Careers at the Tommy Banks Group

We’re always looking for talented, ambitious, forward-thinking people to join our team, in a variety of roles across our group.

Contact us at to get the conversation going, or sign up to our Careers Mailing List here to get new job alerts straight to your inbox.


Are you an aspiring hospitality professional looking to kickstart your career? Introducing the Tommy Banks Academy, our exclusive apprenticeship programme for young people aged 16-18. Find out how to apply for our Front-of-House, Chef or Farm programmes here.


We do not currently have any vacancies but if you’re interested in working for the Tommy Banks Group,  then do not hesitate to get in touch so we can consider you for any potential future roles.

Alternatively, if you are looking for future chef roles at The Black Swan Oldstead or The Abbey Inn, feel free to message Exec Chef Callum Leslie via instagram @callumlesliechef



– Up to 50% staff discount across restaurants in the group plus Made In Oldstead food boxes
– £500 employee referral scheme
– Cross department briefings on wine & food, with regular tastings
– Delicious staff meals and beverage provided daily
– Discounts on wines at wholesale rates
– Industry leading rates of pay with all tronc returned to staff
– Access to training in a variety of areas
– Access to learning and development around growing, foraging, and farming


The Tommy Banks Group was listed in the Top 30 Best Places to Work In Hospitality in 2022 and 2023 by The Caterer