Careers at Argyll Holidays

Careers at Argyll Holidays

We here at Argyll Holidays are fans of taking the road less travelled. Stop and smell the roses, see a part of the world you’ve never seen and do something a little bit different. We’re in the business of creating great holiday memories, and that’s for our staff as well as our guests.

Argyll Holidays is a family business, based in several stunning locations all throughout the West of Scotland. Boasting eight holiday parks and two hotels, we have a variety of opportunities available, perfect for launching, expanding or furthering your career in tourism and leisure.

If your passion lies within the great outdoors, in customer service, in hospitality or you’re just excited to get out and see the world, escape today and apply to join the family.

Take the time to work in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, make some new friends and create a future tailored to you. We’re now recruiting for our next generation of explorers, adventurers and nature lovers.

Benefits of working at Argyll Holidays

  • Free Gym Membership
  • Free Swimming, Sauna & Steam
  • Staff Discount on Restaurants, Bars, Activities & Treatments
  • Family & Friends Rates for Accommodation
  • Career Development
  • Free Uniform
  • Training Provided
  • Exclusive Local Discounts
  • Generous Retail Savings & Cashback
  • Annual Achievers Awards
  • Workplace Support Services
  • 28 Days Holiday (Pro Rata)

Park Manager Couple

Inveruglas, Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond Holiday Park- Argyll

With breath-taking views, the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond are the perfect escape from the city. Positioned right on the water, Argyll Holidays’ Loch Lomond Holiday Park makes the most of what the area has to offer with exclusive waterfront lodges that are perfectly positioned for a relaxing retreat as well as an active holiday.  The park offers our guests a high quality range of accommodation from luxury lodges with hot tubs, to modern residential caravans, in close proximity to the Central Belt of Scotland.

This is a truly fabulous opportunity for a management couple with holiday park management experience, who love to be busy, be involved and be stretched. No two days are the same and on a day to day basis you will undertake appropriate duties and tasks to ensure the smooth running and excellent standard of appearance and maintenance of the Holiday Park and Hire units. You must be prepared to deal with matters as they arise which may mean being on-call out of hours depending on rotas and dealing with call-outs as required.

With 35 privately owned units, 34 rental units and 16 touring pitches team leadership experience would be beneficial as the team includes Assistant Park Managers, Park Wardens and Housekeeping team members also. A customer-focused disposition and positive, pro-active approach is essential.

General Assistant - The Goil Inn

Lochgoilhead

The Goil Inn is a traditional village pub with rooms and is situated at the head of Loch Goil, home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland. The open plan bar, with a welcoming log fire, serves local and draught beers, a full range of spirits and a broad wine list. In the restaurant, our chef delivers home-cooked, tasty meals using fresh and local produce.

We are currently recruiting for two General Assistants to host the range of visitors and local guests who keep the Goil Inn the hub of village life.  This would be a great opportunity for a couple or friends who wish to work together, or for single individuals as accommodation is sole occupancy.

The roles are all-round positions working across different areas of the business – bar/waiting, housekeeping or kitchen depending on the rota requirement – welcoming our guests in a warm and positive way.

A background in hospitality, good sense of humour, strong attention to detail and a team-spirited attitude are essential.

Benefits include a competitive rate plus share of tips, live-in accommodation with WIFI, breakfast and main meal.  Subsidised shift meals are offered when on duty and Goil Inn staff have free membership of the gym and pool at Drimsynie Estate nearby.

An ideal position in an ideal location – apply today for immediate interview.

Night Security Office

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Our Security team provide an efficient and professional security service to Hunters Quay Holiday Village Staff and Guests.

Work will include patrolling, securing premises, assisting Guests, taking charge in difficult situations, regular checking of safety equipment and daily reporting.

An SIA licence is essential, as is a full driving licence. Part-time position approx 30 hours per week.

Team Leader - Food & Beverage

Lochgoilhead

Based just over an hour from Glasgow Drimsynie Estate, in the idyllic setting of Lochgoilhead, Argyll, is an award-winning complex of premium lodges, chalets and caravans.

We are currently recruiting for a Food and Beverage Team Leader to join our friendly and welcoming team in The View restaurant, our main dining restaurant.

An experienced service professional, with staff supervision experience, you will have a warm, personable nature, can do attitude and eye for details that our customers have come to expect.

You will know and understand what it means to deliver amazing hospitality and will thrive on the challenge of always exceeding guest’s expectations.

At Argyll Holidays we work towards the highest levels of guest satisfaction and delivering great holiday memories. We’re passionate about developing talent, running annual bonus schemes and awards to mark achievement.

As part of the Argyll Holidays family you will also benefit from free gym membership, unlimited access to our pool and spa as well as employee discounts on food, beverages, activities and park stays.  We can also offer live in accommodation at very low rates.

So if you’re passionate about fresh food and great guest service, love supervising others, fostering teamwork and a can do attitude; if you have a proven track record in getting results through product knowledge and suggestive selling, this is the job for you.

