want to be part of a great team?

Would you like to work for one of Suffolk's premier hotels?

The continuing success of Bedford Lodge Hotel is based on the team we have working here. We look not only for skills, but also passion and enthusiasm and the ability to deliver outstanding service.

In return for excellent pay, benefits and conditions, you have the chance to work, in our opinion, for one of the region’s best hotels, with a fantastic team of people and the opportunity to develop your career.

Please ensure that you attach your up to date Curriculum Vitae in order for your application to be considered promptly.


We have the following vacancies at present, please respond to the appropriate email stated, attaching a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.  Alternatively, you can send your application by post to Bedford Lodge Hotel, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7BX to the appropriate addressee.


SOUS CHEF & CHEF DE PARTIE (2/3 Rosette experience)

Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa are seeking two talented chefs (Sous and Chef De Partie) to join their 15 strong team. Must have 4/5 star experience and ideally will have worked at an AA Red Star property. Both will need experience of working at 2/3 rosette level for at least 2 years PLUS passion, flair, commitment and dedication to push their career to the next level and work to the very highest standards.

To apply please complete our on-line application and questionnaire (you will have the opportunity to upload your CV) 



We are looking for an experienced maintenance professional to support our Maintenance Manager with general property and Spa maintenance.

You will need basic electrical, plumbing and maintenance experience and preferably a trade qualification to undertake more technical work.

The successful candidate will be friendly, approachable, pro-active and be ready and willing to turn their hand to any job.

With no two days being the same and in a business that’s open 24/7, you will have the self-motivation to thrive in a demanding environment, be able to cope with multi-tasking and manage an ever-changing list of priorities.

To apply please complete our on-line application and questionnaire (you will have the opportunity to upload your CV)



You will be assisting with the arrangements of a great variety of functions, serving food and beverages as required, ensuring an exceptional standard of service at all times. The successfully appointed Conference & Banqueting Waiter/ress will essentially have previous Food & Beverage service experience, able to work flexibly, must be impeccably presented at all times, have excellent communication skills, and have a professional approach towards the guests and work at all times.

To apply please complete our on-line application and questionnaire (you will have the opportunity to upload your CV).



We are looking for an experienced cleaning professional to support our Housekeeping Manager with general property and bedroom cleaniness.

To clean all areas of the hotel thoroughly, with the key aim of enhancing the customer experience by having excellent standards of hotel cleanliness.

To apply please complete our on-line application and questionnaire (you will have the opportunity to upload your CV) 



Required to assist in the serving of food and drink in the Squires Restaurant and Roxanna Bar. The Spa at Bedford Lodge is now open and we are now recruiting for waiting staff to serve food and drinks in the lounge area. Hours will be 30 hours plus a week.

Please apply to Victoria Greig and complete our on-line questionnaire.



The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel is looking to recruit a team of unique individuals that are hardworking, dedicated team players and who pride themselves in outstanding customer service and care. Full training for all positions will be given to candidates including ESPA training.


SPA THERAPIST (Full Time and Part Time)

We are looking to expand our expert therapy team. The Spa is seeking a Part Time and a Full Time Spa Therapist. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Must have NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent. Previous spa experience is preferred.

Spa Therapists must want to be part of a professional working environment, to offer 5-Star customer service and exceptional treatments.

Please apply to Anna Ramsay and complete our on-line questionnaire.

contact information

If you encounter any difficulties applying online or require additional information about a particular position, please contact Claire Gradwell on cgradwell@bedfordlodgehotel.co.uk

Speculative Applications

For speculative applications please take one of our tests below. Please click one of the following links if you feel you are more suited towards either a Management / non service staff (i.e. Administration, Accounts, Reception) role or a non Managerial / Service Staff (Restaurant, Kitchen, Housekeeping) role.

Managerial Positions Non-Managerial Positions

we would love to hear from you...

Whilst we may not be advertising any suitable vacancies that meet your requirements at present, we would love to hear from you.

Please email your CV, outlining the position/s that you are seeking and we will happily place your details on file for future reference.  Thank you.  cgradwell@bedfordlodgehotel.co.uk