Jobs at The Fox & Hounds

Work at The Fox & Hounds

The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel has built its reputation on a warm, friendly, relaxed atmosphere, and this begins with our staff. We believe firmly that when staff enjoy coming to work, make a meaningful contribution and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop, it creates a positive environment that both guests and staff can enjoy.

We are an equal opportunities employer and believe in a respectful, supportive workplace, where every member of the team is important and team members have a strong desire to see each other, and the business, succeed and grow.

If you have a positive attitude, friendly disposition, a willingness to learn, and a desire to contribute to building something amazing, then we would love to hear from you. Our current job openings are listed below, but even if you don’t see the perfect role, please don’t hesitate to send us your CV and tell us a bit about yourself, skills and area of interest, so we can contact you if a suitable opportunity arises.


We have the following positions available . For job applications or enquiries, please email  or use the enquiries and application form at the bottom of the page.

Front of House Manager

We have an opening for a friendly, well organised Front of House Shift Manager to join our amazing team, here at The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel. You will play a crucial role managing the Front of House shift to ensure that every guest has a wonderful experience when staying at the hotel or dining at our Heywood Restaurant.

Chef de Partie/Commis Chef

We have a vacancy for a Chef de Partie, Commis Chef or Breakfast Chef to join our talented team. The successful candidate will be able to participate in menu decisions, the trialling of new dishes and training on new techniques with our experienced Head Chef in our large, airy and well equipped kitchen. The position can be offered as Full or Part Time, depending on the needs of the candidate and will include both daytime and evening shifts.

Front of House

We’re looking for exceptional people to represent the hotel and restaurant in a Front of House role. Ideal candidates will have bar and restaurant experience, a friendly disposition good communication and teamworking skills. The position may be offered on a Full Time or regular Part Time basis and there are positions available for morning and eventing shifts.

Kitchen Porter (P/T or Shifts)

We are seeking a Kitchen Porter to join our team at the Fox & Hounds. This position is offered on a part time or shift basis and may be suitable for more than one candidate.

Working in a busy commercial kitchen you will be responsible for washing, drying and restacking kitchen and service wares and assisting with general kitchen functions. For candidates who are interested, there may be opportunities to assist with food preparation and presentation and/or Front of House activities.

For general enquiries or to send us your CV for future consideration, please email  or use the enquiries and application form below.

Job Enquiries and Applications Form

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Thank you for submitting your enquiry about jobs at The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel.

A member of our team will review your submission and respond shortly. 

Closed for Private Function

Please note that the hotel and restaurant are closed today (Saturday 8 June) for a private function. 

We will be open to the public tomorrow as usual and apologise for any inconvenience. 

The Fox & Hounds Team

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A member of the Fox & Hounds team will get in touch with you shortly and will be happy to discuss your requirements and answer any question you may have. 

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Thank you for applying to join Friends of the Fox & Hounds. A member of the team will review your application and once complete, will issue you with a membership number that you can use to take advantage of special member-only offers.  In the meantime, detailed information about the program, including Terms & Conditions can be found here.