Employment Opportunities with English Lakes

Below are the jobs we have currently available:

    RECEPTIONIST at Lancaster House, Lancaster (Full Time)

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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 a truly committed and enthusiastic individual in the role of:

    RECEPTIONIST - Full Time (40 hrs per week)

    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 enhance on what we have built.

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

    Your main responsibilities will be to ensure guest satisfaction. The team take reservations, prepare accounts, take payments and deal with guests in an friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and professional manner.

    You will have a desire to be part of our winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after our guests.

    We offer excellent benefits in return, including free Leisure Club Membership (including close Family), Service/loyalty Awards, Company Discounts and much more.

    For further information 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 is 20 July 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.

    BEAUTY THERAPISTS - Full time or Part time - at The Low Wood Leisure Club, Low Wood Bay, Windermere, Cumbria

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    Your aim will be to surpass our guests expectations by understanding their individual needs. You will need to be innovative & creative in all you do.

    Your specific responsibilities will be to advise on, promote and provide a range of Beauty Treatments. You will also contribute towards ensuring the Club runs efficiently and maintains its reputation for friendly, professional customer care.

    We work to very high standards of service and you will need to gain an excellent knowledge of the treatments we offer, so if you have a love of all things beauty! we'd love to hear from you.

    The working pattern, on a rota basis will include some early evening and weekend shifts.

    Opportunities for extra hours will be available at peak times.

    A Level 3 Beauty qualification is essential, or a Level 2 with a massage qualification.

    We offer an excellent benefits package, which includes free Leisure Club Membership, Service Awards, loyalty vouchers and excellent company discounts.

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

    Please send with your CV to Sandra Gibson, Manager, Low Wood Club, Low Wood, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP or call 015394 39345 to find out more you can also email manager.lowwoodclub@englishlakes.co.uk

    Closing date for receipt of applications 20 July 2015.

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

    HOUSEKEEPING ASSISTANT at the Water Head Hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria

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    HOUSEKEEPING ASSISTANT

    An 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.

    Working FULL TIME (40 hrs) variable shift patterns including rota'd weekends with rota'd week days off.

    You will thrive on responsibility, be ready to take on the constant challenges of a busy hotel and have an impeccable eye for detail.

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

    We offer many excellent benefits, including free leisure club membership, service and loyalty awards/vouchers, 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 20 July 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.

    COMMIS CHEF at Waterhead, Ambleside (Seasonal)

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    WATERHEAD HOTEL

    COMMIS CHEF - Fixed term 5 months - 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 July 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.

    GENERAL ASSISTANTS AT The Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria.

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    The Low Wood Bay is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere,and is an excellent dining venue with 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 General Assistants to join us.

    Training and development will be given, however a positive attitude and a genuine passion for food and service is required. A willingness to learn and be part of a team are also essential requirments and you will play a key part in maintaining our high standards to ensure our customers' expectations are consistently exceeded.

    In return we offer an excellent benefits 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 20 July 2015.

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

    DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE at The Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria.

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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 a DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE 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.

    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 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 20 July 2015.

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

    CHEF DE PARTIE at Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere

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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 17 July 2015.

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

    ASSISTANT RESTAURANT & BANQUETING MANAGER 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, has two exciting opportunities for truly committed and enthusiastic individuals in the role of:

    ASSISTANT RESTAURANT & BANQUETING MANAGER (40 hours per week)

    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.

    Your main responsibilities will be to:-

    •Establish and uphold consistent and exceptional 4 star standards in both the Foodworks Restaurant and Banqueting suites, whilst ensuring profitability is maintained.

    •Working with the Restaurant & Banqueting Manager in successfully developing, motivating and training the team to the required standards, ensuring a quality approach to the running of the department, to instill a commitment to an exceptional level of customer care.

    •To ensure a quality approach to the service of food and beverages within the Hotel, thereby ensuring the maintenance of high standards to all customers.

    This role is based on a 40 hour week.

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

    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 July 2015.

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

    COMMIS CHEFS - at The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

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    WATERHEAD HOTEL

    COMMIS CHEFS - Full Time - Live in/Live out

    Exciting opportunities 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 passionate individuals to join the team.

    This is a unique opportunity for highly motivated individuals 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 jobs 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 July 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.

    ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER at The Wild Boar Inn, Windermere, Cumbria.

