We Are Hiring: Current Job Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for the following positions:

Front of House Supervisor
Kitchen Porter (Part Time)

front of house

Front of House Supervisor

We currently have a vacancy for a full/part-time Supervisor in our busy four-star inn and restaurant. We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual with experience in hospitality, who has good leadership skills and delivers a consistently high standard of customer service.

Great benefits, tips and staff discounts are included!

Duties will include :-

  • Day to day supervision of front of house, bar and hotel, handling all interactions with high level of hospitality and professionalism
  • Dealing with customer service issues, ensuring deliverance of high standards and dealing with any complaints as well as monitoring standards of delivery from colleagues
  • Cash handling and banking
  • Co-operating and working closely with other departments to ensure smooth running of service
  • Motivating and coordinating staff on shift, leading by example and taking a hands-on approach to operational responsibilities, undertaking floor duties where appropriate
  • Ensuring cleanliness and good atmosphere of premises is upheld
  • Handling age-restricted products
  • Maintain and monitor stock levels, ensuring stock rotation and ordering stock where necessary

Person Specification

Essential Criteria:-

  • Good level of education
  • Experience of working in a hospitality and/or customer service environment
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to work well within a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate team members
  • Flexible approach to hours of work

Desirable Criteria:-

  • Qualification Level 3 or equivalent in hospitality/customer care
  • Experience in a management/supervisory role
  • Ability to speak Welsh

Personal Attributes:-

  • Team player
  • Positive professional outlook
  • Customer focused
  • Well presented


Chef de Partie & Commis Chef 


Two exciting opportunities have become available to join our excellent team here at the Kings Arms Hotel.

– A Commis chef role for someone looking to make their first start in the kitchen as a chef – if you’re already a Commis chef then even better!

– A Chef de Partie – the ideal candidate would already be in this role, but an aspiring Commis with flair and passion is equably desirable.

Don’t delay, get in touch today by emailing your CV to kingsarmsabergavenny@gmail.com with either ‘Commis Chef’ or ‘CDP’ in the subject.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria:-

  • At least 1 years’ experience in a similar role with relevant qualifications in food and beverage/catering
  • Basic food hygiene qualification
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, delivering consistently high standards in all aspects of duties
  • Proven ability to work well within a team and follow instructions closely and concisely, with a keen eye for detail
  • Flexibility with regards to working patterns and shifts
  • An excellent knowledge of health and safety issues relating to food production, storage and delivery
  • A demonstrable ability to cope with potentially stressful situations with a mature and calm disposition at all times

Desirable Criteria:-

  • Advanced Health and Safety or Food Hygiene qualification
  • Experience within a high-quality or fine-dining environment
  • Ability to speak Welsh

Personal Attributes:-

  • Team player
  • Positive, professional outlook
  • Well presented

Enthusiastic, self-motivated, imaginative and ambitious


How to Apply

Send your CV with a covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification to kingsarmsabergavenny@gmail.com, or post/drop in in person to Kings Arms Hotel, 29 Nevill Street, Abergavenny NP7 5AA. For further information please call Jon Child on 01873 855 074.