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Below is a full listing of all job vacancies at Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants.

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Email: hr@devonshirehotels.co.uk

HR Team
Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants
Bolton Abbey
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 6AJ

Please note we do not accept applications from agencies. When applying for one of our vacancies, please provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK

Current Vacancy Listing


Job Title Trainee Chef (Apprentice)
Property Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants Group
Salary Year 1 – £10,000 (inc. staff accommodation)
Date Posted 2014-07-09
Job Information

Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants are looking for the celebrity chefs of the future – NOW!

Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants is dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience – every time. As such, we need staff who share this passion for standards of excellence.

We are an expanding Business and have some great opportunities for people who are at the very beginning of their cooking career and that are looking for first class training.

We have devised a unique Training Experience for enthusiastic and customer focused individuals.

You will work in all of our kitchens to learn a variety of cooking styles and techniques, from pub grub to Michelin style and from bakery to breakfast. You will not only learn about cooking, but also kitchen financial management and food hygiene. You will have the opportunity to spend time with butchers, fish mongers and other likeminded hotels, such as Northcote.

The programme is three years long and you will spend one day per week at college undertaking a Professional Cookery Apprenticeship. This will begin as intermediate and will progress to advanced.

No previous experience is necessary. All we ask is that you are enthusiastic and have a passion for food.

Think you have what it takes?

For more information contact Stacy Kenealy, Human Resources Manager on 01756 718137 or email stacy.kenealy@devonshirehotels.co.uk

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Job Title Trainee Supervisor
Property Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants Group
Salary Year 1 – £13,520 (inc. staff accommodation)
Date Posted 2014-07-09
Job Information

Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants are looking to recruit and train “The Hospitality Managers of the Future”

Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants is dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience – every time. As such, we need staff who share this passion for standards of excellence.

We are an expanding Business and have some great opportunities for people who are keen to develop in hospitality management.
We have devised a unique Training Experience for enthusiastic and customer focused individuals.

You will work in all areas of our Businesses (excluding kitchen) to learn a variety of skills and techniques that will equip you for a successful career in hospitality management. From pubs to fine dining and from cafes to functions. You will not only learn Front of House, but also Back of House areas such as Accounts and Housekeeping. You will also have the opportunity to spend time at likeminded hotels such as Northcote.

The programme is three years long and is underpinned by NVQ Training. An outline of the programme is as follows:

Formal Training

NVQ Level 2 in Hospitality Services
NVQ Level 2 in Team Leading
NVQ Level 3 in Hospitality Supervision & Leadership
WSET Advanced
CIEH Level 3 in Food Safety
First Aid at Work
Personal Licence
Practical Fire Training
Customer Engagement Training
Handling Difficult Situations & People Training
Assertiveness Training
Performance Management Training
Risk Assessment Training
Interviewing Skills & Avoiding Discrimination Training
Appraisal Training

Candidates must have at least 1 years’ experience in a hospitality environment and must be confident, customer focused individuals.

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Job Title Casual Restaurant Serving Staff
Property The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Salary £5.66- £6.50 per hour, plus benefits
Job Information

The award winning Devonshire Arms at Beeley is an historic inn lying in the heart of a typical Derbyshire village. It offers charm and character with a warm and comfortable interior full of oak beams and stone crannies and fourteen stylish cottage bedrooms.

Multi skilled and working across all areas of Food and Beverage services, Restaurant Serving Staff are able to work on their own initiative and as part of a busy team. Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, order taking, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery. Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile. Working hours to suit you and the business, you will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Title Casual Room Attendant
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary £5.66-£6.31 per hour, plus benefits
Date Posted 1-09-12
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant.

As a Casual Room Attendant you have a huge impact on the quality of a guests’ experience. The presentation and standards of cleanliness in a guests’ bedroom and bathroom are central to their enjoyment. To be successful in this department, you must have a very good eye for detail as the smallest things often make the biggest difference. Duties include cleaning, but also calculating daily linen usage, reporting any maintenance problems, handling lost property, ironing for guests, ensuring trolleys are stocked and most importantly that rooms are ready for guests arrival. You will work a variety of shifts to suit you and the business.

