Careers and Open Positions at room2
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Our ‘roommates’, as we like to call ourselves, are a family of real people with real personalities, and we want to make our guests always feel comfortable. We approach strangers as friends, and take delight in welcoming back guests.

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Open Positions

Position
Room-mates (Front of House/F&B Team Member)
Southampton
At room2 we’re in the business of doing things a little bit differently. We’re not a hotel, nor an apartment – but instead a unique combination of the two; we are the World's first Hometel brand, and Southampton’s most unique accommodation offering, a 71 room property ideally located on Queens Terrace. Our ‘Room-mates’, as we like to call ourselves, are a family of real people with real personalities, and we want to make our house like a home for our guests. We are people who approach strangers as friends, who share in the highs and lows of our guests’ days, and who take delight in welcoming back guests time and time again. Our people have a story to tell. We all have passions, whether they be; DJing, organising talks, speciality cooking, teaching yoga, flower arranging, or running beehives and making honey. We bring our interests to work, and get time to spend on sharing this positive energy within our team, our brand and amongst our guests, through events and activities. A Day In The Life As a Room-mate, it’s your role to ensure every guest who enters our home leaves having enjoyed a unique and memorable experience. It is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join at an exciting and vibrant time.  As our Roommate you will know and understand what it means to deliver amazing hospitality across our Food and Beverage and customer-facing outlets and will thrive on the challenge of always exceeding guest’s expectations. You will be expected to achieve a level of service through the constant monitoring of our established brand standards. What We’re Looking For
  • Be able and ready to assist guests with any enquiries they may have, including welcoming guests as soon as they arrive with due care and attention.
  • Assist the guests with checking into their room and ensuring they are happy.
  • Deliver the best customer service experience for locals and guests to enjoy a great range of drinks and a fantastic, freshly produced menu.
  • Make your service smooth, confident and tailored to every individual that walks in the door.
  • Have a can-do attitude, understanding all brand-standards and reading your guest’s needs.
  • Be open to change and see it as a positive. You thrive on positive feedback from guests and strive to make every experience in the front of house areas amazing.
  • Love self-development and coaching and supporting new staff. You can have fun on shift but know what needs to be done to deliver the brand promise.
  • Be proud of your Food & Beverage area and know that your contribution is a large one when it comes to the overall operation of the department.
  • Use your Health and Safety and food safety knowledge is evident on shift at all times.
  • Be well presented for every shift.
  • Deliver, from booking through to coffee and farewells, a memorable service to guests.
  • Add value to overall hometel performance through teamwork and understand that every ‘up sell’ and ‘suggestive sell’ can support the whole hometel profitability.
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Room-Keeper (Housekeeper)
Southampton
At room2 we’re in the business of doing things a little bit differently. We’re not a hotel, nor an apartment – but instead a unique combination of the two; we are the world's first Hometel brand, and Southampton’s most unique accommodation offering, a 71 room property ideally located on Queens Terrace. Our ‘Room-keepers, are a family of real people with real personalities, and we want to make our house like a home for our guests. We are people who approach strangers as friends, who share in the highs and lows of our guests’ days, and who take delight in welcoming back guests time and time again. Our people have a story to tell. We all have passions, whether they be; DJing, organising talks, speciality cooking, teaching yoga, flower arranging, or running beehives and making honey. We bring our interests to work, and get time to spend on sharing this positive energy within our team, our brand and amongst our guests, through events and activities. What we are looking for? room2 is on the hunt for a Housekeeper in our hometel as we build up to opening in June 2018. You will need to bring exceptional drive, a strong background in Housekeeping. This role would suit a Housekeeper who has a strong passion for ensuring the highest standard of cleanliness is maintained at all times and an eye for the smallest of detail. Why You?
  • Changing towels, bed linen, vacuuming, buffing, mopping
  • General cleaning of all rooms in the apartments
  • Replenishing items such as shower gel, shampoo, soap, toilet rolls and welcome pack items
  • Checking apartments to ensure everything is in working order
  • To do full inventories check of apartments and replace missing items
  • Full understanding of COSHH
  • Housekeeping experience is essential
  • Perfect command of English
  • Well-presented and tidy
  • Excellent dealing with guests and customers
  • Outstanding attention to detail
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Night Porter (18 hours per week)
Southampton
We are on the look-out for a Night Porter at our new Hometel. The ideal candidate will be responsible, reliable and happy to work independently. You will be someone who enjoys interacting with guests and be very comfortable in dealing with ad hoc operational issues in the property. The person should be a natural night owl with previous experience as a Night Manager. About Us… At room2 we’re in the business of doing things a little bit differently. We’re not a hotel, nor an apartment – but instead a unique combination of the two; we are the World's first Hometel brand, and Southampton’s most unique accommodation offering, a 71 room property ideally located on Queens Terrace. Our people have a story to tell. We all have passions, whether they be; DJing, organising talks, speciality cooking, teaching yoga, flower arranging, or running beehives and making honey. We bring our interests to work, and get time to spend on sharing this positive energy within our team, our brand and amongst our guests, through events and activities. What We’re Looking For…
  • Have the ability to make decisions and manage emergencies (including housekeeping and basic maintenance requests)
  • Be able and ready to assist guests with any enquiries they may have, including welcoming guests as soon as they arrive with due care and attention.
