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Top 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality

 

It’s brilliant to be in the Top 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality again this year – and to be the only hotel in the Lake District in that prestigious Top 30 List!  We believe that our business is all about people – we must be the change we want to see – and we are passionate about our people!  We absolutely love to watch people learn and develop while they’re here at Langdale.  We offer all kinds of training and development so that you feel great about yourself – just for the hell of it.  We offer training in areas that aren’t necessarily connected to your role but we see the benefit of having a totally enthusiastic, happy and invigorated team.

 

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Why Langdale?

 

At Langdale every day is different.  The Estate is home to a hotel & timeshare resort, spa, 4 food and beverage outlets and brimstone – a 16 room boutique hotel.  So with 600 guests and 200 members of staff on the Estate there is always something to do.  Langdale is like a home to many people and in fact for about 70 members of staff, who live on site it is their home. This creates a passion about the place that is difficult to replicate.   People who work at Langdale believe that is like a family and like any family we want our staff to grow, develop and learn from their time with us.  So whether people stay with us just for the summer or find themselves here for much longer, if they gain friends, knowledge, confidence and a better understanding of themselves, we have done our job.

 

What sort of people?

 

Passionate.  Original.  Daring.  Flexible.  Engaging.  Curious.   Unforgettable.   Different.  All about the Guest.

 

We want people who want to make a difference, who care about creating a guest experience that is as unique and memorable as Langdale.  We are always moving forward so look for people who are up for the challenge and willing to step outside their comfort zone.  Maybe you are looking for a start in your hospitality career or perhaps you know the direction you want to go and you just need a guiding hand.  With 15 different departments, and 60 different jobs roles, you are bound to find the right position for you.

It’s not all work

 

Working at Langdale does come with a few perks.

 

  • Discounts within the restaurants and spa
  • Free use of the pool facilities for yourself + one complimentary guest
  • A free stay in the hotel once a year – your chance to be the guest
  • Monthly prize draw for £100 for any staff member nominated by guests
  • A monthly prize draw for a free stay in brimstone
  • Yearly prize draws for a holiday
  • 50% discount on hotel rooms for friends and family

 

Hotel Housekeeper

 

The Langdale Estate is set in 35 acres of woodland & waterways in the heart of the Lake District.  The Estate comprises Langdale Hotel - a 52 bedroom hotel, Brimstone - a 16 bedroom boutique hotel, 100 timeshare units, spa and Stove, our brand new restaurant.

 

An opportunity has arisen for a full time housekeeper within the Hotel Housekeeping team at Langdale Hotel and Spa.

 

The role of housekeeper is to ensure that guest rooms and public areas are spotless at all times and will include; bed making; bathroom cleanliness; vacuuming; general, high & low dusting and some furniture moving will be required.

 

Previous experience would be preferred but not essential as full training will be given.  We are looking for somebody that has good attention to detail, has immaculate presentation standards and a desire ensure high standards are met.  The ideal candidate will be able to communicate well with guests and colleagues, and have good customer service skills.

 

Benefits include a competitive salary, uniform, meals on duty, leisure club membership and hotel discounts.  Live in available if required.  Langdale is in the Top 30 Caterer Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

Sous Chef

 

Stove Restaurant is a brand new multi-generational restaurant on the Langdale Estate.  Langdale is a timeshare and hotel resort, with spa, food and beverage outlets and 16 bedroom boutique hotel set in 35 acres of woodland in the heart of the Lake District.

 

We are looking for a Sous Chef to help run Stove under the guidance of the Head Chefs.  You will be passionate about food with a desire to make creative, quality dishes.  We generally have about 600 guests on site at any one time, and it is the job of all our kitchens to provide a wide variety of food that will encourage our guests to visit the restaurant time and time again.  Stove is very popular with our guests so the ability to deliver quality food in high volume and work under pressure is essential.

 

As well as helping with the day to day running of the kitchen and deputising in the Head Chefs absence, we need the Sous Chef to help encourage, guide, mentor and instil a sense of pride in junior team members.

 

As Langdale Estate is an independent operator our teams thrive on the ability to work and find solutions in a creative way.  We recognise our responsibility to provide a sustainable destination for visitors, employees and the local community and encourage staff to operate in a way that compliments and enhances this ethos.

 

An exciting future and a competitive salary await the right candidate.

 

Benefits include full membership of the Langdale Spa, discounts across the site.  ‘Live in’ may be available.

 

 

 

 

 

Leisure Club Attendant / Receptionist

 

The Langdale Estate is set in 35 acres of woodland & waterways in the heart of the Lake District.  The Estate comprises a 52 bedroom hotel, 16 bedroom boutique hotel, 100 timeshare units, spa and Stove, our brand new restaurant.

 

We are looking for a customer focused person to join the team that look after the leisure area & spa.  The overall purpose of the role is to provide a high level of service and customer care to all users of the leisure club and spa.  The role is varied and includes being on the reception desk, looking after the pool and safety of all its users, cleaning the leisure club area, advising guests of spa treatments etc.  The successful candidate needs to have excellent customer service and communication skills, be organised, efficient and adaptable to the changing requirements of the role throughout the shift.  An interest in leisure clubs and beauty therapy would be an advantage.

