Employment Opportunities with English Lakes

Below are the jobs we have currently available:

    RESTAURANT and BAR SUPERVISOR at The Wild Boar Inn, Windermere, Cumbria.(live in available)

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    The Wild Boar: set in 73 acres of historic woodland on the edge of the beautiful Gilpin valley in Windermere, this refurbished award winning four star Inn, Grill & Smokehouse has a vacancy for a RESTAURANT & BAR SUPERVISOR.

    Our reputation at The Wild Boar attracts guests from all corners of the globe with the warmest of welcomes, excellent standard of service which is complemented by our individually designed rooms.

    The Grill & Smokehouse and open kitchen offers more theatre to our excellent cuisine and the overall dining experience.

    Your aim will be to surpass our Guests expectations and ensure their visit is a truly wonderful expereience.

    Your skills and experience will include: People Management, Training and Team Development together with excellent Communication.

    You will have an enthusiastic and experienced approach to food, a guest–friendly manner,
    previously worked in quality establishments and possess the skills to enhance standards of service.

    Full Time (42.5 hours) 5 days out of 7, rota basis including early, late and split shifts.

    In return we offer an excellent Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership, in house Service Awards, excellent company discounts and so much more.

    For further information contact Michelle Lemm at The Wild Boar on
    T: 015394 45225
    E: personnel.wildboar@englishlakes.co.uk

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.

    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 at 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 passion to be part of a winning team – we would love to hear from you.

    Wage is dependant on experience. In addition we offer an excellent Benefits, 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

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.

    Documented evidence of your eligibility to live and work in the UK will also be required as part of our recruitment process.

    GENERAL ASSISTANTS (Food and Beverage / Housekeeping teams) at The Wild Boar Inn, Crook, Windermere, Cumbria.

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    The Wild Boar: set in 73 acres of historic woodland on the edge of the beautiful Gilpin valley in Windermere, this refurbished award winning four star Inn, Grill & Smokehouse has a vacancy for General Assistant.

    Our reputation at The Wild Boar attracts guests from all corners of the globe with the warmest of welcomes, excellent standard of service which is complemented by our individually designed rooms.

    The Grill & Smokehouse and open kitchen offers more theatre to our excellent cuisine and the overall dining experience.

    Your aim will be to surpass our Guests expectations and ensure their visit is a truly wonderful expereience.

    You need to be guest-friendly, have lots of enthusiasm, with a genuine desire to be part of a winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after guests.

    Positions are Full Time (42.5 hours)working 5 days out of 7, on a rota basis including early, late and split shifts. Working within our Food and Beverage team but also across all areas including housekeeping.

    Previous experience is not essential as training can be given.

    In return we offer an excellent Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership, in house Service Awards, excellent company discounts and so much more.

    For further information contact Michelle Lemm at The Wild Boar on
    T: 015394 45225
    E: personnel.wildboar@englishlakes.co.uk

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.

    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.

    SOUS CHEF - Live Out - The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria.

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    An exciting opportunity has arisen at the award winning Waterhead hotel in Ambleside, Cumbria.

    The hotel has recently been voted in the Top 25 hotels in the UK by Trip Advisor and we are looking for a passionate individual to join the team.

    This is a unique opportunity for a special and highly motivated individual to join our enthusiastic, professional kitchen brigade, which produces exceptional cuisine throughout the hotel.

    Ideally, you will be an experienced Sous Chef seeking an opportunity in a bigger operation or a Junior Sous Chef, with supervisory experience, who is seeking promotion and the opportunity to impart your own signature to dishes for a discerning clientele.

    We offer excellent benefits, including free leisure club membership, service and loyalty awards, company discounts and much more.

    Please apply to Anthony Sutcliffe Manager, The Waterhead Hotel, Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 OER or email manager.waterhead@englishlakes.co.uk.

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.

    All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    RECEPTIONIST - part time(16 hrs) at The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria

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    An exciting opportunity has arisen at the award winning Waterhead hotel in Ambleside, Cumbria.