  • Assist the guests with checking into their room and ensuring they are happy.
  • Make your service smooth, confident and tailored to every individual that walks in the door.
  • Have a can-do attitude, understanding all brand-standards and reading your guest’s needs.
  • Be open to change and see it as a positive. You thrive in positive feedback from guests and strive to make every experience in the front of house areas amazing.
  • Love self-development and coaching and supporting new staff. You can have fun on shift but know what needs to be done to deliver the brand promise.
  • Be well presented for every shift.
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On site handyman (3-4 mornings per week)
Southampton
We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and experienced maintenance / handyman to work at our 71 bedroom hotel in Southampton. This is not an exhaustive list but duties would include:
  • Identifying repairs and maintenance required.
  • Repairs to beds and furniture.
  • Changing of light fittings and simple electrical jobs
  • General painting, decorating and repairs.
  • Simple plumbing and maintenance of bathrooms
  • Door and lock maintenance.
  • Ensuring that all maintenance operations, specifications and contracts meet corporate, legal and regulatory standards.
We are looking for an individual who has worked within a maintenance/handyperson role and has experience of undertaking the duties specified above. Qualifications and Skills The applicant must have at least 2 years experience of working as a handyman/ DIY skills. Please note: this job will only be 3 - 4 mornings per week but this may increase depending on requirements. Apply Now
Head Housekeeper
Southampton
At Room2 we’re in the business of doing things a little bit differently. We’re not a hotel, nor an apartment – but instead a unique combination of the two; we are the World's first Hometel brand, and Southampton’s most unique accommodation offering, a 71 room property ideally located on Queens Terrace. Our ‘Room-mates’, as we like to call ourselves, are a family of real people with real personalities, and we want to make our house like a home for our guests. We are people who approach strangers as friends, who share in the highs and lows of our guests’ days, and who take delight in welcoming back guests time and time again. Our people have a story to tell. We all have passions, whether they be; DJing, organising talks, speciality cooking, teaching yoga, flower arranging, or running beehives and making honey. We bring our interests to work, and get time to spend on sharing this positive energy within our team, our brand and amongst our guests, through events and activities. A Day In The Life Room2 is recruiting for a Head Housekeeper to join our team in our design led hotel which is opening in Southampton in May 2018. It is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join at an exciting and vibrant time. You will need to bring exceptional drive, a strong background in Housekeeping management and a natural ability to inspire and lead from the front. This role would suit a Head Housekeeper who has a strong passion for ensuring the highest standard of cleanliness is maintained at all times, excellent people skills and an eye for the smallest of detail. Why Us? We’re new and we’re different. Room2 is design led Aparthotel for those who want to experience the unique and authentic. Connected, social and locally immerse, room2 is for those who want to live in the location, no matter what the length of stay. We are creating a new approach to Aparthotels. We’re redefining the market by challenging traditional hotel design through spaces that restore, inspect, connect and cultivate our guests and the local community. Why You?
  • To inspect all hotel areas to ensure both the cleanliness and comfort of the hotels guests are maintained and that all standard amenities and touches are provided in rooms and public areas.
  • Provide a visible and accessible floor presence in order to anticipate, understand and act upon housekeeping associates’ needs.
  • To monitor and coach housekeeping staff in all training aspects within the department supporting their role when required including any training they may need.
  • Monitor and maintain departmental standards through daily spot checks of hotel guest bed rooms and public areas. Occasionally, cleaning of guest bedrooms and public areas when required due to business needs.
  • Collaborate with other departments in the hotel in particular with the front office team ensuring efficient turnaround of rooms and minimal guest defects.
  • To carry out performance reviews and ensure that all housekeeping staff receives appraisals to discuss existing performance and areas of improvement for future career and developmental goals.
  • Monitor and manage labour efficiencies and all other departmental costs
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Don’t see what you’re looking for but still interested in being part of the room2 team? No worries, we’ll keep your details, and reach out if something suitable comes up.
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