'Friendly, helpful staff all eager to make your stay a great experience'

Trevor, Booking.com

“A very big thank you to you and all the staff for our wonderful wedding day. We had an amazing day that we will remember and cherish forever.”



Eastclose Country House Hotel and Conqueror offer a wide range of career opportunities. We work as a closely-knit team to help each other provide our guests with a professional, efficient and courteous service which is tailored specifically to our guests' needs.

If you are interested in joining our team, please take a look at our current vacancy list and send over your CV to info@eastclose.com

Our Vacancies:

Kitchen Vacancies - Our busy and fast paced kitchen caters for the Hotel, Restaurant, and extensive Functions. Our team of chefs produce high standard, fresh, modern and classic dishes using the very best local ingredients. Catering qualifications and previous experience within a similar establishment is preferred for all Kitchen vacancies. A commitment and passion for locally sourced food is vital.

Commis Chef

As Commis Chef you will help in the production and service of the best quality menus using the freshest local ingredients. The role incorporates the need to help maintain standards, work as part of a team and have the drive, passion and determination to progress your career.


Front of House Vacancies

Our excellent Restaurant & Function teams are always looking for new members to help provide the excellent service we pride ourselves on, here at the Eastclose. Experience is preferred but full training will be given to anyone who wishes to begin a career in Hospitality & Catering.


Staff needed for immediate start in either P/T or F/T positions. Must be smart, communicative and be able to work within a busy food & drink led environment. Weekend and evening shifts a must, as is having own transport due to location. Good rates of pay for the right candidates and the opportunity to progress learning various skills along the way. We have close connections with various college and NVQ training centres and encourage all our staff to take the courses alongside our regular in-house training schemes.


Staff needed for immediate start in either P/T or F/T positions. Must be smart, communicative and be able to work within a busy hotel environment. Previous housekeeping experience is a bonus, but full training alongside our superb Head Housekeeper will be provided. Your attention to detail is what matters in this department, with our high standards and rigorous checks, we aim to ensure our hotel and rooms meet expectations time and time again. Some weekend work is required but this is mainly a late morning/early afternoon role with check in from 2pm.


Every Hotel needs to maintain a 24hour service in today’s modern world. We require experienced Night Porters to aid in the smooth operation and running of the hotel during night time hours. Your responsibility is to provide a late bar service for our resident guests and to ensure that the guests are safe and secure throughout the night. You will also be required to aid the events team by finishing off setting up the next day’s function after the events team have gone home. Some cleaning will be required as we work as a team, and between our dedicated housekeepers and the night staff, you are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and high standards of the hotel. Due to the nature of the role, references will be required for all successful applicants.

All the above vacancies offer excellent salary for the right candidate, tip share, free parking, holiday entitlement and possible live in if required.

Work placements

Every year, we offer opportunities for students, who would like to gain an insight of working for a privately owned Hotel and Restaurant. If you are interested in additional information please contact us on events@eastclose.com

If you have any trouble with sending your application or if you have any further queries, please contact us on 01425 672 404 or write to us at:

Eastclose Country House Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Hinton, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 7EF

Best of Luck!

The Eastclose Team

East Close Country House Hotel

Eastclose Country Hotel  Lyndhurst Road  Hinton  Christchurch  Dorset  BH23 7EF
/ t. 01425 672404

Conqueror Inn