Job Vacancies 2017
We’re recruiting for the 2017 season.
Full Time Chef needed March – October 2017
Full Time General Assistant needed March – October 2017
Part Time General Assistant required flexible hours to suit
We have a busy full year ahead and we’re confident that you will enjoy working with our close family team and other co-workers.
You don’t need to be a bit quackers to work here, but it might help!
Hours per week: 40
Competent and Experienced Chef required to support Thorney How in Grasmere Lake District for the 2017 season.
Be part of our small team, enthusiasm and a sense of humour essential. Our capacity is 42 overnight guests. We cater for individuals, groups and parties including full board if requested. The chef will take a lead role in developing the seasons menus and managing all aspects of the kitchen.
Thorney How is developing a kitchen garden and we want to increase the use of our produce in the menu so a willingness to help in the garden, collect eggs, talk to the sheep as well as serve at the bar and basically turn a hand to other tasks at less busy times would be ideal.
We are anything but boring and Thorney How is in a beautiful part of the world.
Accommodation: There may be shared accommodation available with this post. Start date: March, as soon as possible.
Seasonal General Assistant
Hours per week: 40
Experience not essential, but great if you have it. Duties include housekeeping, bar work and service, front of house and probably some gardening Must be computer literate, hardworking and good with cats and other animals.
Accommodation: There may be shared accommodation available with this post for FT employees only. Start date: March, as soon as possible.
A busy rural accommodation provider with bar and catering facilities in South Lakeland with up to 42 beds in 11 rooms. We offer guest house B&B and bunkhouse type accommodation, food and drink for events, parties, celebrations as well as for individual travellers, walkers and groups. We need an enthusiastic energetic team players with the ability to perform consistently well with a cheerful approach. All staff may at some time be required to undertake general 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.
These position may be extended for up to a further year.
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 if being based locally, or are looking for shared accommodation. We can only provide accommodation for a couple or two friends sharing.
Please include at least two relevant and recent references and send to Carolyn Nuttall [email protected]
Those that meet the above criteria will be asked to attend an interview.