TRAVELODGE is recruiting 400 staff as it gears up for a busy summer season.

More than 10 of these jobs are up for grabs at hotels across Cheshire.

The chain has hotels in Northwich, Middlewich, Warrington, Knutsford M6 Services, Chester and Cheshire Oaks.

In Cheshire, the search is on to find a hotel manager and supervisor plus people to work in housekeeping, reception and various other positions.

The vacancies are full and part-time and could suit parents and students.

Knutsford Guardian: Travelodge is recruiting new staff as it gears up for a busy summerTravelodge is recruiting new staff as it gears up for a busy summer (Image: Travelodge)

Travelodge has helped people from all walks of life to re-ignite their career.

The group also operates a successful in-house management development programme called Aspire which has enabled thousands of colleagues to hone their skills and move into management.

Two new levels have been introduced offering formal qualifications and apprenticeships.

This comprehensive programme provides an opportunity for hotel and maintenance staff to progress to manager level, irrespective of background on educational attainment.

Katharine Gourley, Travelodge director of people operations said: “There has never been a better time than now to join Travelodge.

“Our colleagues sit at the heart of our business and we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone can learn more, earn more and belong.

“We are currently looking to fill over 400 positions across the UK including around 10 roles across our 16 Cheshire based Travelodge hotels.

“We are looking for enthusiastic people that have a passion and determination to deliver excellent service.

“We offer flexible working hours that can be a win-win solution for parents and students.

“We offer parents flexible working hours to help them around the school run, so they can raise their family and have a job that allows them to develop a career when the time is right for them.

“Students can work in a Travelodge whilst studying at university and then transfer to a different hotel when they return home in the holidays.

"The opportunities at Travelodge are endless and can open a door to a great career in a fast growing global industry. ”

The group is also looking expand its in-house maintenance team to support its 579 hotels across the country.

These full time positions are field based and each maintenance engineer has their own designated network of hotels to service.

Applicants must hold a UK driving licence, experience is not essential, however a background of working in a trade environment is preferable or a City & Guilds qualification equivalent.

Successful candidates will be given a branded kitted-out vehicle to enable them to travel across their network of hotels and they will also receive a branded uniform and high quality tools.

Travelodge opened its first budget hotel in 1985 and today operates nearly 600 hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain, employing more than 12,000 people.

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