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 careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk

Alternatively you may wish to post your CV to:

HR Manager
T A Hotel Collection
Lakeside Avenue
Thorpeness
Aldeburgh
Suffolk
IP16 4NH
  • Food and Beverage Assistants
    We are looking for F&B Assistants to join us at The Brudenell Hotel and The White Lion Hotel both in Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

    Overall Job Purpose:

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

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that all customers and guests are acknowledged on arrival in a friendly and polite manner.
    • Keep product knowledge up-to-date, know the daily specials, seasonal and local dishes.
    • Know who is waiting to be served and ensure that people are served in turn and that they are not kept waiting.
    • 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

    If you feel you have the skills for this role we would love to hear from you.
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@TAHotelcollection.co.uk

    Start date ASAP.
    Benefits include 28 days holiday and upto 50% of dining and accommodation.
  • F&B Breakfast Supervisor, The White Lion Hotel - Aldeburgh
    Job Title: F&B BREAKFAST SUPERVISOR

    Reporting to: Restaurant Manager

    Responsible for: F&B Assistants

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    Overall Job Purpose:

    We are looking for a Breakfast Supervisor to join our team.

    Main responsibilities include:

    •To take ownership of the breakfast service.
    •To assist the restaurant manager in the day to day running of the restaurant.
    •To implement training as and when required.
    •Promote a ‘customer first’ culture within the team.
    •Respond to customer feedback effectively.
    •Maintain the standards in a busy environment.


    If you have experience in a similar role and have knowledge of supervising staff, excellent customer service and above all a friendly positive attitude, we would love to hear from you.
    Tiffany Palmer
    T: 01728 452176
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Golf Services Assistant (Part Time) Thorpeness Golf Club
    To assist and support the Golf Operations Manager, Head Professional and other members of the Golf Department in providing a good service to members, hotel guests and visitors.

    the successful candidate will be an experienced golfer with a passion for the sport.
    Nicola Stubbs
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Spa Receptionist - Weavers House Spa, Lavenham
    Weavers’ House Spa based at The Swan at Lavenham are looking for a positive and motivated Receptionist to join the front of house team. 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, ensure a smooth running of the business, work towards targets and promote our fabulous spa products and services, this role could be yours.

    This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, which is on a rota basis and includes some weekends.

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

    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 at the Spa, free golf, pension, and health care scheme.
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Commis Chef, The White Lion Hotel - Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a Commis Chef at the White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh. This is mainly a training role, 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.
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Chef de Partie, The White Lion Hotel - Aldeburgh
    The successful applicant will be required to work in all sections of this busy vibrant kitchen. they will have responsibility for that section and the supervisory of the junior members of the team.

    Main Responsibilities:

    Customer Focus:

    • Work closely with the team to deliver the highest possible standard of service to guests.
    • Put the “customer first” at all times.
    • Respect other members of the team.
    • Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.

    Key Tasks:

    • Be responsible for a specific area of the kitchen.
    • Work with the Head Chef/Sous Chef to plan menus and dishes.
    • Order stocks and supplies from approved suppliers
    • Ensure that stocks and supplies are of an acceptable quality.
    • Ensure that stock is rotated on a first in, first out basis
    • Ensure that food is dated, stored correctly and at the right temperature.
    • Carry out temperature checks at the start of each shift
    • Carry out all mise en place for the following shift/day before going off duty.
    • Ensure all mise en place check lists are complete before service starts
    • Ensure that prepared food is of the right quality and that the presentation of food is to the required standard.
    • Cover breakfast duties
    • Assist with the preparation of staff meals
    • Supervise Commis Chefs within area
    • Give support and guidance to Commis Chefs
    • Help to train other members of staff.
    • 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.

    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 continue development training
    • Have up to date food hygiene certificates
    • Be able to work flexibly – working shifts, weekends and bank holidays
    • Be willing to cover in other hotels within the group
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Pastry Chef, The Brudenell Hotel - Aldeburgh
    We are currently looking for a Pastry Chef to join our team in the kitchen of The Brudenell Hotel. This is a 4* luxury hotel just a stones throw from the beach in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Part of the TA Hotel collection who are now one of the regions leading independent hotel and leisure business.

