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Wedding and Events Coordinator - Full or Part Time

We’re hiring! Wedding and Events Coordinator.

If you’re a chatty, full of beans individual who believes relationships make the world go round and love meeting new people, this could be the job for you!

As our Wedding and Events Coordinator, you’ll be working alongside our Events team, to assist with the planning and implementing of the best and most memorable events within our award winning hotel.

Interested? Send us your CV today and make the first steps towards joining a progressive, award winning organisation.

Graduate Management Trainee Program

Rudding Park Hotel & Spa Graduate Management Trainee Program
Timeframe:  Minimum of 6 months to 24 months
Location:  Based in Harrogate North Yorkshire.
Salary: £20,633

We are looking for exceptional graduates with bags of talent and vision to be part of our highly selective management trainee program. Our Management Trainees will become the future generation of leaders to support Rudding Park to continue its rapid growth.

The job will be demanding, but extremely rewarding. If you have an entrepreneurial mind-set, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are passionate about creating and driving initiatives,  then this trainee program is for you.

The Role

You will assist experienced Hospitality Supervisors and established Heads of Departments who will be your mentors and managers while supporting you throughout the program. Your tasks will be varied and unique covering different areas of our hotel resort on a bespoke training programme.

What are we looking for?

  • A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent.
  • Ideally, you will have worked in hotel, leisure or tourism operational areas developing your skills.
  • Passion, enthusiasm and commitment to what you do.
  • Drive to achieve great results and always wanting to be better.
  • Ability to form relationships by building trust, being supportive and leading by example within the team.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in English
  • Proper work authorization for this opportunity (European work permit)

Talents and skills

  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • You are results-driven and hands-on to get the job done.
  • You can demonstrate leadership skills, and you encourage others to bring out the best in people around you
  • You have an innovative approach to problem solving
  • You thrive under pressure, and enjoy fast-paced work environments

Rudding Park has strong focus on staff wellness and well -being and has implemented a number of benefits to promote this. 

How to apply to us

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@ruddingpark.com

We offer a rolling start so you can apply at any time to join us.

The application process depending on your location maybe, in person or through a skype or face time interview.

No agencies please.

Wedding and Events Coordinator - Full or Part Time

Location; Harrogate
Salary £21,800 to £22,800
Closing Date 31/01/2020

The award-winning privately owned Rudding Park Hotel & Spa is set in beautiful country grounds on the outskirts of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. It has the accolade of being an AA 4 red star hotel and boasts 90 luxury bedrooms, 16 versatile events spaces for up to 400 guests, two golf courses, two restaurants, an award winning state of the art Spa and Holiday Park featuring a touring site, cottages, chalet lodges and luxury lodges

We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding service and consistently exceed guest expectations by taking in an interest in all things.

We are looking for an exceptional Wedding and Events Coordinator to join the wider Sales and Revenue Team of 30 and report directly to the Event Sales Manager within a team of 9.

Our dynamic and high energy Event Sales Team take pride and responsibility from initial enquiry stage, through to conversion, then handover to the Operations Team for subsequent delivery of exceptional and successful events.

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate will have a sales focus, with the ability to maximise revenue and up-sell to our guests, ideally with a career background in hospitality, sales or events.

You will bring with you persuasive and excellent communication skills and be intuitive in identifying guest needs and providing solutions to exceed their requirements and expectations.

You will be super organised, have exceptional attention to detail and the desire to go the extra mile for our guests and everything you do.

We are looking for full or part time candidates who have previous experience within a sales and hospitality role

We will also look at Event Graduates who have relevant work experience who would join us as a trainee.

If you feel you have the Care Passion and Quality to succeed then we want to hear from you.

Who are we?

We are creating a legacy, which is putting our town and county on the map having won accolades such as large hotel of the year in 2018, best newcomer and 5-bubble luxury within our first year at the good spa guide awards.

We are an inclusive employer and support our local community. We are proud winners of an industry Catey for accessibility, which shows our ethos of being inclusive to all. We have also recently won a Catey award for Best Independent Hotel of the Year 2019.

Rudding Park has strong focus on staff wellness and well -being and has implemented a number of benefits to promote this

We are offering a competitive salary up to £21,800 depending on skills and experience and up to £22,800 after a successful probationary period for a full time week working five days out of seven covering weekend and shifts.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our team and are looking for your next career step within a progressive award winning organisation which provides future career opportunities, including training and progression, then we look forward to receiving your application. We have many staff benefits, which can be found on our website.

 

Spa Receptionist

Location: Harrogate
Salary: £9.35 per hour
Closing Date: 28/01/2020

As ambassador for our award winning Spa and first point of contact for guests, you will be smartly presented, personable and an excellent communicator.