 

Training will be provided, and opportunities to continue personal development will be available.  Benefits include uniform, meals on duty, membership of the leisure club, discounts on site.

 

 

 

 

Stove Host

 

Stove Restaurant is a brand new multi-generational, deliberately different kind of restaurant that is now open on the Langdale Estate.  Langdale is a timeshare and hotel resort, with spa, restaurant, pub and a 16 bedroom boutique hotel set in 35 acres of woodland in the heart of the Lake District.

 

We are looking for Hosts to join the team in Stove.  You will be a key player in creating a memorable guest experience – you will be the first point of call for guests when they make their reservations, making sure all their needs are accounted for and communicated to all restaurant and kitchen team members.  As a Host you will proactively and intuitively understand the guest’s needs from the moment they step through the door.  You will help optimize table bookings and maintain a smooth flowing service through the restaurant whilst maintaining a buzzing atmosphere.

 

Attention to detail is required, as well as immaculate personal presentation.  Knowledge of POS systems and Bookatable.com would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

 

Competitive salary for the right candidate.  Benefits include full membership of the Langdale Spa, discounts across the site and the opportunity.  Please note this is a live out position and due to our location access to own transport is necessary.

 

 

 

 

Commis Chef, Wainwrights Inn

 

We are looking for a Commis Chef for our busy traditional Lakeland pub. Working as part of a small committed team, we are looking for somebody who preferably has experience in a pub environment and the capacity to work under pressure. The ability to work as part of a team is essential, as is previous kitchen experience.  Training will be given as well as the opportunity to work towards to an NVQ.

 

As Langdale Estate is an independent operator our teams thrive on the ability to work and find solutions in a creative way.  We recognise our responsibility to provide a sustainable destination for visitors, employees and the local community and encourage staff to operate in a way that compliments and enhances this ethos.

 

Full time, permanent position.  5 days out of 7 including weekends.  Unfortunately there is no accommodation available with this position.  Benefits include uniform, meals on duty, membership of the Langdale Estate leisure club and discounts on the Estate.

 

 

 

 

Food & Beverage Assistants

 

Langdale is set in 35 acres of woodland and waterways in the heart of the Lake District.  We are a timeshare and hotel resort, with spa, 4 food and beverage outlets and new 16 suite hotel – brimstone.

 

Food & beverage assistants required to assist in all 3 of our food outlets.  We are looking for people who have excellent customer service skills, the ability to work as a team or as an individual and to be flexible to assist in any outlet.  The work will include taking orders, serving food, bar work.  Experience of working either in a 1 or 2 rosette restaurants or with real ales would be an advantage.    On job training will be given and the opportunity to take NVQ’s or other outside training will be available.

 

Benefits include uniform, meals on duty, membership of the Spa, discounts on site.  Live in available if required.

 

 

 

Trainee Spa Therapist

 

Have you ever thought about becoming a Spa Therapist?

 

We are looking for somebody to join the Spa team who wants to learn all about the industry and undergo training to qualify as a spa therapist.

 

Training will be both at a local college and on the job.

 

Good communication and excellent customer services skills required as is a desire to learn about the spa industry.

 

 

 

Spa Therapist

 

Langdale is set in 35 acres of woodland and waterways in the heart of the Lake District.  We are a timeshare and hotel resort, with spa, 4 food and beverage outlets and brimstone, a 16 suite beyond boutique hotel.

The Langdale Spa has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Spa Therapist to join the team.

 

Main duties include carrying out range of therapies for clients in an efficient and professional manner, to maximise revenue through careful diary management and proactive selling of spa retail products.  You will also ensure the spa is kept clean and well maintained.

 

The successful candidate should ideally possess a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. Experience in a similar establishment with Elemis, Anne Semonin, OPI nails, bareMinerals and Shellac products would be an advantage.  Good communication and excellent customer service skills are essential.  The Spa work closely with the leisure club to ensure high customer satisfaction therefore knowledge of pool operations would be an advantage.  Training will be given where required.

 

Benefits include uniform, meals on duty, membership of the Spa, discounts on site.

 

 

 

 

Part time Lodge Cleaner

 

Langdale is set in 35 acres of woodland and waterways in the heart of the Lake District. We are a timeshare and hotel resort, with spa, 4 food and beverage outlets and we’ve just opened a brand new 16 suite hotel which is beyond boutique – brimstone.

 

We are looking for people to help with the cleaning of our 100 timeshare lodges. Change over days are on a Friday, Saturday & Sunday. An eye for detail and a desire to do a good job is required. The ability to work to deadlines is essential as all lodges check in at 4pm.

 

Work is either done individually or in small teams. Previous experience would be useful but full training will be given. Hours of work are 9.30am to 4pm with 30 minutes for lunch. We can offer 1, 2 or 3 day contracts and extra work during the week may be available. These positions are permanent and transport is provided from the Kendal, Windermere & Ambleside areas.

 

Benefits include uniform, meals on duty, membership of the Langdale Estate leisure club and discounts on the Estate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langdale Leisure Ltd

The Langdale Estate

Great Langdale

Nr Ambleside

Cumbria

LA22 9JD

 

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