Career Opportunities at The Castle Hotel, Taunton
The Castle Hotel is always looking for high calibre staff who can make a positive contribution to the operation of this fine luxury hotel. Quite a few hard working, motivated and enthusiastic individuals have started with us, developed a passion for the hospitality industry and gone on to achieve fame and fortune.
The Castle Hotel has a famous reputation as one of the country's leading luxury castle hotels with one of the most highly regarded restaurants. So, if you think you might fit into this vibrant, fast moving environment and contribute significantly to the successful operation of this very fine hotel, we'd like to hear from you. In return for hard work and dedication, we offer good rates of pay, career progression and a friendly work environment.
The Castle Kitchen is seeking enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Commis Chefs and Chef de Parties to join our team. This is an ideal position for someone seeking to take a step up in their career. The Castle is a regional culinary institution which has helped to advance the careers of some of the UK's top chefs.
Part Time / 1 year contract
The Castle Hotel prides itself on delivering excellent customer service to everyone and, as a Castle Receptionist, your job is to ensure that the highest standards of hospitality are delivered to our guests at all times.
Your key responsibilities will include guest check-in and check-out, billing, reservations, telephone and written communications as well as being at the forefront of all guest relations.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a solid ability to multitask, be enthusiastic and positive in nature (even in difficult situations) and have an excellent telephone manner. You will also ideally have previous reception experience, preferably within a hotel environment, and experience using Opera or other hotel PMS system is advantageous.
In return, The Castle offers generous financial and benefits packages, including uniform, free meals on duty, pension scheme, and the opportunity to work with a great team.
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Salary up to £21,000 per annum
The Castle at Taunton is located in the heart of Somerset, in England's beautiful West Country.
Run by the Chapman family for more than 60 years, during this time the hotel has earned a reputation for the warmth of its hospitality and we now seek a new member of the management team to continue to drive these standards.
The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who is well organised and prides themselves on attention to detail. You must be passionate about the hotel industry, able to motivate a team, have a strong guest focus and a desire to drive sales. Previous experience in a similar role is essential and knowledge of Micros Fidelio is beneficial.
As a Front Office Manager your key responsibilities will include:
• Managing the Front Office operation
• Recruiting, training and motivating a Front Office team
• Anticipating guest needs and exceeding them
• Improving productivity and quality of service
• Driving sales throughout all departments of the hotel
• Controlling departmental costs
Permanent 5 day a week position. To be able to work from 6-12 or 6-3. Reliability, enthusiasm and fluent English a must!
To help our banqueting team with functions either in the evenings or weekends.
The Castle at Taunton, Castle Green, Taunton TA1 1NF
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Castle Green, Taunton, TA1 1NF