CAREERS WITH BICESTER HOTEL, GOLF AND SPA

HEAD RECEPTIONIST
Managing the Front of House, the Head Receptionist will be responsible to maximise sales in all aspects of the hotel and support the Reception Manager.  
The role is very hands on with check-in and check-outs, processing payments and charges accurately, managing rotas and training and developing our Receptionists.  
Previous supervisory experience in a hotel environment is essential. Excellent PC skills are also required.  
The hours entailed for this position would predominantly consist of 6.30am to 3pm and 2.30pm to 11pm, including weekends.  
We are looking for someone who is well presented with a good telephone manner and a bright personality.  
If you are interested in this position please send your CV together with a cover letter to gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com  


FOOD & BEVERAGE ASSISTANT
Due to the level of business we are seeking Food and Beverage Assistants to provide courteous, efficient service to all guests and assist in the smooth running of our Food & Beverage Department.  
 
You will be involved in a wide variety of duties including preparing tables, greeting customers, advise on menu and drink choices and serving of food and drinks in the bar, restaurants and conference rooms. You also will be dealing with various functions including weddings and conferences, therefore being a good team worker and possessing excellent customer service skills are essential. You will have a smart appearance with a friendly, lively personality, a customer focused attitude and preferably have had previous hotel experience in a similar environment. Shifts will be a mix of early, late and mid shifts.  
 
If you feel that you have the experience, enthusiasm and skills for this position please send your CV together with a covering letter to Gundula Seifert at gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com.

HEALTH CLUB AND SPA RECEPTIONIST
This position is the first point of contact for our members and guests so it is vital that the applicant has a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills. The ideal candidate will be computer literate and well presented with an excellent telephone manner.  
 
The role will involve a variety of tasks including taking bookings and payments for the Spa and Health Club and greeting guests and members for both areas.The hours are worked on a shift basis which will include early mornings, late evenings and weekend shifts, totaling 40 hours a week. If you would like to apply for this position then please contact Gundula.Seifert@bicesterhgs.com

HOTEL RECEPTIONIST
We require a Hotel receptionist to work within this busy department, with the ideal candidate having had previous reception experience in a hotel environment. A good understanding of computers is essential and an understanding of the Opera System is desirable, however full training will be given. Previous experience of dealing with high volumes of arrivals and departures is also essential as is the desire to deliver excellent customer service in a professional manner. The role will involve working alongside the current team, working a mix of shifts which will include weekends, early starts and late finishes.  
You should be well presented with an excellent telephone manner and good communication skills along with a bright, friendly personality.  
If you think you have the required skills and experience and are interested in this position please send your CV together with a cover letter to gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com

TRAINEE/ASSISTANT GREENKEEPER
We are having a great opportunity for someone who is interested in starting a career as Greenkeeper.  
Under the general supervision of the Golf Course Manager, the Trainee/Assistant Greenkeeper will participate in the various tasks, in which she/he is assigned, for the maintenance and upkeep of the golf course and property. After a period of training the successful applicant will undertake a wide range of fine turf care using a variety of tractor mounted, ride on and pedestrian machinery and hand held equipment. The post holder will assist in daily course set up tasks for the golf course and various course projects to include aeration, irrigation, turfing, seeding, landscaping etc.  
The successful applicant will be able to work equally well individually or as part of a team and after a period of training will be expected to use her/his initiative to achieve agreed standards.  
Excellent time keeping and communication skills are essential along with the ability to work safely in accordance to the relevant health and safety policies.  
This is a very much hands on manual career that requires lot of common sense.  
The business will supply appropriate all weather clothing, but all applicants must be aware that this career involves regular exposure to all weather conditions.  
This is a full time position and the hours are approximately 6am to 2.30pm, however will vary between seasons. Alternate weekends morning shifts of 3 to 4 hours are compulsory.  
The salary for this position is 12k to 15k, depending on qualifications and experience.  
If you are interested in this position please send your CV together with a cover letter to gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com

CHEF DE PARTIE
We require an experienced Chef de Partie who will enjoy the variety of tasks involved with working at Bicester Hotel, Golf & Spa. You will have the ability to run a section on your own, to place orders in various sections and follow recipes to the Head Chef’s specification.  
 
As a Chef de Partie we are looking for someone with a real passion for cooking and with the patience to supervise trainees.  
 
Ideally, the suitable candidate will have previous hotel experience, with skills and confidence to work across all sections of the kitchen. This role offers the potential for personal development and the opportunity to work with fresh, local produce, cooking all types of foods from bar snacks to a la carte to large quantities for functions, therefore it is essential that you have experience and skills in all these areas. You will need to be qualified to at least NVQ level 2, food hygiene level 2 and strictly working according to health and safety regulations.  
 
If you are interested in and have the requirements for this position we would like to hear from you. Candidates should send their CV to Gundula Seifert, gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com

NURSERY PRACTITIONER - MATERNITY COVER
’Sticky Fingers’ Creche and Nursery is mall and friendly setting based in our grounds. We require a caring and enthusiastic person to replace a member of our team who soon will be leaving to go onto maternity leave.  
Applicants must have at least a recognized level 3 qualification (NNEB, NVQ or equivalent). A good understanding of the EYFS is essential along with a ’can-do’ attitude and the ability to work well as part of a small team.  
The successful applicant will be responsible for meeting the needs and educational development of a key group of children and continuing the established partnerships with their families.  
This is a full time position working 40 hours over a 5 day period and will include working the odd Saturday morning. The salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check.  
If you are interested in this position and have the required qualification/experience please send your CV together with a cover letter to creche@bicesterhgs.com  
Closing date for this position is 26 October 2014.

FULL TIME/PART-TIME BEAUTY THERAPIST
We are looking for experienced Beauty Therapist to join our team at the Forest of Wellbeing.  
The successful candidate will enjoy the wide variety of tasks involved in this fabulous opportunity to work in a top class Spa Salon. The Forest of Wellbeing is featuring Germaine de Capuccini exclusively, with a new range of therapies and retail products, Jessica Nail Care Systems and Lave Shells.  
 
You will provide a range of treatments, including facial therapies, advance anti-ageing treatments, CACI treatments, massage therapies, exfoliations and wraps.  
 
We are looking for someone with the ability to make the clients feel relaxed. Other skills we are looking for are tact, diplomacy and the ability to listen and communicate well.  
 
Training will be given on the specific products if required, however one year experience working in a Spa/Salon environment is essential, along with an NVQ level 3 or equivalent.  
Currently we are having a full time and a part-time/casual position available. Hours are worked on a rolling rota and will include evenings and weekends.  
 
Please e-mail gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com if you are interested in this position.

SEASONAL FOOD & BEVERAGE ASSISTANT
Do you want some part time hours at varying times during the week, to include daytime, evenings and weekends? If the answer is yes, we may have just what you’re looking for.  
We need someone to work on a ’casual’ basis, working hours to meet the needs of the business, therefore shifts will vary week to week.  
Ideally the suitable candidate will have had previous experience working in a similar role, which will include bar service, serving in the restaurant and assisting with larger events i.e Weddings, parties etc.  
If you have a bright bubbly personality and have the desire to offer excellent customer service, this could be the perfect position for you. Please contact Gundula Seifert, gundula.seifert@bicesterhgs.com

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