The Whitley Hall staff team refer to themselves as ‘The Whitley Family’ because of how inclusive and enjoyable it is to work here. Staff retention in the hospitality industry is famously quite low however at Whitley Hall we has staff that have worked here for as long as 30+ years and most full time staff member have been in the family for longer than 10 years! Why not apply for the available positions below to join the team and take the next step in your career!
Chef De Partie
Whitley Hall’s two AA Rosettes are not maintained by just anyone you know! With Head Chef Ian Spivey at the helm Whitley’s kitchen brigade of nine is highly trained and incredibly precise at what they do. From weddings and banquets serving up to 160 people in a day to the award winning A La Carte menu provided in our 1584 restaurant, this kitchen is the heart beat of the hotel that just doesn’t let us down.
If you’re currently a Commis Chef looking to take the next step on the career ladder or Chef D’Partie looking for the same and get trained by some of the top chefs in the business then this is for you. A hard worker is expected and being able to drive is recommended. This is a full time position of up to 50 hours per week. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Any hotel reception is the hub of the building and ours is no different. Our reception team are the approachable and knowledgable first point of contact for all of the guests that visit us, whether it be for Restaurant 1584, weddings, accommodation, conferences or anything else. Friendly and warming – our receptionists are one of the reasons that many of our guests comment on the excellence of our staff team.
To be a receptionist with us you need to be able to work shifts – either 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm and you will be guaranteed between 32-40hrs per week over 5 shifts. Being able to drive is also recommended due to our location. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Restaurant & Banqueting Assistant
At Whitley Hall we are proud to boast about our incredible customer service and high standards. All members of the food and beverage team, full and part time, are trained by our managers and supervisors to maintain our top class reputation. A kick start from a Food and Beverage job at Whitley has set many wonderful people up for a career they never even considered yet absolutely love!
Full and part time positions are available and progression is always available for those who want it. Apply and see what a career in Sheffield’s number one Food and Beverage department can do for you.Apply Online
Restaurant & Banqueting Supervisor
Whitley Hall’s Restaurant 1584 boasts an incredible 2 AA Rosettes and has long been viewed as the jewel in Whitley’s crown. Our supervisors are charged with overseeing a superb team of young service-extraordinaires as well as ensuring the impeccable smooth running of the food service operation and the maintaining of our high service standards.
Full and part time positions are available and progression to management is always available for those who want it. Apply today! Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Possible Future Positions
Below we have positions that we could be looking for in the future but currently are not. Apply for these positions and your details will be held on file for when the positions come available and we will contact you first, before advertising.
Whitley Hall is one of the most popular hotels in Sheffield. With Weddings, Accommodation, Restaurant and Bar and Conference facilities being a huge part of the business – it’s not hard to imagine how busy our in house accountant and assistants can be on a day-to-day basis. This position would require you to be fluent with excel spreadsheets and managing money. You would be in charge of banking on a weekly basis as well as change ordering and balancing the business. You would also input sales ledgers and work with Sage.
A part time position is available working Monday, Wednesday & Friday on a 24 hour contract. You must have accounts experience to apply for this position. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Whitley Hall’s Main bar and two function bars regularly serve up to 220 people on a normal weekend day. Our bar staff maintain our top class service standards whilst under the pressure of serving cocktails, mocktails and every other drink a 2 AA rosette restaurant and busy function bar would expect!
Full and part time positions are available and progression is always available for those who want it. Apply and see what a career in Sheffield’s number one Food and Beverage department can do for you. You must be over 18 to apply for this position.Apply Online
Whitley Hall’s management team has grown over the past years whilst business has accelerated. This latest role will invite a new member to the team to oversee the incredible amount of business that meets our hotel’s bars. With Whitley Hall boasting 240 weddings this year (each of them individual) as well as funeral teas, private functions and a busy two-rosette restaurant this is an exciting role!
This is full time position. You must be over 18 to apply for this position. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Multiple weddings and conferences, four star accommodation, private dining and an award winning restaurant – as well as many other areas – all fall under the control of our skilled management team on a day-to-day basis. Our team of six precisely manage the needs of our customers, the requests of our staff and the will of a 16th century Manor House.