Housekeeping Checker

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Argyll Holidays own and operate a portfolio of 8 stunning holiday parks and 2 hotels in the West of Scotland.

Our housekeeping team at Hunters Quay Holiday Village, Dunoon carries out a magnificent job in keeping our high quality accommodation spick and span.

Not only do we have superb cleaners but also a crew of eagle-eyed checkers who double check every single unit on changeover to ensure every last item is in place and the unit is ready for a guest's arrival. No units are released until they've been checked and approved, so our checkers are key in ensuring the timely availability of units for arriving guests.

A driving licence is essential to this role as we cover a large area, as is a strong eye for detail and a high level of efficiency. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable.

Night Porter

Lochgoilhead

Argyll Holidays operates several prestigious holiday parks and hotels in stunning lochside settings in the West of Scotland.

Based at Drimsynie Estate, our Night Porters are an essential part of the complex team, responsible for readying the public areas of the hotel and complex overnight for use the next day.

Ideally you already have a leisure/hospitality background and have worked in housekeeping or contract cleaning previously.

The main requirement of the role is cleaning down all the public areas, including swimming pool and spa, function room, restaurant and sports/play area.

Also assisting guests with any enquiries overnight.

We can offer an immediate start and the shift pattern is generally 4 nights on, 4 off.

The role is permanent and is subject to Disclosure.

We offer a competitive rate, employee discounts, free access to pool and gym and a uniform

Day Porter (30 hours per week)

Lochgoilhead

Drimsynie House Hotel and Complex is a leading holiday destination based in stunning Lochgoilhead.

Based within the hotel and restaurant at Drimsynie Estate, our Day Porters are an essential part of the holiday park team, responsible for making sure the main building is kept clean, presentable, and inviting at all times – carrying out routine cleaning maintenance activities, in addition to handling any unexpected incidents, like slippery floors or broken glass.

Duties include:

  • Keeping lobbies and common areas clean
  • Keeping washrooms clean
  • Restock supplies in washrooms as necessary
  • Perform minor maintenance, such as replacing burnt out light bulbs
  • Help with cleaning in food service areas and break rooms (particularly before and after busy times)
  • Clean and prepare conference rooms before VIP visitors and after meetings
  • Perform continuous touch-point cleaning to reduce the spread of illness by eliminating bacteria and germs
  • Respond to spills and other cleaning emergencies
  • Remove or warn of safety hazards, such as objects in the way of pedestrians or wet floors
  • Remove litter and debris from entrances, patio and car park

We offer excellent rates of pay, employee discounts, free gym/pool access and uniform. 

Receptionist (Part time - 16 hours per week)

Lochgoilhead

Drimsynie House Hotel and Complex is a leading holiday destination based in stunning Lochgoilhead.

An opportunity has arisen for an individual with a sunny personality, reception and customer service experience to join our award-winning team at Drimsynie.

The position is a permanent, part time role (16 hours per week) and will involve working shifts, including evenings and weekends.

As Receptionist, you will provide reception services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience from check-in through check-out including:

  • Handling Guest queries in a positive, timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure an efficient reception experience for Guests
  • Ensure that both the Complex Manager and Reception Team Leader are kept fully aware of any relevant feedback from guests and, or, other departments
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the accommodation available across the park and hotel, promotions and other general product knowledge necessary to perform daily duties
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Assist other departments, as necessary

Previous experience is essential and hospitality/hotel reception background would be advantageous.
Ability to work under pressure whilst keeping a smiling, calm and helpful attitude is also a requirement.
We offer excellent rates of pay, employee discounts, free gym/pool access and uniform. 

Grounds & Maintenance Assistant

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Hunters Quay Holiday Village is a beautiful family holiday park offering a range of activities and holiday homes situated on the outskirts of Dunoon.

Our grounds draw on the natural beauty of the area and are extremely well maintained and curated.

An outdoor position has arisen within our Grounds and Siting team which involves general grounds and maintenance skills such as grass planting, cutting and strimming, weeding, sweeping, litter picking and leaf blowing.

You may also be required to assist in the emptying, cleaning and testing water quality of hot tubs and in general maintenance duties associated with holiday homes such as draining down and winterising.

In addition to being comfortable in the use of machinery to carry out these duties a driving licence would be desirable.

Marketing Assistant

Lochgoilhead

Looking for something different?  A new challenge and opportunity to make your mark?

At Argyll Holidays we’re looking for someone ambitious at an exciting time for the marketing team.

 

You’ll play a key role in our re-brand project, working across the full group – including hotels, holiday parks, restaurants, bars, leisure facilities, outdoor activities and more.

This is a newly created role so you can really make it your own.  As Marketing Assistant you will work within a team of 7 to support across all areas of marketing, including writing blogs, helping organise photoshoots, producing a monthly newsletter, ordering POS and print, organising competitions and keeping the budget sheet updated.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a broad scope of marketing experience and an excellent career development opportunity. 

