Careers at Raithwaite

At Raithwaite Sandsend, we don’t just see ourselves as a business, but as a family. We are a close-knit team that looks after one another, sharing a passion for hospitality, which always means offering the very best service and ensuring our guests have a great experience. 

If you’d like to be part of our growing team, with the opportunity to learn new skills, excel in a role and enjoy an array of benefits, then take a look at our available positions below.

Raithwaite Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service
  • Pay rises are not subject to promotions, but as a result of showing improvement in the job and excelling in the role
  • All roles receive an equal proportion of tips (average tip income is £2,000 per person, per year)
  • Paid-for career development courses where available
  • Skilled on-site training
  • Mentoring programmes to help new employees settle into the job.
  • Uniform
  • 50% discount across Raithwaite Sandsend (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Discount on Spa products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking

Current Vacancies

Sous Chef

Full-time £30,000 + tips See More

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Sous Chef looking for a new adventure?

Being second in command in a luxury environment is exciting and rewarding. As Sous Chef, you will support the Head Chef with the smooth running and management of all elements of the Kitchen operation.

We have recently won a Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. We focus on sustainability throughout the hotel, with all the ingredients that we use having a story to tell.

Raithwaite Sandsend is a spectacular estate, with two unique hotels, restaurant and bars, and a spa. We also have really exciting expansion plans over the next few years, with extra cottages, lodges and apartments planned.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Great attitude and willingness to learn
  • Proven interest in food and cooking with fresh ingredients
  • Tenacity, hard work and resilience
  • Respect for people, the environment, and the produce that you cook with

If you feel you can offer extraordinary service in our luxury surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Assistant, on 01947 894041 or send us through a copy of your CV today. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Apply today! Due to high volume of applications, if you do not hear back within 10 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + tips

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service
  • Pay rises are not subject to promotions, but as a result of showing improvement in the job and excelling in the role
  • All roles receive an equal proportion of tips (average tip income is £2,000 per person, per year)
  • Paid-for career development courses where available
  • Skilled on-site training
  • Mentoring programmes to help new employees settle into the job.
  • Uniform
  • 50% discount across Raithwaite Sandsend (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Discount on Spa products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking

Expected start date

  • TBC
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Hotel Receptionist

Full-time £8.91 - £9.50 PH See More

At Raithwaite Sandsend we want our staff to deliver an informal, friendly, and exclusive service so our guests feel relaxed, at ease, at their home away from home.

Working with our ambitious and inspirational Reception Team, you will be the first point of contact for our lovely Raithwaite guests!

Raithwaite Sandsend is a spectacular estate, with two unique hotels, restaurants and bars, and a spa. We also have really exciting expansion plans over the next few years, with extra cottages, lodges, and apartments planned.

We have recently won a Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. We focus on sustainability throughout the hotel, with all the ingredients that we use having a story to tell.

What we will ask of you:

  • Maintain exceptional levels of customer service, and take personal pride in delivering an excellent guest experience
  • Be focused & precise
  • Be highly organised with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Work closely with other departments and teams to deliver brilliance

What we would like to see in your application:

  • Personality, flair and enthusiasm
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Desire to learn
  • Positive attitude & passion for the product
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ambition to progress within the business
  • Knowledge of FOH, EPOS systems is desirable

This position will work on a shift pattern, working 5 out of 7 days on a rolling rota. Hours will be between 7 am-11 pm Monday to Sunday.

If you feel you can offer extraordinary service in our luxurious surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Assistant, on 01947 894041 or send us a copy of your CV today. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Apply today! Due to the high volume of applications, if you do not hear back within 10 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £8.91 - £9.50 per hour

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Discounts across Raithwaite Estate (accommodation, food, drink and spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food, drink and spa)
  • Discount on Temple Spa retail products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service

Expected start date

  • TBC
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Spa Attendant

Full-time £8.91 to £10.50 PH + tips See More

If you are looking for your next big adventure, you can find it with us.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Spa Attendant to join the Spa Team.

Raithwaite Sandsend is a spectacular estate, with two unique hotels, restaurant and bars, and a spa. We also have really exciting expansion plans over the next few years, with extra cottages, lodges and apartments planned.

We have recently won a Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. We focus on sustainability throughout the hotel, with all the ingredients that we use having a story to tell.

We are looking for a hard-working individual who can multi-task and go beyond to turn the ordinary into amazing.

The role of Spa Attendant involves:

  • The daily upkeep of the public areas, wet and dry side
  • Supporting the team of Therapists, reception duties & dealing with guests
  • Daily tasks in the pool plant room & regular pool testing

Full training will be given, although previous experience would be desirable.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • A positive & cheerful attitude
  • Professionalism
  • Great team player

Benefits of working at Raithwaite

  • Minimum pay has increased to £8.91ph (this includes all ages)
  • Pay rises (up to £10.50ph) are not subject to promotions but rather a result of doing better and excelling in the role
  • All roles receive equal proportion of tips
  • One hotel, one family, one team
  • Employees get 50% discount at the hotel
  • Friends and family get 25% discount at the hotel
  • Referral Scheme, potential to earn £100 with every recommendation

If you feel you can offer extraordinary service in our luxury surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Assistant, on 01947 894041 or send us through a copy of your CV today. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Apply today! Due to high volume of applications, if you do not hear back within 10 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £8.91-£10.50 per hour

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Discounts across Raithwaite Estate (accommodation, food, drink and spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food, drink and spa)
  • Discount on Temple Spa retail products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service

Expected start date

  • TBC
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Pastry Chef

Full-time £27k + tips See More

We would love to hear from Chefs with a passion for all things pastry.

We have recently won a Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. We focus on sustainability throughout the hotel, with all the ingredients that we use having a story to tell.

Raithwaite Sandsend is a spectacular estate, with two unique hotels, restaurant and bars, and a spa. We also have really exciting expansion plans over the next few years, with extra cottages, lodges and apartments planned.

Experience is essential. We are looking for chefs with a stable background who have worked with fresh ingredients in a luxury environment. From baking the fruit bread to be served at breakfast to a delicious dessert to be served during evening service, our Pastry Chef will have attention to detail and a passion for presentation.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Great attitude and willingness to learn
  • Proven interest in food and cooking with fresh ingredients
  • Tenacity, hard work and resilience
  • Respect for people, the environment, and the produce that you cook with

If you feel you can offer extraordinary service in our luxury surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Assistant, on 01947 894041 or send us through a copy of your CV today. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Apply today! Due to high volume of applications, if you do not hear back within 10 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £27,000 per annum + tips

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service
  • Pay rises are not subject to promotions, but as a result of showing improvement in the job and excelling in the role
  • All roles receive an equal proportion of tips (average tip income is £2,000 per person, per year)
  • Paid-for career development courses where available
  • Skilled on-site training
  • Mentoring programmes to help new employees settle into the job.
  • Uniform
  • 50% discount across Raithwaite Sandsend (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Discount on Spa products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking

Expected start date

  • TBC
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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Full-time From £24k + tips See More

We are looking for a passionate Assistant Restaurant Manager to come and join our energetic and friendly restaurant team.

We have recently won a Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. We focus on sustainability throughout the hotel, with all the ingredients that we use having a story to tell.

Our newly refurbished restaurant and Bar 1822 is serving up delicious food and drinks using fresh produce grown on the Raithwaite Estate or procured within a 30-mile radius from local suppliers, demonstrating our clear commitment to sustainability. As our Assistant Restaurant Manager, you will help lead and empower a team to deliver a knowledgeable, friendly, exclusive restaurant service so our guests feel relaxed, at ease, at their home away from home.

You will need to have a passion for food, drink and impeccable service. Add to that first-class communication and people skills and previous Restaurant Management experience then want to hear from you!

Benefits of working at Raithwaite

  • Minimum pay has increased to £8.91ph (this includes all ages)
  • Pay rises (up to £10.50ph) are not subject to promotions but rather a result of doing better and excelling in the role
  • All roles receive equal proportion of tips
  • One hotel, one family, one team
  • Employees get 50% discount at the hotel
  • Friends and family get 25% discount at the hotel
  • Referral Scheme, potential to earn £100 with every recommendation

Raithwaite Sandsend is a spectacular estate, with two unique hotels, restaurant and bars, and a spa. We also have really exciting expansion plans over the next few years, with extra cottages, lodges and apartments planned.

If you feel you can offer extraordinary service in our luxury surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Assistant, on 01947 894041 or send us through a copy of your CV today. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Apply today! Due to high volume of applications, if you do not hear back within 10 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: From £24,000 per annum + tips

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform
  • Discounts across Raithwaite Estate (accommodation, food, drink and spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food, drink and spa)
  • Discount on Temple Spa retail products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service

Expected start date

  • TBC
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Chef de Partie

Full-time £20,500 + tips See More

If you are looking for your next big adventure, you can find it with us.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Chef de Partie to join our Kitchen Team.

We have recently won a Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. We focus on sustainability throughout the hotel, with all the ingredients that we use having a story to tell.

Raithwaite Sandsend is a spectacular estate, with two unique hotels, restaurant and bars, and a spa. We also have really exciting expansion plans over the next few years, with extra cottages, lodges and apartments planned.

We are looking for an experienced Chef de Partie, confidence working with fresh ingredients in a luxury environment and the ability to effectively run a designated section of the Kitchen are essential.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Great attitude and willingness to learn
  • Proven interest in food and cooking with fresh ingredients
  • Tenacity, hard work and resilience
  • Respect for people, the environment, and the produce that you cook with

If you feel you can offer extraordinary service in our luxury surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Assistant, on 01947 894041 or send us through a copy of your CV today. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Apply today! Due to high volume of applications, if you do not hear back within 10 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: Up to £20,500 per annum + tips

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service
  • Pay rises are not subject to promotions, but as a result of showing improvement in the job and excelling in the role
  • All roles receive an equal proportion of tips (average tip income is £2,000 per person, per year)
  • Paid-for career development courses where available
  • Skilled on-site training
  • Mentoring programmes to help new employees settle into the job.
  • Uniform
  • 50% discount across Raithwaite Sandsend (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Friends and family discounts (accommodation, food and drink, Spa)
  • Discount on Spa products
  • Live-in accommodation where appropriate
  • Free car parking

Expected start date

  • TBC
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How to Apply

Browse through our Current Vacancies above and apply online.
Alternatively, email your cover letter and a copy of your CV to [email protected] or post it to:

FAO Human Resources
Raithwaite Estate,
Sandsend Road,
Whitby
YO21 3ST

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