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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 . . .

 

Night Porter (full time)

We are looking for a responsible and trustworthy individual to join the team at Prested Hall as night porter.

This position is full-time, the shifts are 11pm-7am, Tuesday to Saturday inclusive.

The successful applicant will have sole responsibility for the safety and security of guests and the premises throughout the evening.  During your shift you will be required to clean down and reset our conference and banqueting rooms, re-stock the bar and serve guests refreshments.  You will also be required to answer telephone inquiries and check guests in and out.

We may be able to offer live-in accommodation.  Due to our location and hours of work, your own transport is essential.

Please email a copy of your covering letter and c.v. to show your interest in this position.

We regret that we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

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 – Health Club and Hall  (full time & part time available)

We require bar and waiting staff for the Bistro in the Health Club and at 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.

 

Gym Instructor (part time)

Prested Hall Health Club has a position available for a part-time gym instructor to join their team. Applicants should be qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent within the sports industry and hold a valid first aid at work qualification.

You will need to be flexible in regards to shifts and will include evenings and weekends. Good customer service and being a good team player is essential. Due to the location of the Health Club own transport is essential.

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.

General Builder/Carpenter (full time & part time available)

We are currently recruiting for an experienced general builder and carpenter to join our in-house maintenance team.

The ideal applicant will have previous experience dealing with a wide variety of building and general maintenance issues and help to maintain the various buildings and services onsite.

You will enjoy working as part of a team, but also be able to work independently, use your own initiative and have high standards of workmanship.

Having your own tools and transport is beneficial.  Some weekend work will be require

Plumber

We are currently recruiting for an experienced plumber to join our in-house maintenance team.

The ideal applicant will have previous experience dealing with a wide variety of issues and will help to maintain the various buildings onsite.  You will enjoy working as part of a team, but also be able to work independently, use your own initiative and have high standards of workmanship.

Having your own tools and transport is beneficial.  Some weekend work may be required.

Front of House Supervisor – Hall (full time)

We are currently looking for an individual to join our busy and hardworking team in the hotel.

The ideal candidate will have experience within the food, beverage, hospitality industry and be looking to progress to a supervisory role.  You must be a ‘people person’; welcoming, cheerful and  prepared to go the extra mile to ensure that guests receive a service that exceeds their expectations.

You will take pride in your work and lead by example.   The ideal candidate will be able to work with, and lead, an experienced team of staff, and have a very ‘hands on’ approach to their work.

We are  focused on offering a friendly, relaxed, professional and discrete service, and are proud to receive glowing reviews from our guests. You would be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction, as well as maintaining our expected levels of service.

Duties will include stocktaking, ordering  supplies, training new employees, cash and credit card handling, taking reservations, dealing with enquiries, ensuring the safety and security of staff and guests and other related tasks such as setting up, serving and clearing down functions.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible with regards to shifts and have their own transport, due to location and shift patterns.

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

Weekend Beauty Therapist (part time)

Prested Hall Spa is looking for an experienced beauty therapist to join the Spa team at the weekends.

Our Spa is a busy, vibrant establishment located on the outskirts of Feering.

The Spa uses Elemis products so experience with these products would be advantageous. NVQ Level 3 essential, and you must have your own transport due to the location.

For further information about these roles and to show your interest, please email a copy of your covering letter and CV to info@prested.com

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.