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Night Porter - Full time (4 nights per week)

Bell Hotel, Sandwich

  • Full time & permanent - 4 Nights per week 22.00-08.00
  • Starting rate of £8.00 per hour & benefits and training
  • Full time & permanent

The Bell Hotel in Sandwich is looking for reliable and trustworthy Night Porter to join our busy team immediately.

This role will see you working 4 nights a week from 10.00pm until 08.00am, on a rolling shift pattern to include some and weekends.

As an integral part of our front of house team, you will ensure that we continue to deliver an excellent level of service to our customers on the front line during the night shift.

You will assume complete responsibility for the safety of our guests throughout the night, so you must be able to think on your feet, react quickly and you will be able to calmly make sensible decisions when the need arises.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the overall safety of our guests and building during the night shift.
  • Handling any fire evacuations whilst on shift.
  • Welcoming guests and checking them in and out of the hotel.
  • Handling any customer complaints or queries.
  • Serving in house residents in the bar area.
  • Setting up residents breakfast in the restaurant.
  • Setting up for weddings, conferences and events as required.
  • Delivering an excellent level of customer service.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience of working nights is preferred.
  • First class customer service skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • You must be well presented and professional.
  • The ability to work alone using your own initiative.
  • You must be able to remain calm and make quick decisions.
  • You must be in good physical health due to some heavy lifting.
  • You must be honesty and reliable.
  • Flexibility in terms of working hours.
  • Former experience as a night porter is preferred, not essential.


  • Full training will be provided for the right candidate.
  • Flexible working hours which can be discussed at interview.
  • Staff uniform is provided.
  • Paid holiday allowance.
  • Shepherd Neame company pension scheme.
  • Staff discount scheme in all Shepherd Neame pubs and hotels.
  • You will work as part of a friendly and supportive team in a fun and team spirited environment.

In order to be considered for this role, please apply online with your CV or pop in and see us for an application form.