Shepherd Neame

Night Porter - Part time - The Botany Bay Hotel, Broadstairs

Broadstairs, Kent
19 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Pub/Hotel: The Botany Bay Hotel, Broadstairs

Honest and reliable night porter required

The Botany Bay Hotel in Broadstairs is looking for a reliable and committed Night Porter to join our team on a part time basis.
Part of the Shepherd Neame group of sixty managed houses in London and the South East; the Botany Bay boasts a magnificent cliff top location in Kingsgate and it combines the friendly atmosphere of a local pub and restaurant together with all the comforts of a modern hotel and event venue
This busy post will see you working two nights per week (16 hours) on a set night shift pattern. You must be able to work some weekends and over the Christmas and New Year period, and additional hours may be available to cover holidays.
Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the overall safety of the guests and building throughout the night shift.
  • Welcoming guests and checking them in and out of the hotel.
  • Serving in house residents in the bar area.
  • Setting up resident’s breakfast in the restaurant.
  • Setting up for weddings, conferences and events as required.
  • You will take complete responsibility for any fire evacuations during the night shift.


  • Former experience in a similar capacity is advantageous not essential.
  • First class customer service skills, honesty and reliability are key.
  • Previous experience of working nights is preferred.
  • You must be able to work alone and using your own initiative.
  • You will be comfortable making quick decisions in what can be a fast paced and pressurised environment.
  • Some lifting and moving of furniture is a required in the role, so candidates must be in good physical health.
  • You must be well presented and professional.
  • You must be flexible in terms of the working hours required of you.


  • In line with the National Living Wage.
  • Staff uniform is provided.
  • Paid holiday allowance.
  • Shepherd Neame company pension scheme.
  • You will work as part of a friendly and supportive team in a fun and team spirited environment.
  • There is the potential for career development with Shepherd Neame in the longer term.

In order to be considered for this role please apply online now with your CV now.