    You will be required to work closely with the Head Chef to develop and specialise in the preparation of desserts and other baked goods, including the planning and preparation of dessert and sweet menus.

    Duties & Responsibilities :
    •Be responsible for the pastry section of the kitchen
    •Menu creation and implementation
    •Manage ingredients inventory
    •Order supplies and stock within budget
    •Baking breads and rolls if required
    •Supervise trainee and commis chefs involved in the section
    •Help to train other members of staff

    Job requirements:
    •Pastry and culinary knowledge
    •Attention to detail, from preparing recipes to ordering ingredients and supplies
    •Create appealing desserts and display the food to their best advantage
    •Be trained in safe food handling and hygiene practises.
    •Be able to work flexibly, working shifts, weekends and bank holidays when necessary
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Breakfast Chef, The Brudenell Hotel - Aldeburgh
    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Breakfast Chef to work for our successful business on the beautiful Suffolk Coast. Founded in 1996, we are now one of East Anglia’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses.
    The Brudenell Hotel is a luxury 4 Star hotel located on the seafront, just a stone’s throw from the pebbled beach in Aldeburgh

    The purpose of the role is to work as a member of the kitchen team and to ensure that the breakfast’s are always presented and produced to the highest possible standard.

    Main Responsibilities:
    •Work closely with the team to deliver the highest possible standard of service to guests.
    •Put the “customer first” at all times.
    •Respect other members of the team.
    •Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.
    Key Tasks:
    •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.
    •Look at ways to improve the performance and efficiency of the kitchen
    Key Performance Measures:
    •Attendance and time-keeping
    •Consistent achievement of food preparation standards
    •Guest comments/feedback
    •Relationships with other members of staff
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • F&B Supervisors x 2 - The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
    Overall Job Purpose:

    To manage the bar and restaurant areas to achieve the highest possible standards of service and to maximise sales.

    Main Responsibilities:

    1. Ensure that all orders for drinks are prepared accurately, efficiently and that they are properly recorded and charged.

    2. Ensure that the Bar and stores are always correctly stocked.

    3. Ensure that stocks are rotated correctly.

    4. Ensure that stocks are kept secure at all times.

    5. Manage the bar team to ensure that all areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.

    6. Ensure that all staff are fully trained in all bar duties.

    7. Ensure that all staff know and understand licensing laws.

    8. Assist with Restaurant Team Leaders duties to cover leave periods.

    9. To undertake duty management duties as required.

    Customer Focus:
    •Work closely with the bar team to deliver the highest possible standard of service to guests. Be aware of any special requests.
    •Encourage a “customer first” culture within the team, “customer is king”.
    •Respond to guest and customer requests courteously and efficiently at all times.
    •Be accountable for all bar cash and takings, including end-of-day reconciliation.
    •Ensure that all reports are accurate and delivered on time.
    •Ensure that all records are kept up-to-date – these may include staff training records as well as stock control and cleaning charts.

    The role is on a rota basis, which will include some weekend work. We offer excellent benefits and a busy working environment.

    Job Type: Full-time
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: career@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Bartender - The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
    We currently require Bar staff to join the team at our award winning 2 rosette Seafood & Grill Restaurant on the Suffolk coast. The Brudenell Hotel, a 4 star luxury hotel just a stone’s throw from the beach in Aldeburgh is part of the TA Hotel Collection who are now one of the region’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses.

    We offer a competitive salary, tips, excellent benefits including staff discount on dining and accommodation and Perkbox.

