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22 March - 4 April 2013 / Issue 288

Hostel Support Officer £17,802 - £20,858

We are looking to recruit a Hostel Support Officer to provide high quality support and service to the individuals and families at Town View Fields Hostel in Kendal. The working hours will be on a rota basis and will include day, evening, weekend, Bank Holiday working and sleeping-in duties overnight.

Lindeth Fell, an award winning, family run, 14 bedroom, 3 star hotel overlooking lake Windermere.

Financial Services Assistant

We are now seeking applicants to join our friendly team. Live in available.

To work within the purchase and sales ledger team and support the Finance Officers generally. Applicants should ideally have experience of working within a sales/purchase ledger team and using a financial computer system.

Well presented, enthusiastic individual to support the other two chefs in the kitchen. With experience in a commercial kitchen or catering college. Passion for food a must!

£17,802 - £20,858 Temporary post, Maternity Cover

Internal Communications Officer £14,733 to £16,440

You will have responsibility for the delivery of internal communications for the authority and be responsible for assisting with the implementation of the Communications Plan as well as content on internet/intranet sites and publications. Applicants should have a knowledge of web development.



Housekeeping/ waiting on experience helpful. Excellent customer service and communication skills required. A friendly, polite and cheerful personality essential. Apply to Ms S. Kennedy on 015394 43286 Email: Lindeth Fell Hotel, Bowness on Windermere LA23 3JP

To apply for these opportunities, please visit the website: southlakeland.aspx or email: or telephone (01539) 797570


‘Recruiting talent; Developing skills’ South Lakeland District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Accounts Assistant with interests in IT Full time and permanent position based in Bowness

015394 43360

We have a new vacancy within our busy accounts department for someone who is looking to develop a career within accountancy and who is keen to be integrally involved in IT system updates and support. Key responsibilities is a part of James Cropper Plc and supplies paper and card to the UK craft market. We have vacancies for Packing Assistants to provide cover for sickness, training, some holidays and busy times. The hours required will depend on business needs. The role will involve picking and packing orders efficiently and to the right quality. If you would like further information or wish to apply for the above role, please contact Louise Bell for an application form on 01539 722002. Alternatively you can email your CV to Please send all postal applications to our Human Resources Department at James Cropper PLC, Burneside Mills, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6PZ. For more information about James Cropper PLC visit Closing date for applications: Friday 5 April 2013

Processing sales and purchase invoices, credit control, bank reconciliations, assist with payroll administration, prepare monthly management accounts, balance sheet reconciliation, VAT returns, contribute to additional projects and ad hoc duties, liaise with customers and internal departments and PC terminal and till support (specific training provided). Person specification The successful candidate will have a keen attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, work well as part of a team to achieve objectives and possess good overall IT skills. Previous experience of working in an accounts department, AAT qualified and looking to study CIMA or ACCA would be an advantage. Knowledge of Sage accountancy and payroll packages is also desired. Benefits The opportunity to develop in this varied role as the responsibilities increase. Full study support as part of an attractive package. Visit our website or contact us for an application form

Grange-over-Sands Office A bright and enthusiastic person is required for a part time position in our busy office selling and letting property. Computer literacy is essential as is flexibility and the ability to work within a team. We would expect the successful candidate to have a developed sense of customer care and a willingness to adapt to every eventuality and so a cheerful outgoing personality is helpful. Please email applications together with CV’s to: (Closing Date 28th March)


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Hotel & Catering Hotel Receptionist

Experienced hotel receptionist required for a part time position in a 3 star hotel just off J36, 25- 30 hours on a permanent basis.

Bar and Restaurant

Full and part time positions available to work in a busy family run bar and restaurant. Please contact Gemma or Vivek Shah on 015395 67432 or visit

The Daffodil Hotel & Spa By The Lake, Grasmere LA22 9PR The Daffodil Hotel & Spa combines the peace and tranquillity of the Lake District with the ultimate in contemporary design, creating an atmosphere of modern luxury and indulgence against a stunning backdrop of natural beauty. Since opening in July 2012, the Daffodil has gone from strength to strength and we are now pleased to be recruiting for the following positions to add to our growing team: The following live-out positions are available:


With experience of Restaurant and Function Catering

THE DRUNKEN DUCK INN & BARNGATES BREWERY After a very strong start to 2013 we are looking to expand our exceptional team at The Duck. Although previous experience is always valued, it’s not essential, if you have passion and drive, we will train you and help you further your career within our award winning business. So please phone on 015394 36347 or email

FRONT OF HOUSE: One full or two part time well presented, good communicators who enjoy working with people. JUNIOR PASTRY CHEF, JUNIOR CHEF DE PARTIE AND COMMIS CHEF: This is a great

opportunity to gain experience and skills working with a highly skilled kitchen team operating on a four day week, straight shift rota.


and love of beer!

with a knowledge

Competitive rates of pay, gym membership, meals on duty, help given with accommodation and transport, not forgetting great tips equally shared throughout.

Lazy Daisys Bistro, Windermere


With Hotel Management or Supervisory experience


With at least 3 years experience in a Sous Chef position in a Rosette kitchen.


With at least 2 years experience in a Chef de Partie position in a Rosette kitchen.


With at least 1 years experience in a good quality kitchen. Rosette standard preferred but not essential as full training will be given, either in house or at Kendal College.

HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR With housekeeping and supervisory experience.


Experience is preferred, but not essential as full training will be given.


Must be able to work during the weekends, serving in our busy restaurant.


With experience of making and serving drinks


With beautician experience, includes working during weekends.

requires a

Please email us in confidence with your CV stating the position that you wish to apply for.

Full-time Chef / Cook or telephone 015394 63550 for an application form

Experience required, must be organised and have great communication skills. Excellent rates of pay, immediate start. Call Tony on 015394 43877 or email with your CV.

Laurel Cottage, Bowness on Windermere We are looking for a full time English speaking

General Assistant working 40 hours until October 2013 (some winter hours will be available) Duties: House Keeping, Breakfast Service, Check In Guests, Bar Work, Evening dinner service. 2 days off per week, must work weekends and bank holidays. Salary £13,000 (pro rata). Immediate start if possible. Please send CV- or telephone 01539445594

The Discharged & Demobilised Sailors & Soldiers Club Bowness Seek to employ a

Manager/Manageress & Part Time Bar Staff. These roles involve evening and weekend work on a flexible rota basis. Experience is not essential, as training will be provided. A sense of humour and cheery disposition are essential.


Please make applications in the first instance in writing to: The Secretary at The Discharged & Demobilised Sailors & Soldiers Club North Terrace, Bowness on Windermere LA23 3AU

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Hotel & Catering cont’d...

YHA Ambleside is reopening in May 2013 after a £1.4million investment turning the Hostel into our Flag Ship site in the Lake District and we are now looking for talented individuals to make the Hostel a special place for our guests to feel welcome!

Team Members - YHA Ambleside

Live Out (Limited Live In Available) – Temporary – Variable Hours


We are looking to recruit an experienced Head Chef to lead our kitchen. The successful candidate will; • Have experienced several quality establishments as he/she develops their career. • Be able to demonstrate leadership and supervisory experience. • Be passionate about food with the skills to deliver consistently great menus & food. • Have strong kitchen management skills, to be able to deliver to agreed budgets and GP’s

Whether their day has been spent exploring Ambleside, sailing on Lake Windermere, Fell Running or a group of school children have been on an adventure of discovery, our people are always on hand to make their stay one to remember. What is life like as a Team Member with YHA? Quite simply, fun and diverse! No two days are ever the same at YHA but typical day includes: • Checking guests in and out • Promoting YHA and generating sales leads • Catering support • Housekeeping – including toilet cleaning!

Chefs - YHA Ambleside

Live Out (Limited Live In Available) – Permanent – Variable Hours

The role will be to; • Continue the growth and development of our Restaurant, building on an already great reputation. • Develop menus and systems that maintain and drive the quality reputation of the establishment. • Head up your department in such a way that it consistently delivers its GP whilst delivering the best possible customer experience. The benefits of being a key part of this successful business will include; • The business is family owned and we are in this for a quality long term future. • The business has a continual plan for investment and development. • Competitive basic salary and benefits To apply please forward your CV to

{ No.2 Mill Brow . Kirkby Lonsdale . Cumbria . LA6 2AT } Tel: 01524 274180 /

Creative Café/Bar Caterer

Brand new opportunity at a 4 star pub which is developing a café/bar venue alongside the existing real ale bar. We need a keen, creative catering talent, comfortable with pastries, pies and pasties as well as regular bar food, to develop a new arm of our food trade.

Housekeeping Staff also required.


Please contact with a CV and tell us how this might work for you.

This vital role is responsible for preparing and producing food to the highest standard while maintaining excellent food hygiene and Health and Safety practices. You will also play an important part in supporting the Catering Manager to maximise profits and reduce wastage at all times. If you’re looking for an exciting challenge outside the standard nine-to-five, then working for YHA could be the job for you.

We are holding the Recruitment Events for these roles on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th April at YHA Hawkshead, LA22 0QD. You will only need to attend one event and you must be able to produce proof of your Right to Work in the UK upon arrival. For further information please visit

Waiting Staff Required for new restaurant in Grasmere. Hours & salary negotiable Please contact Louise Northern on 07888115071 or


General Vacancies

The lymehurst

Restaurant I Rooms I Bar The Lymehurst Is looking for a key member of staff to join our upbeat and dynamic team:


Requires excellent personal skills and self motivation, experience preferred. Up to 40 hours per week. Good rate of pay for the right candidate. Interested in helping us drive this great hotel forward? Call Kevin or Andrea on 015395 33076 The Lymehurst Hotel, Kents Bank Rd, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7EY

General Vacancies

Join the Sykes team... We’re looking for talented local people to staff our brand new office in Windermere.

Providing Personalised Care and Support in Kendal

The role You will be working with current and prospective holiday home owners; sharing your passion for the area and explaining the many benefits of holiday letting through Sykes Cottages.

Home Care Workers

Skills and qualities • Confident and professional communicator. • A proven sales achiever. • Results driven. • Strong negotiation skills. • Ability to influence. • Experience in letting or the holiday industry would be an advantage, although it’s not essential. • Hours negotiable.

Due to the increasing demand for our services we are looking for warm, flexible and person centred individuals to provide care and support to people in the Kendal area. In return, we offer flexible hours with a comprehensive induction and training package. We provide a wide variety of employee benefits, including company pension, life assurance, employee advice line, staff awards and more. Must be a car driver/ owner in which mileage allowance will be provided. To learn more about these vacancies please call 01539 731 036.

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General Vacancies cont’d... Do you feel you have got what it takes to make a difference to someone’s life? Home care enables individuals to remain independent in the comfort of their own home by providing all aspects of personal care & Support.

Full and part time positions available starting rates from £7.40 per hour plus paid mileage allowance DUE TO A HIGH DEMAND FOR SERVICES HEYDAYS CARE & SUPPORT SERVICES ARE LOOKING TO RECRUIT ENTHUSIASTIC CARING INDIVIDUALS TO JOIN OUR EXPANDING TEAM OF DEDICATED CARE WORKERS/ SUPPORT WORKERS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS : KENDAL AND SURROUNDING VILLAGES. GRANGE OVER SANDS AND SURROUNDING VILLAGES. SLEEPOVERS AVAILABLE. Hours to suit; morning, evening and weekends shifts are available. Successful applicants must be aged 18 years or older with a full drivers licence or access to alternate transport. Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be provided. Uniform and protective clothing will be provided. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of care, we are committed to supporting you with training and personal development and promotion within the company is achievable. Successful applicants will be required to provide an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be met by the employer Please contact Dawn or Kelly on 015395 52548 or 07827964360, or email

Receptionist/Office Admin Assistant

Part Time – 2 full days every week and every other weekend. Start Date – Monday 1 April / Finish Date – Sunday 3 November. The position would involve taking bookings over the phone, via the internet and face to face; answering the telephone; money handling and cashing up at night.

PCV Drivers required

Mountain Goat has a variety of work that includes tours, private hires, public services. The applicant must hold the PCV entitlement to drive a 16 seater vehicle and have completed their CPC training For further details on either post, please contact Sue Todd on 015394 45161 or email:

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