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Job Title Part Time Room Attendant
Property The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Salary Up to £8203.00 per annum, plus benefits
Location Beeley, Nr Matlock
Job Information

The award winning Devonshire Arms at Beeley is an historic inn lying in the heart of a typical Derbyshire village. It offers charm and character with a warm and comfortable interior full of oak beams and stone crannies and fourteen stylish cottage bedrooms.

As a Room Attendant you have a huge impact on the quality of a guests’ experience. The presentation and standards of cleanliness in a guests’ bedroom and bathroom are central to their enjoyment. To be successful in this department, you must have a very good eye for detail as the smallest things often make the biggest difference.

Duties not only include cleaning, but also calculating your daily linen usage, reporting any maintenance problems, handling lost property, and most importantly that rooms are ready for guests arrival.

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Job Title Restaurant Manager
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary Up to £30,000 plus benefits
Job Information

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To deliver effective management of the Burlington Restaurant, providing an exceptional standard of product and service delivery, a high degree of client care and financial management.

MAIN DUTIES:

• To assume overall responsibility of Burlington Restaurant.
• To coach and support all restaurant staff in all areas, to ensure maximum departmental performance. Identify training needs and action.
• To ensure all guest expectations are exceeded.
• To closely manage recruitment and plan labour resource in line with budget and business needs encompassing rotas, forecasting and timesheet control.
• To ensure that the service of food and beverages are consistent to Michelin/ 4 rosette standard.
• To ensure the Restaurant and the lounges are presented to an exceptional standard.
• To ensure all equipment, crockery, cutlery and glassware is cleaned regularly and to the highest standards at all times as required by the Hotel.
• To liaise closely with the entire restaurant staff to ensure efficient service and maintain high levels of communication with colleagues and other staff.
• To be knowledgeable and describe menu items to guests and recommend wine as appropriate.
• To review client feedback and resolve any issues to a satisfactory conclusion in conjunction with the General Manager.
• Hold monthly crockery/glassware stocktakes.
• Attend meetings as required.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required within reason for the better fulfilment of the role and the needs of the business.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To complete all Health & Safety and Job Skills training as required.
• To work in accordance with company Health & Safety guidelines especially in relation to Hazard and Accident
• To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and relevant EC directives.
• To provide a healthy and comfortable working environment, smoking is prohibited throughout the Hotel.
• To undertake any training/coaching required by the Company to enable you to perform your duties effectively.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

• Must have minimum of 2 years Fine Dining experience preferably in an establishment holding similar accolades.
• To have a proven track record of financial awareness.
• To have a progressive track record in supervisory and managerial positions.
• To be a confident communicator with both internal and external customers.
• To actively relish the opportunity to interact with guests.
• To have a basic understanding of the various hotel and restaurant markets.
• To understand the importance of standards as a means to profitability.
• Ability to use IT systems, EPOS, word, excel, email etc.
• To have a working knowledge of all support functions, HR, Sales & Marketing, Accounts.

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Job Title Maintenance Supervisor
Property The Cavendish Pavilion, The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel, The Devonshire Fell, The Devonshire Health Barn
Salary Up to £20,000 plus benefits
Job Information

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To oversee and organise the maintenance department. Prioritising tasks and working closely with the managers of each individual Business.

MAIN DUTIES:

• To ensure the interior and exterior of the properties meets customer expectations.
• To carry out any required maintenance as and when required in a timely manner, such as laying carpet, painting and decorating, joinery, plumbing and masonry.
• To attend to customers maintenance needs as and when required.
• To liaise with contractors and suppliers as and when necessary.
• To ensure all areas adhere to the hotel’s high hygiene standards.
• To recognise areas of concern and act upon these quickly.
• To ensure all team members have undertaken Health & safety and job skills training as required.
• To ensure the health and wellbeing of others during times of maintenance activities.
• To oversee all maintenance tasks and prioritise accordingly.
• To delegate tasks to team members.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required within reason for the better fulfilment of the role and the needs of the business.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To complete all Health & Safety and Job Skills training as required.
• To work in accordance with company Health & Safety guidelines especially in relation to Hazard and Accident
• To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and relevant EC directives.
• To provide a healthy and comfortable working environment, smoking is prohibited throughout the Hotel.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

• It is essential that you have some experience in a similar role and an NVQ skill qualification is desirable.
• You should be computer literate.
• A plumbing or electrical qualification would be desirable.
• You should be a team player but able to work on your own initiative.
• You will be required to climb ladders and work at high levels.
• You will be a car driver and have your own transport.
• You will be fully flexible and be available to be on call 1 week in 3 as requested.

