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If you're looking to work somewhere that values its employees and gives them the opportunity to develop, where you're surrounded by positive people and everybody helps the team, you'll find all this at Rudding Park.

Rudding Park has been described as "by far the best place I've ever worked" and features in TripAdvisor's top 10 hotels each year, along with the 2017 Hall of Fame.

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Reservations Co-ordinator

We have recently extended our existing spa with a £9.5m development, and are looking to expand our current team.

In addition to taking bookings for our Spa, the Reservations Coordinator will also be responsible for taking room reservations and bookings for the Clocktower and Horto Restaurants, Holiday Park and Golf. Maximising the resorts' revenue streams is key to the role.

The successful candidate will have an excellent telephone manner, be guest focused and have strong interpersonal and organisational skills. Candidates must have experience of working in a 4* hospitality environment or a similar role for a minimum of a year.

For candidates who show aptitude and commitment there is also the opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship and gain a Level 3 or 4 qualification in Business Management, or a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration. The position is full-time working 5 days over 7 including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

Salary: £17,700.00

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Assistant Accountant

Reporting to the Financial Controller, we are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our busy accounts team. Assisting with the production of the month end accounts, key duties will include:

  • Management of the purchase ledger
  • Dealing with supplier queries and reconciliations
  • Payment processing
  • Maintenance of stock records and stocktakes
  • Processing journals
  • Month end reconciliations

There will also be some responsibility for the checking and production of sales invoices too.

You must be IT literate, with a good grasp of computer systems.

Previous hotel experience would be desirable, but not essential,as would a recognised accounting qualification. 

This is a full-time position with a salary commensurate with skills and experience.

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Chef - Golf Clubhouse and Events

If you're looking for a workplace with a great atmosphere, Rudding Park could be right for you. A number of our staff return to Rudding Park after working elsewhere because of the team spirit. With career development opportunities, a range of staff benefits and the fact that our menu changes regularly and no two days are the same, our kitchens are a great place to work no matter what stage you're at in your career.

We're looking for a Chef to work at the Golf Clubhouse preparing and cooking food for our Clubhouse members and also for our many golf functions.  Ideally should have worked at CDP level, although consideration will be given to candidates at a lower level.  This is a permanent full-time role, to commence as soon as possible, working 5 days over 7 including weekends and Bank Holidays on a rota basis.

You will need enthusiasm, commitment and the ability to work under pressure.

This is an ideal opportunity to join an organisation which is continuously evolving.

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Chefs - work with excellent Head Chefs and friendly teams

All levels from Sous to Commis

If you're looking for a workplace with a great atmosphere, Rudding Park could be right for you. A number of our staff return to Rudding Park after working elsewhere because of the team spirit. With career development opportunities, a range of staff benefits and the fact that our menu changes regularly and no two days are the same, our kitchens are a great place to work no matter what stage you're at in your career.

We are looking to expand our team with creative, passionate and talented chefs to maintain our impeccable standards within our new Spa restaurant and cafe kitchens to join our existing dedicated team. 

You will need enthusiasm, commitment and the ability to work under pressure with an interest in gaining more experience within the various sections of our kitchens.

This is an ideal opportunity to join an organisation which is continuously evolving.

Salary: £19,800

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Head Gardener

Award winning Rudding Park is a luxury resort set in 300 acres of beautiful parkland. In the top three hotels in the UK for a decade, our new spa development features a large roof top spa garden.

We are looking to recruit a Head Gardener with a wealth of experience, a creative eye and excellent leadership skills. We have worked with renowned garden designer, Matthew Wilson (former Head of Site and Curator at RHS Harlow Carr) who designed both our kitchen garden and spa garden.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to work creating new gardens for the future to complement the mature and historic setting.

You will have a proven track record with experience as a head gardener or assistant; be able to call on a broad knowledge of plants, plus relevant horticultural qualifications.

