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Staff behind the bar at Kylesku Hotel, Sutherland


Job Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good Bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations.

How to apply

Send your CV and covering letter to:

responsibilities & duties

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
  • Plan and present bar menu
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations
  • Receive and process payments (cash and credit cards)
  • Keep the bar area clean
  • Maintain stock
  • Check if equipment operates properly and report any maintenance needs
  • Comply with health and safety regulations
  • Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items

Requirements & skills

  • Resume and proven working experience as a Bartender
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing, and serving drinks
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to keep the bar and cellar organized, stocked and clean
  • Relevant training certificate

    Salary and Benefits

    • Opportunity to live and work in an area of outstanding beauty
    • Friendly and supportive team environment
    • Great rates of pay with salaried full-time, permanent opportunities also available
    • We are a real Scottish Living Wage employer starting at £10 per hour at entry level
    • You can also earn up to £3k per annum in gratuities which we pay out monthly
    • Refer a friend incentive - for every new employee that you refer, and that works for 4 months or more, we will pay you £500!
    • We strive to nurture and develop our people so you will receive an ongoing training programme and we will work closely with you on your Personal Development Plan
    • Opportunities to train across different departments and gain recognised qualifications
    • Our Starfish Rewards & Recognition programme celebrates all the wonderful little things we do each day that make a big difference to our lovely guests and each other
    • Delicious free staff meals when you are working on shift. We offer healthy options but some nice treats too!
    • You will get an additional day off to celebrate your birthday, we are big on celebrating YOU!
    • Accommodation is provided both on and off site
    • Two days off a week - if coming with a partner or friend then we’ll do all we can to match rotas, etc.
    • We offer a shared gym membership for our local leisure centre
    • You can take advantage of the cycle to work scheme and receive up to 42% off a new bike and accessories
    • If you wear glasses we will support with a contribution towards a new pair of specs
    • All team members have access to an Employee Assistance Programme for confidential support and advice for you and your family
    • Free boat trip to enjoy and familiarise yourself with our amazing surroundings 
    • Seasonal staff parties and local social events
    • ‘Family dinners’ where we come together as a team to relax and enjoy good company and great food
    • ‘All About Us’ Afternoons – getting together to share an ice cream or pizza and a good old blether!
    Extra benefits when you live in staff accomodation

    We are delighted to be able to offer free staff accommodation both off and on-site. We have live-in accommodation available, suited to individuals or couples.

    In addition you will also receive:

    • TV and Wi-Fi
    • Welcome pack including new bedding and everything to get you started 
    • Fortnightly click and collect grocery shop
    • Travel allowance to get you here and for one visit home per season (UK only)
    • Discounted staff meals when not on shift
    • One guest to stay per season in your accommodation

    Be our guest, and bring your friends and family too!:

    ✓ 50% discount off bed & breakfast during the months of October to March (inclusive)

    ✓ 50% discount in our restaurants all year round

    ✓ 30% discount in our bars all year round

    Apply today! Send your CV and covering letter to: