Assistant Head Sommelier Vacancy

We are looking for our next Assistant Head Sommelier. This role is a full time, permanent contract with exceptional training/qualifications and comes with fantastic progression opportunities.

Salary: Up to £30,000 dependent on experience + bi-monthly bonus


Northcote is a 26 bedroom hotel with a Michelin star restaurant in the North West of England. We are looking to recruit a passionate and dedicated Assistant Head Sommelier to join our wine team. Assisting the Head Sommelier in the day to day running of the department, they will also lead the team to strive for further success. Proud of our wine history, and the Master Sommeliers we have already made at Northcote – we want to continue and grow what is an already amazing story – to keep evolving and achieving further accolades.

An amazing opportunity to join an award winning team, where you can develop your skills and personality whilst progressing up the career ladder within a high end establishment.

This would be perfect for a current Senior Sommelier looking for that next step into management. We are looking for a candidate with passion and committed to pursue a professional career.

We have created a personal training plan to train our Sommelier team to the highest standard within Michelin star service and to lay down a path for a committed individual who is focused on achieving.

This position comes with possible staff accommodation at the candidates request if needed which is FREE for the first 3 months.

What we offer:

  • Educational package inclusive of WSET Level 1-3, Court of Master Sommeliers up to Level 4, Edinburgh Whiskey School
  • Up to £3k bonus paid bi-monthly
  • Frequent wine tastings with Head Sommelier and Master of Wine Consultant
  • Stagier at the 5 star The Stafford London
  • Staff meals on duty
  • Working on a 5 day operation with 2 days off per week
  • 28 days holidays (pro rota)
  • Staff discount across the company
  • Regular suppliers and market trips
  • Uniform provided & laundered
  • Free Staff Accommodation

Apply today by submitting your CV to [email protected]