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Our personal values 

  • To provide a really warm, friendly and knowledgeable service
  • Really caring by listening, looking and being proactive
  • Providing a relaxed "home from home" feel
  • Being clean and tidy everywhere
  • To be passionate about what we do
  • A "can do" culture that exceeds guests expectations
Spa Therapist

Ashdale Spa and Health Clubs are looking for highly motivated Spa Therapists to join the team

Role and Requirements

As a Spa Therapist, you will help provide a friendly and professional service, while offering a wide range of treatments. You will support your manager to maximise revenue through careful diary management and proactive selling of spa retail products....

Ashdale Spa and Health Clubs are looking for highly motivated Spa Therapists to join the team

Role and Requirements

As a Spa Therapist, you will help provide a friendly and professional service, while offering a wide range of treatments. You will support your manager to maximise revenue through careful diary management and proactive selling of spa retail products. You will also help ensure the spa is kept clean and well maintained. A positive, can-do attitude plus strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this position.

The Ideal Candidate will have a true passion for the spa industry and will possess an NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy Qualification (or equivalent). Previous experience working in a spa environment is desirable but not essential. The hours are flexible and include weekends and evenings.

Working for the Ashdale team offers tons of benefits to its employees.

· Competitive salary

· Discounts on spa treatments and products

· Dine with your partner in our Restaurants

· Full use of our Leisure clubs

· Stakeholder pension

· Flexibility to work across 2 hotels if you wish with career opportunities.

· Trainer incentives

· Selling incentives

· Commission for bringing in new business and recruiting new employees

· Stay in any Ashdale hotel for £15 per person accommodation and breakfast or £25 per person including dinner.

A key ethos of Ashdale hotels is that we look to promote from within, therefore the training and development of our team is vital to our success. As part of this comprehensive training programme you will receive on-site inductions and product house training with Temple Spa.

If a career with Ashdale hotels is where you would like your next step to be, we would love to hear from you.

Salary: £8.70-£9.00 per hour

Licence/Certification:

NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy (preferred)

Please apply by sending your covering letter at CV to Clare Tweedale - manager-hazlewood@imaginespa.co.uk

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Management Trainee Programme

We are a small hotel collection that is all about warmth, friendliness, and a willingness to please. We believe the most important aspect is that our guests enjoy their stay and wish to return to any of our hotels.

Our approach to our staff is the same. We are interested in you and your career. Staff loyalty throughout our hotels is really quite important.

Our management Trainee P...

We are a small hotel collection that is all about warmth, friendliness, and a willingness to please. We believe the most important aspect is that our guests enjoy their stay and wish to return to any of our hotels.

Our approach to our staff is the same. We are interested in you and your career. Staff loyalty throughout our hotels is really quite important.

Our management Trainee Programme is all about thoroughly training you in the key areas of hotel keeping. We believe in the 'hands on' philosophy right through our management teams. We are practical in our approach and like to keep it simple, so that we can spend more time with our guests.

If you are the type of person who is interested in our philosophy and have a passion for any aspect of our industry, then we would be very interested to hear from you.

Our management trainee programme is aimed at hospitality and leisure college leavers/ NVQ students/ apprentices for our two year / 18 month programme, as well as hotel and catering business students/OND/HND and degree students for 18/12 month programme.

However, both these programmes are available to those individuals who, whilst not having formal related qualifications, are interested in assistant and general management and learning every aspect of hotel keeping. Our programme is available to students from both the UK and overseas.

The programme is divided into the following areas and generally for the period specified, and in most cases will take place across two hotels which are specialists in particular areas-

  • Housekeeping (1 month)
  • Restaurant (3 months)
  • Conference & Banqueting (3 months)
  • Bars (3 months)
  • Kitchen (3/4 months)
  • Reception (3/5 months)

Within each area, you will be paired with a mentor whose responsibility it will be to help guide you in the department.

In order to complete each section, a short report will be required which will be based on a specific area within the department. Six monthly reviews of progress will also take place.

A comprehensive induction will ensure that you are familiar with each hotels regulations, including fire, food safety, manual handling and all other regulations.

Live in accommodation will be provided if required for the duration of the programme. Your salary will £12,000- £14,000 per annum, dependant on qualifications and experience, which will include accommodation and meals (an amendment will made if living out) and a uniform will be provided. Due to the nature of the business, you should expect to work at weekends, with time off during the week.

After successful completion of the programme, you will be offered a position as an assistant manager at one of our hotels.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact me at Email martinwicks@ashdalehotels.com, call on 07931 327 462 or in apply writing to: Martin Wicks, Ashdale hotels, c/o Dower House & Spa, Bond End, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 9AL

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Receptionist

Hazlewood Castle is an award-winning wedding venue set in 77 acres of grounds, specializing in hosting weddings and events of all sizes and including leisure and spa breaks. We work towards the highest levels of guest satisfaction and if you are truly passionate about great service and about delivering the highest standards then we want to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting for a...

