Thank you for your interest in working at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands. Our vacancies are listed below. 

Maintenance Assistant, part-time (32 hours per week), £9 p/hour

If you have a trade qualification/experience, such as carpentry, basic plumbing or decorating, and are willing to turn your hand to all aspects of maintenance, then this position might suit you! We are looking for a part-time Maintenance Assistant to work alongside the Maintenance Manager to help keep our properties in good order.

You will need transport due to our location. View Job description and download application form. Completed application forms to andy@hothorpe.co.uk ASAP

Apprentice Commis Chef, £5.50 p/hr, full-time

We are looking to recruit an apprentice to learn on the job from our team of experienced chefs. While earning money and learning your trade you will also be gaining an NVQ in professional cookery in conjunction with Leicester College. To be suitable for this position you must have a passion for food. All our food is freshly prepared to a high standard - no microwaves here! You'll get meals while on duty, uniform supplied and the opportunity to participate in staff social events.

Immediate start available. You will need a reliable lift to and from work, or your own transport due to our rural location.

Housekeeping Assistants - Up to £7.60 p/hr

We are looking for Housekeeping Assistants to work a variety of shifts according to business needs. Experience in a similar role is preferred, although we are happy to train individuals with a keen eye for detail and a 'can do' attitude. Applicants should be aware that working in Housekeeping is physically demanding. You will need your own transport or a reliable lift to and from work due to our rural location.

We are looking to fill one position with a guaranteed 16 hours a week and further positions with variable hours offered.

Restaurant & Bars Assistants, part-time - Up to £7.60 p/hr

We require reliable restaurant & bars assistants to work mainly evening and weekend shifts. These are casual positions with work offered according to business needs. You will be serving drinks at the bar to wedding, function or conference guests and also working in our busy dining rooms, welcoming guests at meal times, laying tables, serving meals, clearing plates etc. This is a flexible role working across both our Woodlands & Hothorpe Hall venues, serving the dining room and bar.

Over 18s only and experience is ideal, but not necessary as training available. You will need your own transport or a reliable lift to and from work due to our rural location. 

To apply for any of the above positions (excluding Maintenance Asst), please email your letter and CV to Emily McDonald, Operations Manager, at emily@hothorpe.co.uk

For an informal chat prior to application, please call Emily on 01858 881500, and for speculative job enquiries, please email emily@hothorpe.co.uk  

There are lots of great benefits to working at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands:

  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per annum, pro rata for part-time staff.
  • Training and development plan and annual appraisal scheme for every employee.
  • Annual wage increase
  • Staff room, with tea & coffee supplied free of charge, for rest breaks.
  • Meal entitlement for staff starting work before 8am
  • Annual Christmas staff event, including secret Santa gift swap and lunch.
  • Christmas gifts from the Directors.
  • Annual staff trip out (or money to pay for employee leisure time in groups/teams if whole staff out day not possible)
  • Summer evening BBQ/hog roast event at Hothorpe Hall/The Woodlands, with invites extended to your family.
  • 30% off dining events at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands for every staff member. Reduced rate Treehouse breaks for staff.
  • Tips from customers divided equally between all staff.
  • Stunning surroundings and large gardens to enjoy during break times.
  • Staff social nights out arranged by staff.
  • The kudos associated with working for a growing and award-winning business.

Quotes from staff attending a 2016 Values and Vision Workshop:

"I feel trusted to execute my job."

"I feel my opinions and thoughts are welcomed and considered."

"We are a close knit team."

"I love the variety in my job because of the different markets."

"Hothorpe Hall is a very family orientated business."

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