Careers at Seaham Hall

Careers At Seaham Hall

Join the team at Seaham Hall and be part of our exciting journey.

A number of opportunities exist for the right people and we encourage you to apply if you are a team player with good communication skills and feel that you deliver unparalleled attention to detail and outstanding customer service.

Further details about the positions currently available can be obtained by emailing

Please apply in writing, sending a covering letter and up to date CV to

Seaham Hall
Lord Byrons Walk
County Durham

Tel: 0191 516 1400
Fax: 0191 516 1410

Job Listings

  • Demi Chef De Partie - The Dining Room

    The Dining Room celebrates the personality of Seaham Hall, set in beautiful surroundings; it's the heart of the hotel. The menu focuses on British ingredients and celebrates local producers who dive, harvest, hunt, nurture and gather them. The menu is changed seasonally to reflect the fabulous ingredients of the time. Quality and taste are what is on show here.

    We are looking to recruit a Demi Chef de Partie to join our busy Kitchen Team.

    Are you...

    • willing to learn new skills?
    • a great team player?
    • passionate about fresh food?

    Get in touch to start your journey with us!

    What's in it for you...

    • a chance to have a career in an exciting industry where no two days are ever the same
    • training and development opportunities
    • competitive salary depending on experience

    Applicants should have previous experience in a similar setting although attitude and willingness to learn and progress is just as important.

    Please apply by sending in your CV with a covering letter outlining why you think you are suitable for the role to

    Applications without a covering letter will not considered. Due to the high volume of applications, if you have not heard back from us within 10 days, you have not been successful on this occasion.

  • Spa Therapist

    Are you an enthusiastic and hardworking individual?

    Would you love to work in a five star environment?

    We are currently recruiting passionate therapists to join our 5 luxury bubble award winning Serenity Spa team at Seaham Hall.

    You will be working alongside a hugely committed team that provide and maintain the highest quality of treatments and standard of customer service. You will be able to provide in depth knowledge and advice to clients regarding aftercare, protocols and products. Spa Therapists are to promote a positive image of Seaham Hall, being pleasant, friendly, and abiding by the grooming standards at all times. You will be working with a range of luxurious spa product brands such as Temple Spa, Ishga organic seaweed and OPI nails.

    Job Type / Category

    Role & responsibilities

    • To carry out all treatments to the highest standard- providing efficient and professional service at all times when dealing with guests.
    • To have the ability to listen to the client needs and personalise/ tailor the treatment to them ensuring they have the best possible treatment.
    • To ensure that each guest journey is carried out to the highest standard of communication and customer service.
    • Work within the time guidelines of each treatment
    • Proactively advise and recommend products during treatments, making sure guests receive enthusiasm and knowledge of the brands and aftercare.
    • Ensure the highest standard of cleanliness is adhered to in the spa.
    • To be able to confidently speak about the spa facilities, treatments and products.
    • To be able to work individually and as part of a team, working with your colleagues to ensure the normal function of the spa is carried out.
    • Behave in a confidential and professional manner.
    • Attend any necessary training courses in house or external.
    • To be able to work a flexible shift rota including weekends and bank holidays as per the business needs.
    • Assist in all areas of spa operation as requested by management
    • Communicate to management any concerns involving staff or guests in the spa that raise attention.

    Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

    Key Competencies

    • Must hold NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy or holistic therapy qualifications
    • Minimum of 1 year working experience
    • Customer service skills are essential
    • Excellent time management, flexibility, and organisational skills.
    • A high standard of personal appearance and presentation at all times
    • Co-operating and accommodating personality with clients and other members of the team

    Please apply by sending in your CV with a covering letter to outlining why you think you are the best candidate for the role. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. Please note that if you do not hear back from us within 10 days your application has not been successful.

  • Food and Beverage Assistant - The Dining Room
    Five-star luxury boutique Seaham Hall Hotel & Serenity Spa are looking to recruit a full time Food and Beverage Assistant with a positive attitude and great communication skills to their hardworking team.
    We are looking for individuals who have a positive attitude, great communication skills, are passionate and excited to be in the hospitality industry and are not afraid to roll his or her sleeves up and get involved. For the right person we can offer a progressive career.
    The position is up to forty hours per week on a zero hours contract and will include working shifts to include breakfast starting from 6am, lunch and dinner service as well as lounge, bar service and functions during the day and evening.
    Our Restaurants, Lounges and Bars are open seven days a week including weekends and public holidays.
    Please apply with your C.V and a covering letter.
    Previous experience within hospitality industry is essential.
    Due to high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 21 days of your application you have not been successful on this occasion.
  • Food and Beverage Assistant - The Ozone
    The job that keeps on giving.......
    Have you got enthusiasm to work in our modern fast-paced pan Asian restaurant ?
    • Are you that team player we are looking for ?
    • Does your passion reflect in your service skills ?
    Five-star luxury boutique hotel and spa, Seaham Hall are looking to recruit a Food and Beverage Assistant to our busy and successful team.
    Previous experience within the hospitality industry is essential.
    This is a 0-40 hours a week position, on a zero hours contract.
    A typical working day will include covering shifts for breakfast, lunch and dinner service.
    Along with any other day to day jobs that need doing in order to keep the business at our five-star rating.
    We are looking for someone who is motivated, flexible and eager to work as part of our team to deliver the best possible experience for our guests in our ‘relaxed dining’ restaurant in the heart of the spa. The restaurant is open seven days a week including weekends and public holidays.
    We offer an amazing staff incentive scheme based on target performance.
    Please apply with your CV and a covering letter. Due to a high volume of applications, if you haven’t heard from us within 10 days of your application, unfortunately you have been successful on this occasion.