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

    Main Responsibilities:

    1. Ensure that all customers and guests are acknowledged on arrival in a friendly and polite manner.

    2. Keep product knowledge up-to-date, know the daily specials.

    3. Know who is waiting to be served and ensure that people are served in turn and that they are not kept waiting.

    Key Tasks:

    1. Know which drinks are available.

    2. Know how to serve drinks correctly ie: the right glass, presentation, mixers.

    3. Take orders accurately.

    4. Offer customers accompaniments.

    5. Keep the restaurant and bar areas clean and tidy at all times

    Job Type: Full-time
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Restaurant Manager - The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
    TA Hotel Collection are one of East Anglia’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses. Whilst each of our five hotels offers their own unique style, visitors can be assured of wonderful accommodation and excellent dining, all set in some of the country’s most memorable locations.

    We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Restaurant Manager for our luxury 4 star hotel in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. The Brudenell Hotel boasts a sea front location and a 2 rosette Seafood and Grill restaurant.

    Overall Job Purpose:

    Overall management responsibility for the restaurant operation, overseeing and supporting all aspects of service to include the restaurant, room service, lounge service, bar and the function rooms.

    Benefits include up to 50% off accommodation and dining in our five hotels, 28 days holiday, pension and a Simply Health medical scheme.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required experience:
    •Restaurant Management: 1 year
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Chef De Partie - Thorpeness Golf club & Hotel
    Chef de Partie required for this group owned Golf Club and Hotel located in Thorpeness, Suffolk.
    The Hotel has a relaxed, informal ambiance and provides a wonderful setting for a variety of occasions. The Golf course is regarded as one of the finest golf courses in Suffolk. It is a classic British heathland designed by five-time Open Champion and legendary golf course architect James Braid.

    The Par 70, 18 hole championship golf course is just a stone’s throw from the sea on the Suffolk coast and its challenging 6,421 yard course will test golfers of all abilities.
    Classic bar meals are served between 8am – 9pm in the bar, conservatory or on the terrace. We also serve a scrumptuous afternoon tea from 12 noon and lighter sweet treats any time of day. We are launching a brand new Steak House restaurant and you will be part of this new venture.
    Our Head Chef is looking for a Chef de Partie, ideally with previous grill experience. You’ll need strong food preparation skills and be confident in cooking the basics. You will be supported by a team of experienced chefs to help you reach your full potential.
    As Chef de Partie you will be working as part of a team assisting with a variety of daily tasks and be responsible for ensuring that your section is clean organised and ready for service. You would be responsible for the junior roles in the kitchen - giving you a great chance to develop the leadership skills you need to advance your catering career.

    Live in is available if required but may also suit anyone within 45 minutes of Thorpeness, with their own transport if required. We will offer you training and support to gain your hygiene qualifications and build your knowledge of food. Benefits Excellent Basic Salary of upto £18000p.a Share of Tips Live In Available Meals on Duty Upto 50% discount on accommodation and dining in the group Discount at our Weavers’ House Spa Group Perks Package - Perkbox Opportunities to complete further NVQ Training available Free Parking Available 28 Days Holiday Free golf at award winning company owned course
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Bartender - Sea Spice, Adleburgh
    We currently require Bar staff to join the team at our famous Contemporary Indian Restaurant in Aldeburgh, which is part of the TA Hotel Collection who are now one of the region’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses.

    We offer a competitive salary, tips, excellent benefits including staff discount on dining and accommodation and Perkbox.

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

    Main Responsibilities:

    1. Ensure that all customers and guests are acknowledged on arrival in a friendly and polite manner.

    2. Keep product knowledge up-to-date, know the daily specials.

    3. Know who is waiting to be served and ensure that people are served in turn and that they are not kept waiting.

    Key Tasks:

