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New Forest Hotels is a fantastic place to start or develop your career in hospitality. We are always keen to recruit individuals with an ambitious outlook, and you’ll find our current vacancies below.

Weekend Housekeeper

Bartley Lodge Hotel, Nr Lyndhurst

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our housekeeping team, working at Bartley Lodge Hotel in Cadnam.

We pride ourselves on high standards, so you will be someone who shares our passion for delivering a consistently high level of cleanliness. Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all rooms/bathrooms and public areas are cleaned and tidied correctly.
  • Ensuring that staff are working in a tidy and safe manner.
  • Ensuring all laundry is correctly counted and appropriate paperwork is filled in.
  • To carry out spring cleaning programme for all bedrooms.
  • To ensure that all toiletries and cleaning stocks are adequate.
  • To ensure safe environment for staff and guests.
  • Any other tasks within the post holders capabilities as and when requested by the General Manager and his/her staff.

Skills & attributes:

  • Need to be able to work weekends
  • No experience required although previous experience welcome
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Highly motived, proactive and reliable
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation

Salary:

  • Salary up to £8 per hour depending on experience
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Waiter/Waitress – Great Pay

New Forest Hotels

Competitive Pay

Part time or Full Time positions available!

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you thinking of a career in the hospitality industry? Or are you studying and looking for some extra work to earn some money?

If the answer to these questions is yes then we might be looking for you.

An exciting position has arisen for a Food and Beverage Assistant who has great people skills and a passion for offering excellent service to customers. Our group of hotels are based around the New Forest in Lyndhurst, Cadnam, Beaulieu and Burley.

All we ask is that you are smart, enthusiastic and eager to learn.

The salary is competitive with excellent staff benefits. We offer great career prospects for individuals who are looking to embark on a successful career within the industry and have a great reputation for promoting from within.

Due to the locations, it is essential that you can drive or that the hotel is within easy travelling distance from your home.

Free staff parking

Please apply today!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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Trainee/Junior Manager

Forest Lodge Hotel, Lyndhurst

We are searching for an energetic, intuitive and passionate individual to take on the role of Trainee Manager at our one of our hotels within the New Forest.

Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

The ideal candidate should have a hands on approach to hotel management, have excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to work effectively as part of a team and as an individual.

Full-training will be given to the right candidate, with fantastic development opportunities.

Salary:

Up to £18770 per annum depending on experience

Benefits:

  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus

Transport essential due to the location of the hotel.

Job Type: Full-time

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Hotel Receptionist

Forest Lodge Hotel, Lyndhurst

An exciting opportunity has arisen at one of our hotels in the New Forest.

So if you’re an individual who is motivated by delivering exceptional customer service with a flair, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere and memorable experience for guests, then we are looking for you. Please note you need to be over 18 as you will be required to serve alcohol within the hotel.

Skills & attributes:

Good customer service skills is essential and you should be able to demonstrate a high level of organisation andattention to detail.

You must be passionate about delivering outstanding hospitality to our guests whilst demonstrating a thorough knowledge of products and services.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Mains responsibilities:

To undertake front of house duties including meeting, greeting and attending to the needs of guest to ensure a superb customer experience.

To be responsible for guest check-in and check-out, guests billing processes and cash/data handling.

To undertake general administration duties including emails, filing, answering the telephone and assisting with restaurant, treatment and room reservations.

To be responsible for the smooth running of reception.

Salary

  • Salary range: £16,263 to £20,000 depending on experience
  • 45 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)

Benefits

  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus

Transport is essential due to location of hotel.

Job Type: Full-time

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Hotel Night Manager

New Forest Hotels

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and independent candidate to join our front of house team – To act as the hotels point of contact overnight and to maintain a high degree of responsibility at all times.

It is this individuals responsibility to undertake portering duties, security and many other tasks during the night shift to ensure that all of our guests have a seamless and fantastic experience when they stay with us.

