The Gaddum Restaurant Assistant

Salary: £10.66 per hour (including holiday pay)

Hours and contract

  • Lots of different shifts available weekdays and/or weekends
  • Up to 37 hrs a week
  • Daytime only
  • Possible full-time permanent contract available for the right person

About The Gaddum Restaurant

Brockhole on Windermere are seeking enthusiastic, energetic and charismatic people to join the front of house waiting-on team for The Gaddum Restaurant.

The Gaddum opened in 2018 and has received rave reviews ever since. Currently enjoying unprecedented growing demand we are needing to expand our great team, and are looking for people who want to work with lovely people, in a stunning environment, serving great food.

We open for lunches and Afternoon Teas, 6 days a week, between 12 and 4pm (last orders) so shifts are normally between 10.30am and 5.30pm with very occasional evening events. More hours are available if you would also like to work in our busy cafés.

The Brockhole site includes the beautiful Brockhole House, a great Arts and Crafts house set in 30 acres of stunning gardens, on the shores of Lake Windermere. With the Lake District now a designated World Heritage Site, this is a great opportunity to make a contribution to the main visitor centre for the Lake District, currently visited by over 300,000 people per year.

The role

This role presents a great opportunity to demonstrate and develop your skills and experience in the catering and hospitality industry, whilst earning really good money in beautiful surroundings.

If you would like to make a difference and make a contribution to this fantastic restaurant, have the right attitude and experience, matched with a friendly, outgoing and helpful personality then we would love to hear from you.

We can be very flexible and happy to discuss preferred hours and contract and for the right person we can offer part or full time permanent work with all the benefits of working for a National Park.

For further details about The Gaddum please visit and Brockhole at

This is an open, rolling recruitment and the opportunity will close when a suitable candidate is appointed – please apply as soon as possible as an early start is desirable.

How to apply

To apply for this position please contact Daniel Bradley, Food and Hospitality Operations Manager, on 01539440267

Alternatively send your up to date CV and a brief covering letter by e-mail saying what experience you have, why you want the post, and why you want to work at Brockhole, and send to: Daniel Bradley at

There is no requirement to complete an application form

Diversity and Inclusion

As an equal opportunities employer, the Lake District National Park Authority is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. These groups are under-represented at the LDNPA, particularly at senior level.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Lake District National Park Authority.

Disability Confident Employer

We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide evidence in your application which demonstrates that you meet the level of competence required under each of the essential criteria, as well as meeting any of the qualification, skills or experience defined as essential.