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The Business  Situated in the heart of the English Lake District in a unique and idyllic location near to the village of Grasmere, we are a well-established and successful, family-run hostel business in a very popular tourist destination.

Open daily throughout the year, offering a mix of B&B style and bunkhouse accommodation for over 40 guests. With an evening meal menu and quality breakfasts all prepared and cooked on the premises using the best fresh produce.

Complete with a fully licensed bar, film nights, bike hire, sheep, ducks, hens, cats and art gallery space.

The Roles 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.

This opportunity might interest a couple or two friends sharing accommodation.

Key Roles to include:

  • Head Chef
  • Housekeeper / General assistant
  • Front of house / General assistant

For full details please read the relevant job description.

However in a busy hardworking environment you may find yourself undertaking a wide variety of tasks such as:

  • Front of house reception to welcome and check in guests. 
  • Preparing rooms and maintaining excellent cleanliness standards throughout the Hostel. 
  • Supporting the kitchen, serving meals and serving drinks from the bar.
  • Undertaking some general maintenance outdoors and helping out with the animals at feeding times.

Always delivering excellent customer service.

Comprehensive in house training to support individual roles will be given where required.

The Person We are now looking to recruit several new members of staff to join our team with seasonal positions available and the potential to extend to a permanent position.

Energetic and enthusiastic live-in or live-out staff with previous relevant experience is desirable. 

You must be well presented with the highest professional standards, have common sense and attention to detail, sharing our passion and commitment to deliver the very best customer service as well the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. 

Applicants must be legally able to work in the UK with NI numbers and bank accounts and speak English fluently. 

Full clean driving licence recognised in the UK is preferable but not essential.

The Offer This is a great opportunity to live and work in a beautiful part of the country. Self contained accommodation is available for two sharing.

Rates of pay, depending on experience starting typically at £7.50 per hour. Head Chef, salary negotiable. Payment will be monthly to bank account.   Full time hours will be 40 per week, over 5/6 days with statutory holiday entitlement.

If this is the kind of role you are interested in and would like to be considered, please apply attaching CV, include a statement explaining your interest in the role with 2 references and your availability to start work. 

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