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Exceptional careers for exceptional people

At Brend Hotels, we employ over 1200 staff at our eleven hotels and our various restaurants.

Our guests often tell us it is our friendly and attentive staff that make Brend Hotels really stand out from the crowd, providing a quality of customer service that is amongst the very best in the tourism industry. We are very proud of our wonderful staff and we do all we can to develop them.

We can train someone how to carry out certain tasks, but nobody can change a person's essential personality. So it is important to us that we recruit people who have a friendly approach, a 'can do' attitude and a genuine passion for excellence.

If you have these natural qualities and would like to work for Brend Hotels, we would like to hear from you. We aim to be the leading luxury hotel group in Devon and Cornwall for decades ahead and our continued success depends on our luxury hotels being staffed by talented people who share our vision.

If you would like to join our team, please enquire online, email us your CV or check out our latest vacancies below.

Brend Group

Brend Hotels are seeking applications to join our Brend Chef Apprenticeship Scheme in North Devon and Cornwall.

We offer a complete package of funded work based training supported, by the SW premier hotel group. The scheme is enhanced by live regular input from both suppliers and statutory authorities.

Should you feel that you possess the necessary drive and commitment required to be a part of this exciting opportunity then please write to the address below enclosing a introductory letter stating why you be considered for this particular scheme. Please also enclose a CV including a resume of experience.

Mark Brace
Group Food Safety Manager
P R Brend and Sons Hoteliers Ltd
1 Park Villas
Taw Vale
EX32 8NJ

Chef's Required

We are looking for full time chefs, across every grade to join some of our North Devon Hotel kitchens.

Applicants must have an eye for detail, take pride in cooking & food presentation and must have previous experience in a similar establishment and in a similar role.

We can offer excellent salaries,&excellent career progression.

Alternatively, please send your CV with a covering letter to :

Mark Brace
Group Food Safety Manager
P R Brend and Sons Hoteliers Ltd
1 Park Villas
Taw Vale
EX32 8NJ


Tel: 01271 340026
Mob: 07711855035

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The Devon Hotel

We are seeking:

Full-Time Housekeeping Staff
Part-Time Function Staff
Full-Time Early Morning Cleaner

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The Carlyon Bay Hotel

Positions: Kitchen Porter, Chef, Bar & Lounge Staff, Receptionist, Room Attendant, Porter and Spa Therapist

Should you feel that you possess the necessary drive and commitment required to be a part of the team here at The Carlyon Bay Hotel, then please email the below address enclosing a introductory email stating the position you would like to apply for and your CV

To apply please contact Max Brend on 01726 812304, or e-mail your cv to

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Position: Porter

An enthusiastic and welcoming character to join our concierge team.

Full driving licence required. Full time position

Alternatively, contact Max Brend on 01726 812304, or e-mail your cv to

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Saunton Sands Hotel

Position: Chef de Partie

Salary: £17,500

Are you motivated and looking for a fantastic new opportunity?

We are looking for experienced candidates to join our brigade of chefs …

You will be responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent guest experience, with the ability to run your own station and the staff within it.

To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the behaviours, skills and values that follow a positive attitude with the ability to work well under pressure.

It is essential for you to demonstrate prior kitchen experience in a similar role.

Alternatively, please send applications covering letter and full CV to:

Mrs Stella Lethaby, Personnel Manager.


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We are looking for bright and enthusiastic people to join our food and beverage sections:

  • We need experienced waiting staff to work in our beautiful art deco AA rosette restaurant. Previous experience waiting in similar hotels or large restaurants is essential.
  • We are also looking for experienced bar staff to work in our bar and Terrace Lounge. Ideally all applicants will have a working knowledge of cocktail making and / or be mixology trained and have worked in similar establishments.
  • Are you a fully trained and experienced sommelier? Then we have a position for you.
  • Are you an experienced wine waiter with a proven passion for wine? Then we would like to see you too.
Flexibility and previous experience are ESSENTIAL.
All roles will include a mixture of early, daytime, late and weekend shifts.
Saunton Sands offers a free staff mini bus from Barnstaple to the hotel, free meals whilst on duty, access to certificated training and a company pension.
We also offer huge scope for development and progression within this highly successful and well established company.
Please send your CV and covering letter to Stella Lethaby

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The Barnstaple Hotel

Position: Porter

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic individual with excellent customer care skills to join our existing team. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage but full training will be given.