To be successful in this team it is recommended that you thrive off adrenaline, are excellent at dealing with customers and can delicately handle testing situations. Driving is recommended due to our location and some requirements of the job and we would prefer for you to have experience in hotel management previously. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
We’re incredibly excited to launch our new venture in to Floristry. As Sheffield’s number one hotel and wedding venue we will be launching into our busiest ever period from June onwards and we would love to have this business set up and ready to provide for our lovely wedding couples. The department will sit alongside our Venue Styling and Stationary team to provide an all encompassing service to all our weddings.
This role is completely new and the candidate will need to be capable of growing this business from the ground. The perfect candidate will be responsible for the design and implementation of floristry packages to cover weddings of all sizes and styles as well as funerals, special occasions and regular footfall from our other guests. The candidate will then meet with clients and design the floral package for their event. They will be capable of budgeting and invoicing through our sales team then of course working to create the masterpieces on the lead up to the big day itself.
We expect this department to grow quickly so the candidate will need to be capable of training new staff as they come on board. This is a permanent role and will be contracted to 40 hours per week. You will join our Whitley family and be part of an exciting new Venue Styling, Floristry and Stationary venture. Salary will be negotiated based on experience and we’re looking to start this position as soon as possible.
Apply today to begin the next step in your Floristry career! Previous experience in Floristry is mandatory and we would prefer you have management experience but this isn’t necessary.Apply Online
Whitley Hall’s beautiful four star AA-rated bedrooms are maintained by Debbie Jones and her meticulously trained team of 8 housekeepers. With 32 bedrooms to keep up to our impeccably high standards as well as many personal requests to implement we aren’t shy to admit that this is an incredibly hard working team.
You can join our friendly team with full time and weekend only work available. Shifts are roughly from 9-3pm and you’ll need a method of travel.Apply Online
Responsible for security of the whole building, looking after customers and setting conference and function rooms overnight – this is an integral role in the Whitley family. Our night porters are trained in the skill of setting our high standard weddings and functions for the following day thus allowing the day team to look after our customers as their priority.
The shifts include five – eight hour shifts from 11pm-7am on week days or 12am-8am on weekends and driving is recommended due to the timing of the shifts. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Assistant Restaurant Manager
For the first time ever we’re looking to hire an Assistant Restaurant Manager to help in the smooth running of our award winning Restaurant 1584. This Restaurant is home to the ever popular Let’s Do Lunch menu which sees it almost full every lunch time as well as fine dining dinner menu and Afternoon Teas too! You will assist in the management of all these services as well as staff training, liaising with the kitchen team and working with all other departments.
This is a full time position and we’re looking for someone positive and motivated to take the next step in their career. Apply today! Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Based at the hotel this role will be working alongside our full time venue stylist Natalie to help tailor and enhance our stunning venue to exacting requirements for upcoming weddings and functions. The hours will be mostly weekend mornings and early afternoons averaging between 8-16 hours per week depending on business levels. Experience in a similar role is advantageous but not essential as full training will be given. The nature of the job requires an exceptional eye for detail, impeccable standards and organisational skills. If you have a natural flair for style and elegance then this could be the perfect job for you!
Salary will be competitive but will depend on experience.Apply Online
Wedding & Events Coordinator
Whitley Hall is one of the most popular hotels in Sheffield for weddings and special occasions so we are seeking a vibrant team member to join our already established wedding and events team. This department is very often the first point of contact for all our bride and grooms so we are seeking someone who is passionate and hard-working with an incredible attention to detail. This is a very rewarding role as you will see weddings through from start to finish and help to give all our bride and grooms a day to remember for the rest of their lives.
This is a full time position working 40 hours from Monday to Sunday between 8am and 7pm on a shift basis. You must have sales experience to apply for this position and be computer literate as the majority of this work is office based. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Wedding & Events Manager/Assistant Manager
These are brand new roles within the hotel created due to increased business levels and are ideal positions for those wishing to progress their careers to the next level. We are seeking individuals who present a can-do attitude with an approachable nature, who can take this challenge head on and create an outstanding department within this busy events focussed hotel. You will manage a team of up to 20 staff and have the responsibility of the smooth day-to-day running of the wedding and events department.
These are full time positions working 40 hours plus mainly over weekends between 10am and 10pm with occasional late finishes. You must thrive under pressure and have a personable nature as this is a very customer orientated role. Salary will be dependant on experience and discussed at interview.Apply Online
Other Positions Could Be Available
Don’t be disheartened if your ideal role isn’t listed here. We regularly update this page with new vacancies but should we have not got around to it yet it’s always good to get in there first! So why not apply online using the ‘Other’ selection and get your application on file with us before we even know we need you?!