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Job Title Casual Beauty Therapist
Property The Devonshire Health Barn
Salary up to £7.00 per hour plus other benefits
Location Bolton Abbey, Skipton
Job Information

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Under the guidance of the Spa Manager and Spa Supervisor, operate as part of the Health Barn team in delivering exceptional standards of customer service and treatments at all times. You are responsible for ensuring procedures are followed in accordance with Company Policy. Accurate product knowledge is essential to enable you to soft sell to clients.

MAIN DUTIES:

• To be fully competent and deliver a wide range of spa beauty and wellbeing treatments.
• To ensure the Spa and treatment rooms are kept clean, well-stocked, hygienic and meet legal health & safety requirements. Time should be spent at the end of each treatment, preparing for the next one.
• To ensure all members, spa day guests and hotel residents are greeted on arrival in order to ensure they feel comfortable, relaxed and have all expectations met and where possible exceeded.
• To be aware of all current promotional offers.
• To promote and sell the Spa retail products in accordance with targets set by the manager.
• To assist with social events when required.
• To ensure that accuracy is taken when dealing with appointment bookings and membership enquiries.
• To ensure all enquiries regarding treatments and memberships are dealt with promptly and accurately.
• To assist with the running and maintenance of the Spa and its facilities, including customer care and day to day duties.
• To undertake Spa reception duties when necessary.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required within reason for the better fulfilment of the role and the needs of the business.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

• Must be trained to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent (including massage). Level 3 or equivalent is preferable.
• Previous training or experience of working with Espa and Jessica products would be advantageous.
• Previous experience in a similar role is essential, 12 months minimum, preferred.
• Must be enthusiastic and a team player.
• Must be able to work flexibly. For example, work 10 hours one day and 6 another to allow the Business to maximise profit at peak times. The ability to work evenings and weekends is essential.
• Must be of smart appearance and have high standards of personal hygiene at all times.
• Excellent communication skills are essential. Both face to face and over the telephone.
• Must be customer service focused at all times.

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Job Title Beauty Therapist
Property The Devonshire Health Barn
Salary Up to £14560.00 per annum plus benefits
Location Bolton Abbey, Skipton
Job Information

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Under the guidance of the Spa Manager and Spa Supervisor, operate as part of the Health Barn team in delivering exceptional standards of customer service and treatments at all times. You are responsible for ensuring procedures are followed in accordance with Company Policy. Accurate product knowledge is essential to enable you to soft sell to clients.

MAIN DUTIES:

• To be fully competent and deliver a wide range of spa beauty and wellbeing treatments.
• To ensure the Spa and treatment rooms are kept clean, well-stocked, hygienic and meet legal health & safety requirements. Time should be spent at the end of each treatment, preparing for the next one.
• To ensure all members, spa day guests and hotel residents are greeted on arrival in order to ensure they feel comfortable, relaxed and have all expectations met and where possible exceeded.
• To be aware of all current promotional offers.
• To promote and sell the Spa retail products in accordance with targets set by the manager.
• To assist with social events when required.
• To ensure that accuracy is taken when dealing with appointment bookings and membership enquiries.
• To ensure all enquires regarding treatments and memberships are dealt with promptly and accurately.
• To assist with the running and maintenance of the Spa and its facilities, including customer care and day to day duties.
• To undertake Spa reception duties when necessary.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required within reason for the better fulfilment of the role and the needs of the business.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

• Must be trained to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent (including massage). Level 3 or equivalent is preferable.
• Previous training or experience of working with Espa and Jessica products would be advantageous.
• Previous experience in a similar role is essential, 12 months minimum, preferred.
• Must be enthusiastic and a team player.
• Must be able to work flexibly. For example, work 10 hours one day and 6 another to allow the Business to maximise profit at peak times. The ability to work evenings and weekends is essential.
• Must be of smart appearance and have high standards of personal hygiene at all times.
• Excellent communication skills are essential. Both face to face and over the telephone.
• Must be customer service focused at all times.

