Career Opportunities

Want to find out more about working with us here at The Old Hall? We are always looking for new staff to join our ever-growing team.

Please see below for what opportunities we are currently employing for;

 

 

Part Time & Full Time Housekeeper

The Old Hall Ely is currently looking for Housekeepers to join their extremely friendly, hard-working and growing team.

We are a busy Wedding Venue, which also has 15 bedrooms which are used exclusively for events on most weekends and on a B&B basis during the week.

We are offering part time and full time positions with shifts including weekends & evenings.

Duties would include the following, and more;

  • Turn around bedrooms & bathrooms in a timely manner, making sure they meet our 5-star standards
  • Restock room & cupboard supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos etc.
  • Make sure all facilities in the venue are well-kept at all times
  • Make sure appliances in the rooms are kept in working order, and report them if not
  • Clean the bar areas in both the main house and marquee
  • Keep the marquee clean and tidy and assist in the pack down on an event day
  • Get all laundry washed, dried, ironed and put away in its proper place
  • Assist in putting the delivery of stock away
  • On event days, assist with the collection and polishing of glasses for the bar
  • Clear away breakfast dining room & wash up

Previous experience in a similar position is a plus but most importantly we are looking for people who share our vision and values and have a genuine passion for hospitality.

Dates for interviews will be Thursday 6th May or Saturday 8th May with training planned for the following week.

Salary: £8.00 – £9.00 per hour plus holiday pay & pension.

 

 

 

Full or Part Time Housekeeping Supervisor

The Old Hall Ely is currently looking for a Housekeeping Supervisor to join their extremely friendly, hard-working and growing team.

We are a busy Wedding Venue, which also has 15 bedrooms which are used exclusively for events on most weekends and on a B&B basis during the week.

We are offering either a part time (minimum of 3 shifts per week) or a full time position with shifts including weekends starting at 8am until circa 3pm. The days of work will be set to cover the days off of the Head Housekeeper or/and Senior Supervisor and then at least one day to handover with Head Housekeeper or/and Senior Supervisor.

Duties would include the following, and more;

  • Managing the housekeeping team in the absence of the Head Housekeeper or/and Senior Supervisor
  • Ensuring that the bedrooms & bathrooms are turned around in a timely manner, making sure they meet our 5-star standards
  • Restock room & cupboard supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos etc. Checking stock and communicating any shortages with line manager
  • Make sure all facilities in the venue are well-kept at all times
  • Make sure appliances in the rooms are kept in working order, and report them if not
  • Clean the bar areas in both the main house and marquee
  • Get all laundry washed, dried, ironed and put away in its proper place
  • Assist in putting the delivery of stock away
  • Clear away breakfast dining room & wash up

Previous experience in a similar position is essential

Dates for interviews will be Thursday 6th May or Saturday 8th May with training planned for the following week.

Salary: £8.00 – £9.00 per hour plus holiday pay & pension.

 

 

 

Part Time Potwash

The Old Hall Ely is currently looking for a pot washer who can work in the evenings and weekends. Evening shifts during the week start at 6pm until 10pm approximately, however, when we have a wedding/event then longer shifts are available from 12noon – 10pm dependant on timings for the day.

Working in our kitchen you will be responsible for:

Setting up the pot-wash, washing all pots, pans, crockery and cutlery and any other general housekeeping jobs required. The Chefs may also require help with some prep work as required.

Salary: £7.00-£9.00 per hour plus holiday pay & pension.

 

 

 

Part Time Breakfast Host

The Old Hall Ely is a family owned Wedding Venue and 5 Star Bed & Breakfast, located 1 mile from Ely.

We are looking for a Breakfast Host who can work a few mornings a week from 7am to circa 10am and will be mainly focused on providing a high quality breakfast experience for our guests.

