Employment

Employment

From time to time we have positions available at Knockderry House and are always interested in hearing from those with a passion for great hospitality. Knockderry House has a small and close knit team.  We are passionate about our customer service and are constantly striving to improve what we offer. We have a award winning restaurant offering seasonal and quality produce.  The hotel has received numerous awards for the quality of its food, the restaurant and its customer service recently was awarded Small Country House Hotel of the Year for Argyll and Bute and Loch Lomond in the Scottish Hotel Awards 2015.  If you would like to come and join us we would like to hear from you.

Chef de Partie

As current holders of Small Country House Hotel of the Year for Argyll and Bute and Loch Lomond, and Independent Hoteliers of the Year, Knockderry House has a an excellent reputation for seasonal, local, and Scottish food served with flair and imagination.

We are now looking for a chef  de partie keen to join this passionate and committed team.

As part of a small kitchen brigade you will be an integral part of the kitchen team, assisting the head chef with menu planning, costing and training. You will be expected to assist the team maintain, deliver and execute all aspects of running a successful kitchen operation. The successful candidate should be passionate about food and delivering first class hospitality to our guests. You will be organised, an excellent communicator with experience of working in a quality operation.

To apply for this role please email your CV to the Owner or call on 01436 842283. Subsidised accommodation is provided and the salary is negotiable depending upon experience.

Salary: £18,000.00 per year

We are also currently inviting applications for the following General Assistant position:

General Assistant (part time)

Knockderry House is a small country house hotel with a strong reputation for good seasonal and Scottish food. We are currently looking for a General Assistant to join us – if you are looking for an opportunity to work in a local hotel with a small but hardworking team then please send us your cv explaining why you are the right candidate for us.
The main duties of a General Assistant are to assist the Duty Manager run the front of house and housekeeping operation on a day to day basis.

Tasks will include:
Setting up for breakfast, lunch or dinner service.
Assisting serve breakfast / lunch or dinner.
Cleaning food areas including the restaurant and bar as well as equipment, crockery and cutlery.
Assisting Housekeeping department service roomsIn addition, you may be asked to assist with any weddings or events that we hold at the hotel.
Experience is desirable but not essential as we are looking for a hardworking and reliable individual who is keen to work in a team.

Please note that the hours can be early if serving breakfast (7.00 am) or late on a busy night which may require you to have your own transport to get home as the last bus leaves at 10.00 pm.

Please outline in your application if you are a car driver and when you would be available for an interview/working trial. Salary is based upon experience but in the region of £7.20 per hour

You must be able to demonstrate a courteous manner yet be focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer care.This is a part time position will be at least 3 days per week with the opportunity for more shifts during holidays and busy periods. You must be able to work within the United Kingdom.Applicants must have a good level of English both spoken and understanding. Please note that this is a live-out position as there is no accommodation available.If you are interested in joining our team please forward a copy of your CV for consideration. We look forward from hearing from you.Please send your CV for the attention of ‘The Manager’ stating what experience you may have and what you could offer the business.  If you are successful you will be invited for interview.  Please indicate when you would be free to attend an interview.

Hotel Manager

Knockderry Country House Hotel,
Shore Road,
Cove,
G84 0NX

Or email: Kerrie@knockderryhouse.co.uk

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