Elite Hotels

Head Bar Person - Wych Cross

Elite Hotels
Wych Cross
Market related
13 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
The Recruitment Team
Job Type
Full Time

Head Bar Person - Wych Cross

£15,500 to £18,000 depending on experience. Plus share of service charge. Live in option is available and annual bonus*.

Come and work in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, surrounded by beautiful countryside and an amazing Grade 2 listed building with a fantastic team who will support you in your success. The primary focus of the role will be ensuring the smooth running of the cocktail bar; ensuring all stock is up-to-date, the area is well presented, supervising staff and ensuring guests received a high standard of service. You will also provide support to the wider Food and Beverage Team, covering service in the Lounges and Restaurants as business levels require. You will work with the F&B Managers in developing seasonal cocktails and bar promotions.


  • Sound knowledge of cocktail work and UK Licensing regulations, a personal license would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Previous experience of leading and supervising a team
  • Previous experience in a hotel bar with high service standards would be preferred
  • Excellent command of the English language and right to work in the UK
  • Be extremely well presented
  • Attention to detail and the drive to deliver exceptional customer care at every interaction

Own transport is essential as we are in a rural location.

Why work for us?
As an accredited Investor in People, we are dedicated to the development of our staff. Many of the team started out in junior roles, but have been offered training and promotional opportunities as their skills have grown. We are very fortunate to have a large percentage of long-term team members able to offer their experience and expertise to the next generation of hospitality professionals - this could be you!


  • A share of the service charge 
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking
  • Free helpline run by Hospitality Action
  • Long term staff earn extra holidays and birthdays off
  • Uniform provided and dry cleaned
  • Company pension scheme
  • Excellent staff rates including overnight stays, spa treatments and dining
  • Discounted stays at hotels across the world with Small Luxury Hotels of the World
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free Car Parking
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Onsite accommodation available
  • Internal training opportunities
  • Reward and recognition scheme