    The hotel has recently been voted in the Top 25 hotels in the UK by Trip Advisor and we are looking for a passionate individual to join the team.

    You will be responsible for dealing with bookings, welcoming guests, general administration and following up enquiries ensuring excellent guest satisfaction.

    If you have passion and a genuine desire to look after our guests, and be part of a winning team we would like to hear from you.

    Previous administration and Micros Fidelio experience would be an advantage.

    The hours will be 16 per week involving shifts (early or late) and weekends/bank holidays.

    We excellent benefits, including free leisure club membership, service and loyalty awards, company discounts and much more.

    Please apply to Anthony Sutcliffe, Manager, The Waterhead Hotel, Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 OER or email manager.waterhead@englishlakes.co.uk.

    On our employment page you will find an application form for you to download and submit with your letter of application.

    All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 10 April 2015

    COMMIS CHEF - Seasonal -The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria

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    WATERHEAD HOTEL

    COMMIS CHEF - Fixed term (6 months) April to October - Live in/Live out

    An exciting opportunity has arisen at the award winning Waterhead hotel in Ambleside, in a stunning setting on the shores of Lake Windermere, Cumbria.

    The hotel has recently been voted in the Top 25 hotels in the UK by Trip Advisor and we are looking for a passionate individual to join the team.

    This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our enthusiastic, professional kitchen brigade, which produces exceptional cuisine throughout the hotel.

    Working 45 hours per week, variable shift patterns including rota'd weekends with rota'd days off. We offer many benefits, including free leisure club membership, service and loyalty awards, company discounts and much more.

    Please apply to Anthony Sutcliffe, Manager, The Waterhead Hotel, Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 OER or email manager.waterhead@englishlakes.co.uk.

    On our employment page of our website you will find an application form for you to download and submit with your letter of application.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.

    All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    RECEPTIONIST - Maternity Cover 12 months - Full Time - at The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside.

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    An exciting opportunity has arisen at the award winning Waterhead hotel in Ambleside, Cumbria.

    The hotel has recently been voted in the Top 25 hotels in the UK by Trip Advisor and we are looking for a passionate individual to join the team.

    You will be responsible for dealing with bookings, welcoming guests, general administration and following up enquiries ensuring excellent guest satisfaction.

    If you have passion and a genuine desire to look after our guests, and be part of a winning team we would like to hear from you.

    Previous administration, computer literacy and Micros Fidelio experience would be an advantage.

    The hours will involve shifts (early/lates) and weekends/bank holidays.

    We offer an excellent salary & benefits package, including free leisure club membership, service and loyalty awards, company discounts and much more.

    Please apply in writing with details of your current salary & benefits, to Mark Needham, General Manager, The Waterhead Hotel, Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 OER or email manager.waterhead@englishlakes.co.uk.

    On our employment page you will find an application form for you to download and submit with your letter of application.

    All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 8 April 2015

    NIGHT PORTER - Part Time - 24 hours - 3 night shifts at 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.

    To enable us to meet and enhance the needs of our guests we are seeking to recruit an additional:

    NIGHT PORTER - 3 Night Shifts - 11pm - 7am, working on a rota basis. This position will include weekend working. You will be required to work extra hours on occasions to cover for busy periods and holidays etc.,

    Your aim will be to surpass our guests expectations by understanding their individual needs.

    You will be responsible for the security of our hotel over night. Some of your other duties will be checking some guests in/out (late arrivals/early departures, Setting up/taking down events and function rooms.

    Attending to residents requirements e.g. room service, residents bar services and general presentation of public areas, lounge, bar, reception etc.,

    Previous night time working or security experience will be an advantage although training will be given.

    Rate of pay and our full benefits package, including leisure club membership, staff discounts and lots more, will be discussed at interview.

    If you would like further information please contact Vanessa Thackray on
    T 01524 585162
    E personnel.lancaster@englishlakes.co.uk

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 8 April 2015.

