Chefs, Waiter/Waitress & Massage Therapist

Chefs at All Levels

We are seeking passionate and motivated Chefs with outstanding skills and ready to scale with Black Sheep Hotels.

Previous sector experience essential.

Employer: Black Sheep Hotels
Salary: £22,000 onwards, salary negotiable depending on experience 
Location: Scottish Highlands
Living: absolutely free accommodation, no utilities or council tax
Working days/hours: 40+ hours with a 6-day working week.
Benefits & Entitlements: free-living Accommodation, 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata), tips, uniform and free meals on duty

Duties include preparation of regional Indian/Oriental/Continental dishes, stock control, quality checks, health & hygiene compliance and Food Safe protocols, monitoring food safety & temperatures, maintaining cleanliness and good order of equipment and work areas, preparing reports and schedules, and performing key duties as assigned.

To qualify for the selection you must have the following minimum requirements: -

  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • High-level creativity and competency in the preparation of authentic regional Indian dishes and other specialities
  • Proven previous experience at the required skill level


Waiter/Waitress

Join us and be a part of the Black Sheep Hotels team as we embark on an exciting journey.

Employer: Black Sheep Hotels
Location: Scottish Highlands 
Contract: Seasonal & Full Time 
Salary: £8.91 onwards 
Living: Absolutely free accommodation, no utilities or council tax
Working days/hours: 45+ hours with a 6 day working week.
Benefits & Entitlements: free-living Accommodation, 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata), tips, uniform and free meals on and off duty

At the Black Sheep Hotels, we acknowledge that our team members are our most valuable assets and believe that each individual is a vital link on our road to success.

About the roles of a Waiter/ Waitress:

• You are responsible for providing a friendly, personalized and relaxed experience for all our guests, whether they are our in-house hotel residents, our local community members or visiting tourists. 

• Experience and knowledge in Food and Beverage Service, Wines, Whiskies and Liquors will be an added advantage. 

 If you have a nature-loving, charming personality with excellent customer relationship skills and a passion for food and drinks, then this role is for you. 

Enjoy hiking and kayaking in the beautiful highlands of Scotland on your day off.

• Free live-in accommodation, no utilities, no council tax or even TV licence 

• Share of the tips. 

• Generous staff discounts. 

• Staff meals included. 

• We ensure that regular training is carried out and actively support individuals in their attainment for further qualifications and internal promotion. 

• Opportunity to save 80% or more of your monthly salary. 


Massage Therapist

Location: The Whispering Pine Lodge

We are looking to employ dedicated and experienced Spa Therapists to perform massages and therapies, depending on guests' needs and preferences. The Spa Therapist's responsibilities include greeting and welcoming spa guests, informing guests of spa packages, promotions, and rates, and customizing treatments and therapies to suit guests’ needs.

To be successful as a Spa Therapist, you should keep abreast of the latest industry techniques with respect to massages and therapies to provide exceptional customer service. Ultimately, an outstanding Spa Therapist should be able to demonstrate respectfulness, patience, and tact to help guests feel more comfortable and at ease.

Responsibilities:

· Performing different types of massages and therapies.

· Maintaining detailed records of massages, treatments, and therapies performed on each spa guest.

· Communicating with guests during massages to adjust massage techniques as required.

· Resolving guest complaints and reporting any accidents to the supervisor.

· Cleaning and sanitizing work areas, changing treatment room sheets, and sterilizing all instruments and equipment before each use.

· Explaining massages, treatments, and therapies to guests and providing suitable recommendations as needed.

· Ensuring that the spa is adequately stocked with spa supplies and reporting shortages to the supervisor.

· Enquiring about guests' medical conditions and allergies before providing spa services.

· Following Covid guidelines.

Qualifications:

· Minimum Level 3 in Beauty or Massage Therapy, equivalent or otherwise internationally recognised qualification.

Package:

· From £8.91 to £12.50 an hour. Free accommodation and meals provided along with a share of tips.

· Discounts across F&B, room rates and spa treatments. Employee recognition plan and excellent internal and external training programs. 28 days holiday, pension and uniform.

About us:

Black Sheep Hotels brings together experience and expertise through its collection of Highland country hotels, strategically located to showcase the true spirit & beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Our hotels provide an opportunity to explore the outdoors and experience the local culture and heritage.

We care for our guests through our innovative approach in providing distinctive authentic hospitality. We employ individuals with a positive, enthusiastic demeanour who are considerate to every guest’s needs. We are dedicated to creating a ‘family style’ yet dynamic work environment that is enriching and rewarding for all.


To apply for any of the above vacancies, please email your resume to jobs@blacksheephotels.com.

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