Employment Opportunities with English Lakes

Below are the jobs we have currently available:

    Commis Chef (45 Hours) at Low Wood Bay, Windermere, Cumbria

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    Low Wood Bay is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, it is an established four star hotel boasting 111 bedrooms, an extensive 360 capacity Conference Centre, two restaurants along with a prestigious Leisure Club and Watersports/Activity Centre.

    We are seeking to recuit a COMMIS CHEF to join our Kitchen Team.

    The quality of food delivery and production is absolutely critical to the guests’ experience and you will play a key part in maintaining our high standards to ensure our customers' expectations are consistently exceeded.

    If you are an outgoing, friendly person who wants to be part of a winning team – we would love to hear from you. Previous experience not essential as training can be given.

    The hourly rate of pay meets National Minimum Wage.

    Contact Helen Wilman at Low Wood Bay on
    T: 015394 39452
    E: personnel.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk


    Applicants must be able to, if invited, attend a face to face interview within 48 hours. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    COMMIS CHEF @ Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster

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    LANCASTER HOUSE HOTEL

    The multi-award winning Lancaster House, part of the English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues Group.

    We are the region’s leading 4 star hotel, with 99 bedrooms, Leisure Complex and Conference Centre. Our reputation has been largely built on the high quality of our standards and our people to ensure we maintain and even enhance on what we have built.

    We are looking for a COMMIS CHEF to join our Food Preparation Team.

    The quality of food delivery and production is absolutely critical to the guests’ experience and you will play a key part in maintaining our high standards to ensure our guests' expectations are consistently exceeded.

    If you have the relevant experience, passion and are an outgoing, friendly person who wants to be part of a winning team – we would love to hear from you.

    The wage is dependant on experience. In addition we offer an excellent Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership (including close Family), Service Awards, Company Discounts and more.

    Contact Vanessa Thackray
    T: 01524 585162
    E: personnel.lancaster @englishlakes.co.uk

    Applicants must be able to, if invited, attend a face to face interview within 48 hours. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    Sales Co-ordinator (Part Time 30 hours to full Time 40 hours) @ English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, Low Wood, Windermere, Cumbria

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    ENGLISH LAKES HOTELS, RESORTS & VENUES

    English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues, consists of five hotels, three in the Lake District and two in Lancaster & Morecambe – of which three have prestigious Conference facilities & two with excellent Leisure Facilities – together with a Watersports and Activities centre.

    We are seeking to appoint a:

    Sales Co-ordinator (Full or Part Time)

    As a 'hands on' person you will be part of a small, highly motivated team based on the site of Low Wood Bay, Windermere, who deal with enquiries, maximise sales, meet clients and ensure the smooth running of events.

    Your main responsibilities will be to :-

    - Deal with enquiries for functions and conferences
    - Maximise revenue by converting enquiries into bookings
    - Produce professional, tailor-made programmes and quotations for all events.
    - liaise with hotels' departments relating to events being held.
    - Show prospective clients around the relevant hotel and discuss the requirements.
    - Co-ordinate the functions from start to finish, ensuringthe operational departments have all of the relevant information to deliver a high standard of products and services.
    - Undertake follow up/coutesy calls.

    You will be friendly and outgoing, have an immaculate eye for detail, and be able to work to tight deadlines. You will possess a desire to be part of a winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after our customers.

    It is important that you can portray an influential, enthusiastic communication style and Micros Fidelio experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

    We can offer flexible working hours between 30-40 hours per week and flexible days between Monday to Friday.

    We offer an excellent Salary & Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership, Service Awards, Company Discounts and more.

    Please apply in writing, enclosing your CV and details of your current Salary & Benefits, to Teresa Lawrence, Group Sales Office Manager, English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues, Low Wood Bay, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LP.(Or email: sales.manager@englishlakes.co.uk)

    Applicants must be able to, if invited, attend a face to face interview within 48 hours. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.