Hospitality experience in a country house hotel & golf estate in Co Wicklow, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a Country House Estate with a gardens – both recreational and production, and there is golf course next door. . We need an experienced persons to help ( House Keeping, Gardening, Cooking ) from April to October each year. Previous experience in hospitality a distinct advantage. . We provide on site accommodation and meals , free internet access . Although we are in a rural area we are located we are less than 1 hour from Dublin and the airport. We are 3 miles from the village of Dunlavin ( pubs, shops, post office etc ) and 3 miles from the village of Grangecon. Again our location is very rural and quiet , you need to travel at least 10km to access public transport. Although there are people traveling in and out of the local villages and towns every day.

    There is a great sense of community on site with up to 60 employees in high season, most of our employs live in the local villages with on site and or in our staff house 2km up the road. Positions also suitable for a couple. We have a minimum placement period of 8 weeks, Please do not apply if you can stay for the minimum period.

    Here We operate a 7 day 24 hour roster so your hours are not necessarily 8.00am to 12 noon and your shift is subject to change on a weekly bases. In addition days off are not necessarily Saturday and Sunday, nor are they necessarily consecutive, however we do endeavour to make sure that your hours are regular and that you get at least 2 or more consecutive days off. Couples may not necessary have the same shifts or work in the same departments , although we will endeavour to arrange same where and when possible.

    Work Away placements are paid €10.00 per hour.. You must be legally entitled to work in Ireland and or the EU and or be in a valid work permit to work in Ireland to be considered for a placement. We have a minimum contact period of 8 weeks. Please do not apply if you cannot stay with us for this minimum period.

    In the winter and shoulder seasons you may only work 2 or 3 days a week. Christmas is busy, however the house is closed from the 22nd to the 26th December inclusive. Its busy again then until the 5th January 2020 whereupon we close for 2 weeks. If these working schedules etc work for you please do get in touch.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will learn what it is like to live in a rural community in the Irish Country Side. They will experience life in a busy Irish Country House providing hospitality to guests originating from Ireland and abroad. Again this is a rural location, so if city life is what you are used to / looking for ,here is not for you. We have a minimum contact period of 8 weeks. Please do not apply if you cannot stay with us for this minimum period.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    Hospitality experience required for immediate start in housekeeping. .

    Work Away placements are paid €10.00 per hour.. You must be legally entitled to work in Ireland and or the EU and or be in a valid work permit to work in Ireland to be considered for a placement. We have a minimum contact period of 8 weeks. Please do not apply if you cannot stay with us for this minimum period.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    On site accommodation provided, 2 per room. Free us of on site recreational facilities. Free internet access.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Again please note that we have a minimum placement period of 8 weeks. If you are unable to stay for at least 8 weeks please do not apply. We have a minimum age requirement of 18 years of age. Also due to the volume of messages we can only reply to those that fulfill our criteria. Again you must be legally entitled to work in Ireland and or the EU and or be in a valid work permit to work in Ireland to be considered for a placement.

    The summer time is very busy, however in the winter and shoulder seasons you may only work 2 or 3 days a week. Christmas is busy, however the house is closed from the 22nd to the 26th December inclusive. Its busy again then until the 5th January 2020 whereupon we close for 2 weeks. If these working schedules etc work for you please do get in touch.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    All hours paid













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