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

Chef

40 - 48 Hours Up to £30k See More

Are you passionate about cooking with fresh, local and organic ingredients?

We are looking for enthusiastic chef’s with an interest in sustainability. You will be using local, organic and seasonal produce whilst cooking zero waste and minimising all waste in the kitchen. We want to hear from Junior Sous Chef’s, Chef De Parties and Commis Chefs.

Raithwaite Sandsend, formerly known as Raithwaite Estate, is a restored 19th-century estate that showcases the very best of Yorkshire. Our contemporary hotel and soon-to-be-launching villas, lodges and cottages offer stylish rooms, manicured grounds, delicious home-grown food, authentic experiences and prize-winning sustainability.

We have won the most recent Hotel Catey award for The Most Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2021. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, our location on this planet makes us unique and thus we need to ensure it is around for many years to come.  

Our Ethos

We focus on what we call the three P’s: People, Planet and Pleasure. Together, they combine to nurture our employees, respect our environment and create truly sustainable and enjoyable experience for our guests.

Working at Raithwaite Sandsend

Raithwaite Sandsend is a family, made up of nurtured team members that work together to create something wonderful for our guests. With a range of initiatives in place, from our Mentor Programme to the Green Leaders, we aim to ensure that everyone progresses in their career and has a say in how Raithwaite is run.

Our employee’s wellness is important to us and you can see this through the benefits available:

  • Access to a 24 hour helpline and mobile App to support you through any of life’s issues or problems
  • Take advantage of the discounts on offer, picking up lunch from our crab shack, treating yourself and your friends to a spa treatment or booking a family meal in the restaurant. 50% Employee Discount. 25% Friends and Family Discount
  • Take up a new hobby and use our concierge to book one of our activities
  • Competitive rates of pay with every employee receiving equal proportions of all tips
  • Refer your friends and family to work for us for the potential to earn £100 with every recommendation
  • Take a walk around the grounds during breaks, before or after your shift

What we are looking for in your application

  • 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 are approachable and inspiring and can offer a personable service in our unique surroundings, please get in touch and tell us how!

For an informal chat call Hayley Mcintyre - HR Officer, 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: 40 - 48 Hours
  • Salary: £19,760 - £30,000 per annum

Benefits

  • Access to a 24 hour helpline and mobile App to support you through any of life’s issues or problems
  • Take advantage of the discounts on offer, picking up lunch from our crab shack, treating yourself and your friends to a spa treatment or booking a family meal in the restaurant. 50% Employee Discount. 25% Friends and Family Discount
  • Take up a new hobby and use our concierge to book one of our activities
  • Competitive rates of pay with every employee receiving equal proportions of all tips
  • Refer your friends and family to work for us for the potential to earn £100 with every recommendation
  • Take a walk around the grounds during breaks, before or after your shift

Expected start date

  • ASAP
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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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