 

We’re very down-to-Earth, so forget any ideas of a corporate ivory tower…we’re based on a hill in Lochgoilhead.  This does mean you should check a map before applying to check you can travel here (or move up to the tranquil area if you fancy it).

Marketing Manager

Lochgoilhead

Looking for something different?  Your next big challenge and opportunity to make your mark?

At Argyll Holidays we’re looking for an exceptional Marketing Manager at an exciting time for our marketing team.

You’ll play a key role in our re-brand project, working across the full group – including hotels, holiday parks, restaurants, bars, leisure facilities, outdoor activities and more.

This is a newly created role so you can really make it your own.  As Marketing Manager you will be a strong number 2 to our new Group Head of Marketing.  You will manage your own projects and with support of the team will implement a comprehensive rebrand project, working across the full marketing mix.  You will work closely with the Events Manager and Digital Executive, and you will have three direct reports – two Marketing Assistants and a Graphic Designer.

We’re looking for someone passionate about branding who can work across all areas of marketing including branding and creative, photography, print management, exhibitions, PR, advertising and digital.  So organisation and use of a marketing calendar is a must, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects at once, attention to detail, and ability to see through projects.


We’re very down-to-Earth, so forget any ideas of a corporate ivory tower…we’re based on a hill in Lochgoilhead.  This does mean you should check a map before applying to check you can travel here (or move up to the tranquil area if you fancy it).

Commis Chef

Lochgoilhead

Drimsynie Estate in Lochgoilhead is one of Argyll Holiday's most popular resorts attracting many thousands of families throughout the year and, of course, they use and enjoy our excellent leisure facilities and activities.

It's a great place to have fun whilst doing a job you love and it's a great place for a chef looking to progress his/her career in a team environment, helping to deliver quality, fresh food to a high number of visitors and guests.

For the roles below we offer a competitive full-time salary, fixed hours and share of tips.  Live in accommodation can be provided if needed, plus

  • Free Gym Membership
  • Free Pool, Sauna, Steam Room
  • Employee Discounts on Food & Beverage, Activities and Spa Treatments
  • Retail discounts and cash back across a broad range of retailers.
  • Friends & Family rates on accommodation
  • Access to Argyll Holidays rewards & incentives
  • Workplace Support Service.
  • Opportunities for further career development including access to the Argyll Academy and Argyll Achievers Awards.
  • 28 days holiday
  • Uniform
  • Contributory pension scheme

The View Restaurant at the 5* Drimsynie Estate is set in the heart of the stunning Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.  Making the most of our scenic surroundings, The View is not only the flagship restaurant for guests of the Hotel and Estate, but also a destination restaurant for tourists and visitors.   With the View and the family favourite, Rob Roy Restaurant, both in operation, we are looking to expand our talented kitchen brigade with the addition of the following role:

COMMIS CHEF

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Preparing the ingredients for a more senior chef
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation

Apply today!

Team Leader - Lesiure

Lochgoilhead

Argyll Holidays is the leading park resort operator in the West of Scotland. We have an opportunity for a Pool and Leisure Team Leader within our Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village based near Lochgoilhead, reporting to our Leisure Manager.

As Team Leader your main duties will be

  • Assisting the Pool Manager in the management of the pool, gym and associated areas

  • Managing, training and developing team members in the department

  • Managing rotas within agreed budget

  • Pool testing and monitoring including Sauna, Steam room and Jacuzzi

  • Cleaning the pool, gym and associated areas in accordance with Health and Safety and Environmental Health guidelines

  • Ordering and controlling stock for the pool and gym areas within agreed budgets

  • Monitoring users of the pool area to ensure they are safe

  • Ensuring people in and around the pool are complying with guidelines to have a safe and enjoyable visit 

  • Carrying out first aid and rescues when required

  • Being alert at all times 

Benefits include full free use of the pool and gym, subsidised staff meals, discounts on all of our activities and holidays, further training and career progression. Accommodation may also be available.

You will need to be NPLQ qualified with at least 1 year's lifeguarding experience, and ideally experience in a similar role. If you meet these requirements and are looking for a permanent position with excellent benefits and prospects, please apply now!

Spa Therapist (Accomodation available)

Lochgoilhead

The Sequoia Spa at Drimsynie Estate in the heart of Argyll, is an oasis of calm and relaxation. We offer an extensive range of treatments for face, skin, nails and body, extending from facials and waxing to full body massage, holistic therapies, manicures and pedicures.

In addition to providing beauty and holistic treatments to our owners and guests we welcome visitors to and residents of Lochgoilhead and the surrounding area.

We are looking for someone who ideally has experience gained within a similar role in a 4/5 star hotel or Spa facility; qualified to HND, or NVQ Level 3.

The role is perfect for an individual who enjoys variety in their work, who communicates well with clients and colleagues and who maintains high standards.

As well as providing a competitive salary package, we can offer accommodation, free leisure membership, meals on duty and an extensive range of corporate discounts with Argyll Holidays and external partners.

