Waiting Staff

May 15, 2024
Closing Date For Applications:
May 30, 2024

£11.44 - £12.02 p/h  + gratuities + service charge

Full-time, part-time and casual contracts available


Food & Beverage at The Carnegie Club

  • Our Food & Beverage waiting team prepare beautiful coffees, mix ice-cold G&T's and serve delicious meals to our members and guests.
  • As one of the largest departments at the Club, our Food & Beverage team are a friendly, enthusiastic bunch of all ages and levels of experience, from both the local area and further afield.
  • Working alongside the many other departments at Skibo, this dynamic team provides food and drinks service in a variety of locations, from the castle to the Clubhouse, the Potting Shed in the Walled Garden to our new activities centre the Treehouse at Overskibo, and anywhere else in between on our 8,000-acre estate. Every day at Skibo is different!
  • At The Carnegie Club, we recognise that happy staff equal happy guests. There are no split shifts so you can enjoy a healthy work/life balance. 

About the role

  • Our waiting staff are part of the Club's Food & Beverage team and are central to delivering Heaven on Earth to our members and guests. 
  • Your duties will vary every day - that's what makes working at Skibo interesting! Between serving breakfast in the castle, mixing signature Skibo cocktails, setting beautiful tablescapes for evening meals and pouring champagne in the Drawing Room, each shift will be an opportunity to learn about the world of hospitality. 
  • You will gain valuable experience in food, wines and whiskies, as well as developing your communication and interpersonal skills.

Who we are looking for

  • You're friendly, enthusiastic and enjoy meeting new people.You set out with the intention of making the days of guests and team members alike. 
  • You're a team-player and enjoy working alongside colleagues in what can be a fast-paced environment.
  • Ideally you have waiting experience in a venue such as a restaurant or hotel, but if not don't worry – our expert team will be happy to help you with your training.
  • You might have completed an apprenticeship, internship or other qualification in hospitality which is fantastic, but again it's not essential.
  • You are willing to learn and take direction, and are keen to progress your role through training and development.

What we can offer you

  • Share of gratuities and service charge see next section for details
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Meals on shift are provided free of charge
  • Uniform provided 
  • Access to staff benefit scheme
  • Accommodation on the Skibo estate is available for £205.83 per month inclusive of electric, heating, Wi-Fi, and council tax. Find out more here.
  • For team members who otherwise would not be able to travel to Skibo, the Club offers a staff transport service. Details can be found here.
  • Complimentary use of staff gym and fitness classes
  • Discounted estate activities including quad biking and horse riding
  • Discount in the Club shop
  • 'Refer a friend' bonus scheme
  • Staff events

"I've been employed at Skibo for 15 years, and still love coming in to work each day - you never know who you will meet or what will happen."

Caroline MacDonald, Front of House Butler


About gratuities & service charge

  • Gratuities (tips) and service charge (an additional charge added to room rates and other services at the Club that is passed directly to staff) are paid to all employees on a pro-rata basis regardless of their role. 
  • It is estimated that in 2024, full-time staff can expect to receive around £4,000 in addition to their annual salary.  

Our Values

  • Seamlessly Connected We are joined up in how we operate and look after our colleagues, members, and guests.
  • Go Beyond We have a drive and energy to do things better.
  • Make Their Day We anticipate the needs of our colleagues and members to bring joy.
  • Our People Uncommonly committed people with a passion to deliver and delight.
  • Our Estate Appreciating our incredible environment in which to perform - both at Skibo and the wider Highlands.
  • Personalised Magical Moments Creating personalised moments tailored for each colleague, member, and guest.

How to Apply

Click this button to fill in a short application form.

You can contact us directly via Facebook Messenger.

Or email recruitment@carnegieclub.co.uk to request an application form. CVs will also be accepted.

Closing Date For Applications: May 30, 2024

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

We are committed to making our recruitment process as inclusive and welcoming as we can for everyone, no matter who you are or where you’re from. If there is anything at all we can do to help you feel comfortable and show off your best side during the process, please do let us know.

By applying for this position, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data to Skibo Limited and all relevant third parties for the purpose of processing your application for this job position. You understand and acknowledge that your personal data will be processed in accordance with our Data Protection Policy.

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