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Vacancies at Wivenhoe House

Working at Wivenhoe House adds a new dimension to a career in hospitality.

In addition to working alongside our talented professionals you will be supporting our undergraduates working towards their degrees in Hotel Management.

Their intensive degree course includes working in every department of the hotel, so everyone has the opportunity to share their skills and mentor aspiring managers.

Wivenhoe House Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Essex.

 

current vacancies


CHEF DE PARTIE x 2

We are looking to recruit two Chef de Parties (one permanent, and one fixed term to cover maternity leave) for this luxury Country House Hotel with a modern 100-seater Brasserie serving and conference capacity for up to 120. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a unique environment and add to your skillset.

As Chef de Partie you will have worked in a 4* or 5* kitchen in a hotel or a quality restaurant. We are looking for a calm, well organised and talented chef who is a team player and looking for career development.

You are expected to have a wide range of skills at this level and be competent in all sections of the kitchen. You will have the opportunity to develop menus while training and developing our students.

Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact the University Recruitment Team (01206 874693/873521).

Salary: £16,906  - £18,932  per annum 

Closing date: 29 May 2016


Apply online (Ref: WHH151 – Fixed Term position and WHH156 Permanent).

If you have a disability and would like information in a different format telephone (01206) 873521/874588.



For more information and to apply please see the University of Essex job vacancy website.





If you would like to be informed of future vacancies please see the University of Essex job vacancy website, enter your search criteria and e-mail address.

WHERE WE ARE

find us, however you travel

By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.