Our people are what makes our hotel s'wan of a kind

Careers at the Swan

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The future is looking bright.

With our new expansion well underway, including a brand new luxury spa and 30 new boutique bedrooms, our bubbly, buzzing team is growing fast!

We're looking for some hospitality heroes to join our wonderful team, from Housekeeping Managers and Kitchen Assistants to Bar, Restaurant and Breakfast Service superstars.

If you want to work for an idyllic luxury Hotel in the Lake District in a team full of lovely people that care about you then apply today for one of our amazing positions.

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Corporate Sales & Events Executive

Following recent acquisition by BH group and having secured multimillion pound investment The Swan are looking to develop their sales and events to propel The Swan Hotel into a world class spa resort.

The role will include delivering a great experience to all our guests and the candidate must have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and a willingness to exceed guest expectations.

You will be required to take on a broad role with a hands-on approach and will be responsible for prospecting, client management, group and event bookings.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Head of Finance

The Swan Hotel & Spa is currently undergoing an extensive development, refurbishment and repositioning project. The hotel will boast impressive, fully refurbished rooms, a world class Spa and a stunning bar and relaxed dining concept.

We are now looking for a Head of Finance to join us at this exciting time. This is a full time role based at the Hotel in Newby Bridge at the foot of Windermere in the Lake District.

As Head of Finance, you will be working alongside the Group Financial Controller, the Managing Director and other members of the hotel team and will be responsible for the following tasks;

  • Preparation and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Ensuring our internal control systems are fit for purpose and working with our team to ensure timely management information for the accurate recording for revenue and all other financial data
  • Working with the Group Financial Controller in relation to budgets and forecasts
  • Producing our monthly management pack and ad hoc information as required
  • Ensuring payroll is delivered accurately in conjunction with HR

We are looking for an ambitious finance professional, not necessarily from a hospitality background, but someone who is

  • Confident
  • A professionally qualified individual (ACCA/CIMA/AAT), or qualified by experience
  • Has the ability to operate in a fast paced environment
  • Used to delivering to tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy

Salary: 35,000-40,000 per annum.

Bar and Restaurant Team Member

Good grub, a ­great location, and a lively atmosphere are all part of what makes our bar and restaurant s’wan of a kind, but it’s the amazing people in our team that truly bring The Swan to life!

If you’re looking to join a bubbly, buzzing group of people in a fun-filled hotel then look no further. We’re a supportive, friendly bunch looking for some brilliant bar and restaurant superstars to join our flock as we expand into an even bigger and better world-class spa resort.

Whatever your experience, whether you’re a hospitality hero or are looking to start an exciting new venture, as long as you have a passion for putting a smile on our guests’ faces and delivering excellent service, we’d love to hear from you!

In return, you can enjoy competitive pay, gorgeous views from the ‘office’, fab employee discount and even free food when working – plus, the team is pretty amazing too.

Both full and part-time hours are available over a 7-day period during the day and evenings. Weekends and Bank Holiday working will be required. Please note we have no live-in accommodation.

Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour


Breakfast Service Team Member

Are you a morning person looking to join a fun, friendly team in an expanding hotel and future world-class spa resort?

Well, they say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we couldn’t agree more!

Here at the Swan, we believe our guests’ first meal of the day truly has the power to leave a lasting impression and we, of course, want it to be a swanderful one – that’s where you come in!

We’re on the lookout for a bubbly breakfast service superstar to join our fabulous flock and serve breakfast with a smile, with some great perks in return.

Whatever your experience, whether you’re a breakfast service champion or are looking to start an exciting new venture, as long as you have a passion for delivering excellent service to our guests from start to finish, we’d love to hear from you!

You can enjoy competitive pay, gorgeous views from the ‘office’, fab employee discount and even free food when working – plus, the team is pretty amazing too.

Shifts are available over a 7 day period to cover preparation for and delivery of our breakfast service but applications are welcomed for full and part time working.

Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour


Housekeeping Managers

At The Swan Hotel & Spa, we believe that cleanliness is at the core of a great first impression. It’s what guests are looking at as soon as they walk through the door, and it can be the difference between a good stay and a swanderful one!

To ensure the Hotel is looking its very best all year round, we’re on the lookout for fabulous Housekeeping Managers wanting to take the next step in their career and join our talented, supportive and friendly housekeeping Dream Team.

Your responsibilities will involve assisting and supporting the Executive Housekeeper, overseeing the day-to-day management of our public areas and making sure our rooms and holiday cottages are squeaky clean and in tip-top shape. Your keen eye for detail and passion for delivering high standards will make all the difference.

If you’re a positive, motivated housekeeping hero with a minimum of 2 years experience running a housekeeping team, preferably in a 4* hotel, we’d love to hear from you! Experience of using online based housekeeping systems and time management of both yourself and your team would also be beneficial.

In return, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary of £23,000 - £25,000 per annum, gorgeous views from the ‘office’, fab employee discount and even free food when working – plus, the team is pretty amazing too!

Please note there is no live-in accommodation available.

Kitchen Porter/Kitchen Assistant

We believe the kitchen is the heart of any home, and the same goes for our wonderful Hotel. Serving guests quality food with amazing service is what we’re all about – and we’re looking for a Kitchen Porter pro to join our buzzing team!

As our Hotel is undergoing an incredible transformation, with a brand new world-class spa and 30 new boutique bedrooms opening in October, now is the perfect time to gain some hands-on kitchen experience in one of the most desirable hotels in the Lake District.

Working in our busy and bustling kitchen environment, you’ll play an integral part in making sure service runs smoothly from supporting and assisting our chefs to ensuring the kitchen is clean, safe and organised for food preparation.

If you can be flexible in the hours you are available to work, we would love to hear from you! In return, opportunities for development within the kitchen may be available, as well as competitive pay, brilliant views from the ‘office’, fab employee discount and even free food when working – plus, the team are pretty amazing too!

Full and part time availability will be considered and hours available will include weekends and Bank Holidays. Please note live in accommodation is not available.

Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour


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The Swan Hotel & Spa
Newby Bridge, Cumbria
LA12 8NB United Kingdom

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