We are looking for a spa receptionist who can work weekends and evenings who are guest focused with a professional mind-set, smart appearance and passionate about our industry.

This role would be suited to anyone with reception experience ideally from a hospitality background, however full training is provided and career development is encouraged.

This is a very busy, varied and rewarding role in the Spa. It is a great opportunity to work with a professional team proud of their accolades within the Hotel and Food Industry, having recently won the Best Spa Guide 5 Bubble Award 2019.

Key responsibilities:

  • Checking in/out of Spa guests
  • Taking reservations for Spa bookings using our Maestro software (in house training programme)
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Meeting guests and showing them the facilities and dealing with questions and queries as required
  • To actively offer spa treatments, and rooftop spa access

The ideal spa receptionist will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Customer Service experience in a front of house setting
  • The ability to communicate with a diverse range of individuals
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • To build and maintain a good working relationship with colleagues and customers at all levels.
  • Basic computer and numeric skills
  • Immaculate presentation
  • A therapy background would be advantageous

Our full-time Spa Receptionist will work 42.5 hours per week, 5 days over 7 between Monday to Sunday. Shifts will be between 06:00 until 22:30. Part time working will also be considered.

About us

We are a leading award winning luxury resort just on the outskirts of the beautiful town of Harrogate. Our Values of Care, Passion and Quality are evident in everything we do. This starts with our people who join our ever-growing successful team. We have been making magical memories for our guests for almost 50 years having been owned by the same family for all of this time who are constantly reinvesting into Rudding and its people.
We are creating a legacy, which is putting our town and county on the map having won accolades such as large hotel of the year in 2018, best newcomer and 5-bubble luxury within our first year at the good spa guide awards.
We are an inclusive employer and support our local community. We are proud winners of an industry Catey for accessibility, which shows our ethos of being inclusive to all. We have also recently won a Catey award for Best Independent Hotel of the Year 2019.
Rudding Park has strong focus on staff wellness and well-being and has implemented a number of benefits to promote this
We are not in a direct travel route so it is important that you take into account how you would get to Rudding Park Hotel and Spa if you do not drive.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our team and are looking for your next career step within a progressive award winning organisation which provides future career opportunities, including training and progression, then we look forward to receiving your application.

 

 

Reservations Coordinator

Location: Harrogate
Salary: from £20,663 per year
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Closing Date: 21/02/2020

Due to the continued growth and success of our business, we are looking for a Reservations Coordinator to join our dynamic team.
With an impeccable telephone manner and a professional approach to work, the Reservations Coordinator will be key in the creation of an outstanding first impression. This is a varied and diverse role that will require the successful applicant to juggle a multitude of tasks in a calm and efficient manner.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to develop their career within our Award Winning Hotel & Spa.
Rudding Park have some of the best in the hospitality Industry so if you want training and development we will support you every step of the way. This is a great career platform for someone wanting to take the next step on the career ladder in our Sales, Reservations and Events team.

Daily duties include:
Your role will include a variety of responsibilities including handling bedroom reservations and bookings for Clocktower and Horto Restaurants, accommodation in the Holiday Park, Golf and Spa bookings via both phone and email. You also be required to suggest recommendations and upsell where required or possible.

You will help build and maintain our company reputation by offering excellent guest service in line with our company ethos, which we have successfully built up over the years.

Who are we looking for…
Candidates must be able to work as part of a team and have a smart and presentable appearance. Previous experience from within a customer service environment and a strong knowledge of computer applications is essential. In addition to this, applicants will need to demonstrate exceptional communication skills along with the enthusiasm and self-motivation to achieve results and complete tasks to deadline.

Candidates MUST be able to drive due to location and be prepared to work evening and weekend shifts.

More essentially, we are looking for the right type of person who can show they would be quick and keen to learn new skills. Someone with a bright, positive and energetic personality. Someone who is people focused and passionate about their future career.

This opportunity is suitable for those already in employment as well as those wishing to enter the hospitality industry from school, college or university.

About us
We are a leading award winning luxury resort just on the outskirts of the beautiful town of Harrogate. Our Values of Care, Passion and Quality are evident in everything we do. This starts with our people who join our ever-growing successful team. We have been making magical memories for our guests for almost 50 years having been owned by the same family for all of this time who are constantly reinvesting into Rudding and its people.

We are creating a legacy, which is putting our town and county on the map having won accolades such as large hotel of the year in 2018, best newcomer and 5-bubble luxury within our first year at the good spa guide awards.

