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.
  • 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
  • Breakfast Chef - The Crown at Woodbridge
    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Breakfast Chef to work for our successful business on the beautiful Suffolk Coast. Founded in 1996,TA Hotel Collection are now one of East Anglia’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses. As part of TA Hotel Collection, The Crown at Woodbridge is centrally located in Woodbridge.

    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.

    •Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.

    Key Tasks:

    •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.

    You would need to start at 6.30am, we are offering a min of 25 hours per week, days by agreement. If early mornings and breakfasts are good for you, we would love to hear from you.

    We offer 28 days holiday, free parking and excellent benefits and perks.
    Tiffany Palmer
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Bar Person, Thorpeness Golf club & Hotel
    We currently require Bar staff to join our team at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel. Part of the TA Hotel Collection who are now one of the region’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses.

    We offer up to £7.50 per hour plus tips along with excellent benefits including pension, healthcare, free parking, Perkbox and staff discount on Spa, dining and accommodation across all five hotels.

    Key Tasks:

    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.
    Clear away any spillages as soon as they occur.
    Front and face bar stocks and glassware.
    Stock rotation
    Carry out all procedures in accordance with company standards and the procedures manuals.
    Adhere to all health and safety and fire prevention procedures.
    Report any stock shortages, customer requests/special needs and suggestions to the manager.
    This role will be on a rota basis and will include some evenings and weekends. Training will be provided where necessary.

    This role will require you to be over 18 as you are handling alcohol.
    Human Resources
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Breakfast Chef, The Crown at Woodbridge
    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Breakfast Chef to work for our successful business on the beautiful Suffolk Coast. Founded in 1996,TA Hotel Collection are now one of East Anglia’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses. As part of TA Hotel Collection, The Crown at Woodbridge is centrally located in Woodbridge.

    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.

    •Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.

    Key Tasks:

    •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.

    You would need to start at 6.30am, we are offering a min of 25 hours per week, days by agreement. If early mornings and breakfasts are good for you, we would love to hear from you.

    We offer 28 days holiday, free parking and excellent benefits and perks.
    Human Resources
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Chef De Partie/Commis Chef, Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel
    Overall Job Purpose:

    This is a development role for an experienced Commis Chef with some formal qualifications. The job holder may have responsibility for running a specific section of the kitchen.

    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 and/or to work towards a formal qualification
    • Have up to date food hygiene certificates
    • Wear a uniform
    • Be able to work flexibly – working shifts, weekends and bank holidays
    • Be willing to cover in other hotels within the group
    Human Resources
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Day Porter, The Swan at Lavenham
    We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Day Porter to work for our exciting business on the beautiful Suffolk coast. Founded in 1996, we are now one of East Anglia’s leading independent hotel and leisure businesses.

    The Swan is a luxury 15th Century hotel in the heart of the historic town of Lavenham.

    We are looking for a Porter to assist all guests with a range of porter services either on arrival, departure or during their stay. To provide all guests and potential guests with friendly, efficient customer service at all times.
    Human Resources
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Handy Person/Handy Man services with Gardening
    We are looking for a practical person to help with general maintenance and gardening at The Crown at Woodbridge. Ideally the hours would be three mornings a week (around 18 hours), but this can be mutually agreed. The type of work we are looking for someone to help us with is:

    Identify any work that needs to be undertaken and recommend how it could be completed (by yourself or specialised/external company).
    Ensure the outside of the building is kept tidy: looking after the plants; the car park boarders; entrances & exits.
    Carry out weekly fire safety and emergency lighting checks
    Transporting equipment and supplies.
    Carry out repair and replacement work that does not need to be completed by a qualified person.
    Such work could include:-

    Basic painting and decoration
    Replacing taps and valves
    Connecting plugs
    Hanging pictures
    Minor repairs to fixtures and fittings
    Unblocking sinks and drains
    Hanging and repairing signage
    Repairing garden fixtures and furniture
    Light gardening duties
    If you enjoy DIY then this role may suit you. Please contact us for any further information.

    We do not have a set start date and are negotiable on this.

    We offer up to 50% off accommodation and dining at our 6 hotels, and at our luxury Spa. We offer Perkbox an exciting range of over two thousand online discounts, upto 28 days holiday pro rata to the hours worked, pension and free parking.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Purchase Ledger Assistant, Head Office
    We are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join our accounts team of 5, at our hotel head office in Thorpeness, Suffolk. This role is providing maternity leave cover and would require you to assist the accounts team with processing of invoices, supplier payments and accounting entries onto Sage accounts system.

    Main responsibilities are:

    Inputting and coding of purchase invoices onto paperless invoicing system
    Assist with inputting of bank transactions onto Sage system
    Assist with weekly/monthly bank reconciliations on Sage system
    Posting sales transactions onto Sage system
    Responsible for weekly / monthly supplier payment runs

    We offer 28 days holiday, pension, 50% off accommodation and dining at our 6 hotels, discount at our luxury Spa and Perkbox an exciting range of over two thousand online discounts. We also have free parking at our Thorpeness hotel.

    If you would like to receive a copy of the job description for this role please do not hesitate to ask. We are flexible on the start date.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk
  • Kitchen Porter, The Brudenell Hotel - Aldeburgh
    We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to be based at The Brudenell 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.

    We offer discount on accommodation and dining at our 6 hotels and luxury Spa, upto 28 days holiday and Perkbox an exciting range of over two thousand online discounts.
    E: careers@tahotelcollection.co.uk