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 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
    E: careers@TAHotelcollection.co.uk

    Start date ASAP.
    Benefits include 28 days holiday and upto 50% of dining and accommodation.
  • 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 above the National Minimum Wage, and for over 18's we pay £8.00 per hour.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Spa Receptionist (part time) - Weavers House Spa, The Swan at Lavenham
    Spa Receptionist at The Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa.

    We are looking for somebody who is passionate about making people feel amazing, with outstanding client care and supersonic organisation skills! 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.

    Main Responsibilities – Customer Focus:
    •Welcoming our spa guests, via phone call or in person, scheduling appointments and taking payments.
    •Attending to our clientele, with the highest level of care creating an unforgettable experience.
    •Multi-tasking skillsets are mandatory for this role, as presentation and function at Weavers’ go hand in hand.
    •Housekeeping of the spa – an absolute must! Inclusive of Laundry, we need you to be STRONG and super-efficient.
    •Knowledge of both our treatments and our wonderful selection of spa products is absolutely key to providing the very best service at Weavers’.

    Please view our website for more details on the Spa. Look forward to your application.

    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Sous Chef - The Brudenell Hotel, Seafood & Grill - Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a Sous Chef to join us at our 4* hotel The Brudenell, located right next to the beach in Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

    Dining at the Seafood & Grill restaurant is relaxed, informal and provides a wonderful setting for a variety of occasions, while enjoying panoramic sea views from every table and a décor that is inspired by the vibrant colours found on the Suffolk coast throughout the year. There is also a stunning terrace for outdoor dining, al fresco! The menu features the freshest local fish, seafood and free-range meats delivered to our door each morning.

    This role requires you to work with the Head Chef, deputise in his absence and managing and motivating the kitchen team.

    Assist the Head Chef to plan and deliver balanced menus that are offer interest, quality and consistency.
    Produce food that is of consistently high standard.
    Put forward ideas and suggestions for new menus.
    Supervise the work of the other chefs.
    Report any current or potential staffing/employment issues as soon as possible.
    Work closely with the team to deliver the highest possible standard of service. to guests. Be aware of any special or dietary requests.
    Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.
    Make a positive contribution to the success of the team eg: suggest improvements, initiatives, opportunities to reduce wastage etc.
    Help to ensure that the other team members adhere to all fire, health, safety and hygiene standards and procedures.
    We offer excellent benefits which include upto 50% off accommodation and dining in our 6 hotels within Suffolk, free golf at our award winning golf course, meals when on duty, Perkbox an online discount voucher benefit, Simply Health cashback scheme and much more.
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Bar Assistant - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
    We are looking for a new member of the team to cover bar areas to achieve the highest possible standards of service and to maximise sales. This role is ideally 40 hours per week on a rota basis, which may include weekends (rota is out two weeks in advance).

    We are ideally looking to fill this as a permanent full time role, although if you are looking for a fixed term role or less than 40 hours per week please still contact us. We are part of TA Hotel Collection, a family run company of 6 hotels within Suffolk.

    For this role you would be required to:
    •Ensure that all orders for drinks are prepared accurately, efficiently and that they are properly recorded and charged.
    •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.
    •Use the till accurately to record all transactions, ensure that all drinks are paid for and accounted for.
    •Offer customers accompaniments.
    •Keep the bar areas clean and tidy at all times.
    •Clean and polish crockery, glassware and silverware.
    •Replenish condiments.
    •Carry out room, terrace and lounge service as required.

    We offer a range of benefits which include: Free golf at our award winning golf course, meals when on duty, upto 50% of accommodation and dining in our 6 hotels, Perkbox and exciting online voucher reward system, Healthcare scheme and much more.
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Bar Supervisor - The Brudenell Hotel
    We are looking for a new member of the team at The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh, to supervise the bar and bar areas to achieve the highest possible standards of service and to maximise sales. This role is 40 hours per week on a rota basis, which may include weekends (rota is out two weeks in advance).

    We are ideally looking to fill this as a permanent role, although if you are looking for a fixed term role, please still contact us. We are part of TA Hotel Collection a family run company of 6 hotels within Suffolk.

    For this role you would be required to:

    •Ensure that all orders for drinks are prepared accurately, efficiently and that they are properly recorded and charged.
    •Ensure that the Bar and stores are always correctly stocked.
    •Be pro-active in increasing sales and improving profitability eg: by initiating promotions and setting up displays.
    •Ensure that all staff are fully trained in all bar duties.
    •Assist with Restaurant Team Leaders duties to cover leave periods.
    •Assist with staff recruitment, appraisal and performance management interviews.
    •Perform Hotel Duty Manager Shifts in accordance to customer and business levels.