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    THE WILD BOAR INN: set in 73 acres of historic woodland on the edge of the beautiful Gilpin valley in Windermere is an award winning four star Inn, Grill & Smokehouse

    We have an exciting new vacancy for an ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER.(Full Time - live out)

    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 - 5 days out of 7, rota basis including early, late and split shifts. Salary subject to experience.

    We also offer an excellent Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership, in house Service Awards, loyality vouchers, excellent company discounts and so much more.

    For further information contact Adam Bujok at The Wild Boar on 015394 45225 or email manager.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 July 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.

    FOOD AND BEVERAGE PERSONNEL 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, has two exciting opportunities for truly committed and enthusiastic individuals in the role of:

    FOOD & BEVERAGE PERSONNEL (40 hours per week)

    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.

    Your main responsibilities will be to:-

    •To ensure a quality approach to the service of food and beverages within the Hotel, thereby ensuring the maintenance of high standards to all customers.

    •To serve food & beverages to residential guests, non residents and conference and event attendees.

    These roles are based on a 40 hour week, although overtime will be available when business levels demand.

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

    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 28 June 2015.

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

    CHEF DE PARTIE at the Waterhead, Ambleside.

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    WATERHEAD HOTEL

    Chef De Partie (45 Hrs) - Full Time - 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 passionate individuals to join the team.


    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 Anthony Sutcliffe
    T: 015394 30705
    E: 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 6th July 2015.

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

    COMMIS CHEF at The Midland, Morecambe (Full Time)

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    This sleek, art deco-inspired masterpiece set on the promenade in Morecambe, Lancashire seeks a:

    COMMIS CHEF - Full Time - working over 5 days out of 7. flexible shifts on rota basis - between 6am and 10.30pm. Rate of pay £15,500 p.a. PLUS overtime payments.

    The Midland, part of English Lakes Resorts & Venues, was built in the 1930’s and is a destination in itself; with 44 thoroughly modern 30s inspired guest rooms, a warm, welcoming top-class restaurant and bar and outstanding facilities for conferences and events.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic exciting team, in the most wonderful surroundings, where learning and personal growth are key.

    You need to be dedicated with a genuine interest in fine food and a desire to be part of a winning team.

    The quality of food presentation 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 for food, presentations and excellent standards, we would love to hear from you.

    Rate of pay will be dependant upon experience and/or qualifications.

    We offer an excellent benefits, including free Leisure Club Membership (including close Family), Service Awards, excellent staff Discounts and lots more.

    If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity contact: Dorota Suwala
    T: 01524 428386
    E: personnel.midland@englishlakes.co.uk

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 10 July 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.

    RESTAURANT and BANQUETING MANAGER at The Midland Hotel, Morecambe.

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    Restaurant and Banqueting Manager

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Restaurant & Banqueting Manager at the World Famous Art Deco hotel The Midland at Morecambe, part of the English Lakes hotels, resorts and venues group. This 4 star Iconic hotel has an abundance of history and a great reputation and is looking for a truly committed, enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the team.

    The ideal candidate will have previous experience of high quality food and be passionate about this industry. You will be responsible for inspiring people, being a great communicator and working to deliver an exemplary service to match such a unique building.

    Rate of pay will be dependent upon experience and/or qualifications.

    We offer an excellent benefits, including free Leisure Club Membership (including close Family), Service Awards, excellent staff discounts and lots more.

    If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity contact Mark Needham, General Manager, Midland Hotel on 01524 428386 or email your CV and a covering letter indicating your salary expectations to manager.midland@englishlakes.co.uk.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 10 July 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.

    RESTAURANT AND BANQUETING SUPERVISOR at the Low Wood Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria

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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 seeking to recruit a RESTAURANT & BANQUETING SUPERVISOR to join our Food & Beverage team.

    The ideal candidate will have relevent experience in a multifuctional high quality food service establishment with dining from a'la Carte to banqueting for 250+. You must have excellent communication skills, be comfortable managing a large number of staff, be calm under pressure, a team player and self motivated whilst maintaining customer focus at all times.

    This is a full time position working 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis.

    We offer an excellent benefits package, which includes free Leisure Club Membership, Service Awards, loyalty vouchers and excellent company discounts.

    Contact Helen Wilman-Scales, Personnel Manager 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 10 July 2015.

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

    FOOD & BEVERAGE ASSISTANT - Full Time -at The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

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    Exciting opportunity 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 which produces exceptional cuisine throughout the hotel.

    Working 40 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 jobs 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 16 June 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.