Teesdale… It’s worth a picnic

The summer is just around the corner, so why don’t you take full advantage of our new Picnic Package?

Weddings at The Morritt

Find out why The Morritt is one of finest wedding venues in the north east of England.

Spa au Chocolat

A deliciously decadent chocolate body scrub, wrap and face mask.

Gilroy’s Jazz Nights

Gilroy's Dining Room plays host to monthly Friday night jazz evenings.

Careers at the morritt, gilroys dining room and dickens bar


Get a great career with The Morritt & The Garage Spa


Waiting careers, gilroys dining room the morritt_240-240

We appreciate the need for hardworking and conscientious team members and look for people who can work as part of our established team, with their own initiative and who are passionate about their role.

We are committed to offering an excellent salary package with 28 days holiday per year (pro rata) and flexible working shifts.



Duty Manager

Duties will include:

o Overseeing all departments of the hotel

o General hospitality operations – including food & beverage service, checking guests in & out of hotel

o Shift responsibility, staff supervision & staff training

The ideal candidate:

o Well presented with excellent personal skills.

o Previous experience working in an independent hotel would be an advantage and preference.

Applications to Michael Robinson (operations@themorritt.co.uk), operations manager.

Sous Chef

Duties will include:

o Food preparations to standards set by Head Chef

o Taking charge of kitchen in absence of Head Chef

o Menu writing

o Stock control & ordering

o Staff supervision & training

Applications to Michael Robinson (operations@themorritt.co.uk), operations manager.

Bar Supervisor

Duties will include:

o Assisting the food & beverage manager in supervising and training junior members of staff

o Preparing the bars and cellars for service

o Assisting the food & beverage manager with beverage orders

o Stock control and rotation

o Helping patrons select beverages by discussing products on offer; offering cocktails and aperitifs in the lounge area for A la Carte diners

o Serving orders by picking up and delivering patrons’ choices from bar and kitchen; delivering accompaniments and condiments from service bars

o Responding to additional patron requirements by inquiring of needs

o Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

o Working in banqueting events as above

The ideal candidate:

o General Math skills

o Verbal communication

o Customer service

o Resolving conflict

o Teamwork

o Selling to customer needs

o Professionalism

Applications to Dan Moult (dining@themorritt.co.uk), food & beverage manager.

Food & Beverage Service

Duties will include:

o Deliver excellent customer service skills, at all times

o Serve and present food & beverages, quickly and efficiently, meeting our standards

o Assist in keeping the bar, front-of-house and kitchen service areas clean and tidy, at all times

o Keep up to date with current promotions and new products

o Make customers aware of our great food and drink range

o Ensure all customers are satisfied with their meals

The ideal candidate:

o General Math skills

o Verbal communication / customer service

o Teamwork

o Professionalism

o Thoroughness

This job role is also available on a casual basis.

Applications to Michael Robinson (operations@themorritt.co.uk), operations manager.


Spa Beauty Therapist – Full and Part-time Vacancies

We have an exciting opportunity within our team for the position of Beauty Therapist on a casual basis.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about beauty and customer service to join our busy team.

Duties will include:

o Carrying out all aspects of beauty therapy including massage, facials and manicures

o Ensuring all guests are provided with professional service and fantastic customer care

o Advising guests on treatments and products

The idea candidate:

o Qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

o The ideal candidate will have at least one year’s experience as a beauty therapist however we welcome candidates with different lengths of experience who can demonstrate they have the knowledge and skills we are looking for, along with a passion to learn.

Applications to Amy Bousfield (operations@thegaragespa.co.uk), spa operations manager.


Spa Valet

Due to an increase in business we have a vacancy within our team for a Spa Valet on a full time basis.

This is perfect for gaining experience within a spa environment.

Duties will include:

o Welcoming guests and completing spa tours

o Interacting with guests during their visit

o Preparing lockers for guest use

o Clearing down and resetting treatment rooms

The idea candidate:

o Must be a good communicator

o Able to work alone as well as part of a team

Applications to Amy Bousfield (operations@thegaragespa.co.uk), spa operations manager.


Duties will include:

o Cleaning public areas, bedrooms and spa facilities

o Laundry duties

Previous experience is not essential.

Applications to Kevin Wilson (maintenance@thegaragespa.co.uk), facilities & utilities manager.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the above vacancies please use the email address provided or contact Charlet Stephenson on hotel@themorritt.co.uk.


Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted. There is no accommodation available with our current positions. Due to our location, own transport is essential.