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21 March - 3 April 2014 / Issue 312

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Winander House, Glebe Road Bowness on Windermere

Winander Leisure Ltd is the parent Company of Windermere Lake Cruises and the Lakeland Motor Museum.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced hospitality professional to take the reins of the Brewery Art Centre’s thriving bars and catering operations and steer our management and development to new levels of service and profitability. Full Time, Permanent Position, £26 - £29,000 per annum (Dependant on experience)

We are looking to strengthen our team in the head office at Winander House, Bowness on Windermere with two key appointments:

Closing Date: Monday 31st March 2014 at 12.00 noon

Digital Marketing Executive


The role will encompass a variety of duties across all the company’s digital platforms. The successful candidate will support the delivery of the organisation’s online strategy with specific responsibility for day to day management of company websites, social media channels, web content, emails, customer/client databases and image archive. You will work with both attractions and partner organisations to develop new and creative ways to add value to digital campaigns. You will be proficient in MS applications, social media platforms, Google Analytics/ Adwords and Webmaster tools.

IT Assistant

Minimum of 5 hours per week, Fixed Term £7.00 per hour

Closing date: Monday 31st March 2014 at 12.00 noon


30 Hours per week, Permanent Position. £6.42 per hour Closing date: Monday 7th April 2014 at 12.00 noon Further details and how to apply can be found on our website

The role will include proactively managing and maintaining the groups’ network infrastructure, deploying PCs and associated peripherals, particularly POS systems, including new installations and the redeployment of existing equipment. Assisting in the development of internal systems and software and installing/configuring hardware and software to agreed standards. Ensuring that systems and software are kept up to date, issues are prioritised/dealt with promptly and providing technical support to system users. Maintaining the existing PCs, servers and network equipment by performing upgrades, security audits and carrying out routine procedures. Knowledge of Microsoft’s Visual Studio, SQL and MS Office is advantageous. For further details or an application form please contact Ian Wilkinson on 015394 40367 or

Or email: Housed in a wonderful building and gardens, the Brewery Arts Centre is at the heart of the thriving town of Kendal, which lies on the outskirts of the Lake District. The Brewery Arts Centre is one of the UK’s most exciting and busy arts venues, comprising a theatre, music venue, cinema screens, galleries, studios, garden, bars, restaurant and cafe. We also run a significant amount of education and outreach work.

Closing date for applications Monday 7th April 2014

Hotel Receptionist Full Time, £14,500 per annum


people first

The candidate will need strong written, verbal/ oral and numerical skills. Hotel reception experience an advantage, but full training will be given. You will also be bright, enthusiastic and work well as a team and on your own. In return we offer meals on duty, 28 days holiday. We provide a uniform. This is a live out position.

Food and Beverage Assistant From £14,766 per annum

Successful applicants will have previous experience in a quality hotel / restaurant environment. Good communication skills and a team player essential. In return we offer 28 days holiday, meals on duty and uniform. Candidates will work 5 out of 7 days with a mixture of shift patterns. Set in wonderful grounds, Linthwaite House Hotel has an excellent reputation for quality and service, so if you would like to be part of our award winning team, please send your CV and covering letter, stating which post you’re applying for and why you think this position is for you, to: LINTHWAITE HOUSE HOTEL CROOK ROAD WINDERMERE LA23 3JA

Rebecca Shaw, HR & Accounts Administrator. Tel: 015394 88758 or email Deadline for both positions: 31st March 2014

Grasmere Gingerbread ® Grasmere Gingerbread was established 160 years ago and now has a world-wide reputation. Due to its continuing success and further development this unique family business wishes to recruit the following:-

Shop Assistant - Full time, £8.50 an hour

Full details of this position is available at Tel: (015394) 35428

Providing Home Care Support in South Lakes Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing responsive and person centred care to individuals with a wide range of needs.

Rural Community Home Care Workers 25hours • Ref: 7141EPP Up to £7.40ph plus travel expenses 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 their own homes based in the South Lakes area. You will promote opportunity, choice and wellbeing to ensure service users enjoy the highest quality of life. You must be able to use own initiative, confident and work with a friendly attitude. For further information, please contact We welcome applicants who are experienced as well as those who are looking for a new career in the care sector. In return we offer a wide range of benefits and incentives: • Fully flexible hours • Free life assurance • Pension with company contribution • QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 and 3 Closing Date: 02 April 2014 To apply, visit call 0161 237 1014 or email quoting the job reference. A progressive not for profit agency (charitable status 27440R) which promotes equality of opportunity for all.

Dodd`s Restaurant / Potted out Café Ambleside

• Full-time Waiting on Staff For more information please call on

015394 32134

or email

CHEF/KITCHEN MANAGER Low Sizergh Barn is a thriving farm shop and tearoom uniquely located in a 17th century Westmorland barn on a working dairy farm.

The Daffodil Hotel & Spa By The Lake, Grasmere LA22 9PR

We require a Chef/Kitchen Manager to oversee the running of our kitchen, which serves both the tea room and farm shop. We are looking for a hands on person to help us further develop the business.


You will have experience in training and managing staff in a catering environment, excellent communication skills, high personal standards and a passion for local food. Salary is dependent on experience. 42 hours per week, set working days, no split shifts and an excellent working environment.

Housekeeping Assistants (Full or Part Time) Working 2-5 days per week, including weekends

Senior Sous Chef (Full Time)

Working 5 days per week, including weekends.

Restaurant & Bar Staff (Full, Part Time & Casual)

Please apply in writing or by email to:

Working 2-5 days per week, including weekends

Belinda Smith, Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, Kendal LA8 8AE Tel: 015395 60426 Email:

Night Porter (Full or Part Time)

Wedding Co-ordinator

To assist our team with the smooth running of Cragwood and over seeing our lovely bride & grooms’ big day.

Working 2-5 days per week, including weekends 10.30pm – 7.30am

Spa Therapist (Full or Part Time) Working 2-5 days per week, including weekends

Maintenance Person/Handy Person (Full Time)

Contact Philip or Richard or email with C.V.

Working 5 days per week, including weekends

Front of House General Assistant

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

English speaking essential or telephone 015394 63550 for an application form

Contact Philip or Richard or email with C.V.

Chef de Partie/Breakfast Chef Assistant

Working a 5 day week including weekends. Straight shifts. Being able to maintain our superior standard.

Contact:- Head Chef Calvin Harrison CRAGWOOD COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL Windermere Cumbria Telephone:- 015394 88177 Email:-

Cumbrian Cottages, Windermere are looking to add to their existing team and recruit a part-time

HOUSEKEEPER If you have an eye for detail, a clean driving licence and experience you feel may be relevant, we’d like to hear from you before 28th March 2014. Contact Mrs Gerry Smith on 015394 88772 or email your details and CV to

Grasmere Garden Village Inn & Restaurant, Hawkshead

HEAD CHEF VACANCY We are an ambitious company with a recently refurbished 13 bedroom Inn. We have a fantastic reputation for both fine dining and classic pub fare. We are looking for a Chef to match our ambitions. You must be able to manage and motivate a team, produce a rosette standard menu and deliver real, exciting and quality food to our diners. Your standards in the kitchen must be impeccable and you will need to ensure that consistency of service is maintained throughout high and low seasons. You must have stringent stock controls in place and ensure all health and safety checks, temperature checks are carried out as necessary. Excellent salary offered based on experience. Live In available. 28 days holiday per year. Monthly share of tips. References required.

General Assistant vacancy for a couple If you are a good team player, can happily adapt to a variety of roles and are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, we may have the perfect job for you. Beautiful village location near Ambleside. You will be required to work in all areas of the business, waiting on, housekeeping, bar work and general all rounder duties within our 13 bedroom hotel. 
 Must have restaurant/bar experience and speak fluent English.
This is a full time job, 45 hrs plus in high season. Some split shifts, some straight, working 5 days out of 7. All tips are shared monthly. Live in available with a small deduction made to cover accommodation and bills. We will consider single applicants if accommodation is not required. Please apply with your CV to Please include a cover letter and recent photo and tell us why you would like to join our team.

Requires the help of a hard working, motivated and friendly team member to work as a

General Assistant In our Coffee Shop which serves freshly prepared food and home baking. Good rates of pay, lunch and uniform provided. This position is seasonal, till the end of October, may lead to permanent.

Call Christine/Kath 015394 35255

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General Vacancies

Full Time Sous Chef

Bowness Beauty Salon

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our small friendly, team. Would suit an experienced Chef de Partie looking for progression or an Experienced Sous Chef.

Self-Employed Nail Technician

Full time Housekeeper Must have 3/5 star hotel experience. Good rates of pay for the right person(s) plus bonus and tips. Please send CV with covering letter in the first instance, stating why you think you are suitable for the position to

Requires a

Must have all relevant qualifications. To cover all aspects of nails. Please ring Clare on 015394 88111

Mountain Goat Ltd is looking to recruit both

PCV and non PCV Drivers We are looking for drivers for our tours and private hire. You need to be customer focused, ideally with a good knowledge of the Lake District. You will be working on a flexible hour’s basis. Please contact Peter or Sue on 015394 45161

“So Sorry we don’t have any live in available” Broadoaks Country House - Bridge Lane - Windermere - LA23 1LA Our college is situated in Kendal, Cumbria on the edge of the stunning Lake District, what a beautiful area to work in?

The Old Pump House Coffee Shop Bowness-on-Windermere We are looking for a

Team Leader

to head a busy coffee shop on Lake Windermere. • A pro active person who enjoys working with food and has experience in catering • This is a full time position • Applicants must be a UK resident with relevant work permit, have good spoken English • Hard working, motivated and able to lead by example • Deliver great customer experience, maintain high standards • Greet customers and make them feel valued • Competitive package including profit related bonus Please send your CV to: or call 07762 206783

We are looking for:


SENIOR LEARNING ASSISTANT Health & Social Care and Childhood Studies Permanent Position Full time (37 hours) over 39 weeks (term time only) Salary £19,210 - £20,998 pro rata

School Cleaner required for Ambleside Primary School. Open and lock up, clean the school & act as key holder. Monday—Friday. 23 Hours per week. Good rates of pay For more information call 01539536956

JobsJobs Jobs

To provide high quality learning support for students with learning difficulties or disabilities, on any level or type of programme primarily within specified curriculum areas. You should hold a relevant level 3 qualification e.g. NVQ STL or qualification in disability or learning difficulties and have significant experience of working with individuals with additional needs in an educational setting. If you would like further details and an application form please visit our website and go to jobs at the college or email or call 01539 814742. We offer an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills, work with a committed team, receive generous paid holidays and benefit from an excellent pension scheme. Closing date for applications: Friday 28 March 2014. Kendal College is committed to equal opportunities

Cumbria View Care Services Providing quality care to clients in their own homes

Chef de Partie & Kitchen Porter We are looking for a Chef de Partie and a Kitchen Porter to work within our friendly team of chefs. Four day week with three days off. Good rates of pay and use of the leisure facilities at Langdale. Meals provided during working hours. Please telephone Jonny Watson on 015394 36347

Kendal Festival of Food 29th-30th March

Volunteers Required Without the dozens of volunteers on duty each year we simply couldn’t run our Food and Drink Festival. Some of our volunteers have been with us since the start, but every year we need lots of new people to help deliver a successful event. So if you feel you have the time to get involved we would really appreciate it. You could be providing information to visitors, distributing taste samples in one of our many tastings (you can even try some yourself) or helping out at the side of the stage. In return you will receive refreshments, a complimentary Festival wristband to use yourself or give to family or friends, as well as enjoying being part of South Cumbria’s largest Food and Drink Festival. So, if you would like to be part of the Food Festival experience, please email or call 07787411252

Support Manager – 20 hours (flexible) This is a temporary 3 month contract, but could lead to a permanent position. It is essential that you have experience of working within an office for a similar care and support provider, as on occasions you may need to provide support to our existing coordinator teams who look after the Kendal, Carnforth, Windermere and Grange area’s. Primarily you will be carrying out staff supervisions around the various locations and will also carry out client re-assessments; assessing the needs of our clients and up-dating care plans. It is therefore essential that you are able to drive and have a reliable vehicle. Business mileage is paid. You must have a minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care and ideally you will also have some experience of training, as on occasions you may be required to carry out staff training sessions. You will also be required to carry out other tasks to support the Registered Care Manager, depending on your own experience and skill set. We are able to offer flexible hours, although hours must also meet the needs of the business. Established over 21 years ago, Cumbria View Care Services provide quality care and support to clients within their own homes, enabling our clients to remain as independent for as long as possible. These services are available to our clients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For further details and an application pack please call Joanne or Amanda on 01539 735694, or e.mail us at Closing date for applications: Friday 4th April 2014 All posts subject to enhanced DBS disclosure checks (previously CRB check)

