Employment Opportunities with English Lakes

Below are the jobs we have currently available:

    Casual Food and Beverage Assistants at The Waterhead, Ambleside

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    The Waterhead, a beautiful lake fronted Town House, part of the English Lakes Hotels Group, are looking to recruit:-

    CASUAL FOOD & BEVERAGE ASSISTANTS

    You will be responsible for providing and maintaining a high standard of food and drink service. Previous experience is not essential as full training will be given.

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

    The hourly rate of pay meets National Minimum Wage.

    Contact Mark Needham
    T: 015394 32566
    E: manager.waterhead@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.


    Receptionist (16 Hrs) @ Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside Cumbria

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    The Waterhead, a beautiful lake fronted Town House, part of the English Lakes Hotels Group, are looking to recruit a Part Time RECEPTIONIST (16 Hrs)

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

    If you have the relevant experience, passion and you are an outgoing, friendly person who wants to 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.

    The hourly rate of pay will be dependent on experience, but exceeds National minimum wage.

    Contact Mark Needham at the Waterhead Hotel on
    T: 015394 32566
    E: manager.waterhead@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.

    Gym Instructor (40 hours),The Sandpiper Club, Lancaster House and The Low Wood Club, Windermere.

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    The Low Wood Leisure Club at The Low Wood Bay and The Sandpiper Club,at Lancaster House Hotel, both of which are part of English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated people to join the Team in the role of: Gym Instructor

    Your aim will be to surpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1.

    Your main responsibilities will be to design and conduct individual fitness programmes and assessments, gym inductions, pool and club maintenance and reception duties.

    You will also contribute towards ensuring the club runs efficiently and maintains its reputation for friendly, professional customercare.

    You will be outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, a desire to be part of a winning team & get a buzz out of dealing with guests.

    Ideally you will have a level 2 Gym or equivalent fitness qualification. A Lifeguard qualification is preferred but not essential.

    The working pattern involves morning, evenings and weekend shifts.

    We offer an excellent Salary & Benefits package, which includes free Club Membership, Service Awards and Company Discounts.

    Please send your CV with current Salary Package and two Referees to Sandra Gibson, Manager, Low Wood Club, Low Wood, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP.

    T: 015394 39345
    E: lowwoodclub@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.

    Class Instructor@ Low Wood Club (40 Hours), Low Wood Bay, Windermere

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    The Low Wood Leisure Club, part of English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the Team in the part time role of: Class Instructor (40 Hours)

    Your aim will be to surpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1.

    Your main responsibilities will be to design and conduct individual fitness programmes and assessments, gym inductions, pool and club maintenance and reception duties.

    You will also contribute towards ensuring the club runs efficiently and maintains its reputation for friendly, professional customercare.

    You will be outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, a desire to be part of a winning team & get a buzz out of dealing with guests.

    Ideally you will have a level 2 Gym or equivalent fitness qualification. A Lifeguard qualification is preferred but not essential.

    The working pattern involves morning, evenings and weekend shifts.

    We offer an excellent Salary & Benefits package, which includes free Club Membership, Service Awards and Company Discounts.

    Please send your CV with current Salary Package and two Referees to Sandra Gibson, Manager, Low Wood Club, Low Wood, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP.

    T: 015394 39345
    E: lowwoodclub@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.

    Leisure Assistant(40 Hrs) @ The Low Wood Club, Low Wood Bay, Windermere

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    Your aim will be to surpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1.


    You will contribute towards ensuring the club runs efficiently and maintains its reputation for friendly, professional customercare.

    You will be outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, a desire to be part of a winning team & get a buzz out of dealing with guests.

    The working pattern involves morning, evenings and weekend shifts.

    We offer an excellent Salary & Benefits package, which includes free Club Membership, Service Awards and Company Discounts.

    Please send your CV containing two Referees to Sandra Gibson, Manager, Low Wood Complex, Low Wood, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP.

    T: 015394 39345
    E: lowwoodclub@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.

    Sous Chef @ Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria

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    SOUS CHEF

    The Waterhead, part of English Lakes Resorts & Venues, is seeking to recruit a SOUS CHEF.

    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 Awards, Company Discounts and 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.

    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.

    Restaurant & Banqueting Supervisor, Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster

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    The multi-award winning Lancaster House, Lancaster, part of English Lakes Group, are looking at expanding their Food Service Team. As Restaurant & Banqueting Supervisor you will be working in the operations of the main hotel restaurant (The foodworks) and also in the 2 banqueting suites.

    Your aims will be to *assist us in meeting guests expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1 *reach your full potential through training & motivation *be innovative & creative in all you do.

