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Prested Hall is an award-winning wedding and conference venue which operates as a small, quality country hotel and is set in extensive grounds. Next door is Prested Tennis & Health Club, offering a fully-equipped gym, three types of tennis courts (lawn, real and padel), a 20m swimming pool and its own Elemis Spa.

We currently have the following job vacancies in Essex . . .

Part-time handyman required

We are looking for a hands-on individual to assist with general maintenance and repairs.

The ideal candidate would have experience in a similar position and work alongside our maintenance team carrying out general repairs and refurbishments in the Hall and Health Club.

Jobs will include painting and decorating, labouring, changing light bulbs, collecting materials from suppliers, fixing equipment and working through a maintenance log of jobs that need attention.

The hours of work are 8am – 4pm and weekend work will also be required on a rota.

To register your interest in this position, please email a copy of your CV to info@prested.com

Hotel Receptionist – Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a full-time receptionist to join our front of house team.

The position is customer focused, so the ideal candidate must have fantastic customer service skills, be welcoming and friendly, efficient and organised and be capable of creating a great first impression for guests, going the extra mile where necessary.

The receptionist duties will include dealing with inquiries and bookings via phone, email and third party sites so knowledge of basic programmes including Word, Excel and Outlook is a must.  You will be responsible for making reservations for accommodation, restaurant and events, dealing with cash and card payments and reconciling daily business.

You will answer the phone promptly and be able to transfer calls to relevant departments.  You will also liaise closely with the housekeeping team with regards to the status of rooms and arranging special requests.

This position will require you to work both early and late shifts on a rota.  Weekend shifts are also included.

Due to our location and hours of work, it is essential that you have your own transport.  There is no live-in accommodation available for this position.

We regret that we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

Bar & waiting staff –  Hall  (full time & part time available)

We require bar and waiting staff for the Hall for our weddings, functions and hotel conferences.

You will be expected to deliver an exceptional customer service to all of our guests, ensuring that each of their demands are met to the highest standard. Please note that you must be over 18 as the role may involve the serving of alcohol.

Experience preferred however not essential as training is provided.

Part-time handyman required

We are looking for a hands-on individual to assist with general maintenance and repairs.

The ideal candidate would have experience in a similar position and work alongside our maintenance team carrying out general repairs and refurbishments in the Hall and Health Club.

Jobs will include painting and decorating, labouring, changing light bulbs, collecting materials from suppliers, fixing equipment and working through a maintenance log of jobs that need attention.

The hours of work are 8am – 4pm and weekend work will also be required on a rota.

To register your interest in this position, please email a copy of your CV to info@prested.com

Kitchen Porter – Part Time

We are looking for a hard-working individual to join our kitchen brigade.

As a kitchen porter, your day-to-day duties will include:

  • unloading and checking deliveries, reporting any discrepancies/damaged items to the chef on duty
  • ensuring stock is rotated so that items are used before they expire and old stock is brought to the front to be used first
  • organising and cleaning the storerooms and fridges
  • collecting and washing pots, pans, plates and cutlery
  • getting pots, pans plates and cutlery back into use quickly
  • washing and disinfecting kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls
  • liaise with housekeeping with regards to cleaning products required
  • Being a team player and assisting other team members when necessary
  • Attend COSHH training when arranged
  • making sure kitchen equipment is properly stored
  • removing and recycling waste from the kitchen
  • you will also help with basic food preparation including peeling and chopping vegetables and salad items
  • ensuring that the jobs on the daily and weekly cleaning rotas are completed

Please be aware that this is a very physically demanding job, and does include evenings and weekends.

Successful candidates working a minimum of 16 hours per week, will also receive additional benefits including free full gym, spa and pool membership along with discounts on all Prested services including meals, beverages, Elemis spa products and on many other products.

To register your interest in this position, please email your CV and covering letter.

We regret that we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.

Cleaners (part time)

We require cleaners to join our housekeeping team. You will be expected maintain high standards of cleanliness in all areas of the Hotel and the Health Club, as required.

The ideal applicant will be able to work effectively with team members to accomplish assigned tasks each day, and will work in a safe manner to prevent injury to yourself, other staff members or our valued guests.

We regret that there is no live-in available, and that we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

Prested Health Club & Spa

Full Time Beauty Therapist

Prested Hall Spa, located in Feering, just outside Colchester is looking for an NVQ level 3 qualified, full time beauty therapist to join our friendly, busy, vibrant Spa Team.

A minimum of 2 years experience within the industry is essential.

We require someone with excellent customer service skills who would also be proactive in their role. Elemis trained is desirable, but not essential as full training will be provided.

The position includes weekend and evening work.  Due to our location and hours of work, it is essential that you have your own transport.

Please email your CV to spa@prested.com. We regret that we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

Cook for the Off Court Bistro

Prested Hall Health Club is looking for an experienced cook to work in our ‘Off Court Bistro’.

You will have a passion for working with fresh, seasonal ingredients and a flair for presentation.  You will be responsible for preparing delicious and nutritious salads, wraps, jacket potatoes and omelettes as well as cooking some sweet treats including brownies, cookies and cakes.

You must possess great time management skills and have the initiative to work alone in a sometimes busy environment. You will be responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen and the food preparation and storage areas and be responsible for the ordering of produce.

The normal hours of work are 9am – 4pm and some weekend work is required

If we do not have a position in your field but you would like us to keep your CV on file should a future vacancy arise, please email your CV with a note confirming you are happy for us to retain your details to info@prested.com

Thank you for your interest in working at Prested. We regret that we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.