Mains responsibilities:

  • To look after hotel security and guest welfare at night – To ensure the fire evacuation procedures are fully understood and you know your duties in the event of fire evacuation.
  • To assist in setting up and servicing event rooms, this includes conference and banqueting.
  • To maximise every sales opportunity for food & beverage and rooms – To have a good knowledge of food and drink service.
  • To ensure the tidiness of public areas, car park and grounds at all times, including cleaning of these areas.
  • To carry out regular floor walks and security checks.
  • Basic reception duties – Guest check-in, check-out, telephone calls, enquiries and room service calls. Occasional room billing for early check-outs.

Skills & attributes:

Strong work ethic & willingness to learn. A friendly and positive attitude. Highly self-motived, proactive and reliable. Excellent customer service skills and standards driven. Due to nature of the role, able to work well independently.

Salary & benefits:

  • Salary: up to £20,000 depending on experience
  • 40 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Benefits
  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus.

Transport essential due to location.

Job Type: Full-time

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Hospitality Supervisor

Bartley Lodge Hotel, Nr Lyndhurst

New Forest Hotels – Hospitality Supervisor

We are searching for an energetic, intuitive and passionate individual to take the role of Hospitality Supervisor/Duty Manager with the key role of delivering exceptional customer service to our guests and ensuring the smooth running of all hotel operations during your shift.

Friendly, presentable and welcoming you’ll be someone who thrives on working in a fast paced environment and prides themselves on exceeding customer expectations.

The role will predominantly involve overseeing restaurant, bar, housekeeping and reception. Conference & banqueting will also be part of the role.

Full-training will be given to the right candidate, with fantastic development opportunities. This would ideally suit someone looking to start their career in the hospitality industry, however previous supervisory experience would be ideal.

Mains responsibilities:

  • To provide a consistently high standard of service in all departments with a genuine interest in the hotel industry.
  • To be responsible for assisting the Deputy General Manager and General Manager with a smooth operation of hotel including front of house and housekeeping.
  • To oversee reception with check-in & check-out, porterage and general guest enquiries.
  • To oversee conference host duties and to assist banqueting teams with set-up and service.
  • This role is extremely varied and you’ll be expected to be involved in all areas of the hotel operations.

Skills & attributes:

  • Strong experience in front office, sales & reservations and a good knowledge of food & beverage operations Strong work ethic & willingness to learn on the job A friendly and positive attitude Highly motivated and reliable Proactive and able to use own initiative.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary up to £20,600 depending on experience
  • 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evening & weekends)
  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus

Job Type: Full-time

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Head Chef

Moorhill House Hotel, Burley

You will directly report to the general manager on a day to day capacity but you have the support of a Group executive chef in all manners food, training, development and standards.

The first process of interview is to meet our general manager

The Role:

  • Report to Our general manager on a day to day basis
  • Support from our Group Executive Chef who wishes to appoint, develop and mentor someone with potential.
  • Responsibility is broad to deliver what is required by the Company, to keep the food offer relevant, to drive sales and margins and maintain high standards and quality.
  • The key is for you to manage and inspire the strong kitchen team

What’s in it For You:

  • Significant career development.
  • Autonomy
  • Supportive and positive working environment – we all work as a Team.
  • Good Salary, plus Bonus, private medical care, perks

What we’re looking for:

  • An enthusiastic, dynamic and qualified Head Chef who is ready to make this change.
  • Someone with a practical approach who will always enjoy getting ‘hands on’ in the kitchen, working alongside the Team
  • Depth and breadth of Food Knowledge
  • Proven track record of running professional kitchens that deliver “spot on” and consistent food from fresh ingredients with changing menus.
  • An ability to take people with you – good interpersonal leadership and communication skills.
  • A passion for training and developing the kitchen teams.
  • Strong Organisational, time management, analytical and numerical ability.
  • Capability to interact with Senior Management and bring thought through plans and proposals to the table.

