Employment Opportunities with English Lakes

Below are the jobs we have currently available:

    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 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.

    SALES and RESERVATIONS - An exciting opportunity for someone to join us working in Sales and Reservations team.

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    English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues is proud to boast five luxury Lake District and Lancashire hotels, all of which offer their own charms and characteristics. We have three hotels situated in the heart of the Lake District and two North Lancashire.

    We have a fantastic new opportunity offering variety and diversity working Full time - Monday to Friday 40 hrs in 2 departments:

    Spending 3 days in our Group Sales Office and 2 days in Central Reservations Department. Both departments are based at our Head Office on Low Wood Bay’s site in Windermere, Cumbria.

    The Role:

    3 Days a week: In Sales you will be making outbound calls to new clients and carrying out internet research to source potential clients, along with using existing database. Your 3 days will involve working 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m

    2 Days a week: In Central Reservations you will be responsible for dealing with our customers enquiries via telephone, bookings via our own online booking system, faxes, agents and emailing independent enquiries. Your 2 days will involve 2 shift patterns 8.30am to 5pm or 12 noon to 8.30pm.

    Sound interesting? Full training will be given. A warm, friendly and professional telephone manner is, however, essential. Previous experience / background in telesales would be desirable.

    We offer an excellent benefits package, which includes free Leisure Club Membership - including immediate family members - service awards, loyalty awards and company discounts.

    There is an application form on the employment page for you to download and complete, which can then be sent along with your covering letter and CV to Teresa Lawrence, Group Sales Manager, English Lakes, Low Wood Bay, Windermere, Cumbria. LA23 1LP.

    If you would like further information before you apply, please email: sales.manager@englishlakes.co.uk


    Closing date for receipt of applications Friday 6th March 2015.

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

    FRONT OF HOUSE - Public Area Cleaner at Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster.

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    Your aims will be to assist us to surpass our guests expectations, to be innovative & creative in all you do.

    You will be polite and friendly, have lots of energy, a desire to be part of a winnng team & get a real buzz out of a job well done.

    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.

    Previous experience is not necessary as training will be given.

    Starting rate of pay will be £6.50 per hour.30 hours per week, 6 hours per day.

    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. 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 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 a COMMIS CHEF to join our dedicated Kitchen Team. Full Time.

    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

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

    RECEPTIONIST - FULL TIME - 12 months Maternity Cover at The 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 a truly committed and enthusiastic individual in the role of:

    RECEPTIONIST - 12 months Maternity Cover (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 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 a winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after our guests.

    We offer excellent Benefits including free Leisure Club Membership (including close Family), Service Awards, Company Discounts and more.

    For further information contact Vanessa Thackray on

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

    Closing date for receipt of applications 2 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.

    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

    Closing date for receipt of applications 2 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.

    FOOD and BEVERAGE TEAM ASSISTANTS - permanent at The Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria.(live in is available)

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

    We are looking to recruit additional GENERAL ASSISTANTS to join our Food, Beverage & Conference Team in time for our busy Summer period.

    These are Full Time positions (45 hrs per week). Working 5 days out of 7 Monday to Sunday, with early, late and split shifts.

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

    Previous experience is not essential as training will be given. However, you will be friendly, have lots of energy, a real desire to be part of a winning team and get a genuine buzz out of looking after guests.

    If you would like to find out more please contact Helen Wilman-Scales on:

    T 015394 39452
    E personnel.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk

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

    Closing date for receipt of applications 2 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.

    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 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 13 March 2015

    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 13 March 2015

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

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    WATERHEAD HOTEL

    Commis Chef - Fixed term April to October

    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 special and highly motivated individual to join our enthusiastic, professional kitchen brigade, which produces exceptional cuisine throughout the hotel.

    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.

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