Dalata Hotel Group to create over 500 new job roles

  • Dalata Hotel Group have announced that its pipeline of new and expanding hotels are creating major career opportunities across its Maldron and Clayton hotels.

    As Ireland’s largest hotel operator, the group has over 45 hotels across Ireland and the UK situated in prime locations, with 11 new builds in the offing also fuelling significant job opportunities and progression.

    The expansion will create an estimated 595 roles, driving the need for new recruits, as well as providing exciting opportunities for those already working within the company. 

    The opportunities for progression and internal promotions to new hotels across the group also opens up even more positions across the portfolio of hotels in Ireland and the UK, situated in prime locations. 

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    The new positions come as the group’s latest financial results reveal strong performance over the summer months. Encouraging occupancy levels are further driving the need for new recruits, as well as providing exciting opportunities for those already working with the company.

    From budding baristas to bartenders, sous chefs and chef de partie’s, as well as spa therapists, accommodation assistants, receptionists, fitness instructors, porters, marketing, sales and accountancy roles, the hotel group is serving up a full range of flexible roles with stand-out benefit packages.

    Dalata has also reached a significant milestone as it delivered a total of 150,000 training courses to its employees over the last 18 months despite lockdowns. All new recruits are automatically enrolled in the award-winning Dalata Academy with extensive opportunities to grow their skills and careers.

    Despite the impact of lockdown on the entire hospitality industry, Dalata continued its commitment to invest in its people. As many as 91% of Dalata team members felt there were “good training and development opportunities through the pandemic”.

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    The Dalata Academy gives all team members the opportunity to develop skills and complete reputable courses. It offers individual fast-track career paths, as well as recognised qualifications designed to stand out on CVs. Shorter courses include subjects such as time-management and people management skills.

    Commenting on the new career opportunities, Dermot Crowley, Dalata CEO Designate said: “We are committed to taking care of all our people and providing exciting career opportunities as well. We have opportunities across a range of disciplines across our portfolio in Ireland and the UK. We look forward to welcoming new people to our teams.”

    Employees can also enjoy added benefits like a free meal while working, discounted gym membership for them and their family, discounted health insurance and a bonus if they refer a friend.

    For travel enthusiasts, colleagues can also work and transfer to various locations and also avail of discounted stays across every hotel. Health and safety protocols were also introduced throughout all hotels last year, accredited by Bureau Veritas, aligned to the Dalata Keep Safe Programme.

    There are available positions in Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Belfast, Galway, Wexford, Derry, Sligo,  and Portlaoise.

    You can search for available positions per region or role type via careers.dalatahotelgroup.com or contact 01 2069400 & ask for careers for more information.

    Source: Written from press release.

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