Domestic Couple Sought for Boutique Hotel Near Pangbourne - United Kingdom

Domestic Couple
Ref: 281 Date Posted: Wednesday 06 Dec 2017
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A high end, boutique pub hotel in a village outside of Pangbourne, West Berkshire is looking for a domestic couple to join their existing team.  You must have a full driving licence and car to access the property which is quite remote and not near public transport.  Please note this is a live out role, accommodation is not provided (but the owner can help you find somewhere to stay)

Background

This is a great role for a lovely couple, this 10 bedroom boutique pub hotel, situated on a private shooting estate in a village outside of Pangbourne. 

Duties

One of the Couple:

Housekeeping: You will be responsible for cleaning and servicing the 10 bedrooms, along with keeping all the public areas of the hotel and pub suitably clean and tidy. Is looking for someone who is experienced and can take responsibility for the department, with a focus on the bedrooms.  You will be working alongside a part time housekeeper, so you should be a team player. This busy hotel prides it’s self on providing top class service to their guests. An eye for detail is a must, you should be happy to help and flexible.

One of the Couple:

Kitchen Porter/Waiter or Commis Chef or Chef de Partie

Kitchen Porter/Waiter: You will be in charge of duties for kitchen and guest porter duties, and also help wth service in the restaurant and bar area.

Commis Chef: You will be working in the kitchen with the Head Chef.  If you are happy to perform waiter duties this would be ideal.

Chef de Partie: You will be working in the kitchen under the Head Chef. 

Location/Accommodation

This is a live out position although they would be able to help you find your own accommodation close by if you were moving to the area.

Days/Hours

Housekeeping: For a part time position: 25-30hrs a week typically dependant on occupancy, 5 days a week 8:30 – 2pm approx. but may be later or earlier dependant on the occupancy. Days off each week will change but you will need to work every Tuesday and Friday.

Housekeeping: For a full time position: Should you wish to have a full time position the housekeeping position could be combined with waiting in the restaurant and would be approximately a 48 hour week. Days off each week will change but you will need to work every Tuesday and Friday.

Kitchen Porter / Waiter / Commis Chef / Chef De Partie: This can be a part time or full time position, similar to the housekeeping.  

Special Skills

Due to the location of the property you should be a driver with your own transport.

Package Offered

Housekeeper: For a part time position (purely housekeeping 25-30hrs a week) -  £10-£11 gross per hour

Housekeeper: For a full time position (housekeeping and waiting combined 48 hrs per week approx.) - Up to £25k gross per year

Kitchen Porter / Waiter / Commis Chef / Chef De Partie: This can be a part time or full time position, similar to the housekeeping.  A Kitchen porter is paid £7.50 per hour, or £18750 per year, plus around £3000 in tips.  A commis chef is paid £7.50 per hour, or £18750 per year, plus around £3000 in tips. Chef de Partie is paid around £21000 plus tips.