Hand Picked Hotels

Hotel Receptionist / Porter - Short term live in accommodation available

10.5 - 10.5 Per Hour
25 May 2022
22 Jun 2022
Vacancy Filler
Job Type
Live in

Hotel Receptionist / Porter - Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath

We are looking for a Hotel Receptionist / Porter to join our team at Bailbrook House Hotel in Bath. 

Our receptionists are the first member of Hand Picked our guests speak to, which means you’ll get to make one of the biggest impressions. You will be able to give a fantastic welcome and get our customers excited about their stay, whether that’s showing off the hotel with a guided tour, or showing the guests the way to their bedroom and assisting them with their bags.

As a Hotel Receptionist / Porter you will also check our guests in and out using Opera our Hotel booking system, so you will need to be confident using computers and learning new procedures as well as taking payments. 

It doesn’t matter if they’re first time visitors or returning guests, you’ll charm them from the initial welcome to the “have a safe journey home” with your impeccable standards of service. 

This is a full time role that offers a mixture of hours and flexibility, including early shifts from 6:45am - 3.30pm and late shifts from 2.30pm - 11pm. This is on a rota basis and includes weekends.

We also have more flexible shifts available, working a couple of days a week doing afternoon and late shifts. 

Optional short term live in accommodation is available with this position for the first 3 months, this is charged at £60.90 per week, all inclusive of meals and bills. 

What’s in it for you:

  • Delicious meals provided on shift 
  • Hourly pay plus a share of service charge to boost your earnings
  • Optional short term live in accommodation available for the first 3 months, charged at £60.90 per week. 
  • 28 days holiday rising to 33 days with service – we think it’s fair to value loyalty.
  • £30 staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels per room Bed & Breakfast PLUS 25% discount of all food & drink. Yes, it’s as good as it sounds!
  • Annual loyalty awards (like afternoon teas and overnight stays)
  • Working in stunning surroundings and in a property packed with character
  • Free parking on site
  • Online retail discount platform offering thousands of savings with high street retailers and restaurants as well as a health and well-being platform
  • Pension & Life assurance scheme

About you:

  • Most of all, you’ll have a friendly, welcoming and genuine manner
  • You’ll have recent experience working as a Receptionist and knowledge of Opera is desirable 
  • You’ll be passionate about making our guests feel at home, and will develop a thorough knowledge of our of hotel products and services
  • You’ll feel comfortable in a fast-paced, busy environment
  • You’ll ideally have previous experience in a similar environment and role, but this is not essential
  • You’ll be excellent at building a rapport with new and returning guests
  • You’ll take pride in your appearance, as the face of Hand Picked Hotels

About us:

Bailbrook House Hotel is a 4AA Silver Star Hotel with 88 bedrooms and a 2AA Rosette fine dining restaurant. 

Hand Picked Hotels is a private collection of 21 country house hotels throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. Each of our properties has its own charming character, and all of them are set in stunning surroundings; from the sandy shores of Jersey to the rolling hills of Yorkshire.

With welcoming and charming service delivered in truly inspirational settings, our guests are encouraged to relax, kick off their shoes and indulge. You make it Hand Picked!

Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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