Join Cornwall's iconic family run hotel for a fun and rewarding career. The Headland Hotel and Spa is an award winning employer that is committed to developing and supporting its staff.


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Please click on Job Vacancies to see what positions we are currently seeking to fill.

We are always happy to accept CVs from individuals who feel they would be a great addition to The Headland team. We will keep your details on file for six months if we do not have a suitable opening for you. Please send CVs to:

Employment agencies should not send in any details unless specifically requested to do so.

Award Winning Hotel



2015: ‘Spa Professional of the Year’ Catey Award presented to our Spa Manager Lucy Mingo

2015: Awarded 'Highly Commended' in the Springboard Award for Excellence's  'Best Work Experience Provider' category 

2015: Gold award in the Cornish Tourism Awards in the ‘Spa and Wellbeing Experience’ category

2015: Gold award in the Cornish Tourism Awards in the ‘Venue and Business Tourism’ category

2015: Trip Advisor certificate of excellence, Retained since 2011

2014: Became the first Hotel in Cornwall to receive an Inspire Accreditation from The Springboard Charity

2014:  Retained our Gold status with Investors in People, which has now been ongoing since 1992

2014: The Spa short listed for a regional architectural award in the “Under £5m Commercial Project of the Year”

2014: Silver Award for the Hotel in the South West Tourism Awards

2014: Gold Award for the cottages in the South West Tourism Awards (covering Gloucestershire westwards)

2013: Five Bubbles in the Good Spa Guide for the Headland Spa (the most highly rated 5* Spa west of Bath within months of opening!)

2013: Gold Award in the Cornish Tourism Awards in the Self Catering Establishment of the Year category

2013: Gold Award in the Cornish Tourism Awards in the Large Hotel of the Year category

2012: Silver Award in South West Tourism Awards in the Large Hotel of the Year category

2012: Silver Award in Cornwall Tourism Awards in the Large Hotel of the Year category

2012: Gold Award Investors in People

2011: ‘Housekeeper of the Year’ Catey Award presented to Executive Housekeeper Jude Gallacher

2011: Gold Award Investors in People

2010: Gold Award from Visit England and 5 stars for the cottages

2008: Coutts Best Family Business winner in the medium sized category – Southern Region finalist.

2007: Gold Awards in the Cornwall Tourism Awards for the Terrace and Hotel

2007: Acorn Award for Michelle Brown, HR Manager, in recognition of hospitality stars of the future

1996: Cornwall Business Challenge competition winner (against all other industries in the county)

1992: National Training Award - the first company in Cornwall

1992: Investors in People – the first company in Cornwall  and one of the first 100 in the country


Springboard Inspire


The Headland Hotel works with a wide range of schools and Cornwall College.

We are delighted to be the first Cornish Hotel to have achieved our INSPIRE accreditation - the Hospitality Industry’s Quality Assurance for Work Experience!

We are passionate about the growth and development of those participating in work experience at The Headland. Could a first class work placement with us be the start of your career in Hospitality?

Headland Springboard Ambassadors

Karl Solomon - Deputy General Manager

"After attending the Ambassador training it was refreshing to realise I was now a part of this prestigious charity. What a great chance to be able to support others with the back into work program and to be able to help inspire the next generation off hospitality students. To be able to make a valuable contribution to help another on this amazing journey called hospitality is epic."

Nick Osborne - Head Chef

"I am so pleased I was recommended and then had the opportunity to train with Springboard. I really enjoy my chosen career, and am more than happy to share experiences with people interested in joining the Catering and Hospitality Industry."

Afra Hope - Duty Manager

"I really enjoyed the Springboard Ambassador training and I can’t wait to be more involved with promoting and sparking interest in the hospitality industry. It is a great feeling to be able to give something back to a business that can take you all over the world and introduce you to incredible people and places."