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general assistant 

Job Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic general assistant to work in our bar and restaurant to assist with the preparation of and serving of all meals and beverages to guests, always ensuring a fantastic customer service.

How to apply

Send your CV and covering letter to:

responsibilities & duties

  • Assisting with the preparation of and the serving of all meals and beverages to customers, always ensuring great customer service
  • Using the IPOS till, serve customers and cash up at the end of service
  • Check stock levels and replenish when necessary
  • Ensure good knowledge of products on sale and on special offer
  • Ensure the bar/restaurant is presented to a high standard throughout the day and carry out a thorough cleaning at the end of the day
  • Ensuring that the service areas are clean and tidy, assisting with waste removal and washing up
  • Ensuring health and safety regulations are followed
  • Assisting in the effective management of stock and portion control
  • To raise any issues or customer suggestions and complaints to the Manager
  • Assist with the ordering and deliveries as required
  • Promote good teamwork and work in a friendly, efficient manner
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures, statutory regulations relating to your workplace, this will include but not limited to fire; health and safety; hygiene; working safely; CoSHH


  • Previous hospitality experience
  • Previous restaurant experience (although training will be given)
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to demonstrate great teamwork
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Work well within a team environment as well as on their own
  • Basic knowledge of food hygiene and Health & Safety

    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: