Lake House Housekeeper
Location: Gilpin Hotel & Lake House (5 Star Hotel with a 3AA Rosettes and 1 Michelin Star restaurant)
Salary: Competitive starting salary
We are looking for a Housekeeper to work with a small, guest focused team who pride themselves on offering an immaculate, un-intrusive, friendly experience to our guests. The role is based at our 6 bedroom Lake House , a very special place where we host individual guests, small exclusive use parties and some weddings.
Candidates should have extremely high standards, be friendly, charming, enthusiastic, well presented, with good manners and attention to detail.
The position is full time, live in or out, with 28 days paid holiday with excellent rates of pay dependant on experience.
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.
GREAT STAFF ACCOMMODATION
We have fantastic subsidised shared staff accommodation, some at the hotel, some in the countryside, and some in the centre of Windermere. In all accommodation there is a shared kitchen and lounge area, and some have added extras such as a pool table, dart board and X-box… We spring clean and paint your room before you move in, meet you, show you around, and settle you in with a welcome pack.
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.
STAFF MEALS & DISCOUNTS IN OUR RESTAURANTS
We serve home-cooked fresh food for all staff on duty, and also offer a 50% staff discount on food in HRiSHi and Gilpin Spice.
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!
Why not take a look at our website to see what a great place the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is to work.
Please send your application to: Helen Sunderland at firstname.lastname@example.org