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If you are looking to take your hospitality career to the next level, we might be what you are looking for! Lime Wood is a luxury country house hotel with a twist - which comes from the enthusiastic, hard working, fun team of staff that we have. Whether it is working as a chef in the bustling kitchen, a waiter or as a barman, the Lime Wood team always give 100 percent with a positive, fun attitude. If this sounds like you or a team that you would like to be a part of then we'd love to hear from you!

Current positions available:


  • Chef de Partie/Demi Chef de Partie
  • Breakfast Chef
  • Sommelier
  • Breakfast Supervisor
  • Waiters
  • Cocktail Bartender
  • Receptionist
  • Reception Manager
  • Room Attendants (Part time)
  • Spa Therapists



*Employer of the Year 2012 (Private Sector) in the HTP Training Awards


In a 20 + strong brigade covering Hartnett Holder & Co as well as the Courtyard, Room Service, Private Dining and Lounges, we want dedicated chefs looking to hone their skills and develop their careers - working under Luke Holder and Angela Hartnett.

 Food & Beverage

When you are as passionate about food as we are there is only one thing that is just as important and that’s great service. With a friendly and dedicated team of Sommeliers, Restaurant Managers, Bar and Waiting Staff, Barristers, and Supervisors we are always happy to hear from new budding talent as well as the more experienced and knowledgeable professional.

Housekeeping & Engineering

The nerve centre of any operation and responsible for keeping our beautiful property in tip top condition we can offer both full and part time positions in a range of areas from Spa Attendants to Room Attendants.

 Herb House Spa

Our spa requires experienced therapists competent in massage techniques, passionate about holistic therapy with a background of working in busy spa environments.

Our Raw & Cured bar requires team members capable of chatting to our spa members and guests, offering knowledge about our unique menu of delicious, natural and healthy food.

Qualified Personal Trainer? Specialist class instructor? Our state of the art facilities in idyllic settings and stunning views over the forest offers an inspiring working environment.

Front Office

Often the first, and the lasting, impression to our guests our Front of House team are true multi-skilled hosts, and that is why we look for true hospitality professionals passionate about service, fully conversant in the English language with great personal presentation to deliver our signature laid back yet luxurious service whether behind the reception desk, over the phone, or at the front door.

Garden & Grounds Team

Set in 17 acres of stunning grounds in the middle of the New Forest National Park this is a horticulturalists paradise. If you would like to be involved in caring for and maintaining these stunning grounds then please get in touch.

Successful candidates can look forward to

-Competitive salary
-Free meals on duty
-Free uniform
-Discounted Room Nights
-Discounts at Food and Beverage outlets
-Range of training and development opportunities
- Staff accommodation (depending on availability)
-Calendar of social activities
-Fantastic career prospects as we aim to home grow our Supervisors and Managers of the future

If you like the sound of us and want to enquire about a career here email us on


Best Breakfast Chef in the Forest

We have a very exciting opportunity for a self-driven and experienced Breakfast chef to head up the Best Breakfast in The New Forest!

Angela and Luke are looking for the right person to deliver our guests the most important meal of the day. You will need to be reliable, enthusiastic and passionate and have the skills to prepare traditional and continental breakfasts, as well as tailored orders.

You will be joining the exciting and dynamic Hartnett Holder & Co team and will often be working alongside head Chefs Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder, as well supporting the team in the build up to lunch service.

Straight shifts – Thursday to Monday

 Email us if you are interested! 


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