Full driving licence required. Full time position

Visit reception for an application form, or e-mail your cv

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Position: Health Club Assistant

We are looking for a candidate with Level 2 Fitness Instruction to join our team in the Barnstaple Hotel Health Club. Full time position, varying shifts.

Responsibilities include: To assist in the effective running of the Barnstaple Hotel Health Club. This role will require a combination of administrative and customer service skills within a private health club environment

Visit reception for an application form, or e-mail your cv

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The Victoria Hotel

Position: Maintenance Person

Main duties include.....

  • General maintenance to include basic plumbing, carpentry and decorating
  • Upkeep of swimming pools and spa bath
  • Basic electrical work
  • Other associated duties to ensure the hotels are kept to the required Company standards

Previous experience in a similar environment would be an advantage. The successful candidate will need to be able to work using their own initiative and also be able to perform effectively as part of a long established team

What we offer.....

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Includes 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year (to include all bank holidays).
  • You will be required to work 5 days per week, for approximately 40 hours, to include one Saturday every three weeks.
  • Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the United Kingdom
How to apply....
If you need any further information or would like to apply for this position, then please send your CV along with a covering letter to:
The closing date for this position is: 30th April 2016

The Belmont Hotel

Position: Trainee Receptionist

This luxurious, four star hotel situated just 12 miles from Exeter, is run by the Brend Group, the largest, privately owned hotel group in the South West and the AA Hotel Group of the Year 2015/2016

This role would be ideal for someone looking to start a front of house career in the hospitality industry. You must be able to work using your own initiative, be able to perform effectively as part of a team and be able to demonstrate excellent customer care skills.

Main Duties Include:

  • Communicating with and assisting guests and visitors face to face and over the telephone
  • Dealing with a variety of enquiries
  • Maintaining guests and hotel accounts
  • Cash handling and banking
  • Taking and recording reservations
  • Communicating with all departments to ensure the highest levels of customer care

What we offer:

  • A competitive Salary
  • The opportunity to study for an apprenticeship
  • Job specific training and all legislative training
  • Straight shifts, working 5 days over 7, to include weekends and evenings
  • The opportunity to work as part of a friendly and professional team
  • Uniforms are provided, as are meals on duty
  • A preferential Brend Hotel discount scheme is available for you and your immediate family members.
  • Live-In Accommodation if re-locating

Please do not apply for this position unless you have eligibility to work in the UK

For further information or to apply please send your CV with a covering letter to:

The closing date for this position is: 30th April 2016

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The Royal Duchy Hotel

Assistant Manager/Duty Manager. Full-time. Live-in option Available.

Reporting To: Hotel Manager

Responsibility for others: Supervision of all food and beverage staff throughout the hotel

Overall Purpose of the job:

Supporting existing management team in delivering successful operations, achieving hotel objectives and improving profitability.

Candidate Profile/Recommendations:

The successful applicant will be trained and educated to the high standards expected of 4star hotels, with solid background/experiences in the hospitality trade, guests services or related professions area.

Degree/diploma in hotel/restaurant management, hospitality, business or related profession would be advantageous.

Key Activities:

  • Customer Service. Provide excellent customer service by being readily available/approachable for all guests. Overseeing delivery of consistence quality customer service in all areas of the hotel.
  • Financial Support. Support and assist in the control of all costs and stock to ensure hotel profitability
  • Health and Safety. Maintaining high standards of Health and Safety and hygiene.
  • Managing Guest experiences. Contribute to initiatives to develop the business, improve staff skills and guest satisfaction.
  • Customer Relations. Build relationships with key customers and play an active role in the sales process. Take proactive approaches when dealing with guests concerns. Extend professionalism and courtesy to guests at all time.
  • Human Resources. Play a key role in supporting and managing human resources. Extend professionalism and courtesy to employees at all times.

Team Leader. Lead by example, demonstrating self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm.

Not only is The Royal Duchy Hotel one of the finest luxury hotels in Cornwall... Falmouth has recently been describes as the capital of Cornwall! And we have an opening for a New Assistant Manager to join our exclusive team! With our long standing professional team these positions do not come around often and we are excited to welcome a new professional into the fold! Apply now with a covering letter and CV to

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