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Working at The Thorn

We are always on the lookout for great talent to join our team. You need to be positive, energetic, friendly and team-focused. Previous experience is essential for some jobs, but we are happy to train the right applicants for certain positions.

If you would like to join our team, drop your CV into us, or alternatively email it to us at

Current Positions:

Kitchen Porter @The Thorn - Part Time

We need an organised individual who can make our plates and kitchen shine! Flexi hours, tips, & staff discounts

Breakfast Servers/Housekeepers @The Thorn - Part Time

Are you a morning person? If so, we have great positions for organised individuals. Help serve breakfast, make coffee, assist with guest check-out and occasional housekeeping duties. We have shifts every day, including weekends. Normally an 8:00 start to 12:00 finish, with a degree of flexibility.

Pizza and Pasta Chef @Lucca - Full Time

We are anticipating a busy relaunch in May and we are seeking chefs with experience of working in a high volume venue, and particular, with knowledge and expertise of Italian cookery basics. Pizza skills a definite plus and wood oven experience even better! We also have live-in accommodation, if needed. Competitive salary, meals and uniform, along with other discounts and perks across our 3 venues.

Front of House Personnel - Part Time

Flexible wait and bar staff positions available from late April at both The Thorn and Lucca. People facing job experience a plus and a 'can do' attitude essential. Competitive rate of pay plus a share of gratuities and generous discounts across our 3 venues, not to mention a fab team to work with!

Please send your CV and covering letter to

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