Lifeguard - Training offered

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Argyll Holidays is the leading park resort operator in the West of Scotland.

Due to ongoing investment we have full-time permanent opportunities for qualified Lifeguards. We may also be able to consider applications from candidates willing to undertake STA Lifeguard qualification who meet the pre-requisites of the training.

Hunters Quay Holiday Village, close to Dunoon with amazing views across the Clyde, is our largest holiday park, with a full entertainments and activities programme. In particular, the swimming pool area is extremely popular with our visitors, owners, locals and staff.

This excellently appointed park is just over one hour's drive from Glasgow city centre.

As a Lifeguard your main duties will be:

  • Monitoring users of the pool area to ensure they are safe
  • Ensuring people in and around the pool are complying with guidelines to have a safe and enjoyable visit
  • Carrying out first aid and rescues when required
  • Being alert at all times
  • Ensuring the leisure area standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained

Benefits include full free use of the pool and gym, subsidised staff meals, discounts on all of our activities and holidays, further training and career progression. Accommodation may also be available.

If you hold an NPLQ qualification or wish to train in this qualification, and are looking for a permanent position with excellent benefits and prospects, please apply now!

Night Security Patroller

Lochgoilhead

Our Security team provide an efficient and professional security service to Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village Guests and employees. The role will include patrolling, securing premises, assisting Guests, taking charge in difficult situations, regular checking of safety equipment and daily reporting.

An SIA licence is essential, as is a full driving licence.

Receptionist

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

An opportunity has arisen for an individual with a sunny personality, reception and customer service experience to join our award-winning team at Hunters Quay Holiday Village in Dunoon. The position is a permanent, full time role of 40 hours per week and will involve working shifts, including evenings and weekends.

As our Receptionist, you will provide reception services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience from check-in through check-out including:

  • Handling Guest queries in a positive, timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure an efficient reception experience for Guests
  • Ensure that both the Complex Manager and Reception Team Leader are kept fully aware of any relevant feedback from guests and, or, other departments
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the accommodation available across the park and hotel, promotions and other general product knowledge necessary to perform daily duties
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Assist other departments, as necessary

Previous experience is essential and hospitality/hotel reception background would be advantageous.

Ability to work under pressure whilst keeping a smiling, calm and helpful attitude is also a requirement.

We offer excellent rates of pay, employee discounts, free gym/pool access and a uniform.

Lifeguard

Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute

Argyll Holidays is the leading park resort operator in the West of Scotland.

Due to ongoing investment we have full-time permanent opportunities for qualified Lifeguards. We may also be able to consider applications from candidates willing to undertake STA Lifeguard qualification who meet the pre-requisites of the training.

Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village in beautiful Lochgoilhead is our flagship park. Offering a full suite of on-site leisure activities and hospitality, the swimming pool area is extremely popular with our visitors, owners, locals and staff.

This excellently appointed park is just over one hour's drive from Glasgow city centre.

As a Lifeguard your main duties will be:

* Monitoring users of the pool area to ensure they are safe
* Ensuring people in and around the pool are complying with guidelines to have a safe and enjoyable      visit
* Carrying out first aid and rescues when required
* Being alert at all times
* Ensuring the leisure area standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained.

Benefits include full free use of the pool and gym, subsidised staff meals, discounts on all of our activities and holidays, further training and career progression. Accommodation may also be available.

If you hold an NPLQ qualification and are looking for a permanent position with excellent benefits and prospects, please apply now!

Recruitment Assistant

Lochgoilhead

We are looking for a dedicated Recruitment Administrator to work within our People Management (HR) Department to support all aspects of the hiring process.

The Recruitment Administrator's responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with managers to understand job vacancies and prepare job descriptions 
  • Posting job openings on advertising channels including social media outlets
  • Finding and filtering appropriate job applicants and performing reference checks
  • Scheduling and supporting interviews
  • Extending job offers and arranging the relevant documents
  • Participating in recruitment events, such as career fairs

Ideally our Recruitment Administrator will have experience of the recruitment process, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal skills.

- This role is based 5 days a week in our Head Office based in Lochgoilhead.

Head Chef - Goil Inn (Interim)

Lochgoilhead

Located within Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, Lochgoilhead nestles below the mountains, offering spectacular panoramic views across Loch Goil and the Arrochar Alps.

Situated within the village The Goil Inn is a traditional village pub with rooms at the head of Loch Goil. The open plan bar, with a welcoming log fire and friendly local custom, serves local and draught beers, a full range of spirits and a broad wine list.

As a team, our people are customer-orientated and quality-led.  Our aim?  To create holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring Head Chef to deliver home-cooked, tasty meals using fresh and local produce on an interim basis.

You will have previous experience at Head Chef / Sous Chef level in a pub or small hotel.