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Job Title Head Housekeeper – The Private House Chatsworth
Location Chatsworth – Derbyshire
Job Information

Head Housekeeper
The Duke & Duchess of Devonshire’s Private Household

A first rate experienced housekeeper is required to manage the private apartments at Chatsworth.

This is an extremely varied and interesting role and applicants must be calm, efficient organisers, extremely experienced in all aspects of housekeeping. Complete confidentiality and attention to detail is a prerequisite, as is a sense of humour.

The Head Housekeeper will report to the Private Household Manager, taking responsibility for all domestic arrangements within the private household including: managing the domestic teams, arranging cleaning and duty rotas and attending to laundry and repairs.

The Head housekeeper must be an experienced manager of people and rotas, competent in handling antiques and precious objects and understand the correct methods of caring for couture clothing.

This is a very busy household, doing a great deal of entertaining on both a formal and informal basis and therefore there is a need to be adaptable, reacting as appropriate to the situation.

The role is 5 days per week, including split shifts and weekends. Flexibility in hours of work will be required. An excellent package is available, including independent accommodation.

Please apply by sending an up to date CV showing current salary to: Julie Davison, Head of Group HR, Chatsworth, Estate Office, Edensor, Bakewell. DE45 1PJ or via e mail to hr@chatsworth.org Telephone 01246 565339. Closing date: 31st August 2014. Interviews will be held in Derbyshire. A DBS check will be required.

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Job Title Part Time Room Attendant
Property The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley
Salary up to £6562.40 per annum plus benefits
Job Information

As a Room Attendant you have a huge impact on the quality of a guests’ experience. The presentation and standards of cleanliness in a guests’ bedroom and bathroom are central to their enjoyment. To be successful in this department, you must have a very good eye for detail as the smallest things often make the biggest difference.

Duties not only include cleaning, but also calculating your daily linen usage, reporting any maintenance problems, handling lost property, and most importantly that rooms are ready for guests arrival.

Please note there is no closing date for this vacancy.

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Job Title Front of House Supervisor
Property The Devonshire Fell
Salary Up to £16,000 Per annum plus benefits
Location Burnsall, Skipton
Job Information

Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants are owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and are committed to providing quality products and services to employees and guests alike.

We recognise the importance of finding the right person for each job – people with passion for the industry and who have the desire to progress while focusing on creating a very unique experience for our guests.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To assist in overseeing the day to day running of the Devonshire Fell with an emphasis on customer contact and financial control.

MAIN DUTIES:

• To assist the General Manager in maintaining the hotels standards and develop as the business drives forwards
• To ensure that all guests expectations are met and exceeded where possible
• To motivate and encourage team members to deliver excellent customer service, deal with special request, offer information on all Devonshire products and services
• Maintenance of area, liaising with relevant team on issues, checking of equipment and resource
• Ensure team is well trained, knowledgeable
• Contribute to sales and profitability, looking at efficiency, cost, performance, also minimise and account for wastage
• To ensure all payment handling is one in line with company procedure
• To work in accordance with company Health & Safety guidelines
• To oversee the Housekeeping function, continually maintaining standards and improving where possible.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required within reason for the better fulfilment of the role and the needs of the business.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• To complete all Health & Safety and Job Skills training as required.
• To work in accordance with company Health & Safety guidelines especially in relation to Hazard and Accident
• To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and relevant EC directives.
• To provide a healthy and comfortable working environment, smoking is prohibited throughout the Hotel.

PERSON SPECIFICATION AND ABILITIES

1. Previous customer service experience is essential
2. Ability to prioritise and organise workload.
3. Able to work varied shifts.
4. Highly enthusiastic and motivated approach to work.
5. Outgoing and approachable.
6. Excellent communication skills with the ability communicate at all levels.
7. Smart appearance with excellent personal hygiene standards.
8. Knowledge of industry standards and knowledge of the local area are all desirable but not essential
9. To have worked in a similar establishment

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Job Title Chef de Rang
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary Up to £14,500 per annum, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant.

