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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 email your CV to: jobs@brendhotels.com 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
Barnstaple
EX32 8NJ

Chefs 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
Barnstaple
EX32 8NJ

E-Mail: jobs@brendhotels.com

Tel: 01271 340026
Mob: 07711855035

The Park Hotel

Position: Waiting Staff

We have positions available here at The Park Hotel for full time and part time waiting staff. The successful candidates will provide good customer service, working in our bar, lounge and restaurant areas. In house training will be given however previous experience is preferred.

The successful candidates will also be expected to work evenings, weekends and national Holidays.

Please send in your CV with a covering letter to Nicky Hamilton here at The Park Hotel, Taw Vale, Barnstaple, EX329AE or e-mail: jobs@brendhotels.com

The Devon Hotel

We are seeking:

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

For further information or to send in your CV and covering letter please e-mail: jobs@brendhotels.com


Position: Full time Bar Assistant

Previous bar experience is not essential as full training will be given, however a background in a customer focused environment would be an advantage. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to work using their own initiative and to also be able to effectively perform as part of an established team.

This role would be a perfect opportunity for someone looking to work for an established, luxury hotel chain whilst furthering their career in the hospitality industry.

Main duties include.....


  • Serving guests alcoholic drinks, teas, coffees and light meals in the Lounge and Bar areas
  • Preparation of the Bar before and after each service
  • Maintaining correct stock levels and keeping accurate bar records
  • General cleaning duties to ensure the Bar area is kept to the required Company standard
Terms... The rate of pay for this position meets with minimum wage rates and you be required to work 5 days over 7, to include evenings and weekends for 30 – 40 hours per week.
Transport to and from work is provided for those who live within Exeter
Due to licensing laws, applicants must be aged 18 years or older
Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the United Kingdom


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 hr@carlyonbay.com & jobs@brendhotels.com

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 hr@carlyonbay.com & jobs@brendhotels.com

Saunton Sands Hotel

Position: Sales and Events Coordinator

Want to work in the most beautiful location in North Devon?

We are looking for a brilliant Sales and Events Coordinator based here at Saunton Sands Hotel.

The role is varied and exciting, working with event organisers, companies and customers promoting our fabulous events and conference facilities.

Key responsibilities:

- Selling conferences and events over the telephone and in person
- Working closely with managers to co-ordinate meetings, events and functions
- Processing of conference and event bookings
- Compiling all correspondence and contractual agreements
- Liaising with other departments to ensure customer requirements are met

Skills needed:

- Excellent communication skills
- Organised with a good eye for attention to detail
- Computer literate with good grammar skills
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Experience of email marketing and or knowledge of Rezlynx would be beneficial

The right candidate will receive full training and development opportunities, good rates of pay, a company pension, uniform and meals.

If you think you are who we are looking for, please send your CV and covering letter to stella@sauntonsands.com or call 01271 890212 for more details.


Position: Full Time Receptionist

We have a brilliant career opportunity at the award-winning Saunton Sands Hotel.

We are looking for a receptionist to be the welcoming face of our hotel.

If you have all of the following, then we are looking for you:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexibility (you will be required to work evenings and weekends)
  • Are polite, approachable and well groomed
  • Have existing knowledge of the local area

The right candidate will receive full training and development opportunities, good rates of pay, a company pension, uniform and meals.

If you think you are who we are looking for, please send your CV and cover letter to:

stella@sauntonsands.com & jobs@brendhotels.com or call 01271 890212 for more details.


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.

SAUNTON SANDS HOTEL, Nr BRAUNTON, NORTH DEVON. EX33 1LQ (01271) 890212 stella@sauntonsands.com & jobs@brendhotels.com

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 stella@sauntonsands.com & jobs@brendhotels.com

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 chris@barnstaplehotel.co.uk & jobs@brendhotels.com

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 chris@barnstaplehotel.co.uk & jobs@brendhotels.com

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 Hannah@sauntonsands.com & jobs@brendhotels.com

The Imperial Hotel

Position: Waiting Staff

We have positions available here at The Imperial Hotel for full time and part time waiting staff. The successful candidates will provide good customer service, working in our bar, lounge and restaurant areas. In house training will be given however previous experience is preferred.

The successful candidates will also be expected to work evenings, weekends and national Holidays.

Please send in your CV with a covering letter to Elliott Upshon (Restaurant Manager), The Imperial Hotel, Taw Vale, Barnstaple EX32 8NB or e-mail: jobs@brendhotels.com

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