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At Oakman Inns, we aim to put people where they’ll thrive, by recognising their interests and talents. You can apply for all sorts of roles with us, and in a variety of locations across the Home Counties, Midlands and the South East

Some of our roles require specialist skills and experience, but we’re open-minded in our recruitment and are happy to consider anyone who embodies our values. Whichever position you go for, you can look forward to great training and development opportunities and some brilliant benefits.





Do you love good food and drink? Have you got a knack for getting the best out of people? If so, a pub manager job with Oakman Inns should suit you rather well.

Depending on your skills and experience, there are various managerial roles you can apply for. At whichever level you start, we’ll support your progression through intuitive training and coaching. Our management positions cover:

Our management positions cover:

  • General Manager

  • Deputy General Manager

  • Assistant Manager

  • Trainee Assistant Manager

  • Graduate Entry Management Scheme




If you love working with good food, you’ll fit right in at Oakman Inns. We care about quality, seasonality and provenance – and keeping things interesting. Our open kitchens are certainly testament to that.

Mediterranean cuisine has a big influence on our cooking, as do the fantastic ingredients we source from our own shores. And with imaginative menu changes and regular specials, Oakman chefs have the chance to be creative, using their existing skills and building new ones. Our kitchen positions cover:

Our kitchen & restaurants positions cover:

  • Head Chef

  • Sous Chef

  • Junior Sous Chef

  • Chef de Partie

  • Commis Chef

  • Apprentice Chef

  • Kitchen Porter




High-quality service can turn a good visit to a pub or restaurant into something really fantastic – something worth telling your friends about.

That’s where you come in. As the face of our business, your mission would be to dazzle guests with your warm personality, professional efficiency and detailed product knowledge. But we don’t expect you to do all this without training and support.

We encourage everyone in our front-of-house team, from bar staff to restaurant managers, to feel comfortable with guests; and confident enough to answer their questions, respond to menu requests and recommend wines to match their food. Because little things like these really do make a big difference.

Our front of house positions cover:

  • Waiting Team Members

  • Bar Attendants

  • Baristas

  • Glass Collectors

  • Front of House Supervisors




If you like to keep things spick and span, you could get a lot of satisfaction from a housekeeping job at Oakman Inns.

Our commitment to good presentation is visible everywhere, from our food to our floors – but it doesn’t happen by magic. If you think you can help us keep everything well ordered and sparklingly clean, we’d welcome an application from you.

Our housekeeping positions include: 

  • Room Attendants – for our hotel accommodation

  • Front-of-House Cleaners – for our bar and restaurant areas




We fondly refer to our head office in Tring as Basecamp, as it’s at the root of everything we do.

Our support people work tirelessly behind the scenes to help make sure our inns run smoothly. And there are all sorts of roles involved. If you’re a financial, administrative or managerial talent looking for an opening in the Home Counties, why not check our current opportunities?

Our head office positions include:

  • Accounts

  • Human Resources (HR)

  • Marketing

  • Property Management

  • Area Management

  • Operational Management