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Seasonal General Assistant

Required straight away, we’re expecting a busy few months ahead!

Hours per week: 37.5 Salary: £6.50 per hour - to be reviewed after 3 month probationary period. Accommodation: There is no accommodation with this post. Start date: March, as soon as possible.

Download a Job Description here: “General Assistant Job Description 2015”:/perch/resources/generalassistantjobdescriptionv2015.pdf

Thorney How A busy rural hostel in South Lakeland with up to 50 beds in 12 rooms with a full catering offer and licensed premises. We offer accommodation, food and drink for events, parties, weddings as well as individual travellers, walkers and groups. We need an enthusiastic energetic team player with the ability to perform general hostel duties including front of house, service, cleaning, some basic catering and bar work.

Situated off the beaten track directly on the Coast to Coast pathway and under Helm Crag in Grasmere. Thorney How is a listed building sitting in 2.25 acres of grounds, so you may even find yourself working in the garden. Must like cats, and of course people, we also have hens, ducks and sheep! It is useful to have an interest in the outdoors and to have a good sense of humour.

See full job description above.

This position may be extended for up to a further year.

To apply: please send a letter of application stating relevant experience and your interest in working at Thorney How. We recommend that you read our website before making an application. It is essential that you communicate to us your your plans for being based locally, please be aware that we will not be providing you with accommodation.

Please include at least two relevant and recent references and send to Carolyn Nuttall carolyn@thorneyhow.co.uk

Those that meet the above criteria will be asked to attend an interview.

Thorney How and Grasmere Bunkhouse | guest accommodation privately owned and managed by Taylor and Carolyn Nuttall since 2011.