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Job Vacancies

We have a number of job vacancies at present. If you have a desire to work in hospitality please drop us an email telling us a little about yourself with a copy of your CV.

Hotel Receptionist & Sales Executive

Joining our established team, you will work to ensure a seamless customer experience. Become the face of our operation, greeting and managing the guest experience of this 73-bedroom, independent hotel. You will also enjoy an active role within our Sales & Marketing department sharing responsibility for managing hotel reservations over the phone and by email.

The main responsibilities of the role will include welcoming the guests to the hotel, making their first impressions and experience faultless as well as check-outs and handling of billing queries and monetary transactions.

Previous hotel experience is not essential, but you will need to demonstrate a passion for great customer service and hospitality. This position requires a friendly, organised person with a professional approach, excellent telephone manner, administration and written skills with an eye for detail.

Knowledge of Rezlynx would be advantageous, however the candidate will receive a full and cohesive training schedule on induction. If you are searching for a new exciting opportunity, this rewarding position would suit a candidate with levels of commitment and dedication with opportunities to grow and develop in the future.

Job Specification: 4 or 5 days per week, a variety of shifts across 7 days; own transport required and the ability to be flexible in shifts as the business requires.

Fancy joining our vibrant, professional and friendly team?

Contact Katie Seeds with a short and snappy bio of who you are, and why you would be the perfect addition to our hotel family.

Calling all University Students...

Are you a University Student who is returning home for the summer, unable to top up your tan but wanting to top up your bank balance?

If so we have some positions in both our Food & Beverage and Kitchen teams (no experience needed!!)
After our successful first week back we’re expecting a great summer season and would love some local talent to enhance our team that little bit more.

Are you a people person? If so working as part of our F&B team will suit you down to the ground.

Not a people person? How about being a behind the scenes sandwich maker or Assistant Night Porter (particularly good for night owls!)?

For further information and to register your interest please email Lorna.Webster@LakesideHotel.co.uk

Chefs of all levels

If you are interested in joining our team, please send an email to head chef Richard Booth, detailing your experience with a copy of your CV.

Training the Top

It is commonly known that hospitality is a career that offers those transferrable skills, which sets you up for independent life. That is why this industry is so popular for school-leavers. There are many reasons why joining our hospitality team could be beneficial. Maybe you crave a shift in career, an apprenticeship, a student job or summer fix. Or perhaps, you are a parent wanting to return to work and need a flexible position. Whatever the reason may be, we have designed a training package, that is not only paid but comes with a job guarantee!

We deliver two- and three-day working interviews that not only change the way you think about luxury accommodation but also eradicates the taboo that such hotels, like us, are scary and intimidating. We are neither! You will feel instantly relaxed in our training environment and experience a place that is fancy, yes, but also hugely friendly. By joining us, you will get to grips with luxury hospitality, taught by fun and approachable staff. Learn from the professionals, while their easy nature and passion for their roles rub off on you!

“Training with us is something special because it’s how we go about doing it. The fear is taken away, as there is no deep end with us. It’s an organic process that develops over some time, so you naturally become the heartbeat of the hotel. A place where you can interact and have fun with colleagues. We pride ourselves in pin-pointing your gifts and where you excel – so you are placed in the right role for you to shine!”
Lorna Webster

Why not join us on one of our next Training Sessions?

Dates for next Training days to be confirmed

These sessions will introduce you to every aspect of luxury hospitality. From the rare and classic silver service to the personalised touches we make every day. Step into our beautiful world, as you learn and grow into the ambassadors and faces of the hotel. Be the best first and the last impression, with your award-winning welcome and customer service. Learn how to pre-empt our guest’s needs and exceed their expectations. Not only will we be proud of your journey, but you will be blown away by what you are capable of. You will make every guest experience the unforgettable!

“Starting from the basics is so important. It is the firm foundation of your hospitality knowledge which, in time, will be your core understanding and the natural way you work. This understanding is the passion and professionalism you will implement daily – a consistency of service without even thinking! We know our process works, as we have so many success stories at Lakeside. For instance, Jack was completely new to hospitality and came to us straight from school. Now he is venturing into a managerial training course, which we know he will flourish in! Then there is Billy, who started in a basic role and is now in our management team and thriving!”
Lorna Webster

If this sounds like you – then email Lorna at Lorna.Webster@LakesideHotel.co.uk for more information and to start your hospitality journey.

**Please note that we provide transport from Barrow-in-Furness, Dalton-in-Furness, and Ulverston every day of the week**