To advertise in Employment Pages please call 015394 44965 or email:

Peter Rabbit & Friends The Square, Hawkshead

Holehird, Windermere, Cumbria

Care Assistant – Ref LCD3019 Salary: Hours:


£6.43 per hour plus 20% enhancement for weekend work full time, part time, and weekend shifts available

Self catering with character


Holehird is a residential care home with nursing. You will be involved in supporting people who use our services with their physical care and personal needs. Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. You must be able to work rostered hours. You must be willing to undertake required training (including updates), sometimes off site and outside normal working hours. You will also have empathy with Leonard Cheshire Disability’s ethos and value base. Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Part-time Retail Staff

To ensure our Holiday homes are ready for arrival.

Up to 4 days per week.

1 or 2 days per week (Friday’s and Saturday’s) Own transport required £10 per hour plus mileage allowance Experience in the Self Catering or Hospitality Industry is essential. You will possess a keen eye for detail, be trustworthy & reliable.

Please call Elizabeth on 015394 36003

In the first instance please telephone: 015394 88855 or email for an application form.

A satisfactory disclosure check is required for this post. To apply please visit and search for reference number LCD3019. If you do not have internet access, please contact 08458 720 332, option 1, quoting the reference number.



Closing Date: Friday 4 April 2014

(1-2 days per week with occasional additional cover where necessary). We are a successful International training and competence management company based in Windermere wishing to recruit an experienced accounts assistant.

Previous experience in Sage 50 is required along with the ability to work on their own initiative and possess high standards of accuracy. The role will report to the Finance Officer and will grow to eventually have all or shared responsibility in the following areas:

- A New Career - A New Challenge -

Community Home Carer (£7.10-£7.41 per hour, Pay award pending)

(4 posts available) • 30hrs per week (including alternate weekends) • 21hrs per week (including alternate weekends) • 12hrs per week (weekends only) • 8hrs per week (alternate weekends) 25p per mile travel expenses (Car driver essential) The Oaklea Trust are a leading provider of care and support to people across the South Lakes and Cumbria. Due to our continued growth and demand for our services we are looking to recruit 4 new team members into our current team. If you enjoy working with people and supporting people to live independently in the community we would like to hear from you. Our services cover a range of care and support that include the elderly, children and adults with a Learning Disability. For further information or an application pack contact the HR department on 01539 735025 Full Job Description available at Alternatively send CV and covering letter to Closing date for applications: 15th April 2014

Salon TK | 100a Oak Street | Windermere

Qualified Hairstylist.

Great opportunity for a qualified Stylist. Full time position, Mon -Fri. The right candidate will be passionate about hairdressing, have great communication skills, and a working knowledge of both traditional and modern styling, including contemporary. Must be able to work as part of a team and on their own. If this is you please ring 015394 45068 for further details. ***************** We also have an opening for an July/Aug/Sept 2014.

Apprenticeship to start

****************** Opportunity of a room for hire that would suit a number of independent businesses requiring a base in Windermere.

• Sales ledger • Purchase Ledger • Checking and Processing Expense Claim forms • Data entry on excel spreadsheets • Day to day accounting processes • Reconciliation

An interest in reading/understanding ‘legal contracts’ would be an added benefit but not essential. If you would like to join a very busy but friendly team please send your CV in the strictest confidence to Anne Capstick, email: or alternatively call Anne on 07870971672. MTCS Ltd, Windermere Business Centre, Oldfield Court, Windermere LA23 2HJ.

SUPPORT WORKER AND CARE ASSISTANT REQUIRED FULL AND PART-TIME HOURS AVAILABLE £7.50 - £9.00 PER HOUR BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE My client is a charming young man with an acquired brain injury and learning difficulties who lives in his own home in between Carnforth and Kendal. He is looking for a support worker and care assistant to join his friendly team to provide him with a good quality living experience and the ability to enjoy an independent lifestyle.


Patient, friendly, positive, supportive, reliable and hardworking Qualified to NVQ 2 or willing to train to this level?


Supportive, professional working environment Continual Professional Development


Full-time applicants will be required to work shifts on a Monday to Sunday basis including 1 sleepover per week. Part-time applicant hours are flexible from 16+ hours. Duties include prompting and support with domestic duties, social activities and all round everyday life enabling my client to maximise his choice, rights and decisions. For full details about the role please email or call 07787411252

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