Senior Sous Chef

Full Time 48 Hours - £40,000 + Share of Service Charge + KPI bonus scheme

The coastal village of Sandsend, Whitby, has long been home to the historic Raithwaite Hall. Nestled between the North Sea and the North Yorkshire moors. The estate is now the site of a £10 million refurbishment to create a sumptuous wellness-led sanctuary, part of a wider £100 million development. Promising beautiful and homely interiors, an indulgent spa and gym, lavish lodges, and unforgettable dining experiences – Raithwaite Sandsend is being completely reimagined!

As we embark on this incredible journey, we’re looking for talented individuals to join us and help transform Raithwaite into a leading destination, redefining luxury hospitality. We are looking for a Senior Sous Chef to support our Head Chef Adam Maddock, with the smooth running and management of all elements of the kitchen operation. Being second in command in a luxury environment is exciting and rewarding. You’ll be working in a brand-new kitchen at a destination hotel with two different food outlets, creating dishes to be proud of.


– Competitive pay with annual pay reviews
– Equal share of Service Charge to all employees paid monthly
– Paid Breaks – weekly contracted hours include a 30-minute paid break for each shift over 6 hours
– Enhanced Sick pay, Maternity pay and Paternity pay
– Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service
– Employee Referral Scheme – opportunity to earn £100 with each successful recommendation
– Employee discount on Food and Beverage outlets, Spa Treatments and Spa products.
– Employee discounted Room Rate of £50 per night
– Friends and Family discounted Room Rate of £75 per night
– Training and Development opportunities
– Employee discount platform offering savings on shopping at over 1000 partners including supermarkets and high street retailers.
– Employee recognition with Employee of the Month awards
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Cycle to work scheme
– Uniform
– Free Parking
– T&Cs apply to some employee benefits


For an informal chat call our HR team on 01947 661661 or email a copy of your CV today, here. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and if successful, will arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity. Travel to and from Raithwaite Sandsend is essential.

We are committed to applying equal opportunities throughout our recruitment process. Raithwaite Sandsend’s objective is to ensure that individuals are selected, and otherwise treated solely based on their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to the recruitment process, please state this on your original application or covering letter.

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