Careers

Our fantastic people help to make every moment count for our guests, creating memories which are unrivalled, exceptional and individual.  
We recognise that it is the people who work at Van Dyk who make our guests’ visits truly special. We are keen to hear from exceptional individuals who are passionate about service delivery, who have a friendly and positive disposition, and who want to be part of a dedicated team.

We commit to a team charter which ensures we recruit and retain the very best individuals within our industry. We believe an investment in training and development is paramount to ensure our team have the skills required to help us achieve our goals.

If you have the right experience and more importantly, the right ‘can do’ attitude, we would like to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for any of these positions, please e-mail your CV to guest.services@vandykbywildes.co.uk

You can also write to: HR Department, Van Dyk, Worksop Road, Chesterfield, S43 4TD, or call our HR Department on 01246 387386

We’re all about people. Why else would we be in hospitality?

The role

We are searching for a professional, trustworthy Guest services assistant who would enjoy work in an exciting, fast-paced hotel environment. The Guest services assistant will ensure that all guests and visitors receive a warm welcome and a lasting first impression of the hotel.

Some key duties of the Guest Service Assistant

  • To be a point of contact for all hotel guests and to deal with all situations in a polite and courteous manner.
  • To check guest in and out of the system quickly and efficiently
  • To answer the phones
  • To ensure public areas are clean and tidy after last guest retires and returned to standard layout.
  • To ensure that the hotel has the correct information and requirements for all guests as they check in
  • To be knowledgeable about the local area, attractions, directions and facilities and to supply this information to guests on request
  • To maintain hygiene standards at all times whilst cleaning any areas in your department
  • To maintain personal hygiene standards at all times

Is this Guest service assistant role right for me?

The guest service assistant we’re looking for will have a genuine passion for exceptional guest service, experience, ideally gained within a guest service environment. Most importantly though, you’ll have a keen desire and knowledgeable about what it takes as a guest service assistant with your previous experience in this area.

Who are Van Dyk by Wildes?

Nestled in the rolling Derbyshire countryside in the idyllic location between Chesterfield and Worksop, you’ll find a quintessential country house hotel filled with character, charm and luxury. Welcome to Van Dyk, a beautifully historic 4-star hotel and Rosette Food Award winning fine dining establishment.

 

An extensive 5.35 million-pound development is due for completion later this year, the newly built contemporary luxurious hotel, will offer its guests ultimate refinement, backed by an award-winning team of hotel professionals.

All the new fifty plus bedrooms and suites have been individually designed with king size beds. Some suites will include separate seating areas and lavish bathrooms.

Spa by Wildes, a luxury spa facility will be a calming and tranquil space. This will include a spa garden, relaxation area and treatment rooms, offering decedent treatments and therapies using products from the finest brands.

A brand-new restaurant and bar will be adjacent to the ballroom with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden, this will host business meetings, weddings and events.

The unique walled wedding garden will offer panoramic views over Derbyshire countryside

This exciting project is adjacent to Van Dyk by Wildes, situated in the original Southgate House, which is a classic Georgian country mansion with manicured lawns and beautiful pergola and terrace.

The development is set to make Van Dyk the premier location within the area for accommodation, food and drink, weddings and conferences.

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The role of the Apprentice Chef is to learn the basics of food preparation within a commercial kitchen to the values and standards of the hotel. Apprentice Chefs are required to study for NVQ Level qualifications.Duties of Apprentice Chef will involve:

  • Assist and support with day to day food preparation
  • Receive and prepare produce and ingredients to the required standard.
  • Assist in the preparation of finished dishes to the required standard.
  • Play your part in the good order and management of the kitchen.
  • Clean kitchen and equipment in accordance with Perkins Family Standards
  • Work within all current food safety regulations (as documented in FM sheets).
  • Monitor and report daily stock levels and receive deliveries.
  • Check all food deliveries for accuracy and quality.
  • Adhere to stock rotation standards.

As part of this apprenticeship you will work towards an industry wide recognised NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery. The training will be delivered in the form of work based learning and will include functional skills.From 1st October 2015, The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Job Type: Apprenticeship
Salary: £12,000.00 /year
Job Location: Chesterfield S43

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We’re all about people. Why else would we be in hospitality?

The role

We are searching for a professional, trustworthy Housekeeping Assistant who would enjoy working an exciting, fast-paced hotel environment. The Housekeeping Assistant will ensure that the cleanliness of the guest rooms and public areas are of the highest standard at all times.

Some key duties of the Housekeeping Assistant

  • To clean and prepare guest rooms and public areas to consistently meet hotels standards
  • To report any maintenance issues promptly
  • To deal with all guest comments or complaints and to pass on any relevant information to your line manager.
  • To maintain hygiene standards at all times whilst cleaning the room and bathroom, especially when cleaning food & beverage items such as tea & coffee facilities
  • To maintain stock levels on your service trolley
  • Ensuring doors to occupied rooms are never left unsecured
  • Never allowing a guest access to individual rooms without first establishing their right to be in the room
  • To maintain personal hygiene standards at all times

Is this Housekeeping Assistant role right for me?

