Night Porter - Eastbourne

Recruiter
Elite Hotels
Location
West Sussex
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Expires
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne are recruiting for a people focused Night Porter to join their busy Night Team. When you join us: You will be working as a Night Porter with a wide range of responsibilities, such as:

Welcoming late arriving guests and escorting them to their rooms;
Assisting guests with luggage
Providing advice on hotel facilities as well as local places of interest
Valet parking cars
Preparing snacks and serving food and drinks.

Please note this is a night time role working various hours between 8pm and 7.30am, 30 hours per week, including weekends. This is normally over three days, however there is room for flexibility. Overtime is also available. What we need from you:

Clean, valid UK driving licence preferred. If you have this, please ensure you indicate this on your application.
Possess a welcoming personality to make the Grand Hotel an experience to remember, whilst retaining the ability to be assertive when required.
Have excellent English language skills, verbal and written.
Be physically fit as some heavy lifting is required.
You will have already gained experience within the hospitality or customer service industry.

And in return, our benefits include...

Free meals on duty
Uniform provided
Financial support with industry qualifications
Company personal contributory pension scheme
Excellent staff rate of GBP50 Bed & Breakfast in any of the four Elite Hotels, subject to availability
An attractive room rate for friends and family with a 50% discount off our selling price
30% discount on food, drinks and treatments
A share in the Company Gratuities scheme
An Employee Assistance program managed by Hospitality Action, including a free confidential counselling help line.
A childcare voucher scheme

About us... Recently named as one of the "30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality" by The Caterer magazine, the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne is the UK's only five-star hotel by the sea. Known also at 'The White Palace', The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, is situated on the unspoiled elegant Victorian seafront facing the English Channel and is within easy walking distance of the town centre. The hotel has 152 bedrooms and suites, swimming pool and Health Club, and two restaurants - The Garden, which exudes period elegance yet maintains an intimate atmosphere and offers a menu of British fare, and the two rosette-awarded Mirabelle, recognised for high-quality fine dining. Eastbourne, a vibrant town with a range of good shops and night-life, just 30 minutes from Brighton and 90 minutes from London, offers an excellent and affordable life-style.