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Vacancies at The Ashford Arms

We’re recruiting at The Ashford Arms!


Following our successful opening and part of our commitment to always operate with a high number of staff on each shift, we’ve got a few vacancies we’d like to fill.

We have vacancies in the following roles;


  • Bartender
  • Food Runner
  • Server
  • Host
  • Housekeeper
  • Sous Chef


Part-time and full-time hours can be discussed on application.



Why Work for Longbow?


The Ashford Arms is an independent business under the umbrella of Longbow Venues, founded by Peak District resident, Rob Hattersley – an award-winning hospitality leader.

Rob and the senior team at Longbow created the business after working in large corporate hospitality pubs, restaurants and hotels and vowed to do things differently.

Everyone at Longbow is committed to putting people over profits. We believe that happy staff are the lifeblood of the business so we work hard to increase job satisfaction in a number of ways;


  • We deliver excellent training both on-the-job and in a more traditional learning setting so you can feel confident in your role every day
  • We are committed to delivering continued professional development and mentoring so you grow in your role each day
  • We give you a clear career path and promote from within where possible
  • We look after you on shift and your well-being
  • We operate with much higher staffing levels than our competitors because we know that stress and overwhelm kills the joy you have for your job and our valued customers feel that

Also, probably the most important bit… we’re really good at what we do!


We’re committed to only using local farms and suppliers so our food is delicious. We source local beers and spirits where possible. Our customer service has won countless awards and we take massive amounts of pride in all we do. That means people come to us time and time again. You’ll be really proud working here.




What Next? How Do I Apply?


Jack Arksey is your man! He’s our dedicated talent and succession manager and he’ll take you through the whole process from application to interview and beyond.


Drop Jack an email with your CV and the role you’d like to apply for


He’s very approachable and will help you with all your job queries to find out if you’re right for us, and we are right for you and your career goals.

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