Work for Us at Oakley Hall Hotel


Oakley Hall Hotel is one of the finest venues in Hampshire. A luxury 4 star property located just 6 miles outside of Basingstoke and situated amongst 315 acres of country estate.  Beautifully restored to its former self, Oakley Hall Hotel offers the perfect setting for accommodation, weddings, conferences, team building and corporate events and has a total of 50 bedrooms.

Please click on one of the positions below which you would like to apply for.
Only candidates eligible to live and work in the UK need apply.
Own transport is essential as Oakley Hall Hotel is located in the countryside, 6 miles outside of Basingstoke.

RECEPTIONIST
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We are currently looking to recruit a full time receptionist who has the ability to provide a high consistent service to all guests using the hotels facilities.

The successful candidate will be confident and welcoming, with excellent communication skills and personal presentation. You will be comfortable with standard PC packages. Knowledge of computerised reservations systems such as Opera would be beneficial however not essential. Previous experience in a similar role within a full service hotel environment is essential or within a hospitality customer service environment would also be valuable. Above all, you will be an excellent team player and be able to demonstrate a true passion for service excellence.
Duties include:

  • Dealing with reservations by phone, e-mail, letter, fax or face to face
  • Checking guests in and out of the hotel, allocating rooms and handing out keys
  • Preparing bills and taking payments along with issuing vouchers
  • Reservations for the restaurant for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Taking and passing messages to guests and dealing with any special requests (i.e. booking flowers, champagne, printing directions), answering questions about the hotel and surrounding area
  • Answering the telephone in an appropriate manor and transferring calls to the relevant departments
  • Mail handling as well as printing and posting brochures, stationary update and printing menus for functions
  • Ensuring the reception desk is kept tidy and well presented at all times
  • Delivering great customer service, being a reliable team player and well presented at all times

The position is full-time, 40 hours + per week, 5 shifts over 7 days including weekends and bank holidays.

If you feel you fit our criteria, please email Natasha Daas: natasha@oakleyhall-park.com.

FOOD & BEVERAGE ASSISTANT
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We are currently looking to recruit a Food & Beverage Assistant.

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, dedicated and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills. You will be working throughout the various departments including the Restaurant, Bar, Conference and Events.

This position is full-time over 7 days including weekends, evenings & Bank Holidays.

If you feel you fit our criteria, please forward your CV to Manuel Araujo: manuel@oakleyhall-park.com

WINE WAITER
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Position Overview:
This is a full time permanent position. The ideal Wine Waiter will provide the highest service levels to all of our guests and maintain our 4 star and 2 AA rosette standard. As a wine waiter you will have a solid knowledge about wine and be able to pair wine and food together as well as recommend wines to our guests. You will also be looking after the day to day managing of our wine cellar and liaise with the restaurant manager and food & beverage manager regarding any wine related subjects.

This role is based within the bar, lounge and restaurant team and the shifts are generally straight shifts. You will need to be available for work 5 days out of 7 to include weekends and bank holidays.

Attributes/Experience
You will need a good command of English (verbal and written), previous experience in a customer service role is needed as is having exposure in a food and beverage environment and a solid knowledge about wine. Due to service of alcohol you will need to be a minimum of 18 years old.
You will need to have excellent attention to detail and be ‘standards’ driven. You will be extremely well presented and able to cope well under pressure.
Own transport is essential as we are in a rural location.

If you feel that you would like to join us and that this role would suit your strengths, we would be delighted to hear from you!
Please send your CV to Manuel Araujo: manuel@oakleyhall-park.com

CONFERENCE & BANQUETING MANAGER
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We are currently looking to recruit a very strong, proactive, highly motivated Conference & Banqueting Manager.

The successful candidate will have to have previous four star hotel experience and be able to lead & coordinate a team of up to 20 staff as well as run weddings & functions for up to 400 guests. He or she will also have to be comfortable with liaising with the organizer of any given event on the day to confirm the agenda.

This position is full-time over 7 days including weekends, evenings & Bank Holidays.

If you feel you fit our criteria, please forward your CV to Manuel Araujo: manuel@oakleyhall-park.com.

EXPERIENCED BARTENDER
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We are currently looking for experienced Bartenders who are talented bar professionals and are able to provide engaging and charismatic service to our customers. As we are also providing food service at our fantastic newly positioned bar, our Bartenders will be providing the full service to our customers taking both food and drinks orders and you must have a passion to continually develop your food, wine and cocktail knowledge.

The ideal Bartender candidates will:

  • Have previous experience working within a high profile, destination bar as Bartender/Senior Bartender/Head Bartender
  • Be passionate about creating fantastic cocktails with the ability to advise and recommend to customers
  • Have flair, charisma and charm with the ability to provide the highest levels of service to our customers
  • Have previous experience of delivering quality food service (desirable but not essential)
  • Be immaculately presented, attentive and proactive with the ability to respond quickly to needs of the customer and team members
  • Be an excellent team player with exceptional communication skills

This position is full-time over 7 days including weekends, evenings & Bank Holidays.

For further information or to forward your CV please contact Manuel Araujo: manuel@oakleyhall-park.com