Hazlewood Castle is an award-winning wedding venue set in 77 acres of grounds, specializing in hosting weddings and events of all sizes and including leisure and spa breaks. We work towards the highest levels of guest satisfaction and if you are truly passionate about great service and about delivering the highest standards then we want to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting for a Full-time Receptionist to join our team here at Hazlewood Castle hotel. You should have a warm, personable nature, a smiley nothing is too much trouble attitude, amazing organisational skills, and an eye for detail.

You will know and understand what it means to deliver amazing hospitality and will thrive on the challenge of always exceeding guests’ expectations. In this type of industry, teamwork is key; you should be a strong team player willing to lend a hand wherever needed.

The Role

Ensuring all guests receive a warm welcome and customer service standards are maintained.
Making reservations for guests and dealing with all aspects of the billing process, from taking payments and sending reception confirmations.
To be responsible for the smooth “check-in” of guests.
Ensuring the change order is completed on a weekly basis.
Act in a professional and responsible manner at all times.
Ensure the reception, entrance and lounge areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
Answering and forwarding phone calls to the necessary departments
Provide a warm and home from home experience
To maintain a high standard in personal appearance and demeanor.
To have a good working knowledge of all departments of the Hotel.
Working a variety of shifts 5 days out of 7, with a mix between 3:00-11 - 7-3
Previous experience within a similar role is preferred but not required
Full UK Driving license
We look forward to hearing from you soon!

 

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Food & Beverage Assistant

Hazlewood Castle hosts many weddings, dinners, and conferences throughout the year, therefore we are looking for enthusiastic waiting staff and bar staff to work throughout the week and weekend working a combination of early and late shifts.

Vacancies are within the events/banqueting and restaurant so shifts can be varied.

The ideal candidate will be able to exceed customers&rsquo...

Hazlewood Castle hosts many weddings, dinners, and conferences throughout the year, therefore we are looking for enthusiastic waiting staff and bar staff to work throughout the week and weekend working a combination of early and late shifts.

Vacancies are within the events/banqueting and restaurant so shifts can be varied.

The ideal candidate will be able to exceed customers’ needs and expectations, deliver a service that ensures all the customers are looked after, be able to use their initiative, and complete all required tasks to a high and proficient standard.

The role will include greeting guests in a welcoming manner, serving food and beverages to the standards of the department, and other duties assigned to the department.

The ideal candidate will have a positive and enthusiastic attitude, be friendly and attentive, smart in appearance and willing to learn as well as support colleagues at all times.

Due to the location of the hotel, own transport is essential.

Salary: £6.56-£9.00 per hour

Additional pay:

Tips


Benefits:

Company events
Discounted or free food
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
On-site parking

Schedule:

10-hour shift
12-hour shift
8-hour shift

Experience:

catering: 1 year (preferred)

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Housekeeper

We are currently recruiting Housekeepers to join our fantastic team.

As a housekeeper, you will take responsibility for ensuring that the rooms are cleaned to our high standard and ready by the check-in time. Attention to detail is a must. If you are self-motivated and organised, with a passion for cleaning, this is the job for you. You will also be responsible for cleaning the public ar...

We are currently recruiting Housekeepers to join our fantastic team.

As a housekeeper, you will take responsibility for ensuring that the rooms are cleaned to our high standard and ready by the check-in time. Attention to detail is a must. If you are self-motivated and organised, with a passion for cleaning, this is the job for you. You will also be responsible for cleaning the public areas prior to check out.

Previous experience as a housekeeper is preferred, but not essential as full training will be given.

The ideal candidate should be flexible working shifts over a 7 day period which includes weekends.

Usual Hours - 9.00am - 4.00pm or 7.30am - 2.30pm

Part-time hours: 14 - 35 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £6.56-£9.50 per hour

Experience:

housekeeping: 1 year (preferred)

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Banqueting & Events Manager

Hazlewood Castle is recruiting a banqueting manager to oversee the events and banqueting department. We offer weddings and events in the castle but also in our new woodland venue.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

To run events from start to finish, managing a team of casual staff efficiently and effectively
To maintain a high level of presence...

Hazlewood Castle is recruiting a banqueting manager to oversee the events and banqueting department. We offer weddings and events in the castle but also in our new woodland venue.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

To run events from start to finish, managing a team of casual staff efficiently and effectively
To maintain a high level of presence throughout the day to ensure a smooth operation
To meet clients before and during the event to ensure total satisfaction
To remedy any operational issues that may arise on the day
To complete requisitions and other management tasks
To ensure all vacated rooms are cleaned and set up as required pre and post events
To ensure that the department is closed correctly and securely
To support in taking responsibility for Health and Safety within the Banqueting department, ensuring all company guidelines and standards are achieved
To be responsible for the training of new members to the team to the correct standard and to monitor this in a training record
To be responsible for the management of floats, cashing up and balancing after an event
To ensure that staff are motivated, developed and made aware of promotional opportunities.
Stock and Equipment management
If you are organised, well presented, and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, please get in touch!

