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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:

Manager @ Lucca - Full Time

We are looking for a Manager to assist with the effective running of the restaurant and the implementation, evolution and ongoing improvement of high standards and profitability. Skills and requirements will include overseeing the flow of business during the business hours and being very much ‘hands-on’, being active in all areas of the restaurant for the whole service period, looking after guest relations, flow of business and service standards. Knowledge of beverage service would be a real plus. A strong partnership with the kitchen team is essential, supporting and encouraging internal progression and development within the kitchen and working together to build a team focused environment based on mutual respect, without divide. Great pay and benefits - accommodation available, if needed.

Kitchen Porter and General Kitchen Helper - Part Time

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

Front of House Bar Staff and Food Servers - Part Time

We have flexible evening and weekend shifts available for happy people who have previous hospitality experience. Competitive pay plus gratuities, not to mention generous staff discounts across our three venues.

Please send your CV and covering letter to

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