Careers at Gorse Hill

Gorse Hill is a spectacular countryside Mansion House Hotel situated in the green heart of Surrey just outside of Woking. Our property provides superior hotel accommodation and event/function space that's perfect for short breaks and holidays, meetings and conferences, wedding and events or for anything else in between.

Explore our range of exciting jobs available. A passion for excellence, a can do attitude and a willingness to learn is essential. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic people be part of a growing brand of unique properties.

To enquire about vacancies please contact our Human Resources Manager ensuring you attach your CV via email to Nikki Braidwood: HR@active-hospitality.com

Exterior view of Gorse Hill

Kitchen Assistant/Porter | Full Time

We are looking for a Kitchen Assistant/Porter to join our team. The main duties will involve assisting Chefs with food preparation, washing up, & cleaning . During busy periods, such as a Saturday evening service the Kitchen Assistant will need to be well organised. It is a great starting point to learn about the professional kitchen and get the first foot in the door. 45 hours per week

Benefits
Discounted or free food
Gym membership
On-site parking
 Employee Discount Scheme (Hospitality Rewards)
Employee Referral Scheme

Conference wedding executive at Gorse Hill in Surrey

Weddings Sales Manager | Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Weddings and Events Sales Manager to join our team at our stunning venue - Gorse Hill Hotel in Woking. This critical role will be varied and suit a dedicated and highly organised person who can work on their own initiative.

We are ideally looking for someone that has previous experience working in a similar role who is enthusiastic about weddings.
The ideal candidate will be highly customer focused team player with a positive demeanour and can-do attitude. The ability to work under pressure whilst displaying a keen eye for detail and excellent communication are key to this role alongside a warm and genuine approach.

Hours are 45 hours per week - Tuesday to Saturday.| Up to £30,000 per annum 

Exterior view of Gorse Hill

Night Porter | Part Time

We have an opportunity to join the Active Hospitality team as a part-time Night Porter. This role will be based off working 3 eight-hour shifts a week based at Gorse Hill Hotel in Woking on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday nights. 24 hours per week. Shift times are 11.00pm - 7.00am.

You will ensure that all guests receive a warm welcome to the hotel, setting the scene for their stay and ensuring any needs are anticipated and actioned. This role will include running the night audit each day and settling all accounts within the hotel where necessary. The role will include working in various areas of the hotels, including reception or the assistance of the food and beverage team. In addition, some basic cleaning and security work are involved to ensure that the hotel is ready for guests each morning.
Salary: Up to £11.73 per hour (£14,639.00 per annum).

Primary Responsibilities
· Ensure that the service offered to guests is personal, memorable and to a 4 star hotel standard.
· Build relationships with guests, ensuring that they want to return to Gorse Hill.
· Ensure good communication with all departments throughout the hotels.
· Check in and check out of hotel guests, inclusive of taking payments and reconciling banking.
· Handle, follow-up and communicate any comments or complaints from guests, passing them on to the Front of House Manager as necessary.
· Be familiar with and promote the hotel facilities.
· To oversee and run the night audit (full training will be given) to ensure that all financial reports are completed and accurate.
· To be fully versed with all fire evacuation procedures and operating the fire panel.
· To have an excellent knowledge of all reception procedures.
· To carry out fire and security walks throughout the night, ensuring that external doors are locked as appropriate and the site is safe and secure.
· To assist other departments according to night business needs.
· To carry out some general cleaning in public areas so that the hotel is ready for guests every morning.