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Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd is based at Cairndow, at the head of Loch Fyne on the West Coast of Scotland.

From this stunning location we have been supplying our customers with Scotland's finest fish and seafood for over 40 years.  From our internationally renowned Oyster Bar Restaurant and through the products we sell globally, we pride ourselves on provenance, quality and sustainability.

Our team at Cairndow fulfill a wide variety of roles from processing staff to restaurant and retail staff, along with administration and sales.  We employ over 125 people and have developed strong links with the local communities. There is flexibility within the work place to move between roles and departments.

Our current vacancies are listed here and we are happy to keep your CV on file if there is nothing immediately available.
If you care about outstanding service and are keen to work in a friendly environment, in a great location, please get in touch:

HR Department Contact Details:
Christine Smith, HR Department, Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd, Clachan, Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BL, Scotland
E-mail: recruitment@lochfyne.com
Tel: 01499 600462  Fax: 01499 600396

Our Current Vacancies:   

  • COMMIS CHEF 
  • KITCHEN ASSISTANT 

Location: Clachan, Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BL Scotland

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  • Job Title: COMMIS CHEF
  • Contract Type: Temporary / Seasonal (July to September 2020).
  • Rate of Pay: £9.25 per hour.
  • Working Hours: Variable hours, with evening and weekend working required.  
  • Other Info: Due to the shifts and our location, your own transport is essential.  

 

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join our KITCHEN TEAM in our award winning Oyster Bar Restaurant, assisting in the running of the kitchen, preparing and cooking dishes from our menu.

Experience in a similar environment working with fish and seafood would be preferred, but is not essential, though a passion for food and development is.  Training will be provided.

You must be able to work well under pressure in a fast paced kitchen, have good communication skills and excellent food hygiene standards.

We Offer:

  • 30 days holiday per annum (pro-rata)
  • Share of customer tips
  • Staff uniform
  • Staff meal when on duty
  • Staff discount in our Oyster Bar Restaurant and Deli
  • Company Pension Scheme

 

All applicants must be eligible to live and work within the UK. 

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR OWN TRANSPORT, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY. 

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  • Job Title: KITCHEN ASSISTANT
  • Contract Type: Temporary / Seasonal (July to September 2020).
  • Rate of Pay: £8.75 per hour.
  • Working Hours: Variable hours, with evening and weekend working required.  
  • Other Info: Due to the shifts and our location, your own transport is essential.  

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated and reliable person to join our KITCHEN TEAM in our award winning Oyster Bar Restaurant.

The successful candidate needs to have good communication skills, a positive manner and be able to work well as part of a team, in a busy kitchen environment. 

Previous experience in a catering or food handling role would be beneficial.  Training will be provided.

Duties include: preparation of food, cleaning and general kitchen tasks.

We Offer:

  • 30 days holiday per annum (pro-rata)
  • Share of customer tips
  • Staff uniform
  • Staff meal when on duty
  • Staff discount in our Oyster Bar Restaurant and Deli
  • Company Pension Scheme

 

All applicants must be eligible to live and work within the UK. 

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR OWN TRANSPORT, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY. 

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We are in the envious position where we can enjoy all the great outdoors has to offer; beautiful beaches, views, walks, wildlife and outdoor sports, as well as not being far from Glasgow or Edinburgh, to enjoy all the big city has to offer too. 

If you have a passion for working with local, sustainably sourced produce and a desire to provide an excellent customer experience, then we would love to hear from you.

LOCATION: based at Clachan, Cairndow at the head of Loch Fyne on the west coast of Scotland.  Just a 45 minute drive / 1 hour bus journey from Dunoon, 50 minute drive from Helensburgh, 1 hour from Dumbarton, 1.5 hours from Glasgow (M8, A82, A83) and 2 hours from Edinburgh (M8, M9, A811, A82, A83).

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Contact Details:
Apply in writing with your current CV or contact us for an Application Form:
Christine Smith, HR Department, Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd, Clachan, Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BL, Scotland
E-mail: recruitment@lochfyne.com
Tel: 01499 600462   Fax: 01499 600396