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Help us achieve our mission....to keep people saying the nicest things about Fairlawns.

Yes, that’s what it’s all about here, and by “people” we mean not only our customers, but our colleagues, neighbours, business associates and suppliers too!

We do not only want to be seen as a place of work but as a place of stimulus offering opportunities for training and development. We are totally committed to a programme of internal promotions and many of our team enjoy additional rewards for long service.

We want it to be fun too, so we run schemes to reward people who genuinely delight our guests and colleagues.

Our reputation has been hard earned but based on a simple philosophy - the secret of pleasing customers is to invite only nice people to join our team!

We are always pleased to hear from people with or without previous experience, who have outgoing personalities and a natural inclination to please.

Even if we are not advertising a vacancy please fill in an application form and we will contact you should we have something for you to consider in the future.

We do not generally employ seasonal or summer vacation help and look for team members to offer us a minimum of 2 years commitment.

Please take the first step by filling out the online application form; we promise you a response, and if there is nothing suitable right now may still have a chat and keep your details on file for the future.

This is a diverse business and our most valuable asset is our team. In order to delight our guests we need a lot of support and are always delighted to hear from great people whether their interest: FOOD PREPARATION, FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE, RECEPTION, HOUSEKEEPING, FITNESS INSTRUCTION, BEAUTY THERAPY, MAINTENANCE or CLEANING.

From time to time there are opportunities for MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT and GRADUATE SCHEMES too. We recruit APPRENTICES in all areas of the business so please also make applications for these, as we can provide a great springboard into the Industry.

Equal Opportunities Policy

The above principles apply to recruitment, training, promotion, disciplinary, transfer, terms and conditions of employment, and all other benefits.

Please see Current Opportunities below and/or

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Job- Chef de Partie or Commis Chef, AA two rosettes, 4 star

Job Title: Chef de Partie/Commis Chef

Professional & ambitious chefs, AA two rosettes 4 star 

Closing Date: Closing date: open

We are recruiting: Commis Chef or Chef de Partie dependent on experience. 

Job Description:  We are always happy to receive expressions of interest from ambitious individuals who would like to join our AWARD WINNING team. Our kitchens are run on a traditional “partie” system to serve the requirements of out AWARD WINNING Restaurant and 5 private dining rooms. We are committed to training and development and members of our team may be offered further professional training to include NVQ’s in Professional Cookery and NVQ’s in Leadership along with Food Hygiene and First Aid qualifications.

If you are interested in developing your career, either now or at some time in the future, please submit a form and we will get back to you. Even if we have nothing to match your ambitions right now things do change and at least that way we will be able to offer you an immediate interview.

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FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES - Full & part time- all areas.

Closing Date: Open

Job Description: 
We are always happy to receive expressions of interest from those who would like to join our team at some stage in the future. From time to time there are opportunities throughout the business in a variety of roles – Beauty, Administration, Reception, Cleaning, Housekeeping, Professional Cookery, Fitness Instruction, Food and Beverage Service, Maintenance and Management – so even if we are not advertising one of these positions we are delighted to receive application forms. We will always respond and we will always interview candidates we have on file before advertising elsewhere. If you would be interested in placing your details on file with the possibility of joining us at some time in the future then please submit an online application form now – we would love to hear from you!

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Job Opportunity- Full Time Spa Therapist

Job Title: Full Time Spa Therapist.

Job Description: 

Here is an opportunity for someone to join us as a Full Time Spa Therapist.

Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months experience in a similar role and relevant qualifications to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy. Further qualifications in terms of product house training, holistic therapy or spa managment would be an advantage, as would demonstration of passion of the industry.  Our products are Elemis or Jessica. 

A full Job Description will be sent to qualified applicants who should be aware that of greatest importance to us is that the Team all gain pleasure from delighting visitors to our spa including guests on spa days and stays, health club members, hotel residents and treatment clients. In this respect, and in addition to responsibilities within the spa, the job requires someone with a friendly caring personality, and a willingness to become involved in all aspects of our operation including cleaning, guest care, Spa Reception and sales.

The normal working week is 40 hours but there are weeks when Team members are asked to work up to 48 hours; schedules are therefore managed to ensure hours average 40 hours over each 4 week period. Hours are spread over 5 days to provide full 7 day cover throughout opening hours (9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.) and include week-ends and Bank Holidays, although the spa is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years’ Day.

If the position I have described is of interest and you would like me to put your name forward for consideration for interview please complete an application form below and email your cv to victoriap@fairlawns.co.uk for consideration. 

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Job Opportunity- Part time Spa Attendant

Job Title: Part Time Spa Attendant.

Job Description: 

Here is an opportunity for someone to join us as a Part Time Spa Attendant.

Applicants must have a of NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy. Experience in a hospitality role would be an advantage.

The role involves meeting and greeting guests, showing guests the facilities, looking after the spa lounge and grazing bar and assisting the team with food service.  You will assist a team of therapists by carrying out spa treatments including the aqua massage, the mud chamber and the dry floatation. 

A full Job Description will be sent to qualified applicants who should be aware that of greatest importance to us is that the Team all gain pleasure from delighting visitors to our spa including guests on spa days and stays, health club members, hotel residents and treatment clients. In this respect, and in addition to responsibilities within the spa, the job requires someone with a friendly caring personality, and a willingness to become involved in all aspects of our operation including cleaning, guest care, Spa Reception and sales.

The normal working days would be Saturday or Sunday for 8-16 hours a week. However additional hours may be available during school holidays and Bank Holidays so this role would suit someone who is on a summer break from college and would be looking for more hours at this time.  Further development opportunities would be offered to students looking to progress with their beauty qualifications (NVQ level 3) and subject to good performance the potential of a full time role on completion if their studies. 

If the position I have described is of interest and you would like me to put your name forward for consideration for interview please complete an application form below and email your cv to victoriap@fairlawns.co.uk for consideration. 

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Job Opportunity - Hotel and Spa Maintenance Assistant

Hotel and Spa Maintenance Assistant

The role is a general one to support the Maintenance and Management Teams in caring for our property and the grounds while offering occasional support to other departments including kitchen cleaning (most probable in late December) and security. In that respect appointees may occasionally be asked to look after the hotel and guests overnight.

A job offer would be subject to appointees being comfortable with what is being asked of them and their agreement to be available for selection to work 5 days per week. These will usually be Monday – Friday (9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.)  but they would also need to agree to work occasional evenings and week-ends along with occasional night shifts should we be planning any maintenance cleaning tasks in our kitchens or should  they be required to cover for our Night Manager.

A contract would be for 5 days (40 hours exclusive of breaks). The rate of pay is to be confirmed subject to previous experience and expectations. Uniform is provided and there is an annual entitlement to 4 working weeks’ holiday plus Bank Holidays. The hotel is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years’ Day so these account for 3 of the 8 statutory days. If it is not possible to allocate the remaining 5 Bank Holidays on the days themselves then equivalent time off is given within the following 4 weeks.

If the position is of interest please complete an online application form and you will hear from us within 10 days.