Looking for a career change?

Cumbria’s tourism industry is the logical place to start your job search and we can help you find that perfect role.

View current vacancies below and be sure to check back regularly for updates.

Do you have a job you’d like to advertise on these pages? Cumbria Tourism members can upload their vacancies for FREE at www.cumbriatourism.org/job-ad-upload. If you are not a member please contact info@cumbriatourism.org to learn how to appear on this page.

 

Front of House – Merewood Country House Hotel

We are looking for a full time Front of House Assistant to join our award-winning team. The ideal candidate will be hard working, outgoing, friendly, reliable and someone who gets a real buzz out of looking after our guests.

You will be responsible for providing and maintaining a high standard of food and drink service within our two AA rosette awarded restaurant, bar and lounges. You will also be required to assist with all day to day tasks associated with running a busy hotel.

Learn more HERE

 

Commis Chef/Apprentice – Merewood Country House Hotel

As a Commis Chef you will be part of a team producing high quality food for our two restaurants, ‘Arboreal’ and ‘The Grill’. Arboreal holds two AA rosettes and is award winning, attaining Cumbria Tourism’s 2019 Taste Award.

We are looking for someone who loves to cook and is willing to get up early with a smile. Ideally you will have worked in a kitchen before and have experience with preparing and serving high quality ingredients. This is a full-time position (40 hours) working five days over seven.

This is a great opportunity to work in a talented, friendly, ambitious kitchen team serving the very best locally sourced food using the finest ingredients.

Learn more HERE

 

Kitchen Porter – Zeffirellis Ambleside

  • Carry out cleaning of used crockery, glassware and cutlery during service
  • Clean used kitchen implements
  • Put away deliveries
  • Maintain stock rotation of all perishable goods
  • Clean back of house kitchen areas
  • Implement standard operating procedures at all times.
  • Implement Health & Safety, HACCP and Fire procedures
  • To report faulty equipment immediately.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming at all times
  • And any other reasonable requests made by management

Closing Date – 31/10/2020

Learn more HERE or send your CV to david.stanning@zeffirellis.com

 

Commis Chef – Zeffirellis Ambleside

  • Assist with the daily preparation for food service
  • Ensuring that all dishes are prepared and portioned in accordance with specified recipes.
  • Take part in daily service and clean down after service
  • Implementation of Health & Safety, HACCP and Fire procedures
  • To report faulty equipment immediately.
  • Ensuring that a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming is adhered to by all staff at all times.
  • And any other reasonable requests made by management

Closing Date – 31/10/2020

Learn more HERE or send your CV to david.stanning@zeffirellis.com

 

Chef De Partie – Zeffirellis Ambleside

  • Assisting the Sous Chef, Head Chef and Kitchen Manager in the day to day running of the kitchen
  • Ensuring that all food served is of the highest quality.
  • Assist with the daily preparation for food service
  • Ensuring that all dishes are prepared and portioned in accordance with specified recipes.
  • Take part in daily service and clean down after service
  • Ensure that all standard operating procedures are carried out at all times.
  • Implementation of Health & Safety, HACCP and Fire procedures
  • To report faulty equipment immediately.
  • Ensuring that a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming is adhered to by all staff at all times.
  • And any other reasonable requests made by management

Closing Date – 31/10/2020

Learn more HERE or send your CV to david.stanning@zeffirellis.com

Kitchen Porter – Henrock at Linthwaite House, Windermere

To work within a busy hotel kitchen maintaining the highest levels of cleanliness. The right candidate must be punctual, reliable and able to work as part of a team. Flexible shifts and excellent staff benefits.

£NMW plus tronc.

Closing Date – 30/09/2020

Learn more HERE or email CVs to careers@umbelrestaurantgroup.co.uk

 

Housekeeping Assistant – Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

Join our fabulous housekeeping team – a busy, friendly team where attention to detail is hugely important; candidates should have extremely high standards, and be friendly, charming, enthusiastic, well presented, with good manners, and good English.

The standard of rooms at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is extremely high with a constant refurbishment program of bedrooms and public areas. The housekeeping team are work to very high standards – and are given the time and work in pairs to achieve this in each and every room.

REASONS TO JOIN GILPIN

COMPETITIVE PAY & FUTURE POTENTIAL

With 28 days holiday and a competitive starting salary, there is great potential to progress within Gilpin. In addition, as part of Relais & Châteaux and Pride of Britain, we can offer great long term career opportunities, whether you choose to stay with us for a long time or would like the opportunity to work in different parts of the country – or the world! See the Relais & Châteaux recruitment mini film on our website.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Training is hugely important within the hotel and we have a great intranet and training system in place to help us with this, as well as working with Kendal College for those members of our team that wish to take specific qualifications. You will be part of a friendly and hardworking team continuously striving for new challenges and developing your skills as you take this next step in your career.

A BEAUTIFUL LOCATION

Gilpin is located in some of the most beautiful countryside of England in the Lake District National Park; we are close to towns and villages, If you love the great outdoors this is the role for you.

GYM MEMBERSHIP & SPA TREATMENTS

We have membership of the Choices Health Club in Troutbeck Bridge which staff are welcome to use. Facilities includes a swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna and hot tub.Staff also get a discount on spa treatments at the Gilpin Lake House’s Jetty Spa.

FRIENDSHIP & FUN

We have over 100 on the team, but we’re not a big international hotel. We love what we do, and believe it’s important to have a friendly warm atmosphere behind the scenes as well as out front. We are family run with a strong team of managers who really look after, look out for and nurture our teams. We have a lovely, friendly, close knit team, where great friendships are made (often long term). We believe in enjoying what we do!

Closing Date – 19/10/2020

Learn more HERE or email careers@thegilpin.co.uk

 

Apprenticeship Management Trainee – Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

The Gilpin Hotel & Lake House are looking for an Apprentice Management Trainee to join our family and team.

Based in Windermere with two luxury country houses on two separate estates in the beautiful Lake District. We are a family-run 5 star hotel in the Lake District with a great team and a friendly environment.

The Apprentice Management Trainee will work closely with the heads of departments allowing you to experience different areas of the business in order to gain knowledge and experience in many departments throughout the organisation.

The successful candidate will also attend University of Cumbria in Ambleside for one day a week to complete the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship programme over a three-year period and carry out a workplace learning to gain a degree apprenticeship. Management Trainees will enjoy real responsibility and career progression, with plenty of opportunity to grow and develop. Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to a BA (Hons) in Applied Business.

Candidates could have good customer service skills, strong organisation and good written skills to enable them to accurately prepare documents and schedules. Shortlisted candidates should be able to demonstrate L3 learning and preferably have GCSE Maths and English at C or above.

Learn more HERE or email CVs to careers@thegilpin.co.uk

For more information in regarding the Degree Apprenticeship Programme, please visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/apprenticeships

 

 

Do you own or manage a businesses in the Cumbrian hospitality sector?

Cumbria Tourism is working alongside the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) and key partners to promote local career opportunities to schools and colleges within the county and there are many ways for businesses to get involved – follow the link below to learn more.

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