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Burgh Island Hotel is a bucket list destination for many, but what is Island life really like? We’re totally unique, beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible. If our description and your description match, a future at Burgh Island could be in the offing.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh.

Listings

Restaurant Supervisor

Permanent £20-23k + tips See More

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at the iconic Burgh Island Hotel. We are searching for a Restaurant Supervisor to assist the Manager with the day-to-day running of the restaurant.

As well as supporting the Restaurant Manager and taking charge in their absence, the role involves organising and supervising all areas of the hotel’s restaurants, managing staff, rotas and shifts and ensuring that all standard operating procedures in the department are adhered to.

Responsibilities also include advising customers on menu and wine choices to ensure additional revenue is created, and effectively resolving any queries or complaints to ensure maximum guest satisfaction.

You’ll deliver staff training and make sure that all employees adhere to the hotel’s uniform and grooming standards and organising cleaning rotas and records for front and back-of-house areas.

The successful candidate will also check stock levels and order supplies, prepare cash drawers and complete end-of-shift banking as required.

And what can we offer you in return?

Burgh Island Hotel is totally unique and beautifully eccentric.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work hard, we also know the best ways to spend our free time.

From paddle boarding to kayaking and cosy nights at The Pilchard to reading about our many famous guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh Island.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Hours: Permanent
  • Salary: £20-23,000 plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Live-in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Housekeeping Supervisor

Permanent £22.5k + tips See More

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the team at the iconic Burgh Island Hotel as Housekeeping Supervisor.

Reporting to the Head Housekeeper, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of cleanliness and presentation are maintained in all guest bedrooms and public areas. You will also be responsible for ensuring budgeted costs are maintained and wastage reduced.

Duties include the preparation of rotas for the housekeeping department to ensure sufficient daily cover and ensuring that other housekeepers are aware of the hotel’s high standards.

You’ll also manage internal and external laundry, including regular stock takes and daily stock control, also ordering supplies such as toiletries and cleaning products and maintain departmental records.

Our Housekeeping Supervisor works closely with the reception and sales teams to ensure any special requirements, such as VIP guests, extra beds or cots are known and actioned.

You’ll also liaise with reception and maintenance to ensure that any repairs are reported and fixed as soon as possible.

And here’s a little bit about us…

Burgh Island Hotel is totally unique and beautifully eccentric.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the best ways to spend our free time.

From paddle boarding to kayaking and cosy nights at The Pilchard Inn to reading about our many famous guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh Island.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Hours: Permanent
  • Salary: £22,500 plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Live in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Housekeeper

Full-time £9.00ph + tips See More

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Burgh Island Hotel team as Housekeeper.

The Housekeeper role is vital in supporting the hotel team, so excellent communication skills and being a great team player are essential.

You’ll be responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the entire property, including guest rooms, public areas and back-of-house areas.

Duties include cleaning a set number of rooms each day and carrying out guest requests such as sourcing extra beds, pillows and bathroom supplies.

The role also involves cleaning public areas and deep cleaning to the standards required, assisting with the in-house laundry and linen stock deliveries and carrying out a turn-down service for guests on an evening.

And what can we offer you?

Burgh Island Hotel is totally unique and beautifully eccentric.

Our team love creating memorable experiences, but we also remain a little bit of a mystery!

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and cosy nights at The Pilchard Inn to reading about our many famous guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh Island.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £9.00 per hour plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Uniform
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Live in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Pilchard Inn at Burgh Island – Assistant Bar and Café Manager

Full-time £25k + tips See More

This historic pub venue is looking for an Assistant Bar and Café Manager to deliver a great customer experience to all guests. Situated on Burgh Island, the role is an incredible opportunity to be a part of a special team in a stunning location.

Your duties as Assistant Bar and Café Manager will include ensuring that guests receive the best possible experience in the bar and restaurant, and working effectively as part of the team to ensure service in the pub is smooth, seamless and appropriate.

You’ll also rota staff in accordance with business needs and ensure that the bar/restaurant is cleaned to a high standard.

As well as knowing the food and drink offer inside out, the right candidate will control petty cash, manage stock and budgets, and recommend and upsell dishes and drinks to customers to enhance their experience.

And what can we offer you?

Burgh Island Hotel and The Pilchard Inn are totally unique and beautifully eccentric.

Our team love creating memorable experiences, but we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard Inn to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh Island.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £25,000 plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Live in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Spa Therapist

Full-time and part-time £9.50-£20ph + tips See More

Licence/Certification: NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy (preferred)

We are looking for a qualified spa therapist to provide professional and engaging beauty therapies and massage treatments to our clients. You will offer a full range of treatments including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures to fulfil different client needs and objectives in a safe and comfortable manner.

This is a zero-hour position - the spa manager will book in your appointments and once trained you will manage your own diary, taking client bookings as and when you are available.

You’ll have been working as a spa therapist for a minimum of 12 months and have hands-on experience of massage techniques, manicures, pedicures and face and body therapies.

As well as delivering a variety of spa services in a safe and comfortable manner, your duties will include keeping up to date with market trends, maintaining equipment and stock control, keeping documentation up to date, upholding hygiene standards and following health and safety regulations.

You will need your own transport to get to and from Burgh Island as accommodation is not available for this position.

And what can we offer you?

Burgh Island Hotel is a totally unique and beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh Island.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time and part-time
  • Salary: £9.50-£20.00 an hour plus bonus scheme, commission and tips

Benefits

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible schedule

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Pilchard Inn – Cafe and pub waiting and bar staff

Full-time and part-time £8.91-£9ph + tips See More

This well-known venue is looking for waiting staff for its pub/bar and café to deliver a great customer experience to all guests. Located on Burgh Island, it is an incredible opportunity to be a part of.

Duties include serving food and beverages to guest tables, as well as at the bar, working effectively to ensure that guests have an incredible experience and service runs smoothly.

You’ll be greeting and seating customers, taking orders, processing payments, serving alcohol and answering phone calls.

You’ll have a good knowledge of food and beverages and gain further expertise as part of daily briefings and training etc.

You’ll recommend dishes and drinks to customers to enhance their experience and also ensure that preparation for service is effectively carried out, as well cleaning, resetting and closing.

You may also need to assist in other food and beverage areas within the hotel complex if required.

And what can we offer you?

Burgh Island Hotel and The Pilchard Inn are totally unique and beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh Island.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent and temporary
  • Job Hours: Full-time and part-time
  • Salary: £8.91-£9.00 per hour plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Live in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Kitchen Porter/Kitchen Assistant

Full-time £8.91ph + tips See More

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Burgh Island Hotel team as Kitchen Porter.

The role of Kitchen Porter is paramount in supporting the kitchen team, so excellent communication skills and being a great team player are essential.

Duties will include washing crockery, pots, pans and kitchen utensils; daily cleaning of kitchen areas; keeping refrigeration, freezers and stores clean; checking and putting deliveries away and reporting any shortages; adhering to all health and safety legislation and reporting failing equipment to the Head Chef.

Previous kitchen portering experience is preferred but not essential – you must be punctual, hard-working and flexible.

A little bit about us…

Burgh Island Hotel is totally unique and beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £8.91 per hour plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Fine dining waiter/waitress

Full-time £8.91-£9.50ph + tips See More

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at the iconic Burgh Island Hotel. We are looking for passionate people that would like to join the fantastic team to deliver an excellent and memorable experience to all our guests.

Our waiting staff work closely with our kitchen and bar teams to deliver our delicious seasonal food and drink menus using fresh produce grown sourced from our local suppliers.

We are seeking energetic, passionate individuals with a ‘can-do attitude’. If this is you, we can teach you the rest…

Responsibilities include welcoming guests, taking orders for food and beverages and entering them accurately using EPOS systems, collecting payment and cleaning and preparing the restaurants and bars, ensuring quality and standards are adhered to.

You’ll also explain to guests how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients, allergens and cooking methods.

And what can we offer you?

Burgh Island Hotel and The Pilchard Inn are totally unique and beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £8.91-£9.50ph plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Live-in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Pilchard Inn – Chef de Partie or Commis Chef

Full-time £9.00-£9.15ph + tips See More

The Pilchard Inn is looking for a Chef de Partie to assist the Executive Chef in the delivery of the highest standards of food preparation and presentation.

As Chef de Partie, you’ll have a genuine passion for food as you’ll be working as part of a team in the preparation, cooking and garnishing of meals.

You’ll be able to give feedback and recommendations to the Executive Chef to continuously improve the menu, assist in monthly stocktakes, place food orders and check the quantity and quality received.

You will also be responsible for the food safety of the outlet, as well as ensuring that all legal requirements are followed.

And what can we offer you?

Burgh Island Hotel and The Pilchard Inn are totally unique and beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £9.00-£9.15ph plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Live-in accommodation available (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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Chef de Partie – Burgh Island Hotel

Full-time £22k to £23.5k + tips See More

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the team at the iconic Burgh Island Hotel as Chef de Partie.

Quality and creativity are second to none at Burgh Island and we want to wow all of our guests, particularly after the re-launch of the hotel and the revision of our food offering.

As Chef de Partie, you’ll have a genuine passion for food as you’ll be working as part of a team in the preparation, cooking and garnishing of meals to the highest standards of quality, safety and consistency.

You’ll ensure that recipes are followed to ensure cross-contamination risks are kept to a minimum, assist in monthly stocktakes, place food orders and check the quantity and quality received.

Our new Chef de Partie will also follow food hygiene and health & safety standards and work with head chef to ensure departmental compliance with all relevant regulations.

A little bit about us…
Burgh Island Hotel is totally unique and beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £22,000-£23,500 a year plus bonus scheme and tips

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Live in accommodation (subject to availability)

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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5MB file limit. These file types are supported: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf
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