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Careers at Tewin Bury

Tewin Bury Farm is a happy and rewarding place to work and some of our staff have been with us for many years. You will never be treated as a number and your hard work & dedication is recognised and rewarded. With us you will receive all the benefits of working as part of a large organisation however we are still small enough to care for each individual.

We are a tightly knit, friendly team with a passion for high standards and professionalism. We offer unique working opportunities in a friendly & supportive environment. People are key to our success and we value our staff as we recognise the role that everyone of them plays within our distinctive property and the company as a whole.

Tewin Bury Farm is an equal opportunities employer and can offer family friendly working arrangements in many areas of the Hotel. We recently won the East Herts overall Business of the Year and Inpsiring Herts Tourism Award; please see here for a list of further Accreditations.

If you share our love of Tewin Bury Farm and you have the experience to join a very driven team then we would love to hear from you!

Tewin Bury Farm is currently recruiting to fill the following vacancies

We are currently seeking to recruit 3 x Chef de Partie; 1 to join the team in our busy 60-seater 2 AA Rosette Restaurant, 1 to join our banqueting department and 1 to join the team at the View Bar & Kitchen.

Chef de Partie Benefits

As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/ Responsibilities for Chef de Partie:

  • The successful candidate MUST have previous experience as a Chef de Partie in a similar hotel – i.e. 4 star, 2 AA rosette
  • MUST be able to demonstrate their interest in food and a passion for consistently achieving to their full potential.

We are an independent family run 4 AA Stars Hotel set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with an excellent reputation as a venue for weddings, ceremonies, family celebrations, conferences and meetings.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport.

hr@tewinbury.co.uk

Casual Waiting staff:

  • Ensuring guests receive a warm service and answers to any queries or issues they may have.
  • Serving guests at weddings or events
  • Clearing tables down quickly and efficiently
  • Ensuring excellent standards of cleanliness and hygiene

Casual Bar staff:

  • Ensuring excellent standards of cleanliness.
  • Provide a Beverage service to guests in all types of banqueting functions. This will include being behind the bar & also serving guests at tables.
  • Ensuring guests receive a warm service and answers to any queries or issues they may have.
  • Ensuring the “Think 25” policy is implied, recording any refusal of service.

As a casual member of staff, the successful applicant will be offered work on an as and when basis dependent on the needs of the business. Hours of work will mainly be evenings and weekends.

The ideal candidates must be over 18 years of age (as required by law), have some experience in hospitality (although full training will be provided) and must be flexible with a friendly attitude. It is recommended that candidates have their own transport due to our rural location.

If you would like to join our friendly team we would love to hear from you – please let us know which venue you are interested in applying to when you send your application.

Please contact hr@tewinbury.co.uk

We are currently seeking to recruit 2 x Commis Chef; 1 to join our pastry department and 1 to join the team at the View Bar & Kitchen.

Commis Chef Benefits

As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/ Responsibilities for Commis Chef:

  • The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • All applicants must have an interest in food and a passion for consistently achieving to their full potential.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport.

We are an independent family run 4 AA Stars Hotel set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with an excellent reputation as a venue for weddings, ceremonies, family celebrations, conferences and meetings.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Sous Chef to join our conference & banqueting department.

Sous Chef Benefits –As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/ Responsibilities for Conference Sous Chef:

  • The successful candidate MUST have previous experience in a similar hotel – i.e. 4 star, 2 AA rosette
  • Experience in a busy conference & banqueting department is essential.
  • MUST be able to demonstrate their interest in food and a passion for consistently achieving to their full potential.

We are an independent family run 4 AA Stars Hotel set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with an excellent reputation as a venue for weddings, ceremonies, family celebrations, conferences and meetings.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport.

We are currently recruiting for a Venue Manager to run The View Bar & Kitchen. This is a busy bar & function room with bedrooms located in the grounds of Panshanger Golf Course in Welwyn Garden City.

Venue Manager Benefits– As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

The role of Venue Manager will include:

  • Day to day running of the venue from checking out guests, to looking after conferences, serving lunch in the bar and running events in the evening
  • Managing staff – ensuring correct staffing levels, identifying training needs and implementing training plans.
  • Monitoring costs
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction at all times.

The ideal candidate will have experience at supervisory/management level in a busy pub, experience of running functions and events will be a distinct advantage.

If you have the required skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

Due to our rural location it is recommended that all candidates have their own transport

We are recruiting for a Duty Manager to join our busy team.