Own transport is essential due to the location of the hotel.

Salary: £18,000.00-£21,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

Tips


Benefits:

Company events
Company pension
Flexible schedule
On-site parking


Schedule:

8-hour shift

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Restaurant Breakfast Manager

Hazlewood Castle Hotel hosts many weddings, dinners and conferences a year as well as day-to-day leisure guests as well as day-to-day restaurant. Therefore we are looking for a Breakfast Supervisor to run the restaurant on mainly mornings.

The shifts would usually be 6.30 am - 3 pm on mixed days throughout the week based on business needs.

The ideal candidate will be able to excee...

Hazlewood Castle Hotel hosts many weddings, dinners and conferences a year as well as day-to-day leisure guests as well as day-to-day restaurant. Therefore we are looking for a Breakfast Supervisor to run the restaurant on mainly mornings.

The shifts would usually be 6.30 am - 3 pm on mixed days throughout the week based on business needs.

The ideal candidate will be able to exceed customers’ needs and expectations, deliver a service that ensures all the customers are looked after, be able to use their initiative and complete all required tasks to a high and proficient standard.

The role will include greeting guests in a welcoming manner, serving food and beverages to the standards of the Vavasour Restaurant, and other duties assigned to the department.

The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, be friendly and attentive.

Due to the location of the hotel, own transport is essential.

 

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Restaurant Manager

Hazlewood Castle Hotel hosts many weddings, dinners and conferences a year as well as day-to-day leisure guests as well as day-to-day restaurant. Therefore we are looking for an Assistant Restaurant Manager to run the restaurant on mainly evenings and help run our functions.

The shifts would usually be 3 -11 on mixed days throughout the week based on business needs.

The ideal cand...

Hazlewood Castle Hotel hosts many weddings, dinners and conferences a year as well as day-to-day leisure guests as well as day-to-day restaurant. Therefore we are looking for an Assistant Restaurant Manager to run the restaurant on mainly evenings and help run our functions.

The shifts would usually be 3 -11 on mixed days throughout the week based on business needs.

The ideal candidate will be able to exceed customers’ needs and expectations, deliver a service that ensures all the customers are looked after, be able to use their initiative and complete all required tasks to a high and proficient standard.

The role will include greeting guests in a welcoming manner, serving food and beverages to the standards of the Vavasour Restaurant, and other duties assigned to the department.

The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, be friendly and attentive.

Due to the location of the hotel, own transport is essential.

40 hours per week

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Night Porter

Hazlewood Castle is looking for a friendly, welcoming & enthusiastic Night Porter to join our team.


Your main duties will include maintaining the cleanliness of the hotel whilst making sure the hotel is secure during the night. Being able to stay self-motivated when working alone and dealing with any needs & concerns for our guests to ensure they have everything they need.<...

Hazlewood Castle is looking for a friendly, welcoming & enthusiastic Night Porter to join our team.


Your main duties will include maintaining the cleanliness of the hotel whilst making sure the hotel is secure during the night. Being able to stay self-motivated when working alone and dealing with any needs & concerns for our guests to ensure they have everything they need.

Other duties include:

Check-in and out of guests
Serving drinks on the bar
Setting up conference rooms to a high standard
Deal with guest requests to the best of your ability
Ensure that the hotel is secure at all times by completing security checks throughout the night
Keeping the public areas clean and tidy
Ensure meeting rooms are ready for the next day's business
The ideal applicant must be completely trustworthy, presentable, have high standards in all that is done and a team player.

Previous night working experience ideally within a hotel environment is preferred but not essential. An outgoing personality and excellent communication skills are essential. The working hours are predominantly 11:00 pm to 7:00 am Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, with the possibility to extend. Must have the flexibility to cover holidays and staff sickness.

Due to location own transport is essential.

Part-time hours: 24 per week

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Benefits:

Company events
Discounted or free food
Employee discount
On-site parking

Schedule:

8-hour shift

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Senior Spa Therapist

As a Spa Therapist, you will help provide a friendly and professional service, while offering a wide range of treatments. You will support your manager to maximise revenue through careful diary management and proactive selling of spa retail products. You will also help ensure the spa is kept clean and well maintained. A positive, can-do attitude plus strong interpersonal and communication skill...

As a Spa Therapist, you will help provide a friendly and professional service, while offering a wide range of treatments. You will support your manager to maximise revenue through careful diary management and proactive selling of spa retail products. You will also help ensure the spa is kept clean and well maintained. A positive, can-do attitude plus strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this position.

