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

Assistant Gardener / Grower

32 hours £9.50-£11 See More

At Raithwaite Sandsend we are looking for an Assistant Gardener/Grower to support our Head Grower in producing seasonal organic produce for our Hotel Restaurant, Bar and Kitchen.

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.

The no-dig vegetable garden and recently planted forest garden are exciting new additions to our grounds and our sustainable systems. As our Assistant Gardener/Grower you will play an important role in realising our ‘harvest to plate’ approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Head Grower with planting and harvesting schedule to cope with seasonal demands.
  • Propagating and growing fruit, vegetables and herbs utilising regenerative and organic practices.
  • Growing and harvesting produce to the quality standard needed for onsite restaurant.
  • Supporting our local ecosystem within our environmental sustainability criteria.
  • Ensure highest possible presentation of the Kitchen Garden to be enjoyed by our guests.
  • Operating garden tools and equipment.
  • Compliance with all relevant health and safety rules and legislation.
  • Weekend cover will be required.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for gardening, in particular growing vegetables and fruits, and a knowledge of effective organic growing techniques. Although experience within a similar role is preferred, it is not essential. A candidate with a keen interest in horticulture and vegetable growing may be considered as training can be provided. Guests will also be invited to enjoy our kitchen garden, so a friendly, sociable, professional disposition is essential.

Benefits of working at Raithwaite Sandsend:

  • All roles receive equal proportion of tips - One hotel, one family, one team
  • Employees get 50% discount at the hotel
  • Referral Scheme, potential to earn £100 with every recommendation
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service
  • Skilled on-site training
  • Mentoring programmes to help new employees settle into the job
  • Ambassador programme to help you achieve your potential

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: 32 hours
  • Salary: £9.50-£11 per hour

Benefits

  • All roles receive equal proportion of tips – One hotel, one family, one team
  • Employees get 50% discount at the hotel
  • Referral Scheme, potential to earn £100 with every recommendation
  • Additional annual leave rewarded for length of service
  • Skilled on-site training
  • Mentoring programmes to help new employees settle into the job
  • Ambassador programme to help you achieve your potential

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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