In return the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Gardener

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Gardener to support the Hotel and Holiday Park Head Gardener in the day-to-day maintenance of the estate grounds.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • To assist the Heritage and Kitchen Gardeners when required
  • To put forward schemes to improve the gardens and discuss with Head Gardener and Holiday Park Manager
  • To assist in planning and implementing a maintenance schedule for the machinery of the Gardening team and undertake basic servicing and repair of machines to comply with H&S regulations
  • To carry out Gardening tasks as required including greenhouse work (including potting, propagation and pest control), plant bulbs, bedding plants, trees and shrubs.  This list is not prescriptive and assistance in any reasonable task required will be expected
  • To use powered hand tools and light plant equipment such as mowers, strimmers and hedge cutters after requisite training
  • To carry out any other reasonable maintenance requests on the remainder of the estate as requested
  • To liaise with the Holiday Park Manager in the absence of the Head Gardener to ensure that the grounds are to the highest standard possible
  • To support other teams in relevant tasks for example, Greenkeeping team
  • To ensure that Rudding Park’s guest care philosophy is communicated to the Gardening team, and then carried out by the team
  • To ensure a safe working environment in line with Health and Safety and to ensure COSHH regulations are followed when using dangerous or hazardous chemicals
  • Any other duties that may be required in order to effectively perform your job

 Salary to be discussed.

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Spa Apprentice

With the opening of the new Rudding Park Spa, our exciting plans to recapture Harrogate’s spa heritage are underway.

We are currently recruiting a number of Level 2 and Level 3 apprentices for our new Spa development here at Rudding Park. We are working in conjunction with Yorkshire College of Beauty, who have been a leading internationally recognised Beauty College since it was founded in 1983. They are the largest provider of Beauty Apprenticeships in the UK so we are confident that the College will work in partnership with Rudding Park to maintain the highest standards of training and Health & Safety. Our very first apprentice, who came 5 years ago from Yorkshire College of Beauty, has progressed to become part of our Spa Management team.

You will spend 4 days a week working as a junior member of the team at Rudding Park whilst attending the College 1 day a week to formalise your training into a qualification of your choice. This package is an amazing opportunity for the right individuals at the start of their career in the beauty industry who have an ambition to work in a high end spa environment. Along with full training in all treatments you will receive a very attractive salary package above the minimum wage for this role, along with all the other benefits that accompany being a member of the Rudding Park Team. We are also able to provide accommodation to successful candidates if required.

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Spa Therapists (Full- or Part-Time)

With the opening of the new Rudding Park Spa, our exciting plans to recapture Harrogate’s spa heritage are underway.

We are looking to recruit friendly, warm, professional therapists who have previous experience of working within a quality spa environment. You must hold a NVQ Level 3 qualification in Beauty Therapy or be CIDESCO qualified and be flexible in terms of working patterns as the role will require some weekend, evening and bank holiday cover.

Applicants who have recently graduated will be considered for this role providing they have completed and passed their Level 3 training.

A full-time position is available, or part-time work which is weekends only - this may be Saturday, Sunday or both.

Room Attendants (Full- or Part-Time)

Guest focused individuals required to join our busy housekeeping department to maintain our excellent standards within the Hotel.

Previous experience within a similar role desirable, however, full training will be given.  

Hours will include weekends and bank holidays on a pro rata basis. Early morning cleaners start at 5.30am.

Full time (40 hours per week) and part time (16-20 hours per week) staff required.

 

Food & Beverage Assistant - Restaurants & Spa Cafe

We are looking for hard-working individuals with a positive outlook to join a lively team and learn and maintain our impeccable standards in guest care within our restaurants.

Although a strong food and beverage background is desirable, this position is also suitable for candidates at the beginning of their career with the drive to succeed. We are happy to consider candidates looking to enter the workplace after college or school. A passion to deliver first class service is essential as is the ability to treat our guests in a professional but friendly manner.

Training will be provided and for the right candidate there is an opportunity to study a customer service qualification, or to progress to the management trainee programme after six months.

Staff benefit from a range of discounts across the business and subsidised staff accommodation can be provided, along with travel to and from Harrogate town centre. 

This is an ideal opportunity to join an organisation which is continuously evolving.

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Part-Time Room Attendants (Housekeeping Department) Turn-Down

Guest focused individuals are required to join our busy housekeeping department to maintain our excellent standards within the Hotel. Previous expereince within a similar role desirable, however full training will be given. Must have a good command of the English language.

Hours: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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