Having previous experience in a fine dining restaurant, you will have developed good basic service skills, be a confident communicator and have sound knowledge of food. Your awareness of wine will develop and your guest interaction skills will become more refined as you run a section of the restaurant with the assistance of a Commis De Rang. Responsible for allocating tasks to the Commis De Rang and ensuring their ongoing training and motivation, you are also key to the communication between the restaurant and kitchen teams.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Title Casual Restaurant Serving Staff
Property The Devonshire Fell
Salary £5.66-£6.50 per hour, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Fell Hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Burnsall, perched on a hillside overlooking the river and with fantastic views across the Yorkshire Dales. A boutique Hotel, it offers a combination of delicious local food, great wine and supremely comfortable bedrooms.
Multi skilled and working across all areas of Food and Beverage services, Restaurant Serving Staff Attendants are able to work on their own initiative and as part of a busy team. Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, order taking, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery. Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile. Working shifts to suit you and the business, you will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Title Casual Restaurant Serving Staff
Property The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley
Salary £5.66- £6.50 per hour, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley is an historic inn lying in the heart of the Chatsworth estate. It offers charm and character with a warm and comfortable interior full of oak beams and offers real food and real ale.
Multi skilled and working across all areas of Food and Beverage services, Restaurant Serving Staff are able to work on their own initiative and as part of a busy team. Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, order taking, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery. Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile. Working hours to suit you and the business, you will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Title Conference & Banqueting Assistant
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary £11772.80 – £13520.00 per annum, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant.

As Conference & Banqueting Assistant, you will help to ensure that every function meets the highest standards set by the hotel and its clients. You are able to work on your own initiative and as part of a busy team. Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery. Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile. Working shifts to suit you and the business, you will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.

Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Title Wedding & Events Co- Ordinator
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary Up to £17,595 per annum, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant
The purpose of the role is to organise and oversee all weddings and events at The Devonshire Arms Hotel, providing high quality customer care at all times. The successful applicant will be friendly and approachable, highly motivated and able to work upon their own initiative. You will respond to enquires from customers, to ensure that all requirements are met in a timely manner.
Highly organised, prioritising your own tasks will be essential, as is experience in a similar role. Excellent communication skills are essential with GCSE grade C English or equivalent as a minimum.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Title Casual Bar & Lounge Serving Staff
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary £5.66 – £6.50 per hour, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant.

Working from the cocktail lounge, you will prepare and serve drinks to diners of the Burlington Restaurant. With a friendly greeting you will deliver the highest standards of customer service while keeping the bar area, glass ware and public lounges clean and tidy. You will provide a variety of bar drinks, afternoon tea and ancillaries to all guests and residents, occasionally assisting the night porter with room service drinks orders. Due to the nature of this role, candidates must be over the age of 18.

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Job Title Commis Chef
Property The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Salary £13520.00 per annum, plus benefits
Job Information

The award winning Devonshire Arms at Beeley is an historic inn lying in the heart of the Chatsworth estate.  It offers charm and character with a warm and comfortable interior full of oak beams and stone crannies and eight stylish cottage bedrooms.

If you have a keen interest in food, an eye for detail and a commitment to cleanliness, this role is the first step into a fascinating and rewarding career. You will have the opportunity to move around the kitchen working on various sections such as veg, pastry, fish and sauce to develop the basic skills. Responsibilities vary but you will do a lot of preparation work and basic cooking, under the supervision and guidance of more experienced chefs.

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Job Title Casual Brasserie Restaurant Serving staff
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary £5.66- £6.50 per hour, plus benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant.

Multi skilled and working in the Brasserie, Restaurant Serving Staff are able to work on their own initiative and as part of a busy team. Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, order taking, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery. Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile. Working shifts to suit you and the business, you will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
This measure has been taken in the interests of efficiency and cost effectiveness and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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Job Title Brasserie Supervisor
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary £16500 per Annum plus Benefits
Job Information

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa is a 4 red star rated property situated amidst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. Part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants it has 40 bedrooms, leisure facilities and a Michelin starred Restaurant.

Our vibrant and informal Devonshire Brasserie & Bar consists of a 40 cover restaurant and a separate 40 cover bar area, offering lunch and dinner 7 days a week.  As Supervisor, you will ensure the highest standards of food and service are delivered at all times and provide supervision and support to staff.  It is essential that you have previously has supervisory experience and also have restaurant and bar experience working with a large number of covers.  A strong communicator, you will be able to build and develop teamwork and be able to build rapport with customers. You will be educated to GCSE or equivalent standard with excellent English language skills both oral and written.

