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At Fence, we do hospitality differently. As we’re family owned our values and standards are ingrained, it’s something we’ve been doing for the past 40 years. Our prestigious AA 5 Star Gold property – Fence Gate Lodge means we must be doing something right, as the only establishment to reap this award in our area.

 

Our venues located in the food capital of the North, Ribble Valley Shire and Lancashire boast an idyllic rural setting with picturesque villages, soul-soothing countryside and warm-hearted inhabitants – its somewhere rather special. With the added bonus should you want to venture out all are easily accessible to the M65 and A59 – routes to Manchester and Leeds.

 

Our restaurants offer an array of gastronomic experiences, a choice of venues for all celebrations, championed by our luxurious AA 5 Star Gold accommodation. All supported by our amazing team of chefs, waiting on and bar servers, hotel receptionists, house keepers, event co-ordinators, porters and gardeners pulling together to create a great leisure experience.

Careers at Fence Venues

Our businesses are set up to go that extra mile for our customers, but we can’t do it without you. Whatever your need to learn and progress, you’ll find it here. Part time, full time, job progression and variation, we’ll do what we can to fit shifts around you, so you can plan your life.

 

Now you know what it takes to work at Fence venues, it’s time to find a role that suits you and your expectations, what are you waiting for.

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LATEST JOBS

Fence Gate

Duty Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic duty manager for our busy country pub, hotel and large banqueting operation. This is a full-time role with a 40-45 hour contract. You will be responsible, along with the General Manager and Banqueting Manager, to seamlessly run/oversee weddings, parties and conferences and day-to-day operations as well as being the Duty Manager on shifts within the Brasserie and public bar.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organising the preparation, set up and service of dining, function and events areas, you’ll ensure a high level of efficiency whilst maintaining and improving standards and quality of service
  • You’ll work closely with other departments to ensure good communication and clarity on events
  • Clear on the event timings, providing a friendly and warm service, efficient and accommodating
  • You will achieve consistently high service standards and ensure customers are at the heart of everything we do
  • Seamlessly run weddings, parties and conferences
  • Ensuring all health and safety, food hygiene and other company policies are adhered to
  • Training and development of staff members
  • Managing the hotel’s restaurant in the absence of the restaurant manager and assisting in service
  • Adhering to targets and profit margins as well as delegating and overseeing the daily running of the hotel


Who are you?

  • Experience as a Duty Manager or Hospitality Supervisor
  • Experience in Team Management
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • A strong customer service focus with the motivation to consistently drive high service levels
  • The ability to work in a high-pressured environment whilst maintaining a calm character
  • Experience managing functions/weddings/restaurant, with a strong background in the preparation and running of weddings including master of ceremonies duties
  • A passion for detail


What’s in it for you?

  • A generous salary
  • Staff discount at 3 properties
  • Meals on duty
  • Free parking

Fence Gate

Brasserie/Restaurant Supervisor

Our brasserie is adjacent to the main bar and general dining area, we require a Brasserie / Restaurant Supervisor to focus on our busy bar & brasserie areas. The pace is busy but relaxed benefitting from our record-breaking Gin collection and private dining. With guests enjoying private dining in the vaulted cellar, romantic dinner for twos, family dining and celebrations.

 

Who are you ?

You will thrive off a customer-facing role in a senior position. Enjoys a challenge to succeed and love working as part of a team. With a passion for food and drink. Together with taking full accountability for your operational and financial results.

 

Further, you will have

  • Enthusiastic and work to high standards
  • Come from a busy Bar/Restaurant
  • Work in a professional yet friendly manner
  • Be a team player and assist where required
  • Have good communication skills and be able to liaise with the team


What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary
  • Great cash tips
  • Free meals on shift
  • Discounted food across our 2 sites
  • Unrivalled career development opportunities and professional training

Fence Gate

Bar Team Members

We’re on the lookout for bar staff who have a passion for customer service. We will provide a friendly work environment where no two days are the same, whether that be serving / preparing drinks at Weddings, Celebrations or other large events, engaging in conversation with regulars in the main bar or providing service for conference and banqueting events in our onsite function room. Hospitality experience is helpful, but not essential as all training will be provided when you start.

 

Who are you?

Our new colleague is enthusiastic, guest orientated and a team player. You are eager to learn and have a passion for working with good quality food and drink, in a customer-facing role. If you can easily relate to people, have a passion for customer service and would like flexible shifts, from weekday mornings to weekend evenings, then you’re exactly what we’re looking for!

Our mission is to go beyond ‘hospitality’ by creating memorable experiences and lasting connections with our guests. It’s our uncompromising passion for outstanding service that makes us who we are. At the core of this philosophy is our people. Our culture runs on passion, enthusiasm and fun – we love what we do! We set the bar high and we are relentless in our pursuit to ‘re-define hospitality’.

 

What’s in it for you?

  • Award-winning venue
  • Career progression
  • Chance to work in all areas of the business
  • On-site parking
  • Tip sharing
  • 20% F&B discount at all our venues
  • Team member of the month incentive
  • Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
  • Team member celebration events throughout the year
  • Pension options

All venues

Waiting On Servers

We’re always on the lookout for floor staff at our venues – Fence Gate Lodge, Fence Gate & the Eagle at Barrow. No two days are the same from providing our guests with beverages, breakfast, lunch or dinner to providing service for Conference & Banqueting events. And throughout the seasons serving food and drinks inside next to our log fires to summer on the terraces, under the heated canopies. Our venues open daily from 12noon until late. Shifts can start as early as 10.00 am and finish as late as 1.00 am. Keep this in mind when applying for these positions.

 

Who are you?

Our new colleague is enthusiastic, guest orientated and a team player. He or she is eager to learn and has a passion for working in a AA 5 star gold property and associated sister venues. You don’t need specific training for these roles. Charm and people skills don’t require any qualifications, but you do need to be confident and work well as part of a team.

Further, you will have

  • Experience in similar positions preferred
  • Easily relate to people
  • Passion for customer service
  • Flexible on shifts
  • Living in or around Ribble Valley / Lancashire

 

What’s in it for you?

  • Award-winning venue
  • Career progression
  • Chance to work in all areas of the business
  • On-site parking
  • Tip sharing
  • 20% F&B discount at all our venues
  • Team member of the month incentive
  • Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
  • Team member celebration events throughout the year
  • Pension options

Why Work at Fence Venues?

Our mission is to go beyond ‘hospitality’ by creating memorable experiences and lasting connections with our guests.

 

It’s our uncompromising passion for outstanding service that makes us who we are. At the core of this philosophy is our people.

 

Our culture runs on passion, enthusiasm and fun – we love what we do! We set the bar high and we are relentless in our pursuit to ‘re-define hospitality’.

  • Award winning venue
  • Career progression
  • Chance to work in all areas of the business
  • On-site parking
  • Competitive Salary
  • Tip Sharing
  • 20% F&B Discount at all our venues
  • Team member of the month incentive
  • Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
  • Team member celebration events throughout the year
  • Incremental holiday allowance based on service
  • Apprenticeships available
  • Pension options

 

Fence Gate is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

 

To apply for any of the above positions, please email your CV and the role you are applying for, to sales@fencegate.co.uk

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