Role and Responsibilities:

To deliver the food development/vision to the company’s brand standards

  • Menu strategy, development & implementation.
  • Financially delivering (sales growth & GP’s)
  • Suppliers / Ingredients / seasonality / accurate
  • Developing & training our Kitchen team – (Chefs all levels to KP)
  • Innovation & implementation of new dishes & techniques

Implement the fundamentals of kitchen practice and guide the Chefs in the following

  • Kitchen Hygiene / cleaning & training implementation
  • Professional approach at all times
  • Develop seasonal offer with all sites/using fresh ingredients/ provenance where possible.
  • Costing / Recipes / Allergens / Dish spec sheets are up to date & accurate
  • Margin increase / checking weekly reports / recording all weekly figures /
  • resolving poor performance through our development plans
  • Chefs’ presentation and uniforms
  • Have monthly / quarterly chef’s meeting / with points & action to take with group executive chef
  • Implement kitchen briefings and meetings
  • Menu assessment / review / Pre-organise menu meeting
  • Chef assessment / team / development
  • Kitchen audit
  • Encouraging to work together, emphasis on teamwork

Food development / Implementation

  • Menu costing
  • Dish Spec Sheets
  • Recipes
  • Allergens
  • Seasonal dishes / Developing vegan & vegetarian offer
  • Improving existing menu offer – breakfast /children /Sunday roast/brasserie offer
  • Training on new dishes
  • Hands on kitchen developments

Salary & benefits :

  • Salary:up to £32,000 depending on experience
  • 48 hour contract
  • Free meals on duty & uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Benefits
  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus.

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Transport essential due to location.

Job Type: Full-time

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Chef de Partie

Beaulieu Hotel, Beaulieu

An exciting opportunity for a Chef de Partie has arisen at our Beaulieu and Drift Inn site in the heart of the New Forest.

Serving traditional & hearty home cooked food, we’re committed to sourcing & supporting local as members of both the New Forest Marque & Hampshire Fare.

So if you’re someone with a passion and interest for cooking, then we would like to hear from you.

Mains responsibilities:

  • To prepare, cook and deliver dishes from our restaurant to diners, ensuring dishes reflect our food ethos and brand
  • Ensuring all health, safety and food practices are consistently adhered to
  • To play a role in creating/developing new dishes for our seasonal menus

Skills & attributes:

  • To have a good understanding of all basic techniques, the ability to deliver to an excellent standard and willingness to learn
  • To show a desire to develop your skills, as well as to show creativity and passion in your work
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Highly motived, proactive and reliable
  • To be clean and tidy, conforming to all food and hygiene legislation
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure.

Salary:

  • Salary: Up to £20,000 depending on experience, 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings, weekends & split shifts)

Benefits:

  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus

Transport is essential due to location

Job Type: Full-time

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Business Development Manager

New Forest Hotels

We’re currently seeking a professional and talented Business Development Manager to develop our conference department and increase sales.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in sales and will have excellent people management and customer service skills, be financially and commercially astute, have strong IT and administrative skills, be energetic, passionate and ambitious with knowledge of C&B operations and have an exceptional eye for detail.

Main responsibilities:

Research and identify new markets, business opportunities and prospects, evaluate their position in the industry; research and analyse sales options

  • Sell our venues by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities
  • Identify new marketing ideas by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors. Support group marketing activities to agreed budgets and timescales, and integrate personal sales efforts with other organised marketing activities, e.g. mailshots, eshots, product launches, promotions, events, advertising, exhibitions and telemarketing
  • Prepare the conference weekly revenue report
  • Maintain quality of service by establishing and reviewing standards throughout the group and reporting where necessary
  • Maintain professionalism and product knowledge by attending educational workshops/seminars; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies
  • Conduct meetings and show rounds of the hotels with potential clients or visit them at their place of business. (Business insurance, own transport and a clean license is essential)
  • Provide customers with comprehensive quotations, negotiate the terms externally and close sales
  • Communicate and liaise internally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships
  • Represent New Forest Hotels at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations some of which will include evenings and weekends
  • To assist the Corporate Sales Coordinator in converting provisional bookings and account manage existing clients to develop and grow the group conference revenue
  • Develop a good understanding of our reservations and CRM systems, and update relevant information held in these systems
  • In the absence of the Conference Administrator, to liaise with both clients and staff with regards to final details/requirements for conferences
  • Flexibility to work outside normal office hours as and when needed

Qualifications & experience:

  • Degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management or event management
  • Previous experience at management level in a leading conference department or branded hotel background
  • Evidence of continued personal development in training and qualifications

Salary & benefits

On target earnings including commission £35K per annum

  • 35 hours per week
  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus

Job Type: Full-time

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