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“Would you like to work for our team?”

The Daffodil Hotel is Grasmere’s newest 4 star Hotel and Spa.

With 78 luxury bedrooms and suites, the hotel is continuing to develop and grow and as you can imagine, we seek friendly and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for our profession, to join us on the journey.

Spa Receptionist - Full Time position
Beautiful and luxurious, the Spa consists of thermal pool, sauna, steam room, tepidarium, Mud Rasul and 4 treatment rooms. The treatment products used are equally luxurious, Germaine de Capuccini skin care, nails by OPI and make up by Delilah

Key to the role is being able to juggle a number of different tasks at the same time. The Spa Receptionist is responsible for answering all guest enquires and taking bookings through a Spa reservations system. They are also the first point of contact for anyone who is using the Spa, so excellent social skills are a must. In addition, the Receptionist will ensure the Spa is clean and tidy and welcoming to our guests with plentiful supply of tea and coffee and towels. Hygiene is essential in any Spa and the Receptionist will the necessary checks are completed.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 months in a similar customer facing role, preferably in a Spa or a hotel reception/ reservations department. This is an ideal starting position for anyone wanting to have a career in beauty therapy.

Room Attendant - Full and Part Time positions available | £8.00 - £8.50 per hour
We are looking for a hard working Room Attendant to join our Housekeeping team. Your main duties will be the cleaning of public areas (bar, restaurant and reception) and the cleaning of guest bedrooms and bathrooms to a four star standard.

Junior Sous Chef & Chef de Partie - Full time positions 
As our reputation continues to grow for great food, so does our need for great chefs. We are currently looking to recruit a Junior Sous Chef and Chef de Partie. Great rates of pay and live-in accommodation available.

Staff Mini Bus Driver 
We are now looking for a second Staff Mini Bus Driver to drive in the afternoons and evenings from 4pm to midnight. This will be with pick ups in Kendal, Bowness, Windermere and Ambleside.
To apply you must have a clean driving licence to drive a 16-seater minibus and be over 25 years of age.

Can't see the role you were looking for above?
We always welcome applications from dedicated and professional staff even if the specific role you are looking for isn't advertised. If you have the potential to make a real difference here at The Daffodil, we would like to hear from you!

What benefits are available at The Daffodil?

We are passionate about our profession and believe that training is central to ensuring that our guests are served to the standards that they expect and to the enjoyment and satisfaction of a job well done. You will receive training as you work within your team together with the chance to obtain qualifications in our industry at Kendal College on a part-time basis. We seek friendly, enthusiastic and respectful individuals who revel in making guests feel welcome and cared for.

How to apply?

Please email us in confidence with your CV stating the position that you wish to apply for: recruitment@daffodilhotel.com or telephone 015394 63550 for an application form. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please be advised that we will only reply to applicants successful in securing an interview. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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