Join the Team at Prested

Prested Hall is an award-winning wedding and conference venue which operates as a small quality country hotel, set in extensive grounds, with its own large health club and Elemis Spa next door.

We currently have the following job vacancies in Essex . . .


Full Time and part-time Night Porter


We are looking for a responsible and trustworthy individual to join the team at Prested Hall as night porter.

There are full-time and part-time positions available, the shifts are 11pm-7am, Tuesday to Saturday inclusive.

The successful applicant will have sole responsibility for the safety and security of guests and the premises throughout the evening.  During your shift you will be required to clean down and reset our conference and banqueting rooms, re-stock the bar and serve guests refreshments.  You will also be required to answer telephone inquiries and check guests in and out.

We are afraid that we do not have any live-in accommodation available and due to our location and hours of work, your own transport is essential.

Please email a copy of your covering letter and c.v. to to show your interest in this position.

We regret that we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.



Full time Commis Chef for The Bistro at The Health Club


Prested Hall Health Club is currently recruiting for a enthusiastic Chef for their Bistro.

The role will require you to work within our Health Club Bistro, catering for a wide range of customers including members, hotel guests, Spa customers and visitors.

The ideal individual will have a passion for cooking, and be keen to progress in their career.  At Prested, we use seasonal, local produce (some from our own gardens) and all menu items are prepared from fresh in our kitchens.

You will be involved in the creation of menus, the ordering of produce, ensuring the cleanliness of the kitchen and making sure that all relevant paperwork is kept up to date alongside the head chef.

Previous experience in a commercial kitchen is essential and you must have a Basic Food Hygiene qualification as a minimum.

This position is full-time and will require you to work split shifts.  Due to our location, having your own transport is essential.

To show your interest in this vacancy or for further details, please email a copy of your covering letter and c.v to 

We regret that we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.



Casual bar & waitressing staff


8 – 32 hours per week – for our weddings, functions and hotel dining room, experience preferred. Please note that you must be over 18 as the role may involve the serving of alcohol.

To apply: please send your CV to
We regret that we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

If we do not have a position in your field but you would like us to keep your CV on file should a future vacancy arise, please email your CV with a note confirming you are happy for us to retain your details to

Thank you for your interest in working at Prested.