    We offer a range of benefits which include: Free golf at our award winning golf course, meals when on duty, upto 50% of accommodation and dining in our 6 hotels, Perkbox and exciting online voucher reward system, Healthcare scheme and much more.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Housekeepers - Thorpeness and Aldeburgh
    We are ideally looking for someone with previous experience of working within the Housekeeping field and has an understanding of expectations required, (full training will be given). We are looking for housekeepers at both our hotel in Aldeburgh (The White Lion) and our hotel in Thorpeness (Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel). Due to our locations in Aldeburgh and Thorpeness, Suffolk you may need to organise your own transportation. Please let us know if you have a preferred location, you would only work at one of the hotels.

    Key Tasks:
    •Clean, tidy and service guest bedrooms and general rooms in accordance with checklists and local standards.
    •Replenish linen, toiletries and stationery in each room
    •Change linen and towels as required.
    •Thoroughly clean all floor and surface areas.
    •Help to set up rooms for special events and functions if required.
    •Remove all dirty linen, rubbish etc from rooms, dispose of it correctly.
    •Carry out accurate linen checks.

    If you feel this role is for you, we would love to hear from you. Hours can be by agreement, although they are normally 9am to 2pm or 3pm, and may include weekend work (on a rota basis). All hours are on a rota basis and the rota's are available 2 to 4 weeks in advance.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Kitchen Porter - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
    We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to be based at The Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel in Thorpeness. 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:
    •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.
    •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.

    This role is on a rota basis and hours can be mutually agreed to suit. Ideally this is a full time role of 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, but if you are after less hours, or a role just for the summer or on a permanent on going basis, we would love to hear from you, as we may be able to adjust the role.

    We offer discount on accommodation and dining at our 6 hotels and luxury Spa, upto 28 days holiday, meals when on duty, free parking, Simply Health healthcare scheme and Perkbox an exciting range of over two thousand online discounts.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Sous Chef, Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
    We are looking for a Sous Chef to join us at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel.

    This role requires you to work with the Head Chef, deputise in his absence and manage and motivate the kitchen team. You will be required to work at both the Golf Club and our Country Club where events such as weddings and parties are held, https://www.thorpenesscountryclub.co.uk/create-your-menu.

    The role requires you to:

    Assist the Head Chef to plan and deliver balanced menus that are offer interest, quality and consistency.
    Produce food that is of consistently high standard.
    Put forward ideas and suggestions for new menus.
    Supervise the work of the other chefs.
    Report any current or potential staffing/employment issues as soon as possible.
    Work closely with the team to deliver the highest possible standard of service. to guests. Be aware of any special or dietary requests.
    Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.
    Make a positive contribution to the success of the team eg: suggest improvements, initiatives, opportunities to reduce wastage etc.
    Help to ensure that the other team members adhere to all fire, health, safety and hygiene standards and procedures.
    We offer excellent benefits which include upto 50% off accommodation and dining in our 6 hotels within Suffolk, free golf at our award winning golf course, meals when on duty, Perkbox an online discount voucher benefit, Simply Health cashback scheme and much more. Live in accommodation is available. It is a mixture of shifts with mainly straights.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: £25,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Bar Assistant - Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a new member of the team to cover bar areas to achieve the highest possible standards of service and to maximise sales. This role is ideally 40 hours per week on a rota basis, which may include some evenings and weekends (rota is out two weeks in advance).

    We are ideally looking to fill this as a permanent full time role, although if you are looking for a fixed term or part time role, we are still interested. We are part of TA Hotel Collection, a family run company of 6 hotels within Suffolk.

    For this role you would be required to:

    Ensure that all orders for drinks are prepared accurately, efficiently and that they are properly recorded and charged.
    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.
    Use the till accurately to record all transactions, ensure that all drinks are paid for and accounted for.
    Offer customers accompaniments.
    Keep the bar areas clean and tidy at all times.
    Clean and polish crockery, glassware and silverware.
    Carry out room, terrace and lounge service as required.
    We offer a range of benefits which include: Free golf at our award winning golf course, meals when on duty, upto 50% of accommodation and dining in our 6 hotels, Perkbox and exciting online voucher reward system, Healthcare scheme and much more.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Chef De Partie - Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
    We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Chef De Partie who will work at both our Golf Club and Hotel and also our Country Club (weddings, parties, events etc.) https://www.thorpenesscountryclub.co.uk/

    The job holder will have responsibility for running a specific section of the kitchen, and their main responsibilities will include:

    Key Tasks:

    • 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 prepared food is of the right quality and that the presentation of food is to the required standard.

    • 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.

    The shifts are mainly straight shifts, and there is the possibility of accommodation for those not local.

    Salary is £18,000 to £20,000 p.a. depending on experience and tips will be extra.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Host/Hostess - The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a friendly, confident person to work as a Host/Hostess within our food and beverage team at The Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh. Working on a Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday lunch, meeting and greeting guests and showing them to their table. Training provided.

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

    We offer an excellent benefits package which includes meals when on duty, Simply Health care scheme, Perkbox an online voucher provider, free golf at our award winning golf club and upto 50% off accommodation and dining in our 6 hotels and Spa all within Suffolk.

    Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Permanent
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk