Hotel jobs in Stornoway

Junior Sous Chef – Caladh Inn

Location:    Stornoway
Date:           10/05/2016
Position:     Junior Sous Chef
Salary:        TBC
We are looking for a talented and ambitious chef, with the ability to assist the Head Chef in leading and motivating the kitchen team in the 2 star Caladh Inn.The Caladh Inn is a 67 bedroom hotel with a carvery style and a la carte restaurant (110 covers), and a popular banqueting suite, seating up to 160 guests. Our banqueting suite and our restaurant, Eleven, both enjoy an excellent reputation with locals and visitors alike.Paramount to our success is excellent customer service and high standards within a small, committed team. This job is focused on maintaining these values.The sous chef’s primary role will be preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals in the restaurant. Duties associated with this role including directing junior staff in preparing, cooking, and presenting culinary dishes; enforcing strict health and hygiene standards in the kitchen.The successful applicant will be passionate about food and have or be able to develop strong team management and excellent interpersonal skills, plus the experience and confidence to run the kitchen in Chef’s absence.  Proven ability in menu planning, buying and stock management is a real advantage.This is an excellent opportunity for a confident, hard-working individual to develop his or her career further, in a wonderful location.Stornoway is the administrative, commercial and shopping centre of the Outer Hebrides and has good communications with the mainland, via its own modern airport and ferry terminal. The pace and quality of life are extremely enjoyable, with facilities to satisfy a diverse range of interests.We are an equal opportunities employer, an A rated Sponsor Licence holder, and will welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates by email to jobs@calahotels.com

We are an equal opportunities employer, an A rated Sponsor Licence holder, and will welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates by email to jobs@calahotels.com.  Please mark your application for attention of Christina McIver, General Manager, with an up to date CV and contactable work references.

Hotel website: www.caladhinn.co.uk

Application form in Word format, downloads to a new window

Application form in in Adobe PDF format, downloads to a new window

Waiting staff – Cabarfeidh Hotel

Location:    Stornoway
Date:             01/02/2016
Salary:         £tba
Duration:    Permanent
Hours:          Shifts to be agreed
The 4 star Cabarfeidh Hotel requires enthusiastic waiting staff with the necessary passion, energy and vision to play a leading role in welcoming and looking after the needs of our guests.Successful candidates will often be the main representative of the hotel for guests meeting to dine at this delightful hotel, the most prestigious of the Cala Hotels group.Therefore, the qualities we value most are excellent personal and communication skills, plus a high level of attention to detail. Experience in a similar role would be an advantage, but training is available for suitable applicants.The Cabarfeidh is a 46 bedroom 4 star graded hotel with a restaurant (80 pax.) meeting rooms and banqueting facilities (180 pax.)  Our banqueting suite and our restaurant, Solas both enjoy an excellent reputation with locals and visitors alike. Awarded Trip Advisor Excellence awards in 2013 and 2014, the Cabarfeidh is the flagship property of our Cala Hotels Group.We are an equal opportunities employer, an A rated Sponsor Licence holder, and will welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates by email to jobs@calahotels.com

If you think you may be the person we are looking for, please download and submit your completed application form to jobs@calahotels.com.  Should you require additional information about the appointment, please feel welcome to call 01851 702604 and ask to speak with Alastair Borland, General Manager

Hotel website: www.cabarfeidh-hotel.co.uk/

Application form in Word format, downloads to a new window

Application form in in Adobe PDF format, downloads to a new window

Chef de Partie – Caladh Inn

Location:    Stornoway
Date:        10/05/2016
Chef de Partie
Salary:       £19,800 paid weekly, share of tips, over time for extra days pro rata
Duration:    Permanent
Hours:       40 to 50
Days:         5 from 7
We are looking for a talented and ambitious chef, with a passion for excellence, to join the kitchen team in our high quality 2 star hotel.The Caladh Inn is a 67 bedroom hotel with a carvery style and a la carte restaurant (110 covers), and a popular banqueting suite, seating up to 160 guests. Our banqueting suite and our restaurant, Eleven, both enjoy an excellent reputation with locals and visitors alike.Paramount to our success is excellent customer service and high standards within a small, committed team. This job is focused on maintaining these values.The chef de partie’s primary role will be preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals in the restaurant. Duties associated with this role including directing junior staff in preparing, cooking, and presenting culinary dishes; enforcing strict health and hygiene standards in the kitchen.This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced chef to progress his or her career by working in a high quality property as part of a friendly, motivated team.We are an equal opportunities employer, an A rated Sponsor Licence holder, and will welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates by email to jobs@calahotels.comPlease apply to Christina McIver, General Manager, with an up to date CV and contactable work references.

Hotel website: www.caladhinn.co.uk

Application form in Word format, downloads to a new window

Application form in in Adobe PDF format, downloads to a new window

Business Manager Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays

Location:    Stornoway
Date:        10/05/2016
Business Manager Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays
Start date : 1st July 2016
Salary:  £25,000 per annum plus annual performance bonus    

Duration:    Permanent
Closing date: 31st May 2016We are a leading provider of all-inclusive holiday packages in the Outer Hebrides.  Due to the continued growth of our business, we are looking to recruit a ‘hands-on’ manager to lead our small team of travel advisors.Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring customers enjoy excellent holiday experiences.
  • Leading and participating in the sales and administration team.
  • Identify and maximise opportunities to maintain business growth.

Ideal personal attributes:

  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for Outer Hebrides.
  • Team leadership experience.
  • Well organised with good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Self-motivated, intuitive, positive and persuasive personality,
  • An analytical approach to business development.
  • Sales experience is an advantage but not essential.
  • A mature approach to all aspects of business.

To learn more about our business, please check out our web site.  If you feel that you’re the person we’re looking for, please send an email to jobs@calahotels.com with your CV as an attached Word or PDF file, together with a brief letter of application providing any further relevant information.

A draft job specification is shown below and could possibly be adjusted to suit the needs of the business and or the successful candidate.

Should you require additional information about the appointment, please feel welcome to Kenneth Mackenzie call 01851 706611.

Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays is a trading division of Kenman Holdings Ltd, which is an associate company of the Outer Hebrides leading hotel group, Cala Hotels.

Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays 11 James Street | Stornoway  HS1 2QN

www.hebrideanhopscotch.com

Job specification for Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays Manager
General responsibilities:

1.      To lead, supervise, monitor and motivate the sales team.

2.      To build customer relationships throughout the sales process.

3.      To monitor and lead delivery of our holiday packages and build excellent customer relationships throughout all stages of the holiday process.

4.      Drive sales and marketing efforts and in cooperation with other staff, to create ideas to grow our business.

5.      Develop agency business in European and other world markets.

6.      To gain and to pass on (to customers, staff and PR targets) an intimate knowledge of the holidays, properties, local area, transport, activities, etc.
Specific tasks:

On a rotating annual basis from December.

1.      Lead the preparation of our holiday brochure and the maintenance of our customer email databases.

2.      Lead the preparation of email-shots as and when necessary

3.      Work with staff to complete new brochure mailing.

4.      Brief sales advisors regularly on achievements and targets.

5.      Lead daily team progress meetings, to include work scheduling and identification/resolution of problems.

6.      Take a share in selling holidays.

7.      Monitor sales and administration of holidays.

8.      Organise vehicle and bicycle procurement.

9.      Organise/supervise vehicle and bicycle hire allocation.

10.    Supervise inward/outward invoice processing.

11.    Supervise quality control and complaints procedure.

12.    Set up annual pricing and agreement schedules with accommodation providers.

13.    Maintain accommodation provider levels and, where necessary, liaise with owners to further develop accommodation portfolio where necessary.

14.    Maintain ongoing brief for brochure and web presence, including Facebook and any other future social media activity.

15.     Learn to complete minor text updates on our website and Facebook pages.

16.    Input to sales/marketing support activity.

17.     Liaise with and set pricing for agency suppliers.

18.     Liaise with external tourist promotion organisations, and travel operators, such as Calmac, Loganair, etc.

 

 

 

Stock Controller/Holiday Administrator

Location:    Stornoway
Date:        10/05/2016
Holiday Advisor Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays
Start date: 1st July 2016
Salary:  £17,000 per annum plus annual performance bonus    

Duration:    Full Time Permanent
Closing date: 31st May 2016We are a leading provider of hospitality services and all-inclusive holiday packages in the Outer Hebrides.  Our three hotels, Cabarfeidh Hotel, Royal Hotel and Caladh Inn are all located in Stornoway. We are looking to recruit a stock controller/ holiday administrator to join our head office team at Cala Hotels/Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Process and manage all aspects of our stock control system.
  • Perform monthly stocktakes on our food and liquor in each hotel and prepare stock result reports.
  • Prepare menu costings reports.
  • Generally assist in the administration of our holiday packages.
  • Engaging fully with our hotel management and our Head Office/ Hopscotch teams.

Ideal personal attributes:

  • Experience of working as part of a team.
  • Well organised with good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Self-motivated, intuitive, positive and persuasive personality,
  • An ability to focus on a task and pay attention to detail.
  • Previous experience of office work would be helpful but not essential.

To learn more about our business, please check out our web site.  If you feel that you’re the person we’re looking for, please send an email to jobs@calahotels.com with your CV as an attached Word or PDF file, together with a brief letter of application providing any further relevant information.

Should you require additional information about the appointment, please feel welcome to Kenneth Mackenzie call 01851 706611.

Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays is a trading division of Kenman Holdings Ltd, which is an associate company of the Outer Hebrides leading hotel group, Cala Hotels.

Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays 11 James Street | Stornoway  HS1 2QN

www.hebrideanhopscotch.com

www.calahotels.com

 

Holiday Advisor Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays

Location:    Stornoway
Date:        10/05/2016
Business Manager Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays
Start date: 1st July 2016
Salary:  £18,300 per annum plus annual performance bonus    

Duration:    Permanent
Closing date: 31st May 2016 

We are a leading provider of all-inclusive holiday packages in the Outer Hebrides.  Due to the continued growth of our business, we are looking to recruit a person with a passion for the Hebrides to join our small team of travel advisors.Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring customers enjoy excellent holiday experiences.
  • Building an extensive knowledge of the Hebrides as a holiday destination.
  • Listening to clients wishes and creating bespoke holidays that best match their interests, abilities and expectations.
  • Engaging fully with our Hopscotch holiday sales and administration team.

Ideal personal attributes:

  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for Outer Hebrides.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.
  • Well organised with good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Self-motivated, intuitive, positive and persuasive personality,
  • An ability to focus on a task and pay attention to detail.
  • Sales experience is an advantage but not essential.

To learn more about our business, please check out our web site.  If you feel that you’re the person we’re looking for, please send an email to jobs@calahotels.com with your CV as an attached Word or PDF file, together with a brief letter of application providing any further relevant information.

A draft job specification is shown below and could possibly be adjusted to suit the needs of the business and or the successful candidate.

Should you require additional information about the appointment, please feel welcome to Kenneth Mackenzie call 01851 706611.

Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays is a trading division of Kenman Holdings Ltd, which is an associate company of the Outer Hebrides leading hotel group, Cala Hotels.

Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays 11 James Street | Stornoway  HS1 2QN

www.hebrideanhopscotch.com

Job specification for Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays Holiday Advisor
General responsibilities:

  1. To build and maintain strong business relationships with other members of our sales team.
  2. To build excellent customer relationships throughout all stages of the holiday process.
  3. To contribute to sales and marketing activity and, in cooperation with other staff, to create ideas to grow our business.
  4. To gain and to pass on to clients and colleagues an intimate knowledge of the holidays, properties, local area, transport, activities, etc.

Specific tasks:

On a rotating annual basis from December.

  1. Contribute to the preparation of our holiday brochure and maintain customer email databases.
  2. Contribute to the content in our regular email-shots.
  3. Work with staff to complete new brochure mailing.
  4. Contribute to daily team progress meetings, to include work scheduling and identification/resolution of problems.
  5. Take a share in selling and administrating holidays.
  6. Organise vehicle and bicycle hire allocation.
  7. Participate in the processing of purchase and sales invoices.
  8. Participate in our quality control and complaints procedure.
  9. Contribute to the annual holiday pricing process and the conclusion of agreements with accommodation providers.
  10. Contribute to the ongoing brief for brochure and web presence, including Facebook and any other future social media activity.
  11. Learn to complete minor text updates on our website and Facebook pages.
  12. Contribute to sales/marketing support activity.