Duty Manager Benefits – As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/Responsibilities for Duty Manager:

  • Responsible for the smooth running of the Hotel and ensuring a high level of guest satisfaction
  • Represent the General Management Team in the absence of a Senior Manager
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Hotel and guest security practicing due diligence and reporting lapses to the appropriate manager
  • Assist in Reception as and when necessary
  • Assist in the Restaurant at busy times to help the existing team
  • Host guests within the events and bar department
  • Manage the Events rota making sure we have enough staffs on any given shifts
  • Manage casual staffs
  • Update the system accordingly with the rota to make sure the shifts are accurately uploaded onto the system
  • Look after and manage Health & Safety and Fire Safety on site ensuring compliance with all regulations and that the correct procedures are followed

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this Duty Manager role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport.

We are currently recruiting for a Conference & Events Operations Manager at Tewin Bury Farm Hotel.

Conference & Events Operations Manager Benefits– As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

The role of Conference & Events Operations Manager will include:

  • Fully responsible for all aspects of all Conference, Events and Bar departments within the hotel.
  • Monitor the co-ordination between all departments to ensure for smooth & efficient operations.
  • To ensure the hotel operates effectively on a day-to-day basis, ensuring 4 star standards are delivered consistently.
  • Managing staff – ensuring correct staffing levels, identifying training needs and implementing training plans.
  • Monitoring costs
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction at all times.

The ideal candidate will have experience at management level in a busy conference and events based environment (ideally in a similar hotel) with demonstrable experience of running functions and events and managing teams.

If you have the required skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

Due to our rural location it is recommended that all candidates have their own transport

We are an independent family run 4 AA Stars Hotel set in the beautiful Hertfordshire Countryside with an excellent reputation as a venue for weddings, ceremonies, family celebrations, conferences and meetings.

We are recruiting for a Food & Beverage Assistant to join our busy restaurant team to assist with breakfast service, hours for this role will primarily be 06.30 – 14.30 however the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible.

Food and Beverage Assistant Benefits – As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

 

Requirements/ Responsibilities for Food and Beverage Assistant:

  • Meeting and greeting guests;
  • Serving food & beverages;
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction all times.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this Food and Beverage Assistant role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport

hr@tewinbury.co.uk

We are a beautiful, family-owned 4 Star Country Hotel with 44 individually designed bedrooms, 4 function suites, 9 meeting rooms, 2 restaurants and an exclusive Private Farm House.Starting as a dairy farm over 50 years ago, we now host over 300 weddings and events a year.

We are looking to recruit a Sales & Marketing Manger to manage the external and internal sales function, generate new business and maintain existing account revenues. This proactive role requires an entrepreneurial, self-motivated and commercially minded sales manager with the drive to achieve an exciting, new challenge.

This role will play an integral part as the owners continue to invest as they push towards a 5* classification. You will be driving force by being the face and Voice of the Tewin Bury’s new 5* Brand. We are always investing substantially in the business. A newly acquired Golf course and planning permission for a brand-new Spa makes this a great opportunity for a Sales & Marketing Manager to really make their mark!

The ideal candidate will have experience in owning, managing and developing a significant hotel sales team and budget (£10m+ annually) across Rooms, M&E, F&B and Leisure. The challenge is to grow total revenues by 70% over a 5 year period by increasing number of customers and growing spend per customer across Rooms, M&E, F&B and Leisure.

Responsibilities for Sales & Marketing Manager:

  • Management of the Sales team ensuring they are working to hotel standards at all times and demonstrating excellent customer service, account management and motivation to achieve set targets both project based and financial
  • Represent the hotel at Exhibitions and client events on site
  • External sales calls to generate new leads for the Events Team and Corporate Rates.
  • Site visits to demonstrate clients facilities at the hotel
  • Annual conference agents roadshow and annual travel agents roadshow ensuring all key agencies are seen at least once a year.
  • Identify source of enquires and report weekly
  • Forecasting revenue for forthcoming financial periods and quarters
  • Ensure targets are met for Account Management calls and procedures
  • Liaise with the Event team looking at all bookings over the value of 5K and helping to close the business with a site visit or appointment to present
  • Liaise with the team weekly looking at any new enquiries, identifying any new contacts that are to be presented with the hotel
  • Identify gaps in event reservations and devise and execute sales plan

Benefits for Sales & Marketing Manager

  • £55k per annum OTE (£35k base)
  • A range of fabulous flexible benefits to help you outside of work – including health & life insurance.
  • A contributory Pension Scheme
  • A Childcare scheme providing tax credits on any childcare you may be paying
  • Amazing People Engagement and Activity Plan
  • Employee assistance scheme to help you navigate through life’s challenges
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Fantastic company discounts including staff rates & Food discounts
  • Major high street discounts –helpful when buying things to treat you or others

If you feel you have the right experience and personality for this Sales & Marketing Manager Role we would love to hear from you. Please note that due to our rural location it is advisable that candidates have their own transport.