The Housekeeping Assistant we’re looking for will have a genuine passion for exceptional guest service, experience, ideally gained within a guest service environment. Most importantly though, you’ll have a keen eye for detail and knowledgeable about what it takes as a Housekeeping Assistant with your previous experience in this area.

Who are Van Dyk by Wildes?

Nestled in the rolling Derbyshire countryside in the idyllic location between Chesterfield and Worksop, you’ll find a quintessential country house hotel filled with character, charm and luxury. Welcome to Van Dyk, a beautifully historic 4-star hotel and Rosette Food Award winning fine dining establishment.

 

An extensive 5.35 million-pound development is due for completion later this year, the newly built contemporary luxurious hotel, will offer its guests ultimate refinement, backed by an award-winning team of hotel professionals.

All the new fifty plus bedrooms and suites have been individually designed with king size beds. Some suites will include separate seating areas and lavish bathrooms.

Spa by Wildes, a luxury spa facility will be a calming and tranquil space. This will include a spa garden, relaxation area and treatment rooms, offering decedent treatments and therapies using products from the finest brands.

A brand-new restaurant and bar will be adjacent to the ballroom with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden, this will host business meetings, weddings and events.

The unique walled wedding garden will offer panoramic views over Derbyshire countryside

This exciting project is adjacent to Van Dyk by Wildes, situated in the original Southgate House, which is a classic Georgian country mansion with manicured lawns and beautiful pergola and terrace.

The development is set to make Van Dyk the premier location within the area for accommodation, food and drink, weddings and conferences.

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We’re all about people. Why else would we be in hospitality?

The role

We are searching for a professional, trustworthy Night porter who would enjoy work in an exciting, fast-paced hotel environment. The Night Porter will ensure that all guests and visitors receive a warm welcome and a lasting first impression of the hotel.

Some key duties of the Night Porter

  • To ensure that all guests and visitors receive a warm welcome and a lasting first impression of the hotel.
  • To be a point of contact for all hotel guests and to deal with all situations in a polite and courteous manner.
  • To check guest in and out of the system quickly and efficiently
  • To answer the phones
  • To ensure public areas are clean and tidy after last guest retires and returned to standard layout.
  • To ensure that the hotel has the correct information and requirements for all guests as they check in
  • To be knowledgeable about the local area, attractions, directions and facilities and to supply this information to guests on request
  • Ensure all lights & unnecessary electrical equipment are switched off to save energy.
  • To complete daily checklist and pass completed list to Duty Manager at end of shift

Is this Night Porter role right for me?

The Night Porter we’re looking for will have a genuine passion for exceptional guest service, experience ideally gained within a guest service environment. Most importantly though, you’ll have a keen desire and knowledgeable about what it takes as a Night Porter with your previous experience in this area.

Who are Van Dyk by Wildes?

Nestled in the rolling Derbyshire countryside in the idyllic location between Chesterfield and Worksop, you’ll find a quintessential country house hotel filled with character, charm and luxury. Welcome to Van Dyk, a beautifully historic 4-star hotel and Rosette Food Award winning fine dining establishment.

 

An extensive 5.35 million-pound development is due for completion later this year, the newly built contemporary luxurious hotel, will offer its guests ultimate refinement, backed by an award-winning team of hotel professionals.

All the new fifty plus bedrooms and suites have been individually designed with king size beds. Some suites will include separate seating areas and lavish bathrooms.

Spa by Wildes, a luxury spa facility will be a calming and tranquil space. This will include a spa garden, relaxation area and treatment rooms, offering decedent treatments and therapies using products from the finest brands.

A brand-new restaurant and bar will be adjacent to the ballroom with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden, this will host business meetings, weddings and events.

The unique walled wedding garden will offer panoramic views over Derbyshire countryside

This exciting project is adjacent to Van Dyk by Wildes, situated in the original Southgate House, which is a classic Georgian country mansion with manicured lawns and beautiful pergola and terrace.

The development is set to make Van Dyk the premier location within the area for accommodation, food and drink, weddings and conferences.

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We’re all about people. Why else would we be in hospitality?

The role

We are searching for a passionate, knowledgeable Head Gardener who would enjoy working an exciting, fast-paced Hotel environment. The Head Gardener will take accountability of managing the team to maintain the hotel grounds including grass, borders, woodlands and parking areas to a high standard.

Some key duties of the Head Gardener

  • Accountability to manage the team to maintain the hotel grounds including grass, borders, woodlands and parking areas to a high standard
  • Ensure equipment is maintained in good & safe working order
  • Carry out short term ad hoc (reactive) duties and decorating work on a seasonal basis e.g. adhering to all safety procedures and causing minimum disruption to guests.
  • Cost repair/replace or improvement project requirements proactively
  • Respect guests’ privacy at all times.
  • To maintain personal hygiene and appearance standards at all times

Is this Head gardener role right for me?