Providing great food in a family environment, the key responsibilities of the Head Chef include:

  • Creating high quality dishes, cooked consistently and enthusiastically to a high level, including a menu of daily specials based on seasonality.
  • Developing new products regularly and working with the Management Team for ongoing menu selection.
  • Ensuring that the required preparation is undertaken and completed prior to each service.
  • Maintaining standards in quality of food produced, food storage, stock control, food hygiene, staffing and wastage control.

As a manager it’s important that our Head Chef is a confident communicator who can engage positively with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in the business.

You’ll have demonstrable abilities in developing and improving food, food standards and the people you lead.

Monitoring and improving costs and efficiencies will also be part of your remit.

In return, you can benefit from working and living in one of the most stunning locations in Scotland (we can offer quality individual or family accommodation), within a friendly and hard-working, customer focused team that’s truly unique.  In addition to salary, you’ll benefit from free access to our leisure facilities across all of our locations, a large portfolio of staff discounts and the Argyll Holidays company pension scheme.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Site Services Manager

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Looking for your next opportunity?

Argyll Holidays are currently looking for a highly qualified Site Services Manager for our 5 Star Holiday Park in Dunoon Argyll.  The individual will be responsible for leading the maintenance and grounds team.  Managing maintenance activities across the park for holiday guests, owners, buildings, vehicles, landscapes and offices. The goal is to ensure they support the company’s business operation in the smooth running of a holiday park.

As our Site Services Manager, you will:

  • Schedule, train, supervise and motivate employees within the grounds / maintenance teams.
  • Prioritise the maintenance and repairs for hire fleet, owners, buildings, grounds, vehicles and offices.
  • Ability to track and report on activity
  • Monitor expenses and control the budget for maintenance
  • Co-ordinate work from outside contractors
  • Control and monitor inventory/stock
  • Delegate tasks to meet maintenance needs and demands
  • Implement safety policies and procedures for the department and holiday park.
  • Develop maintenance schedules and enforce
  • Respond to emergency maintenance calls
  • Perform troubleshooting for re-active repairs and situations
  • Perform administrative tasks as required
  • Assist in the moving and siting of holiday homes and caravans
  • Prepare, maintain and repair bases to standard
  • Communicate with customers, Holiday Homes Sales, Park Team members and Management in a professional manner
  • Maintain a professional standard of appearance and communication at all times.
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained in good working order.
  • Ensure all maintenance vehicles are cleaned, fuelled and in good working order
  • To perform any other duties as required to ensure the successful and efficient running of the Maintenance Department


As part of the Argyll Holidays family you will also benefit from free Gym membership, unlimited access to our pool and spa as well as staff discounts on food, beverages, activities and park stays. We can also offer live in accommodation at very low rates. 

Grounds Assistant

Lochgoilhead

Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village is in picturesque Argyll on the shores of Loch Goil.

Our grounds draw on the natural beauty of the area and are extremely well maintained and curated. An outdoor position has arisen which involves general grounds maintenance skills such as grass planting, cutting and strimming, weeding, sweeping, litter picking and leaf blowing.

You may also be required to assist in the emptying, cleaning and testing water quality of hot tubs and in general maintenance duties associated with holiday homes such as draining down and winterising.

In addition to being comfortable in the use of machinery to carry out these duties a driving licence would be desirable.

Chef de Partie

Dunoon

Hunters Quay in Dunoon is one of Argyll Holiday's most popular resorts attracting many thousands of families throughout the year and, of course, they use and enjoy our excellent leisure facilities and activities.

It's a great place to have fun whilst doing a job you love and it's a great place for a chef looking to progress his/her career in a team environment, helping to deliver quality, fresh food to a high number of visitors and guests.

For the roles below we offer a competitive full-time salary with a share of tips, plus:

  • Free Gym Membership
  • Free Pool, Sauna, Steam Room
  • Discounts on Food & Beverage, Activities and Spa Treatments
  • Retail discounts and cash back across a broad range of retailers.
  • Friends & Family rates on accommodation
  • Access to Argyll Holidays rewards & incentives
  • Workplace Support Service.
  • Opportunities for further career development including access to the Argyll Academy 
  • 28 days holiday
  • Uniform
  • Contributory pension scheme

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes within your speciality
  • Managing and training any demi-chef de parties or commis working with you
  • Helping the sous chef and head chef to develop new dishes and menus
  • Ensuring you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety
  • Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins

Apply today!

Assistant Food & Beverage Manager

Dunoon

We’ve got an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Food & Beverage Manager at our Hunters Quay Holiday Village in Dunoon, Argyll.

Our award-winning complex of premium lodges, chalets and caravans is just a short ferry ride from Greenock, with a newly refurbished kitchen, as well as a restaurant, bar, and conference and banqueting facilities.

The role includes competitive salary plus bonus, pension and benefits. 

You'll have previous management experience and pride yourself on ensuring our guest service is second to none.

We’re focused on our guests, and we want an Assistant Food & Beverage Manager who shares that enthusiasm for delivering great hospitality while understanding how to run a business in a competitive commercial environment. 