We are an inclusive employer and support our local community. We are proud winners of an industry Catey for accessibility, which shows our ethos of being inclusive to all. We have also recently won a Catey award for Best Independent Hotel of the Year 2019.
Rudding Park has strong focus on staff wellness and well -being and has implemented a number of benefits to promote this.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our team and are looking to start your career within a progressive award winning Company, which provides ongoing career opportunities, then we look forward to receiving your application.

 

Spa Therapist

Location: Harrogate
Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: 10.15/10.60 per hour

We have vacancy for a Spa Therapist to join the Therapist team at the Rudding Park Spa. We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual, ideally with experience of two years Spa Therapy in a Spa environment.

Our breathtaking state of the art Spa offers a hydrotherapy pool, saunas, spa bath and steam rooms dotted amongst lounging areas with trees and shrubs. In addition we have treatment rooms offering a range of facials and massages, spa package’s, a high-tech relaxation area and 17-metre pool.

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic qualified Spa Therapist/Senior Spa Therapist to be responsible for exceptional guest service. You will have the ability and desire to act as a role model to the spa therapist team, training, motivating and inspiring them to provide the highest level of treatment delivery to our guests.

The hours of the role are full or part time working shifts 3/4/or 5 over 7 days and will involve evening and weekend work.

In addition to the comprehensive training & career potential and competitive salary, you will also have the opportunity to enhance your basic salary through our commission and bonus schemes. A free uniform is provided and up to 50% off food and drink in the restaurants and on accommodation in the hotel.

You will also receive:

  • A meal from our own chef from the staff canteen when you are on duty
  • Discounted hotel accommodation for your friends and family where available
  • Medical and Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme from Hospitality Action who offer advice for our staff 24 hours/7 days a week
  • Long Service /Loyalty Awards
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Massage commissions
  • Retail commissions

We are looking for the following:

  • At least two years’ experience within the industry, ideally within a spa therapist/ senior therapist.
  • Recognised beauty therapy qualification (e.g. NVQ Level 3 / BTEC in Beauty Therapy, CIDESCO etc.)
  • To be able to liaise with the senior management team and wider spa team to communicate protocols and support the team to deliver 5* therapy experiences for all guests
  • A warm and positive attitude, with a caring and dedicated approach to our guests’ requirements
  • Provide training to the team where necessary
  • To ensure that sales tools are effectively utilised at all times to maximise the sales process
  • To ensure that all safety precautions and spa rules are observed by team members, members and spa clients to ensure safety is maintained at all times whilst using the spa.
  • A thirst for growth & development
  • The ability to lead by example and champion exceptional service

If you have the skills and personal qualities for this fantastic opportunity to work at Rudding Park then please get in touch.
We offer a competitive hourly rate of up to £10.60 per hour depending on skills and experience.

We are also very proud to have some amazing accolades including;
AA Spa Hotel of the Year 2019
Best New Spa in the UK, Good Spa Guide Awards 2017
Best UK Spa Hotel, Sunday Times
Horto, 3 AA Rosettes
Best Hotel, Yorkshire Life Food and Drink Awards
Yorkshire's Hotel of the Year, White Rose Awards 2017
Only UK Hotel in TripAdvisor 2017 Hall of Fame for Hotels
A decade in the Top 3 Best Hotels in the UK, TripAdvisor 2016

 

Casual Roles 2020

Part time Gardners Assistant - To start from April to September 2020

4hrs per day (hrs to suit)

Do you have a love of the great outdoors?

Working as part of the Grounds team at Rudding Park this role will assist with the cutting of grass using petrol pedestrian mowers. On the job training is provided and the work is of a physical nature so you must be fit, trustworthy, reliable and aged 16 or over. There is no weekend work for this role and a uniform is included.

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Children’s Entertainer/career - Easter Holidays - Summer Holidays

Working Days - Monday Wednesday Friday and Saturday 

Do you have bags of confidence and personality?

We are looking for a children’s entertainer who must be imaginative and outgoing, with a passion for delivering fun activities for children between the ages of 5-14yrs.

If you are already at college studying for a Childcare and Early Years qualification, and possess the enthusiasm and energy to bring fun to this role, we would love to hear from you. Activities include arranging Treasure hunts, Discos, Swimming pool activities and playing Football related games.

This role requires someone with a DBS certificate or alternatively you will need to apply for one if you were successful in the role. A national pool lifeguard qualification (NPLQ) will also be desirable.

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Casual rates of pay for your age for both roles are offered.

If either of these roles interest you, please send your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@ruddingpark.com

Careers – Are you looking to become part of our talented workforce?

Please send your CV to recruitment@ruddingpark.com