The Head Gardener we’re looking for will have a genuine passion for leading a team to create a well maintained, beautiful gardens around the hotel. Most importantly though, you’ll have a keen desire and knowledgeable about what it takes as a Head Gardener with your previous experience in this area.

Who are Van Dyk by Wildes?

Nestled in the rolling Derbyshire countryside in the idyllic location between Chesterfield and Worksop, you’ll find a quintessential country house hotel filled with character, charm and luxury. Welcome to Van Dyk, a beautifully historic 4-star hotel and Rosette Food Award winning fine dining establishment.

 

An extensive 5.35 million-pound development is due for completion later this year, the newly built contemporary luxurious hotel, will offer its guests ultimate refinement, backed by an award-winning team of hotel professionals.

All the new fifty plus bedrooms and suites have been individually designed with king size beds. Some suites will include separate seating areas and lavish bathrooms.

Spa by Wildes, a luxury spa facility will be a calming and tranquil space. This will include a spa garden, relaxation area and treatment rooms, offering decedent treatments and therapies using products from the finest brands.

A brand-new restaurant and bar will be adjacent to the ballroom with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden, this will host business meetings, weddings and events.

The unique walled wedding garden will offer panoramic views over Derbyshire countryside

This exciting project is adjacent to Van Dyk by Wildes, situated in the original Southgate House, which is a classic Georgian country mansion with manicured lawns and beautiful pergola and terrace.

The development is set to make Van Dyk the premier location within the area for accommodation, food and drink, weddings and conferences.

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The role

We are searching for a professional, trustworthy Bars Manager who would enjoy working an exciting, fast-paced hotel environment. The Bars Manager will ensure that the bars team provide a warm welcome to guests within the hotel.

  • Assist guests in a friendly and courteous manner, demonstrating a good knowledge of the products on offer and taking every opportunity to upsell.
  • Take responsibility for the Bar float and ensure all cash control procedures are carried out.
  • Prepare bar areas for service in accordance with Company standards and procedures.
  • Serve guests with drinks and meals in accordance with Company and hotel standards and procedures and taking every opportunity to upsell.
  • Have knowledge of and operate hotel cash handling/accounting, security and emergency procedures.
  • Have knowledge of and operate Company and statutory Health & Safety procedures e.g. COSHH, Basic Food Hygiene.
  • Rotate bar stocks and maintain sales displays according to Company and hotel guidelines.
  • Have knowledge of and follow all prevailing liquor licensing laws.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with other departments e.g. Kitchen Team, Restaurant Team, to ensure the highest standard of customer satisfaction.
  • Are friendly and courteous to guests at all times.
  • Deal with complaints/problems politely and positively and make every effort to resolve them. If you cannot resolve them, refer to your Line Manager, but, in any case, advise full details to your Line Manager at the first opportunity.
  • Clean bar areas after service in accordance with Company standards and procedures.
  • Maintain operational standards to the highest possible level in respect of service, hygiene, health and safety and ensure that there is minimal wastage.

 

Is this Bars Manager role right for me?

The Bars Manager we’re looking for will have a genuine passion for exceptional guest service, experience, ideally gained within a Hotel environement. Most importantly though, you’ll have a keen eye for detail and knowledgeable about what it takes as a Bars Manager with your previous experience in this area.

Who are Van Dyk by Wildes?

Nestled in the rolling Derbyshire countryside in the idyllic location between Chesterfield and Worksop, you’ll find a quintessential country house hotel filled with character, charm and luxury. Welcome to Van Dyk, a beautifully historic 4-star hotel and Rosette Food Award winning fine dining establishment.

 

An extensive 5.35 million-pound development is due for completion later this year, the newly built contemporary luxurious hotel, will offer its guests ultimate refinement, backed by an award-winning team of hotel professionals.

All the new fifty plus bedrooms and suites have been individually designed with king size beds. Some suites will include separate seating areas and lavish bathrooms.

Spa by Wildes, a luxury spa facility will be a calming and tranquil space. This will include a spa garden, relaxation area and treatment rooms, offering decedent treatments and therapies using products from the finest brands.

A brand-new restaurant and bar will be adjacent to the ballroom with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden, this will host business meetings, weddings and events.

The unique walled wedding garden will offer panoramic views over Derbyshire countryside

This exciting project is adjacent to Van Dyk by Wildes, situated in the original Southgate House, which is a classic Georgian country mansion with manicured lawns and beautiful pergola and terrace.

The development is set to make Van Dyk the premier location within the area for accommodation, food and drink, weddings and conferences.

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It is company policy that applicants for all front of house positions must not have visible tattoos or piercings apart from ear piercings.

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