The Ideal Candidate will have a true passion for the spa industry and will possess an NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy Qualification (or equivalent). Previous experience working in a spa environment is desirable but not essential. The hours are flexible and include weekends and evenings.

Working for the Ashdale team offers tons of benefits to its employees.

· Competitive salary

· Discounts on spa treatments and products

· Dine with your partner in our Restaurants

· Full use of our Leisure clubs

· Stakeholder pension

· Trainer incentives

· Selling incentives

· Commission for bringing in new business and recruiting new employees

· Stay in any Ashdale hotel for £15 per person accommodation and breakfast or £25 per person including dinner.

A key ethos of Ashdale hotels is that we look to promote from within, therefore the training and development of our team are vital to our success. As part of this comprehensive training programme you will receive on-site inductions and product house training with Temple Spa.

If a career with Ashdale hotels is where you would like your next step to be, we would love to hear from you.

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Banqueting Chef

This demanding role includes catering for our banqueting suites, marquee, and woodland venue. The successful applicant will have previous experience in the preparation, cooking, and delivery of weddings and events to a high standard.

The role will also include the maintaining of kitchen health and safety procedures, ordering, training of new chefs and also helping in the restaurant kitch...

This demanding role includes catering for our banqueting suites, marquee, and woodland venue. The successful applicant will have previous experience in the preparation, cooking, and delivery of weddings and events to a high standard.

The role will also include the maintaining of kitchen health and safety procedures, ordering, training of new chefs and also helping in the restaurant kitchen when required.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Apply to Tim Hamer 

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Junior Sous Chef

This role is to help and assist the head chef and sous chef in the daily running of the hotels’ restaurant and banqueting suites, maintain health and safety procedures, ordering and the training of junior chefs.

Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Apply to Tim Hamer

This role is to help and assist the head chef and sous chef in the daily running of the hotels’ restaurant and banqueting suites, maintain health and safety procedures, ordering and the training of junior chefs.

Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Apply to Tim Hamer

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Commis Chef

Experience for this role is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

Salary is above the NMW and is negotiable.

Apply to Tim Hamer

Experience for this role is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

Salary is above the NMW and is negotiable.

Apply to Tim Hamer

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Events & Hospitality Placement Student Closing date: 20 Feb 2022

Deadline Date for applications: 20th February 2022
Method of applications:- Please send a CV & Covering Letter to operations.manager@hazlewood-castle.co.uk
Interview dates: 8th & 9th March 2022 – to be confirmed after application.
Address: Hazlewood Castle Hotel & Spa, Paradise Lane, Tadcaster, LS24 9NJ
Duration: 52 week placement, inclusive of 28 days...

Deadline Date for applications: 20th February 2022
Method of applications:- Please send a CV & Covering Letter to operations.manager@hazlewood-castle.co.uk
Interview dates: 8th & 9th March 2022 – to be confirmed after application.
Address: Hazlewood Castle Hotel & Spa, Paradise Lane, Tadcaster, LS24 9NJ
Duration: 52 week placement, inclusive of 28 days annual leave within the year.
Salary: £16,000 per annum
Working Pattern: shift work, 5 days out of 7 depending on the needs of the business.
Uniform: Smart Business Attire
About Us:
An award winning Hotel & Day Spa, Hazlewood Castle is set within 77 acres of beautiful grounds. Our11th Century Castle and the surrounding estate hosts three event venues, an outdoor activity centre,
the Vavasour Restaurant and Imagine Day Spa so there is plenty to keep our guests occupied during their visit!
Specialising in hosting weddings and events of all sizes, and welcoming guests for leisure breaks, spa days and dining experiences, you will gain a well-rounded introduction to the Events & Hospitality
industry and become an integral part of our team.
We work towards the highest levels of guest satisfaction and if you are truly passionate about delivering great service and exceeding guest’s expectations then we want to hear from you.
The Role:
 To experience and be fully aware of all the hotel departments including housekeeping, restaurant, reception, sales & reservations, meetings, weddings and events. The role will include providing general support to all departments as and when required.
 With support of the management team; to supervise within all areas of the hotel facilities which includes running events, weddings, meetings and events
 To develop management skills supervising staff while within each department including ensuring that all staff are trained correctly and standards upheld, along with planning and allocating tasks to team members
 To gain thorough knowledge of room layouts, capacities, menus, wine lists, operation and installation of AV equipment, liquor licensing laws, health and safety and food hygiene legislation.
Person Specification:
 Effective communication skills
 Guest experience focused
 IT skills
 Self-motivated and shows initiative
 Keen eye for detail
 A willingness to learn and get involved with the team
 Own transport is essential due to the location of the Hotel. We also recommend living locally but this is not a requirement. 

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