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

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


  • 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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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,
YO21 3ST