At Argyll Holidays we work towards the highest levels of guest satisfaction and delivering great holiday memories. We’re passionate about developing talent, running annual bonus schemes and awards to mark achievement.

You will also benefit from free Gym membership, unlimited access to our pool and spa as well as staff discounts on food, beverages, activities and park stays. 

So if you’re passionate about fresh food and great guest service, love supervising others, fostering teamwork and a can do attitude; if you have a proven track record in getting results through product knowledge and suggestive selling, this is the job for you!

Sous Chef

Lochgoilhead

Argyll Holidays is an award winning Resort and Park Operator based in several beautiful locations throughout the West of Scotland. With 8 holiday parks and 2 hotels, we now have a fantastic team of approximately 240 people working alongside us and contributing to our success.

The stunning new hotel at Drimsynie Estate near Arrochar offers weddings and events in addition to a range of family dining opportunities in beautiful View Restaurant and the entertaining Rob Roy bar.  We are now looking to expand our team through the recruitment of a Sous Chef. 

What will I be responsible for?

The successful Sous Chef will be comfortable working in a family dining environment with a distinct offering and daily specials tailored to tempt the palette.   Working with our very talented Head Chef, you will be capable of producing fresh, good quality food to a fast pace whilst maintaining the level of detail our guests expect.  On a daily basis you can expect to take responsibility for:

  • Controlling and managing food costs
  • Ordering stocks and completing stock takes
  • Organising rotas
  • Overseeing food quality and safety in accordance with industry standards
  • Managing large prep tasks
  • Contributing to dish creation

Who are we looking for?

With a great reputation to uphold, it goes without saying that you will have proven experience of maintaining the highest standards of hygiene and be able to quickly develop your experience of effectively managing a kitchen team to achieve the highest standards of food production. As our ideal Sous Chef you will also:

  • Be a team player
  • Take pride in delivering delicious food
  • Be able to inject energy and fun in to the work place
  • Be creative and inventive in menu development

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as a Sous Chef, you will have the opportunity to work for a great company who truly invest in their staff.  As a group we offer excellent potential for progression.

Please Note: You should have full eligibility to work in the UK and be fluent in written and spoken English

Housekeeper (Full Time)

Lochgoilhead

Argyll Holidays Housekeeping & Lodges team is key to the rave reviews our holiday accommodation attracts. We currently have Part-Time (approx. 16 hours per week) and Seasonal vacancies at Drimsynie Estate in Lochgoilhead.

Ideally you will have a demonstrable eye for detail and a high level of hygiene standards.  You enjoy the satisfaction of creating a clean and hygienic welcome for guests and working as part of a close, collaborative Housekeeping team.

Our terms and conditions are very competitive and you will also benefit from free access to our pool and gym, staff discounts, pension scheme and a supportive, team-orientated work environment.

Join us and help create amazing holiday memories for our customers.

Requirements:
•Attention to detail, passion for cleanliness
•Pleasant and upbeat manner
•Physically fit
•Customer service focused
 

Laundry Assistant - Part Time (16+ hours)

Lochgoilhead

Argyll Holidays Housekeeping & Lodges team is key to the rave reviews our holiday accommodation attracts. We currently have a part time vacancy in our busy laundry at Drimsynie Estate in Lochgoilhead.

Ideally you will have a demonstrable eye for detail and a high level of hygiene standards.  You will be a key part of the Housekeeping team creating a clean and hygienic welcome for guests.

Our benefits package is very competitive and you will also benefit from free access to our pool and gym, staff discounts, pension scheme and a supportive, team-orientated work environment.

Join us and help create amazing holiday memories for our customers.

Requirements
- Attention to detail, passion for cleanliness
- Pleasant and upbeat manner
- Physically fit
- Customer service focused

Benefits
- Competitive Hourly Rate.
- Employee Discounts
- Access to Leisure Facilities
- Pension Scheme

Laundry Assistant - Full Time

Lochgoilhead

Argyll Holidays Housekeeping & Lodges team is key to the rave reviews our holiday accommodation attracts. We currently have a full time vacancy in our busy laundry at Drimsynie Estate in Lochgoilhead.

Ideally you will have a demonstrable eye for detail and a high level of hygiene standards.  You will be a key part of the Housekeeping team creating a clean and hygienic welcome for guests.

Our benefits package is very competitive and you will also benefit from free access to our pool and gym, staff discounts, pension scheme and a supportive, team-orientated work environment.

Join us and help create amazing holiday memories for our customers.

Requirements
- Attention to detail, passion for cleanliness
- Pleasant and upbeat manner
- Physically fit
- Customer service focused

Benefits
- Competitive Hourly Rate.
- Employee Discounts
- Access to Leisure Facilities
- Pension Scheme

Lifeguard

Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute

Argyll Holidays is the leading park resort operator in the West of Scotland.

Due to ongoing investment we have full-time permanent opportunities for qualified Lifeguards. We may also be able to consider applications from candidates willing to undertake STA Lifeguard qualification who meet the pre-requisites of the training.

Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village in beautiful Lochgoilhead is our flagship park, currently undergoing a major investment to extend the main complex building. Offering a full suite of on-site leisure activities and hospitality, the swimming pool area is extremely popular with our visitors, owners, locals and staff.

This excellently appointed park is just over one hour's drive from Glasgow city centre.

As a Lifeguard your main duties will be:

* Monitoring users of the pool area to ensure they are safe

* Ensuring people in and around the pool are complying with guidelines to have a safe and enjoyable visit

* Carrying out first aid and rescues when required

* Being alert at all times

* Ensuring the leisure area standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained.

Benefits include full free use of the pool and gym, subsidised staff meals, discounts on all of our activities and holidays, further training and career progression. Accommodation may also be available.

If you hold an NPLQ qualification and are looking for a permanent position with excellent benefits and prospects, please apply now!

Chef De Partie

Lochgoilhead, Argyll & Bute

Do you have proven experience as a Chef De Partie or solid Commis experience and looking for the next move up? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

Argyll Holidays is the market-leading holiday park company in Scotland with 8 holiday parks of premium lodges and caravans and 2 idyllic hotels, each set within the most picturesque locations in the country.

With over 50,000 people holidaying with them every year, many year-on-year, and over 1300 lodge and caravan owners, their brand represents an all-round holiday experience across the generations, whether for family fun or quiet tranquillity.

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to expand our team through the recruitment of two Chefs de Partie for our kitchens in Drimsynie Estate.  Offering stunning loch and mountain views, Drimsynie Estate offers wedding and conference facilities in addition to family dining in The View and Rob Roy Restaurants.

What will I be responsible for?

Working alongside the talented kitchen team, the successful Chef De Partie will take responsibility for producing fresh quality good in a fast paced environment. We offer a varied menu with family appeal including an exciting range of daily specials. On a daily basis you will take responsibility for:

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes within your speciality
  • Managing and training any demi-chef de parties or commis working with you
  • Helping the Sous Chef and Head Chef to develop new dishes and menus
  • Ensuring you operate with high standards of food safety and follow the hygiene rules to industry standards and HACCP regulations
  • Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins

Who are we looking for?

As our ideal Chef De Partie you will take pride in delivering delicious food in a consistent and safe manner and also:

  • Be a team player
  • Be able to inject energy and fun in to the work place
  • Enjoy following recipes and plating to spec.
  • Be organised

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as a Chef de Partie, you will have the opportunity to work for a great company who truly invest in their staff.  As a group we offer excellent potential for progression. In addition to opportunities for further development we offer a competitive salary plus optional live-in accommodation, free access to leisure facilities, staff discounts and pension.  Our kitchen staff also benefit from shared tips.

Please Note: You should have full eligibility to work in the UK and be fluent in written and spoken English

Sous Chef, Accommodation Available, Amazing Location

Lochgoilhead, Argyll & Bute

Argyll Holidays is an award winning Resort and Park Operator based in several beautiful locations throughout the West of Scotland. With 8 holiday parks and 2 hotels, we now have a fantastic team of approximately 240 people working alongside us and contributing to our success.

The stunning new hotel at Drimsynie Estate near Arrochar offers weddings and events in addition to a range of family dining opportunities in beautiful View Restaurant and the entertaining Rob Roy bar.  We are now looking to expand our team through the recruitment of a Sous Chef. 

What will I be responsible for?

The successful Sous Chef will be comfortable working in a family dining environment with a distinct offering and daily specials tailored to tempt the palette.   Working with our very talented Head Chef, you will be capable of producing fresh, good quality food to a fast pace whilst maintaining the level of detail our guests expect.  On a daily basis you can expect to take responsibility for:

  • Controlling and managing food costs
  • Ordering stocks and completing stock takes
  • Organising rotas
  • Overseeing food quality and safety in accordance with industry standards
  • Managing large prep tasks
  • Contributing to dish creation

Who are we looking for?

With a great reputation to uphold, it goes without saying that you will have proven experience of maintaining the highest standards of hygiene and be able to quickly develop your experience of effectively managing a kitchen team to achieve the highest standards of food production. As our ideal Sous Chef you will also:

  • Be a team player
  • Take pride in delivering delicious food
  • Be able to inject energy and fun in to the work place
  • Be creative and inventive in menu development

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as a Sous Chef, you will have the opportunity to work for a great company who truly invest in their staff.  As a group we offer excellent potential for progression. 

Please Note: You should have full eligibility to work in the UK and be fluent in written and spoken English

Sous Chef, Holiday Village

Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Hunters Bar and Grill at Hunters Quay Holiday Village offers a tasty seasonal menu with flair that appeals to our holiday makers, owners and locals alike.

