Hospitality Careers in Suffolk

We currently employ a dynamic and varied staff team of 350 and are always keen to hear from enthusiastic professionals to join our team.

We may have an opportunity for you. Please email your CV to

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HR Manager
T A Hotel Collection
Lakeside Avenue
IP16 4NH
  • Food and Beverage Assistants
    We are currently recruiting restaurant staff for our range of luxury hotels on the Suffolk coast. Part time and full time hours available.

    The Brudenell Hotel is a stones throw from the beach in Aldeburgh with a 2 rosette seafood restaurant.

    The White Lion Hotel is also on the beach in Aldeburgh and has a brasserie style restaurant.

    If you an experienced waiter/waitress or bar person we would like to hear from you.

    We are also looking for people to join us at supervisor level, so if you have experience in Food & Beverage supervision please apply.

    TA Hotel Collection is now one of the regions leading hotel and leisure business and as such we can off competitive rates of pay and fantastic benefits, including; up to 50% off our hotels and restaurants, Health benefit scheme, pension scheme, careers development, live in accommodation and meals on duty
    Tiffany Palmer

    Start date ASAP.
    Benefits include 28 days holiday and upto 50% of dining and accommodation.
  • Spa Therapists - Weavers House Spa, Lavenham
    We are seeking full time and part time Spa Therapists to join the team at Weavers’ House Spa, at the award winning Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa, a 15th century 4 Red star hotel set in beautiful medieval countryside village in Suffolk.

    The Spa Therapists are responsible for ensuring that we offer a warm and professional welcome to our guests and that we deliver a high level of service, ensuring core standards are met. They will offer a range of professional therapies and treatments to our guests and promote products to achieve revenue targets. The successful candidate will need to be a confident and effective communicator who can demonstrate their ability to converse with guests and colleagues at all levels.

    You will ideally have experience working within a hotel spa environment and be fully qualified to level 3 (or equivalent).


    • Level 3 in Beauty Therapy (or equivalent)

    • Desirably have experience working within a Spa

    • 1 year experience in beauty therapy

    • High level of personal presentation

    • Effective communicator

    • Excellent attention to detail

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required experience:
    •beauty therapy: 1 year
    tiffany Palmer
  • Kitchen Porter - The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to be based at The White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh . To work as a member of the kitchen team, ensuring that all service areas are kept clean and clear of rubbish at all times.

    Key Tasks:

    •Ensure that all cleaning schedules are correctly followed at all times.
    •Know which cleaning materials should be used for each area.
    •Ensure that the wash-up areas are kept clear at all times
    •Ensure that all washing up has been done by the time the shift ends.
    •Ensure that supplies of crockery, cutlery etc do not run out.
    •Store cleaned crockery, cutlery etc correctly.
    •Empty bins
    •Disinfect bins and the bin yard after every refuse collection.
    •Ensure that service entrances are kept tidy and rubbish-free
    •Help to receive deliveries
    •Help to store food and supplies.
    •Ensure that equipment is used safely and in accordance with health and safety procedures.
    •Know and understand fire, health, safety and food hygiene requirements and procedures.
    •Report anything that is faulty, damaged or which could cause a hazard either to colleagues or customers

    This is on a rota basis and hours can be mutually agreed to suit. We pay the National Minimum Wage, and for over 21's we pay £7.50 per hour.
  • Commis Chef - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
    If you would like to start your career within a Hotel Kitchen environment we would love to hear from you. We are offering a training role as a Commis Chef, the job holder will work in all areas of the kitchen under supervision and will learn a range of skills and tasks.

    Main Responsibilities:

    •Work in any area of the kitchen as requested.
    •Carry out food preparation in any area – as requested.
    •Ensure that all work areas are kept clean, tidy and rubbish free at all times.
    •Use equipment as shown, safely and in accordance with health and safety procedures.
    •Know and understand fire, health, safety and food hygiene requirements and procedures.
    •Report anything that is faulty, damaged or which could cause a hazard either to colleagues or customers.

    Key Performance Measures:

    •Attendance and time-keeping.
    •Consistent achievement of food preparation standards.
    •Guest comments/feedback.
    •Relationships with other members of staff.
    •Special Requirements:

    •Be willing to undertake training and/or to work towards a formal qualification.
    •Attain a basic food hygiene certificate.
    •Be able to work flexibly – working shifts, occasional weekends and bank holidays.
    •Be willing to cover in other hotels within the group.

    * This role is a minimum of 40 hours per week, and hours of work are on a rota basis and will include some evenings and weekends.
  • Reservationist - The Swan at Lavenham
    We are currently recruiting a Reservationist for our luxury Hotel in Lavenham.

    Our Reservationist role requires high quality levels of administration, communication and customer service. Reporting to the Revenue Manager you will be proactively selling and promoting the business, ensuring high standards are maintained and expectations are always met.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Handling all telephone calls in a professional manner

    • Making bedroom reservations, amendments and cancellations

    • Complete daily arrival check

    • Ensure confirmation is received for all bookings

    • Conduct all telephone calls in friendly, efficient manner, adhering to all Brand standards

    • Maximise revenue through up-selling and cross-selling

    • Complete daily and monthly reports

    What can we offer you?

    •Competitive salary
    •Training and development opportunities
    •Free meals whilst on duty
    •Company pension scheme
    •28 days paid holiday per year.
    •Full time employment
  • Spa Receptionist - Weavers House Spa, The Swan at Lavenham
    Weavers’ House Spa based at The Swan at Lavenham are looking for a positive and motivated Receptionist. If you are passionate about making people feel amazing, with outstanding client care and supersonic organisation skills this job is for you!

    If you are you able to multi task whilst remaining calm, work towards targets and promote our fabulous spa products and services, this role could be yours.

    This is a part time role working around 16 to 24 hours per week, on a rota which will include weekends.

    Previous Spa experience is preferred but not essential- but being passionate about pampering is absolutely essential!

    please use this link for further info on the Spa.

    The Swan at Lavenham is part of the TA Hotel Collection of hotels and is one of the leading independent hotel groups in East Anglia. Benefits include upto 50% off accommodation, dining and use of the Spa, free golf, pension, and health care scheme.
  • F&B Assistants - The Crown at Woodbridge
    We are looking for a bubbly, friendly F&B Assistant to join our small team at The Crown in Woodbridge, working varying hours which will include some evenings and weekends although these will be on a rota which is provided two weeks in advance. You will need to be over 18 as there will be some bar work.

    The number of hours a week can be by mutual agreement, and we offer a competitive hourly rate depending on experience.

    Overall Job Purpose :

    To provide courteous, efficient and knowledgeable service at all times. To ensure that presentation and cleaning standards are achieved and maintained.

    •Be able to tell customers about the content of each menu choice.
    •Know which drinks are available.
    •Know how to serve drinks correctly ie: the right glass, presentation, mixers.
    •Take orders accurately.
    •Offer customers accompaniments.
    •Keep the restaurant and bar areas clean and tidy at all times.
    •Clean and polish crockery, glassware and silverware.
    •Ensure that restaurant tables are laid out correctly.
    •Carry out room, terrace and lounge service as required.
    •Stock rotation
    •Adhere to all health and safety and fire prevention procedures.

    We would love to hear from you if you are interested in our role