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Current Vacancies

Have you taken hospitality as a career choice? Is gastronomy a part of your life? We are looking for someone like you!

The Great House is a French, award winning, gastronomic restaurant in the centre of lovely Lavenham. A team of professionals is led by Front of House Manager, Antoine and Head Chef, Swann.

We now need to find a Head waiter / Senior head waiter with knowledge of wines, customers service, and staff management to assist in the daily running of the restaurant and being able to step up when the manager is off duty.

Job will include:
– 5 days to 5 1/2 days per week
– 45 hours minimum guaranteed
– Weekly split shifts, weekend or straight week shifts on a weekly rota
– 3-month trial with your hourly wage reviewed after
– Monthly tips
– Meal provided on duty
– On duty for Christmas period and New Year’s Eve

If you feel you are the right person for the job and would like to join The Great House team, please apply with a covering letter and CV.

Expected Start Date: ASAP

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary – To be discussed at interview

COVID-19 considerations – Hand sanitiser available, mask to be worn in front house, daily temperature checks.

Boutique Hotel – 5 ensuite rooms – five stars

Due to the COVID needs of deep cleaning, we are looking for a person able to work on an irregular bases for a few hours per day for now and covering more hours for maternity leave from December.

– Enthusiastic and fit person
– Able to work in team
– Organised, clean
– To help our team of housekeeper to strip/make beds, clean bathroom, disinfecting common areas, iron, hoover, dusting

COVID-19 considerations
Staff are wearing masks, disposable gloves, disposable apron, hand sanitizer station all around the establishment.

If you would like to join our friendly team, please contact Celine on 01787 247431 for more information and send your CV and a covering letter to