    All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of your eligibility will be required from all candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    FOOD & BEVERAGE PERSONNEL part time (20 hours) 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, has an opportunity for truly committed and enthusiastic individuals in the role of:

    FOOD AND BEVERAGE PERSONNEL - part time (20 hours)

    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.

    Specifically you will ensure a quality approach to the service of food and beverages within the hotel

    Your aim will be to surpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs, respond to training in order to reach your full potential and be innovative and creative in all you do.

    You will be friendly, have lots of energy, a real desire to be part of a winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after our guests. Previous experience is desirable but not essential.

    Rota'd shifts will include early, lunch and Dinners.

    If you would like further information please contact Vanessa Thackray on
    T 01524 585162
    E personnel.lancaster@englishlakes.co.uk

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.

    All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of your eligibility will be required from all candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    CHEF DE PARTIE at The Low Wood Bay Hotel, 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 recruit a CHEF DE PARTIE to join our highly successful Kitchen Brigade.

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

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

    The salary is dependant on experience.

    Contact Helen Wilman
    T: 015394 39452
    E: personnel.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications 10 April 2015.


    Documented evidence of the eligibility to live and workin th UK will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

    COMMIS CHEFS at Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria. (full time and live in available).

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    Low Wood Bay Hotel 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 looking for COMMIS CHEFS to join our dedicated Kitchen Team. Full Time (45 hours per week)

    You will be assisting chefs preparing fresh seasonal produce, cooking modern British cuisine, using some of the latest technology available in modern kitchens.

    You will gain valuable experience catering for large functions, weddings, conference business, extensive a la carte and grill menus and a modern bar operation.

    No experience is needed as full training and development will be given, however a positive attitude and a genuine passion for food is required. A willingness to learn and be part of a team are also essential requirments.

    The quality of our 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.

    In addition we offer an excellent Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership (including close Family), Service Awards, Company Discounts, Loyalty vouchers, meals on duty, your uniform is provided and much more.

    If you would like to find out more contact Helen Wilman-Scales at Low Wood Bay on
    T: 015394 39452
    E: personnel.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk.

    An application form is available on the employment page of our web site for you to download, print off and complete.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 10 April 2015.

    Documented evidence of your eligibility to live and work in the UK will also be required as part of our recruitment process.

    COMMIS CHEF at The Wild Boar Inn, Crook, Windermere, Cumbria

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    The Wild Boar: set in 73 acres of historic woodland on the edge of the beautiful Gilpin valley in Windermere, this refurbished award winning four star Inn, Grill & Smokehouse has a vacancy for General Assistant.

    Our reputation at The Wild Boar attracts guests from all corners of the globe with the warmest of welcomes, excellent standard of service which is complemented by our individually designed rooms.

    The Grill & Smokehouse and open kitchen offers more theatre to the overall dining experience, and therefore The Wild Boar is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the team in the role of:-

    Commis Chef

    This very popular dining venue with its own unique smokehouse built as a feature, makes the Wild Boar Grill Restaurant a place to remember. The team are renowned for exceptional service and the kitchen use locally grown produce that provides excellent results time after time.

    You will thrive on responsibility and be looking to build a successful career in an environment where individual ambition and contribution is recognised.

    Your aim will be to help surpass our Guests expectations and ensure their visit (and meal!) is a truly wonderful expereience.

    You need to be guest-friendly, have lots of enthusiasm, with a genuine desire to be part of a winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after guests.

    This is a Full Time position(42.5 hours)working 5 days out of 7, on a rota basis including early, late and split shifts.

    In return we offer an excellent Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership, in house Service Awards, excellent company discounts and so much more.

    For further information contact Michelle Lemm at The Wild Boar on
    T: 015394 45225
    E: personnel.wildboar@englishlakes.co.uk

    Closing date for receipt of applications 16 March 2015.

    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.