Daylesford Stays is a collection of traditional stone cottages and modern British pubs, including The Wild Rabbit in Kingham, The Fox in Oddington, The Three Horseshoes in Asthall and The Bell in Charlbury. Each venue captures a unique spirit and character; a chance to escape the everyday, to retreat to the sanctuary of a friendly pub, or experience the comfort of a home away from home.
Joining our team is an opportunity to experience the many roles within the hospitality business, gaining invaluable knowledge of food, drinks and service. We hire personality and a great attitude, regardless of whether we are recruiting ‘waiters’, ‘housekeepers’ or ‘chefs’, our organic approach to building our team means that you will find your calling in good time.
At Daylesford we believe in working with nature, from our farm to our pubs and cottages. We are passionate about using local, seasonal ingredients in our kitchens, to handmade horsehair mattresses in our bedrooms, we take pride in providing our guests with a memorable experience.
Our employees get 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays).
All employees receive discount from day 1, plus access to a variety of other discounts including retail, restaurant and cinema tickets.
All employees get a meal during their shift so you can enjoy a proper break and keep energy levels up!
For suitable candidates, we can provide live-in accommodation.
Once you have worked for Daylesford Stays for three months, we will sign you up to our stakeholder pension scheme and match employee contributions up to 4.5%. If you wish, you can enroll sooner and can opt out at any time. Employees who are signed up to our pension scheme will have the additional benefit of Life Assurance cover, equivalent of up to 1x your annual salary.
The health and wellbeing of our staff is of paramount importance, so all Daylesford Stays employees are given a special rate on private medical insurance. If your role requires you to use a computer for a significant part of your working day, we will cover the costs of regular eye tests. We arrange flu vaccinations every year and health screening programs for eligible staff.
We hope you will remain part of our team for a long time, so we reward loyalty with anniversary gifts of cash bonuses when you reach the milestones of 5-, 10 and 15 years’ service. You will also receive bronze, silver and gold pin badges to wear proudly on your uniforms to signify your length of service.
If you introduce us to someone who joins Daylesford Stays team, you will be rewarded with a cash bonus once they have passed their probation.
We have a great team at Daylesford Stays and each month we take a moment each month to celebrate those who go the extra mile.
Our cycle to work scheme offers savings or a discount on bikes and cycling equipment.
We get together as a company to celebrate! Our company parties are where we share updates and future plans, cheer on our fabulous staff and enjoy great food and drink as a team.