Head Waiter/Waitress Hywel Jones Restaurant


We have the ideal opportunity for you to inspire the next generation by sharing your experience and knowledge whilst working alongside the Restaurant and Assistant Restaurant Manager in the Michelin starred ‘Restaurant Hywel Jones’ at Lucknam Park.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar style of operation. A keen desire to be part of a great team is essential as is the willingness to invest in to the training and development of junior members of the team. Come and join us as a Head Waiter/Waitress and be part of this passionate team who are keen to develop and progress.

Skills and experience required as a Head Waiter/Waitress:

  • Experience as a Head/Junior Waiter(ress)/Senior Chef de Rang in a comparable property
  • A comprehensive understanding of Michelin starred dining standards and wine knowledge – preferable WSET Level 2
  • Experience of training and mentoring junior staff
  • Inspirational and forward thinking
  • Approachable, well presented, team player
  • Fluent in English – written and verbal
  • Excellent guest service


  • Part of the team at one of the most award-winning UK country house hotels
  • Free staff lunch when on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Smart Uniform provided for operational staff
  • Share of discretionary service charge after qualifying period
  • Free use of swimming pool and gym in the Spa, tennis courts and 5-a-side football pitch
  • Discount on food in Walled Garden Restaurant lunch & dinner
  • Discount on Spa treatments & products and Equestrian Centre sessions
  • Preferential room rates at Lucknam Park and some Relais & Chateaux, Pride of Britain hotels
  • Complimentary room nights at Lucknam Park after one years employment
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme through Hospitality Action
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Enhanced annual holiday allowance
  • On the job training, development and promotional possibilities

We are offering a competitive salary for a full time position working 40 hours over 5 days. Shifts will include weekends, evenings and Bank/Public Holidays. Service charge will be paid after completing one full month’s service.

Please be aware Lucknam Park is located in beautiful countryside which is difficult to reach via public transport, therefore your own transport would be advisable to enable you to fulfil the shifts required for this role.

If you feel that this is the next role for you, please apply by forwarding a copy of your current CV.

In line with the requirements of UK immigration legislation all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documentary evidence of eligibility to work will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. If you do not already have the right to live and work in the UK please do not apply as we cannot help with obtaining the relevant visa.