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Isle of Eriska Hotel & Spa, Near Oban

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Duty Manager

Isle of Eriska is currently looking for an experienced/confident Duty Manager to join our management team. We pride ourselves on the highest level of service, and attention to detail is paramount. Isle of Eriska has a long standing reputation as Scotland's finest country house hotel with luxurious bedrooms. Candidates should be of the highest professional calibre, able to organise and motivate staff and not afraid of hard work i.e. leading by example. If you think you have what it takes to lead the prestigious team at Isle of Eriska then please contact us.

Live in accommodation is available. This is a full time position and you must be able to work within the United Kingdom.

The ideal candidate for this position: Must have previous experience in a similar role (with a minimum of 1 year in a 5 star property at supervisory/management level) courteous and focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service, must be standards driven and detail-orientated with the ability to organise and plan ahead and have the ability to lead, multi-task, and make sound decisions in fast-paced environment.

Applicants must have a good level of English both spoken and understanding. We do ask that any applications should be in English please.

If this position is of interest to you and you would like to be part of our team then please contact us. All applicants must be eligible to work and reside in the UK.

If you wish to apply, please email your CV to nikigillies@icmi.co.uk


Isle of Eriska is a luxury destination and day spa located on its very own Island.

We are recruiting for Head Housekeeper to take overall responsibility for ensuring consistently high standards of housekeeping are met throughout the Island and the delivery of a smooth operation within the department. They selected candidate will be responsible for the effective management of all housekeeping staff to ensure all housekeeping duties are completed in a timely manner and to a high quality, for the maximum satisfaction of Isle of Eriska’s guests. 


  • Manage and take overall responsibility for an efficient and effective housekeeping and laundry operation within the Island.
  • Check and monitor the completion of all housekeeping shift duties to ensure the smooth running of the department and the Housekeeping operation overall.
  • Inspect accommodation and public areas cleaned by Housekeeping staff to ensure that exacting standards of hygiene and cleanliness are met and maintained at all times.
  • Ensure that all guest accommodation and public areas are maintained to the highest possible standard of cleanliness and presentation by the housekeeping team.
  • Deliver the highest standards of customer service at all times, setting an example for your team in this regard, and meet all guest interactions and requests with friendly efficiency, politeness and courtesy.
  • Deal with any issues quickly and efficiently to the satisfaction of guests.
  • Attend and actively participate in regular management meetings representing the housekeeping department, including weekly HOD meeting and daily operations meetings.
  • Monitor and control day to day expenditure within the housekeeping budget.
  • Deal with suppliers, negotiating arrangements with new suppliers where appropriate in consultation with the General Manager.
  • Maintain efficient stocks and stock control procedures to ensure cost effective use of products and related housekeeping resources, working to budget. Ensure stock takes of linen, robes and other housekeeping items are completed fully when required.
  • Take overall responsibility for housekeeping staff recruitment, inductions, training, appraisals and management, addressing issues as they arise in the moment and escalate issues as required, take advice from HR and implement formal procedures where necessary.
  • Ensure staffing levels are adequate to deliver to the needs of the business at all times and take action through recruitment if not.
  • Organise and ensure staff accommodation is kept clean to an appropriate standard.
  • Deal with annual leave requests from all members of the housekeeping team, authorising and declining requests as required.
  • Take overall responsibility for the completion of the rota and the communication of this to team members, ensuring the department is adequately staffed at all times, according to operational requirements.
  • Ensure that any areas of the resort or accommodation requiring maintenance are reported following the correct procedure and record any faults or damage to be repaired.
  • Take overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations within housekeeping, maintaining accurate and up to date records and risk assessments for the department. Report any health and safety hazards immediately you become aware of them.
  • Communicate positively and maintain effective working relationships with all staff, colleagues and internal departments and work as a team in order to resolve issues efficiently.
  • Encourage and motivate the housekeeping team on a daily basis to complete all tasks to an exceptional quality.
  • Any other duties which may reasonably be required from time to time.


  • The ideal candidate will have considerable demonstrable experience working as Head Housekeeper with a background in a busy hotel or organisation operating in the leisure or hospitality industry, displaying exacting standards.
  • Experience of supervising and leading a team of staff.

If you wish to apply, please email your CV to nikigillies@icmi.co.uk

Spa Therapist

The Isle Of Eriska Spa is looking for motivated hard working therapists to join our small team.

Must be able to work well with others as well as on their own. Should be passionate about giving clients amazing treatments and have excellent communication skills. Looking for therapists with NVQ level 3 or equivalent, able to do: massage, facials, nails, waxing, scrubs, wraps & reflexology. Training in Espa or Ishga is ideal but not essential as training is provided.

Benefits include use of leisure facilities and meals on duty.

Salary 19,000 + Gratuities + 10% Commission on retail sales.

The position is live in with great accommodation at the discounted rate of 55 per week. The island is remote so ability to drive is ideal but not essential.

If you wish to apply, please email your CV to nikigillies@icmi.co.uk