Evening Housekeeper

The Newt Somerset

Evening Housekeeper

The Newt in Somerset is a new and unique destination already attracting a recognition at the highest level.  Our 300-year-old estate complete with woodland, lush gardens and breath-taking views welcomes guests from all over the world. Our hotel is a home from home where our team deliver outstanding service in informal surroundings.  Gardens, orchards, and treetop walkways inspire whilst roaring fires and our wellbeing spa offer tranquillity.

Food is a passion across the estate, whether hotel or our restaurants or farm shop.  Much is sourced from the estate and trusted local suppliers.

Department Description

The individually designed rooms need a lot of care and attention to ensure that every guest feels that they are first to have ever stayed in their room. This means we need people who are perfectionists with high level of attention to detail and who can apply our high standards. We expect all our guests to enjoy a relaxing and friendly visit so all our staff must be friendly and happy to talk to our guests.

Position Summary

This role is for a self-motivated housekeeper, who can perform well under time pressure but also takes great pride in their work. Although predominately working solo, you will be working as part of a team that support each other. You will need to have a passion for cleanliness and the ability to deliver immaculate standards every day. We are all working to a common goal which is to provide the best experience for all of our guests. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Turndown beds at the request of the guests
  • Refresh the guests’ rooms when requested
  • Report any issues to the duty manger
  • Support the cleaning of the Estate Office when needed
  • Support Laundry when needed
  • Anything else required by the housekeeping manager

Skills and Experience

  • Work experience not necessary as we provide training
  • Experience with industrial cleaning equipment and products
  • Good physical health and stamina
  • Flexibility to work in shifts, weekends
  • Ability to work with no supervision while meeting high-performance standards
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Attention to details
  • Must hold a full driving licence

Benefits: Excellent Benefits package available from day one including:

  • Exceptional working environment, fresh estate grown meal provided each day
  • 30% discount in the shops across the estate
  • 30% discount at restaurants across the estate
  • 30% discount on Newt cyder and Babylonstoren wine
  • 50% discount in the Spa
  • Anniversary stay in the hotel each year, Dinner bed and breakfast.
  • Discounted hotel stays for staff
  • Family pass to access the estate
  • Entry passes for friends and family to access the estate
  • Family Events 3 times per year
  • Access to internal/external training qualifications and programmes
  • Cross Training and career development opportunities


Salary £10 / Hour
Schedule Part Time
Location A359, Hadspen, Bruton, Castle Cary BA7 7NG, UK
Expiry date Fri, 03 Dec 2021

Tagged as: Afternoon / evening jobs

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