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Job Title Receptionist
Property The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel
Salary £13520 per annum plus benefits
Location Bolton Abbey, North Yourkshire
Job Information

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To be responsible for ensuring all guests are greeted, and telephone calls handled, according to hotel standards and making certain that guest expectations are exceeded through consistently high service standards.

MAIN DUTIES:

• To operate the switchboard.
• To ensure all guests are greeted on arrival in the car park in the absence of the guest relations team.
• To check-in and check-out each guest effectively and ensure any feedback is communicated to the Reception Manager.
• To ensure the reception and corridor areas are presented to a high standard of cleanliness at all times, by working with the Housekeeping and Guest Relations departments.
• To assist with all guest enquiries
• To co-ordinate with the Reception Manager the daily administration work; with particular reference to special guest requests.
• To prepare statistical information for other departments as instructed by the Reception Manager.
• To ensure that postings/bills are made on the correct day and every transaction is posted/charged before check-out.
• To ensure that floats are counted regularly and discrepancies reported immediately.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required within reason for the better fulfilment of the role and the needs of the business.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• To complete all Health & Safety and Job Skills training as required.
• To work in accordance with company Health & Safety guidelines especially in relation to Hazard and Accident
• To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and relevant EC directives.
• To provide a healthy and comfortable working environment, smoking is prohibited throughout the Hotel.

PERSON SPECIFICATION AND ABILITIES

1. Previous customer service experience within hospitality is preferred.
2. Previous reception experience is preferred
3. Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
4. Competent IT user (Word, Excel, Internet).
5. Ability to prioritise and organise workload.
6. Able to work varied shifts.
7. Highly enthusiastic and motivated approach to work.
8. Outgoing and approachable.
9. Excellent communication and telephone skills with the ability to prepare written documents.
10. Smart appearance with excellent personal hygiene standards.
11. Experience of reservation systems, knowledge of industry standards and knowledge of the local area are all desirable but not essential.

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Job Title Restaurant Serving Staff
Property The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Salary £11,772.80-£13,520.00 per anum, plus benefits
Job Information

The award winning Devonshire Arms at Beeley is an historic inn lying in the heart of a typical Derbyshire village.  It offers charm and character with a warm and comfortable interior full of oak beams and stone crannies and eight stylish cottage bedrooms.

Multi skilled, Restaurant Serving Staff are able to work on their own initiative and as part of a busy team.  Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, order taking, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery.  Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile.  Working a combination of shifts over 5 days a week, you will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

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Job Title Casual Serving Staff
Property The Cavendish Pavilion
Salary £5.66- £6.50 per hour, plus benefits
Job Information

The Cavendish Pavilion is the perfect riverside venue for refreshments and a bite to eat, and in the evening, in its magical setting, it is transformed into a fantastic party venue. As part of Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants this historic building is sited on the banks of the River Wharfe on the beautiful Bolton Abbey Estate.

Multi skilled and working in the Cavendish Pavilion, Serving Staff are able to work on their own initiative and as part of a busy team. Interacting with guests is the most important part of your role which involves setting and clearing tables, service preparation, hosting, order taking, food & drink service and general cleaning duties which includes polishing cutlery & crockery. Most of all, you are well presented and extremely focused on delivering a quality service and product with a smile. You will have an outgoing character, positive attitude and friendly manner.

Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted again unless you are short listed for the post and invited for a work trial/interview.
Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the date of your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion

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Job Title Chef de Partie
Property The Devonshire Fell
Salary Up to £16,000 per annum plus benefits.
Date Posted 2011-05-30
Closing Date Please note there is no closing date for this vacancy.
Location Burnsall, North Yorkshire.
Job Information

The Devonshire Fell Hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Burnsall, perched on a hillside overlooking the river and with fantastic views across the Yorkshire Dales. A boutique Hotel, it offers a combination of delicious local food, great wine and supremely comfortable bedrooms.

As Chef De Partie you will have mastered the basic skills, and have fundamental knowledge of food. You will have a hands-on role, with responsibility for preparing, cooking and presenting a range of dishes. You will be encouraged to contribute ideas and assist in the development of new dishes and menu items. Careful attention must be paid to hygiene, health and safety and to portion and waste control.

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