The main tasks include:

  • Setting up the breakfast room
  • Seating guests, taking breakfast orders, including hot drinks and serving
  • Answering calls
  • Helping guests with any special requests – such as ordering taxis
  • Taking and passing on messages
  • Passing on any guests’ requests, eg to housekeeping
  • Checking out guests as required and taking payment

Dates for interviews will be Thursday 6th May or Saturday 8th May with training planned for the following week.

Salary: £9.00-£10.00 per hour plus holiday pay & pension

 

 

 

Part Time Front of House Manager/Restaurant Host

The Old Hall Ely is looking for smartly presented Restaurant Host / Front of House Member to join our busy Bed & Breakfast and Events Team.

You will need to be personable and confident when dealing with people, as well as friendly. You will also need to be extremely reliable & punctual and possess a good working attitude towards staff and management.

Hours are subject to restaurant and event bookings we have at The Old Hall, however we are an extremely busy Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant and Events. However, the majority of hours will be evenings and weekends.

The role during restaurant evenings will include general restaurant and bar work, including greeting guests, taking food and drink orders, being knowledgeable about food and drinks, serving guests and also taking payments.

Then for weddings/events helping the Event Manager get all catering items ready for the wedding service, Co-ordinate with Chefs and Waiting Staff to ensure the canape service runs smoothly. Be on hand for all the guests and the couple in the marquee during the food service.

Experience in hospitality is essential.

Dates for interviews will be Thursday 6th May or Saturday 8th May with training planned for the following week.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00-£10.00 per hour plus holiday pay & pension

 

 

 

Part Time Bar Staff

The Old Hall Ely is currently in search of well-presented and conscientious bar members to join our extremely friendly, hard-working and growing team.

Working within a 5-star prestigious wedding venue, you will be required to cover the following duties within a timely fashion:

  • Delivering exceptional customer service
  • Greeting guests with a smile and a friendly demeanour at all times
  • Taking drink orders and fulfilling them
  • Collecting and polishing glassware
  • Taking card and cash payments
  • Assisting in the set up and clear down of events

You will need to be personable and confident when dealing with people, be extremely reliable & punctual and possess a good working attitude towards staff and management.

Hours are subject to events and weddings we have at The Old Hall, however we are an extremely busy venue with 120 weddings booked on average every year.

Your work hours would primarily be on weekends (Friday-Sunday), however we do have midweek weddings and events too.

Previous bar experience is essential.

Dates for interviews will be Thursday 6th May or Saturday 8th May with training planned for the following week.

Salary: £8.00 – £10.00 per hour plus holiday pay & pension

 

 

 

Part Time Events Manager

We are seeking a dedicated Events Manager who demonstrates a hands-on approach and loves being at the centre of events.  You will be a key member to the events team, working together to ensure each wedding and event is accurately organised and exceeds guests’ expectations.

The ideal candidate will have strong operational experience with the ability to oversee and manage events.  Ideally you will have come from a hospitality background of food and beverage, catering or events.  This position is a customer facing position therefore delivery of exceptional customer service is always to be provided.

Duties:

  • Showing suppliers where they are required to be on the day of the event
  • Event managing and being responsible for the overall venue
  • Setting up of the marquee and bar operation for all events
  • Ensuring ALL licences are adhered to
  • Dealing with guest enquires and offering customer service
  • Checking guests in on arrival
  • Handling any customer complaints and issues professionally
  • Training staff – maintaining standards

 

Skills and Experience:

  • You MUST worked in an operational role previously within hospitality
  • Exceptional customer service
  • You should have strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexible to work shifts
  • Be passionate about customer service and going the extra mile

Please note:  You will be required to work a range of different hours to suit the weddings and events that take place throughout the year  – these hours could be: 8am – 6pm or 10am – 7.30pm or 3pm – close. Weekend work a must. 

Salary: £9-£10 per hour plus holiday pay & pension

 

 

 

If you have any questions, or would like to apply, then please send through your CV to us at events@theoldhallely.co.uk