Galgorm Hotel Group recruiting for 180 new jobs
The Galgorm Collection hospitality chain has launched a new recruitment drive to expand its workforce by 25%.
It will recruit 180 people across its four establishments in Ballymena, Belfast and Templepatrick.
The announcement comes ahead of the reopening of the hospitality sector which has been one of the hardest hit during the pandemic.
From chefs to bar tenders, spa therapists and managers, to facilities staff, housekeepers, drivers and night porters, the company behind the world renowned Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort said the roles will help to meet anticipated demand when the hospitality sector reopens in the coming months.
Galgorm Collection said it is investing more than £5m in annual wages creating the new roles, which include both full and part time positions and forms part of its advanced preparations for the full and safe reopening of its properties.
Colin Johnston, Galgorm Collection Managing Director, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to confirm more than 180 brand new jobs and to commence recruitment for a wide range of hospitality roles across our collection of properties. This new initiative will expand our team by an additional 25 per cent and bring our total workforce to 900 team members.”
In Belfast, 60 new team members will join Galgorm’s two city centre restaurants, the iconic Café Parisien located in the former Robinson & Cleaver building, offering unrivalled views of Belfast City hall, and family favourite Fratelli’s restaurant located in Great Victoria Street. The new roles include a mix of chefs, servers and food and beverage managers.
An additional 26 team members will be recruited to support the opening of Galgorm Collection’s newest venture, The Rabbit Hotel, located in Templepatrick. With a planned June opening, the new roles span across the hotel’s front of house and accommodation offering as well as roles
within its brand new spa area and popular restaurant and bar.
For more information on the roles available and to apply, visit galgorm.com/work-with-us.html
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