised names in the hospitality industry, we continue to be innovative, forward-thinking and an industry leader both regionally and nationally. Are you the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member in our kitchen operation?

Food Services Manager

We are recruiting for the position of Food Services Manager, this role will report directly to the Food & Beverage Manager and will be primarily responsible for the smooth running of dinner service within our 3 AA Rosette Samuels Restaurant.
The successful candidate needs to have excellent attention to detail, dedicated customer service skills and the ability to train and motivate a young team to the required standard.
In addition to Duty Management, the Food Services Manager will be responsible for:
•         Overall responsibility for the smooth running of our 3 AA Rosette Samuels Restaurant
•         Training and development of the team
•         Development and maintenance of operating standards
•         Compiling weekly rotas
•         Control of weekly/monthly payroll and costs


Room Attendant (PT)

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join our friendly housekeeping team. The successful candidate must have exceptional standards with meticulous attention to detail and will work as part of a dedicated team ensuring the cleanliness of all areas of the hotel and guest bedrooms.  Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Food & Beverage Assistant (PT)

We are looking for exceptional people to join our Food & Beverage team, even if you have little or no experience, as long as you are ambitious, enthusiastic and have a positive can do attitude, can communicate effectively, carry out instructions and be able to pay close attention to detail to provide excellent customer service then we would love to hear from you. We believe that our people are at the heart of everything we do and we have various positions available within the catering operation including bar & restaurant team members.

Front of House Porter (PT)

Our front of house porters play a crucial role in ensuring that our guests are welcomed and assisted in every way, this role is perfect for someone with a comprehensive local knowledge and who can interact well with all types of people. The primary responsibility is to anticipate the needs of our guests, greet and assist guests to bedrooms and public areas and assist with luggage, directions or other requests. 

This position is on a casual basis with hours to suit the demands of the business with some evening and weekend work.

If you think this position sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you?

Spa Therapist (PT)

We are looking for dedicated and professional individuals to join our established and growing Spa here at Swinton Park, you will be required to perform professional massage therapy, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and waxing (aesthetic services) and remain current with the industry. If you have a positive and professional outlook, we would love to hear from you. Must perform in a safe and professional manner to clients and provide uncompromised attention to guest/member service. Must be level 3 qualified.


For all vacancies listed above, please send a covering letter with your CV to: Andrew Lindsey, Human Resources and Business Planning Manager, Swinton Park, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JH

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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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