At No Ordinary Hotels we pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests. Our hotels are privately owned giving us the opportunity to provide a unique, magical and almost certainly a memorable experience time and time again.
To do this requires ‘No Ordinary People.’
Together our team strive in continuing to be one of the finest luxury hotels. If you are passionate about providing a customer experience that is second to none then we want to hear from you.
If this sounds like you, but our current vacancies do not match your skills and experience, please send a cover letter and your current CV to [email protected] or post to:
Coombe Abbey Hotel
Entry Requirements for all casual roles:
All of our positions require someone that is a motivated individual, ideally (but not essentially) someone who has worked in a similar role within the hospitality industry. As a No Ordinary Team Member, it is paramount that you are a team player who is an avid learner, adaptable and has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
More importantly, you will have a desire and passion for perfection and want to deliver an exceptional service to our guests. As a team member, you will have an excellent eye for detail along with an eagerness to present our highest standards. Other skills that will need to be demonstrated include:
Strong customer care skills
Good level of English
Ability to work under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
A high standard of personal presentation
A confident, professional and welcoming personality
Ability to deal with high-profile customers in a professional manner
Eligible to work in UK
We are looking for an experienced Receptionist to join our team. Candidates must be able to engage with guests as one of the first contacts are people arrive at the hotel and will always exceed the guests expectations.
Responsibilities will include:
· Meeting and greeting guests
· Checking guests in and out of the hotel
· Answering the telephone
· Processing payments
· Allocation of guest rooms and directing guests accordingly
It is essential that applicants are able to work well under pressure and have strong organisational skills. This is a full time position, working five days out of seven and will include evenings and weekends.
We are looking for someone to join our busy reception team to cover the weekends, this will be shift work and will vary from week to week. Candidates must be able to provide a warm and welcoming first and last impression of our unique hotel and will have a calm and friendly approach in dealing with all enquiries from our guests. Previous experience would be ideal but is not essential.Email CV
We are looking for an outgoing, polite and professional host to provide our Afternoon Tea guests with a warm welcome ensuring that there is a smooth transition between arrival at the hotel and sitting down to enjoy our Afternoon Tea. Candidates need to have a great eye for detail and be able to think on their feet whilst remaining calm and polite at all times. This is a great opportunity for someone to join our flagship Restaurant where the staff at excel at providing excellent customer serviceEmail CV
As a Room Attendant you will be responsible for maintaining the highest possible standard of cleanliness and good order and ensure that guest supplies are replenished. You will also keep the service area, cupboards and guest corridors today and clean. Furthermore, you will report any defects in the rooms and hand any lost property to the Housekeeper. You will also assist in any way that may be necessary to ensure the efficiency and smooth running of the Housekeeping Department.Email CV
Due to a tremendous increase in business we are looking for a variety of chefs to join our prestigious kitchen team. These positions are full time, working five days out of seven and will include evenings and weekend work.
We are looking for a Cellar Person to join our busy team to assist on weekends, to ensure that we are offering the best possible service to all of our guests. The Cellar Person is responsible for ensuring a continuous supply of high-quality beer and beverages to all of our bars located around the hotel. The ideal candidate will have previous experience, a keen eye for detail and a flexible work approach.Email CV
We are currently looking at recruiting bubbly, ambitious people to add a smile to our bars. Previous bar and customer service experience would be an advantage but personality and motivation are the key ingredients to this role where you will be the face and personality of the bar. Not only will you be able to pour and serve drinks but you will be able to maintain appropriate stock levels, keep equipment in excellent condition whilst displaying a calm presence to enlighten the guests. Due to UK licensing laws candidates must be 18 years of age of over.Email CV
We are looking for a Breakfast Chef to join our busy kitchen. Candidates will need a passion for food with an ability to work independently. We are looking for someone who is reliable and prompt as breakfast is such an important element of the running of the hotel. You will be responsible for preparing and cooking breakfast, ensuring that we have the necessary stock in the kitchen. It is essential that you have an understanding of health and safety and food regulations.Email CV
Working as part of the team you will serve our guests at Mediaeval Banquets, Murder Mystery Evenings and other such functions. Our servers play an active part of the experience you will be comfortable wearing period dress and may have a keen interest in amateur dramatics as well as excellent waiting and customer service skills. You need to be available most Friday and Saturday evenings.Email CV
We are looking for full time Kitchen Porters to join our busy kitchen team. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring that all of our kitchens are maintained to the highest possible standards, using the best methods of hygiene and cleanliness to the Chefs specifications. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach with an an eye for detail.Email CV
We are looking for part time car park attendants to monitor the traffic flow during busy periods at our hotel. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring that guests are able to park their cars with ease and that they are able to get in and out of the car park smoothly. Applicants need to have a flexible approach and an ability to demonstrate good customer service skills as they will be responsible for liaising with our guests.Email CV
We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant to work at our busy hotel, this role is responsible for ensuring both the hotel and grounds are maintained and all necessary repairs and upkeep is carried out accordingly The successful candidate will ensure that all maintenance requests are dealt with quickly and effectively whilst supporting the existing team . This is a full time position working a 40 hour week.Email CV
We are looking for a full time qualified electrician to join our busy hotel maintenance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that both the hotel and grounds are maintained and all necessary electrical work and testing is carried out accordingly. The successful candidate will ensure that all maintenance requests are dealt with quickly and effectively whilst supporting the existing team. This is a full time position working a 40 hour week.Email CV