We have an opportunity for a Sous Chef, who will be comfortable working in a family dining environment with a distinct offering and daily specials tailored to tempt the palette.   Working with our talented Head Chef, you will be capable of producing good quality food at a fast pace whilst maintaining the level of detail our guests expect.  On a daily basis you can expect to take responsibility for:

  • Controlling and managing food costs
  • Ordering stocks and completing stock takes
  • Organising rotas
  • Overseeing food quality and safety in accordance with industry standards
  • Managing large prep tasks
  • Contributing to dish creation

Who are we looking for?

With a great reputation to uphold, it goes without saying that you will have proven experience of maintaining the highest standards of hygiene and be able to quickly develop your experience of effectively managing a kitchen team to achieve the highest standards of food production. As our ideal Sous Chef you will also:

  • Be a team player
  • Take pride in delivering delicious food
  • Be able to inject energy and fun in to the work place
  • Be creative and inventive in menu development

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as a Sous Chef, you will have the opportunity to work for a great company who truly invest in their staff.  As a group we offer excellent potential for progression. 

Please Note: You should have full eligibility to work in the UK and be fluent in written and spoken English

Part-Time Housekeeper (Approx. 16 hours per week)

Lochgoilhead, Argyll & Bute

Argyll Holidays Housekeeping & Lodges team is key to the rave reviews our holiday accommodation attracts. We currently have Part-Time (approx. 16 hours per week) and Seasonal vacancies at Drimsynie Estate in Lochgoilhead.

Ideally you will have a demonstrable eye for detail and a high level of hygiene standards.  You enjoy the satisfaction of creating a clean and hygienic welcome for guests and working as part of a close, collaborative Housekeeping team.

Our terms and conditions are very competitive and you will also benefit from free access to our pool and gym, staff discounts, pension scheme and a supportive, team-orientated work environment.

Join us and help create amazing holiday memories for our customers.

Requirements:
•Attention to detail, passion for cleanliness
•Pleasant and upbeat manner
•Physically fit
•Customer service focused

Hours of Work:
•Part-Time Mondays, Fridays or Saturdays

Housekeeping Manager

Lochgoilhead

Job Purpose:

To enhance the customer holiday experience by taking a hands on approach to managing all aspect of the cleaning and upkeep of hire fleet to standard and within budget.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To organise cleaning rotas on a weekly and daily basis ensuring hire fleet units are ready for 4pm check-in.
  • To ensure staff operate to the standards set out in the Housekeeping and Laundry SOP’s
  • To ensure all check out hire fleet units are cleaned on date of departure and on stand by for let.
  • To ensure all staff accommodation units are checked and cleaned on departure and serviced to standard ready for occupation.
  • To manage the stock of housekeeping and laundry items, inventory management and monthly stock take
  • To send complex manager/general manager orders with costings for approval as and when items are required
  • To plan and organize deep cleaning schedules
  • To maintain upkeep of the hire fleet unit fixtures and fittings
  • To deal with matters as and when they arise in a prompt fashion
  • To maintain consistently high standards in all areas of responsibility
  • To ensure customer service is at the forefront of the department focus and activity
  • To check hire fleet units and staff accommodation is ready for customers, as required
  • To ensure that Health and Safety regulations are observed including COSHH, Manual handling and lone worker requirements
  • To control costs (including staffing) to ensure operation within budget across all lines
  • To manage laundry operation ensuring efficient, effective and cost effective, customer focused service
  • To lead staff to deliver high standards of performance and to manage poor performance appropriately
  • To undertake training and development of staff
  • To manage staff including performance and ongoing development
  • To act as an ambassador for the business and ensure that the company is promoted externally on all occasions.
  • To liaise with Private Owners with regards to reporting faults, jobs required etc.
  • To develop ways of working with the aim of constant improvement.
  • Work collaboratively with Holiday Home Sales including off site sales to deliver unit housekeeping to standard in a timely fashion.
  • Undertake minor repair works if appropriate.
  • To perform any other duties as required by the company

Education, Training & Experience:

  • Previous housekeeping experience
  • Previous experience of leading a team
  • Educated to a good level of numeracy and literacy

Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Weekend and bank holiday working essential
  • Additional hours as required dependent on business requirements

Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Company Accommodation if required
  • Free use of Leisure Facilities
  • Various company discounts

Holiday Home Sales Advisor

Argyll & Bute

Looking for your next challenge?

We are seeking driven sales professionals with strong customer service skills to join our Holiday Home Sales team across our parks in in beautiful Argyll on a full time, permanent basis.

As a Holiday Home Sales Advisor, you will be responsible for helping to make great holiday memories for our customers on a permanent basis through holiday home ownership.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an experienced Sales Executive who either has previous experience in the holiday home sales industry or someone who has a passion for luxury holiday home sales.

What would my hours of work be?
Minimum of 40 hours over 5 days including weekends and Bank Holidays to ensure we can help our customers

What benefits would I receive?
We offer excellent rates of pay with generous employee discounts, free access to our gym and leisure facilities, on-line discount portal for many high street and leisure outlets as well as live-in opportunities.

If you feel this is the step for you and you have what it takes then apply today for what could be the next exciting step in your career!