Career Opportunities at The Vices York

The Vices York is a brand new, private-house hotel experience opening its doors in early 2021. There are three unique suites, each a combination of contemporary design with innovative smart technology, carefully combined to create an immersive sanctuary.

The entire experience from beginning to end focuses on joy and exploration and we’re looking for a team who can deliver this. We’re looking for confident, proactive individuals who want to grow and develop in the world of hospitality, but also are committed to growing with The Vices brand to support our future expansion plans.

If you have a question about any of our open positions below, please email york@thevices.co.uk

Mixologist

Full-time & part-time position available. 4 days per week.
Above-average salary expectations

In our small and intimate team, every role is crucial.

The idea of discover new and exciting flavours is key to The Vices York story, so our Mixologist can and should be creative, brave and innovative. You’ll be responsible for creating a beverage offering that can delight our guests and open their eyes to new taste combinations.

You won’t be hosting a large number of guests, but instead getting to know each and every guest personally so that you can go above and beyond their expectations. Bring an element of theatre to their experience and dazzle them with the performance and craft of mixology.

We need you to be proactive in your thinking, and tenacious in your ability to drive The Vices brand forward. You’ll be directly involved in the development of our menus and general offering. We want you to understand the industry, know what our guests will be expecting, and keep our product fresh and exciting. As part of your day to day role, you’ll be dealing with our customers, suppliers and the wider business community so it’s crucial that you’re friendly, personable and can proudly represent The Vices York.

You’ll be working within a very small team and directly with the Directors who will support your professional and personal growth. In return, we ask for a commitment to The Vices York, a commitment to our ethos and values and a dedication to help the business thrive.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an independent business at the start of its journey. Learn about our plans, understand our product and let’s work together to launch and grow The Vices York.

Essential Requirements:

  • A passion for the food and beverage industry.
  • Broad understanding of international spirits and beverages.
  • A passion for hospitality and high end customer care.
  • Brilliant attention to details.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills.
  • Creative mindset.
  • Immaculate personal presentation.

Preferred but not Essential:

  • WSET or equivalent certifications.
  • Bilingual or multi-lingual skills.

Employee Benefits:

  • Above average salary expectations.
  • No split shifts.
  • 8 week holiday package.
  • Private healthcare package.
  • Career development opportunities including sponsored qualifications and training.
  • Creative Freedom.

Eligibility:

All applicants must be in-line with the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, and must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Apply

Please email our team at marketing@thevices.co.uk attaching your CV and Cover Letter to the email, with Mixologist Application in the email’s subject.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Second Chef

Full-time position. 4 days per week. (Wednesday-Saturday)
Above-average salary expectations

In our small and intimate team, every role is crucial.

The idea of discovering new and exciting flavours is key to The Vices York story, and our chefs are the heart of this. You’ll be working alongside our talented Head Chef and ensuring a dining experience that can delight our guests and open their eyes to new taste combinations.

You won’t be hosting a large number of guests, but instead creating a perfect, intimate dining experience. You’ll be working in an open kitchen environment, so the ability to bring an element of theatre and personality to the role is key. There’s a performance element which will allow you to interact and engage with the customers directly.

We need you to be proactive in your thinking, and tenacious in your ability to drive The Vices brand forward. You’ll be directly involved in the development of our menus and general offering. We want you to understand the industry, know what our guests will be expecting, and keep our product fresh and exciting. Show us new ingredients and cooking methods. Help us make an impact within the industry.

As part of your day to day role, you’ll be dealing with our customers, suppliers and the wider business community so it’s crucial that you’re friendly, personable and can proudly represent The Vices York.

You’ll be working within a very small team and directly with the Directors who will support your professional and personal growth. In return, we ask for a commitment to The Vices York, a commitment to our ethos and values and a dedication to help the business thrive.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an independent business at the start of its journey. Learn about our plans, understand our product and let’s work together to launch and grow The Vices York.

Essential Requirements:

  • A passion for the food and beverage industry.
  • Broad understanding of international spirits and beverages.
  • A passion for hospitality and high-end customer care.
  • Brilliant attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills.
  • Creative mindset.
  • Immaculate personal presentation.

Preferred but not Essential:

  • WSET or equivalent certifications.
  • Bilingual or multi-lingual skills.

Employee Benefits:

  • Above average salary expectations.
  • No split shifts.
  • 8 week holiday package.
  • Private healthcare package.
  • Career development opportunities including sponsored qualifications and training.
  • Creative Freedom.

Eligibility:

All applicants must be in-line with the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996 and must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Apply

Please email our team at marketing@thevices.co.uk attaching your CV and Cover Letter to the email, with Second Chef Application in the email’s subject.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Housekeeper

Full-time position. 4 days per week.
Above-average salary expectations

In our small and intimate team, every role is crucial.

Our hotel is small and exclusive. Three stylish suites, a dining room, cocktail bar and wine library need to be immaculate at all times. A small number of guests will come through our doors each day, but every guest is important and each should be met with the highest standard of cleanliness.

Your day to day role is to ensure a seamless cleaning process that will ensure maximum cleanliness, with efficiency. We need you to be proactive and take control of ensuring that The Vices York looks perfectly presentable at all times. We need you to think about our customers and their experience of the hotel, to ensure it’s not less than perfect.

Your role is hands-on and operational, and throughout the day you may be in contact with our customers, our suppliers and our wider network of contacts so it’s important that your approach is personable and friendly at all times. We want your support in creating a seamless operation, that is perfectly customer-centric.

You’ll be working within a very small team, and directly with the Directors who will support your professional and personal growth. In return, we ask for a commitment to The Vices York, a commitment to our ethos and values and a dedication to helping the business thrive.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an independent business at the start of its journey. Learn about our plans, understand our product and let’s work together to launch and grow The Vices York.

Essential Requirements:

  • A passion for hospitality and high-end customer care.
  • Brilliant attention to detail.
  • Immaculate personal presentation.

Preferred but not Essential:

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills.

Employee Benefits:

  • Above average salary expectations.
  • No split shifts.
  • 8 week holiday package.
  • Private healthcare package.

Eligibility:

All applicants must be in-line with the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996 and must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Apply

Please email our team at marketing@thevices.co.uk attaching your CV and Cover Letter to the email, with Housekeeper Application in the email’s subject.

Thank you for your interest in this position.