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Employment

When you work at Knockderry House you are more than just an employee, you are a valued team member and colleague. You can find out about employment opportunities at Knockderry House here. Knockderry House has a small and close-knit team. We are passionate about customer service and are constantly striving to improve what we offer.

Award winning hospitality...

The hotel has received numerous awards for the quality of its food, the restaurant and its customer service. We achieved 2 AA Rosettes in 2016. In addition we were awarded Fine Dining Hotel of the Year in 2017, and Romantic Hotel of the Year 2016 at the Scottish Hotel Awards and in 2018 we won a Grand Award – The Gold Laurel Award for Insight, Innovation and Investment. 

Many of our staff have been with us for years with some returning to work for us. We offer a supportive working environment and attempt to encourage personal growth and development where at all possible. Several young team members have gone on to develop very successful careers in the hospitality industry based on their early experiences here at Knockderry House.

If you are interested in a career in hospitality and would like to discuss joining our team then do contact us directly.

 

 

Kitchen Porter

Posted 28/10/21

Are you at college or school or just look for some extra work in the lead up to Christmas? We are looking for a temporary kitchen porter to assist our kitchen team.  Kitchen Porters are essential to the smooth functioning of a kitchen. A Kitchen Porter is primarily responsible for ensuring kitchen cleanliness, and assisting in the kitchen's organisation.  You do not need to have experience in the role as on the job training will be given.

Job Type: Temporary / Full Time

Salary: Up to £9.50 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: Our covid precautions can be found on our website.

Please send your application using the link below to the General Manager.

Sous Chef

posted: 28/10/21

We are looking for a Sous Chef to take over the role of second in command of the kitchen in this highly respected small 4-star country house hotel. This role may suit a senior Chef de Partie looking to move up – however, the restaurant currently holds 2 rosettes for the quality of its dining and the successful candidate should be confident working at this level.  In addition, Knockderry House prides itself in offering guests a range of healthy, nutritious menus with particular attention to dietary needs. In summary, we are looking for a chef with a passion for food and delivering first class hospitality to our guests.  A full job description is available for download.

Terms and Conditions

  •  Full time working 5 shifts in 7 days
  •  £27,500.00 per annum
  •  Gratuities and hotel-based discount scheme
  •  Subsidised meals whilst on duty
  •  Staff Accommodation available

To apply, please contact us via the link below, with a current CV to arrange an interview. 

Head Chef

posted : 28/10/21

We are looking for an energetic and imaginative Head Chef to join our close knit team and to assist us develop the business.  

We have 2 rosettes for the quality of our dining and have received a number of awards for the quality of not only our food but our customer service. We were awarded Fine Dining Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards in 2017 and were awarded a Thistle Award for Best Dining Experience in 2019.

Salary and Benefits

£34-36K dependant upon experience

An attractive package and benefits are offered, including free meals whilst on duty, discounted vouchers for the purchase of products and services offered by the hotel, and seasonal holidays.

A 3 bedroomed staff flat is also available if accommodation is required.

To apply please forward your cv to the General Manager to arrange an initial interview.

Live in Duty Manager

posted: 28/10/21

The role of Duty Manager is full time and includes overnight emergency cover. There are no overnight duties, though in the event of an emergency the live-in duty manager would respond.

In-house accommodation in an attractive staff flat is provided.  spacious and includes a large modern and well-equipped kitchen, lounge, large bedroom, and bathroom. It also benefits from a private patio to the rear of the building and its own front door.  

A full job description is available to download.

Salary: £24,750 per annum  / 5 shits over 7 days, 45 hours per week

An attractive package and benefits are offered, including free meals whilst on duty, discounted vouchers for the purchase of products and services offered by the hotel, and seasonal holidays.

To apply send your CV to the General Manager using the link below.