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

    The salary is negotiable dependant upon experience.

    Contact: Vanessa Thackray at Lancaster House on
    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.

    Chef de Partie @ Low Wood Bay, 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 looking for a CHEF DE PARTIE 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.

    Live in accommodation is available.

    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.

    General Assistant (45 Hrs) @ The Low Wood Bay, Windermere, Cumbria

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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 seeking to recruit a GENERAL ASSISTANT to join our Food, Beverage & Conference Team.

    Your aim will be tosurpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1.

    Previous experience is not essential.

    You will need to be outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, a real desire to be part of a winning team and get a real buzz out of looking after guests.

    Rate of pay per hour meets national minimum wage.

    Contact Helen Wilman

    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.

    Chef De Partie (45 hours) @ Cafe Del Lago, Low Wood Bay, Windermere

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    Cafe del Lago, 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.

    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. Specifically you will be responsible for producing a range of dishes including pizzas, pastas and salads.

    Previous experience is essential. If you are outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, a desire to be part of a, we would like to hear from you.

    Contact Sandra Gibson on
    T: 015394 39344
    E: clubmanager@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 (full or part time) @ Group Sales, English Lakes Hotels,Resorts and Venues in Windermere

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    English Lakes Hotels, Resorts and Venues consists of five hotels, three in the Lake District and two in Lancaster & Morecambe – three of which have prestigious Conference & Leisure Facilities – together with a Watersports and Activities centre 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 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 all hotels’ departments relating to events being held.
    - show prospective clients around the relevant hotel and discuss their requirements.
    - co-ordinate the functions from start to finish, ensuring the operational departments have all the relevant information to deliver a high standard of product and services.
    - undertake follow up/courtesy calls.

    You will be outgoing & 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. It is important that you can portray an influential, enthusiastic communication style and have a good career background in telesales. Micros Fidelio experience would be an advantage.

    We offer an excellent Salary & Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership (including close family, Service Awards, Company Discounts and more. This a full time position however, part time could be considered.

    Please apply in writing with 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.

    ASSISTANT WEDDING & EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR. (Maternity cover contract 18 months commencing June 2014 – 45 hour), Low Wood Bay, 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

    ASSISTANT WEDDING & EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR.

    (Maternity cover contract 18 months commencing June 2014 – 45 hour contract over seven)

    Your main responsibilities will be to

    - Primarily deal with enquiries Weddings in addition to, and on occasions events.

    - Reporting directly to the Senior Wedding Coordinator
    - maximise revenue by converting enquiries into bookings.
    - produce professional, tailor-made itineraries and quotations for all events.
    - liaise with all departments relating to events being held.
    - show prospective clients around the Resort and discuss their individual requirements.
    - coordinate the couples happy day from start to finish, ensuring the operational departments have all the relevant information to deliver a high standard of product and services.
    - undertake follow up/courtesy calls.

    Due to the nature of the role, applicants must be flexible with their working week, which will include working weekends when the business demands. You will be outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, 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.

    We offer an excellent Salary & Benefits Package, including free Leisure Club Membership, Service Awards and Company Discounts and more. Continued employment after contract concludes may well be an option due to ongoing business levels and indeed company opportunities and developments.



    Contact Helen Wilman 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.






    Seasonal/Casual Food & Beverage Assistants, Cafe Del Lago, Low Wood Bay, Windermere Cumbria.

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    Cafe Del Lago at The Low Wood Bay is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere,and is an excellent dining venue set within 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.

    Your aims will be to *surpass our guests expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1 *respond to training/development *be innovative & creative in all you do. Specifically you will be responsible for Restaurant and Bar.

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

    Contact Sandra Gibson on
    T 015394 39345
    E lowwoodclub@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.

    Front of House Cleaner (20 Hrs), 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:

    Front of House Cleaner

    We are the regions 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

    You will be outgoing & friendly, have lots of energy, a desire to be part of a winnng team & get a real buzz out of a job well done. Previous experience is not necessary as training will be given.

    Rate of pay meets minimum wage.

    To apply 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.

    Kitchen Porter @ 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:

    KITCHEN PORTER

    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 aim will be to assist us to surpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1. Specifically you will be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of the kitchen and equipment therein.

    The hourly rate of pay meets National Minimum Wage.

    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.

    Casual Food and Beverage Personnel, 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:

    CASUAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE PERSONNEL

    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 be responsible for providing a food and beverage service.

    Your aim will be to *surpass our guests' expectations by understanding their individual needs and meeting them +1 *respond to training in order to reach your full potential *be innovative and creative in all you do.

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

    Contact Vanessa Thackray on
    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.