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Kitchen Manager to join our busy kitchen team. We are looking for a mature, driven, strong individual who has solid background as a hotel head chef (preferably at 4 star level) or kitchen manager with strong financial acumen as you will be required to manage stock, GP and departmental budgetary restraints.

Hours of work will primarily be 6am – 3pm Monday to Friday however the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible.

Kitchen Manager Benefits

As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant and reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/ Responsibilities for Kitchen Manager:

  • To ensure that the company’s reputation for excellent food and service is enhanced with the client and customers.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen, including supervising the recruitment and selection process.
  • To assess employee performance and recognise training needs and potential as appropriate.
  • To monitor the work of the chefs and porter team and carry out appraisals ensuring that information is filed appropriately with HR. To ensure personal development plans are actively maintained.
  • To hold chef team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets, standards required, company information.
  • To assist the Operations Manager/GM in preparing the annual budget; to achieve and maintain the food cost in accordance with the budget.
  • Work closely with all departmental services, ensuring regular adjustments and improvements are both recommended and implemented.
  • To motivate and lead by example, ensuring you and your team have fun at work and are proud of your efforts.
  • Managing the day to day ordering, monitoring deliveries and stores.
  • To ensure that the accounts department receive all the appropriate financial information promptly and accurately.
  • To ensure that all paperwork is completed in a timely manner; accurately and efficiently and in line with the company’s procedures.
  • To ensure that all standards of food preparation and service are established and achieved in line with budget.
  • To consistently look at ways of maximising income through effective purchasing through nominated suppliers.
  • To ensure that the company meets company requirements of Health and Safety, Food Safety and Environmental legislations and procedures.
  • To conduct Food Safety and Health and Safety Risk Assessments and ensure that all standards and procedures with regards to Hygiene and Safety are established and maintained in line with the company manual.
  • To record and report all accidents within the location, adhering to location and company procedures.
  • To ensure all equipment is well maintained and is in good working order.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this Kitchen Manager role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport.

We are an independent family run 4 AA Stars Hotel set in the beautiful Hertfordshire Countryside with an excellent reputation as a venue for weddings, ceremonies, family celebrations, conferences and meetings.

We are recruiting for a Food and Beverage Supervisor to join our busy restaurant team to supervise with breakfast service, hours for this role will primarily be 06.30 – 14.30 however the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible.

Food and Beverage Supervisor Benefits – As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/ Responsibilities for Food and Beverage Supervisor:

  • Supervising Staff
  • Meeting and greeting guests;
  • Serving food & beverages;
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction all times.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this Food and Beverage Supervisor role and you are looking for a new challenge with a fast paced friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Due to our rural location it is recommended that candidates have their own transport.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Conference & Banqueting Supervisor, primarily to look after our conference and events business.

Conference & Banqueting Supervisor Benefits – As well as a generous package, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare cash back plan with perks
  • 28 days Holidays including bank holidays
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount in the restaurant
  • Reduced accommodation rates
  • Discounted laundry services
  • Free meals on shifts
  • Possibility of live in accommodation
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Opportunities for progression

Requirements/Responsibilities for Conference & Banqueting Supervisor:

  • Setting rooms to the client’s specification to a consistently high standard.
  • Checking that all equipment is in full working order before the client’s arrival.
  • Meeting and greeting clients, confirming details, issuing health and safety briefings and making any last minute adjustments to the venue.
  • Running small banqueting functions and liaising closely on the day with the hosts.
  • Serving refreshments.
  • Servicing the rooms.
  • Supervising staff.
  • Attending to customer queries and issues.
  • Ensuring good practice in Health & Safety and hygiene regulations.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a busy conference and/or events environment. Applicants must have an excellent standard of presentation and be able to demonstrate high standards of customer service.

If you have a flexible hands-on approach to your work and excellent customer service skills we would love to hear from you.

Due to our rural location it is recommended that all candidates have their own transport.