Jobs at Brockhole on Windermere

Come and join the team at Brockhole, on the shore of Lake Windermere near Ambleside, Windermere and Bowness.

We have permanent and casual vacancies in a range of areas. Welcome our customers or run activities, helping us give everyone great customer service. Help our catering team with our busy cafes throughout the site and our restaurant The Gaddum. Select new gifts and products to stock in our shop.

Brockhole is a wonderful place to work in a beautiful setting, and as part of the Lake District National Park, you get great employee benefits.

Current job vacancies:

Brockhole Cafés Supervisor

Salary: £24,858 per annum*

You will be responsible for the day to day supervision of all (in the absence of the Cafés Managers), or part, of the food and beverage operation at Brockhole, including the running of all, or some, of our café outlets.

Casual and Seasonal Caretaker and Maintenance Persons

Salary: £11.60 per hour

We are looking for enthusiastic Caretaker and Maintenance Persons to join our team to help deliver the ongoing care and maintenance of the buildings and wider 30 acre site, plus daily waste management, ensuring the site can be enjoyed by all of our visitors and generations to come.

Brockhole Shop Supervisor

Salary: Up to £22,000 pa

We are looking for a new, ambitious and enthusiastic key team member to help us create and deliver a destination shopping. Our shop has developed a lot over the past 3 years and we have exciting plans for the future.

The Gaddum Restaurant & Bars Manager

Salary: £28,000

The Gaddum and Bars Manager role is to take the lead on all aspects of the running and development of The Gaddum Restaurant and Bars at Brockhole, including customer service, business development, corporate and private event management and marketing/promotion and sales.

The Gaddum Assistant

Salary: £10.66 per hour (including holiday pay)

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

Salary: Up to £27,000 with exceptional benefits

Located between Windermere and Ambleside, Brockhole on Windermere is the perfect place for all the family. We are a not-for-profit attraction run by the Lake District National Park Authority. All profits go towards keeping it special for future generations.

Brockhole Seasonal Chef

Salary: CDP c. £25,000 pro rata (c. £13 p/hr) Commis c. £22,000 pro rata (c. £11.40 p/hr)

Both full time and part time seasonal roles are available (fixed term March to October) – and we are looking for both CDP’s and Commis Chefs.

Casual Car Park Steward & Visitor Welcome Assistant

Salary: £10.66 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

We are looking for bright, keen and enthusiastic people to provide an efficient car park stewarding service and visitor welcome to our customers when they arrive at Brockhole.

Cafe, Restaurant and Bar Assistants - Brockhole on Windermere

Salary: £10.66 p/h including holiday pay

We are seeking enthusiastic, energetic and friendly people (16yrs +) to join our fantastic team for roles in hospitality and catering.

Brockhole Booking Office and Customer Service Assistants

Salary: £10.66 per hour (including holiday pay)

We are seeking enthusiastic, energetic and friendly people (16yrs +) to join our fantastic team for roles in retail and customer service

Casual Kitchen Porter (Brockhole)

Salary: £10.66 p/h including holiday pay

You don’t need to have previous kitchen experience, as we will provide full training, but you do need to want to learn and be willing to work hard.


Volunteering opportunities

  • Brockhole Visitor Services Volunteer – to meet and greet visitors in the car park and at the jetty, providing information on what’s available on site and helping our visitors to make the best out of their time.
  • Brockhole Wayfinder – based at Bowness Bay and Waterhead, Ambleside, this role takes Brockhole out to Windermere Lake Cruises’ passengers, providing information on visiting Brockhole by boat and giving passengers a flavour of what the site has to offer them.

We offer a full induction and the option to buddy up with an experienced volunteer in the first few volunteering sessions.

Find out more about volunteering at Brockhole.