Location: The Grove
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £17,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits
Specific Hours: 40 hours per week
Guests visit The Grove, Hertfordshire’s spectacular 5 star hotel resort, for a real breath of fresh air. Central London quality – and benefits - without the hassle. From sheer indulgence to all sorts of outdoor activity across the 300-acre estate, our world-class, award-winning Sequoia Spa and Health Club soothes and stimulates, revitalises and inspires. To continue exceeding our guests’ expectations, we need to rely on, and develop, every member of the team.
From weddings and large events on our 300-acre estate to urban beach barbecues in the Walled Garden and private dining in historic splendour, we offer an imaginative range of banqueting experiences. To continue exceeding our guests’ expectations, we need to rely on, and develop, every member of the team.
As an Assistant on the Banqueting team, you will be helping to set up tables and to serve everything from champagne and canapés at functions to working lunches at business meetings. You will ideally need previous Food & Beverage experience, but we look for a positive focus on customer care, the flexibility to work shifts when asked, the ability to communicate and interact with guests, in English, and the desire to play your part in a fantastic team.
At The Grove we take pride in creating a wonderful environment for everyone. In return for your hard work you can expect award-winning coaching and development, with the opportunity to cross-train and move departments. Instead of the costs and wasted hours involved in travelling into London, we offer free parking, a staff shuttle bus to Watford and even staff accommodation. And there are many other benefits, including generous discounts, loyalty stays and use of the leisure facilities - plus subsidised on-site OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ childcare.
This role involves serving alcohol to guests therefore all applicants must be over the age of 18.
The role involves shift work, evenings and weekends.
Company benefits include:
Use of leisure facilities including gym and swimming pool
One free meal whilst on duty in the staff canteen
Staff shuttle bus to Watford town centre and train station (£1 per journey)
Generous discount for you and your family/friends on food and beverage, room rate, golf and spa treatments
Annual overnight loyalty stays
Holiday entitlement which increases after 2 years’ service
Subsidised staff accommodation if required
Excellent training and development opportunities from a gold standard Investor in People
Discounts with high street retailers through our Benefits App