We are looking for a Deputy Head Housekeeper with extremely high standards at this Relais & Châteaux hotel near Windermere. We are a family-run hotel with a great team and a friendly environment. A member of Relais & Châteaux with 5 AA Stars, 1 Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes, we are also immensely proud to have been voted Hotel of the Year by the AA, VisitBritain the Catey’s.The housekeeping department at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is a busy, friendly team where attention to detail is hugely important.
Candidates should have extremely high standards, be comfortable running the department in the absence of the Head Housekeeper, be able to communicate with other departments where necessary and help ensure that the hotel is spotless and the team are working well together. We are looking for someone with genuine enthusiasm for their job who is well presented, with good manners, and good English.
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.
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.
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: thegilpin.co.uk/join-our-team/