    1. Know which drinks are available.

    2. Know how to serve drinks correctly ie: the right glass, presentation, mixers.

    3. Take orders accurately.

    4. Offer customers accompaniments.

    5. Keep the restaurant and bar areas clean and tidy at all times

    Job Type: Full-time
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcolleciton.co.uk
  • Indian Cuisine Sous Chef - Sea Spice, Aldeburgh
    Are you a talented Chef seeking that special job opportunity? Then take a look!
    • Position: Indian Cuisine Chef – Curry experience
    • Employer: T A Hotel Collection – Sea Spice Restaurant
    • Location: Aldeburgh, Suffolk
    • Salary: ranging from £24,000 to £26,000 plus tips
    • Working days / hours: minimum of 40 hours over a 5 day week
    • Accommodation – Live in available if required.
    Are you a creative, passionate and dedicated Chef? Do you have outstanding skills? Do you want to be better recognised and appreciated for your skills and experience? Is it time for a better quality of work life? Great, then YOU could be the outstanding individual we are looking for.
    You will have the required level of skills and knowledge for preparing, cooking and finishing complex made to order regional Curry dishes and Tandoori entrees using locally sourced and fresh ingredients and traditional cooking methods. You will be required to prepare complex marinades, concentrated stock, herb & spice blends, and ingredient fusions as formulated by our Head Chef.
    You will also be involved in planning of seasonal dishes and specials in addition to our established menus in conjunction with the Head Chef. You will also be supervising junior chefs, further duties will include monitoring and management of food waste, dealing with suppliers, rotation quality checks, implementing and ensuring compliance of hygiene and health & safety guidelines. You will also regulate and monitor food temperatures, and assist in cost analysis and review, and preparing reports and schedules, performing key duties as assigned.
    You must have the following minimum requirements: -
    • Eligibility to live and work in UK
    • Creativity and competency in preparation of authentic Indian food.
    • Adept in the handling, care and maintenance of specialist preparation equipment
    • Previous experience at senior skill level to be verified by references
    In addition you should also be:-
    • Hands on, task orientated and resourceful
    • Have an eye for detail
    • Customer and business focused
    • Able to work well with other members of staff
    • Energetic and physically fit
    • Display leadership, and be motivational and inspirational to junior staff
    • Possessed with pleasing personality and positive attitude
    • Creative and passionate about regional Indian cuisine
    • A hardworking, fastidious and conscientious individual with high standards of self-presentation and orderliness
    Benefits

    Excellent Basic Salary of up to £26000p.a
    Share of Tips
    Live In Available
    Meals on Duty
    Upto 50% discount on accommodation and dining in the group
    Discount at our Weavers’ House Spa
    Group Perks Package - Perkbox
    Opportunities to complete further NVQ Training available
    Free Parking Available
    28 Days Holiday
    Free golf at award winning company owned course
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Receptionist - White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a Receptionist to join our team based at The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. This is part of the award winning TA Hotel Collection of 5 hotels all located within Suffolk.

    The aim of this role is to provide all guests and potential guests with friendly, efficient customer service at all times so that they receive a positive impression of the company. Carry out all reception procedures accurately and efficiently within the department.

    Main Responsibilities:
    •Respond to guest and customer requests courteously and efficiently at all times.
    •Answer in-coming telephone calls.
    •Take accurate reservation enquiries.
    •Be aware of all arrivals/departures, functions, special events and special requests.
    •Respond to any special requests accurately and efficiently.
    •Ensure that information relating to special requests or requirements is immediately passed on to other relevant departments.
    •Know all the products on offer within the hotel and group.

    Administration:
    •Provide a daily list of all residents, arrivals and departures for housekeeping, ensure that any relevant additional information is included.
    •Handle cash accurately. Record any transactions and expenditure accurately, along with bank reconciliation.
    •Ensure that all guests complete a registration card on arrival.
    •Ensure that all requests for wake up calls and newspapers are met and that charges are recorded.
    •Record information on manual and computerised systems so that they are always up-to-date and accurate.
    •Respond to all in-coming correspondence, requests for information and telephone enquiries.
    •Keep the daily day book/handover diary up-to-date.
    •Produce menu’s, letters and reports as requested.

    We are looking for an individual to work full time. The hours of work are on a shift basis and will include some weekends and bank holidays, on a shift rota basis. Due to the location of our hotel in Aldeburgh you will need your own transport, (free parking). The company offers excellent benefits and a busy, exciting working environment

    Job Type: Permanent

    Job Type: Full-time
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • 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).

    Requirements

    • 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
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk